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National Celebrate Fencing Week

Sept. 4–9, 2023

Join us for National Celebrate Fencing Week, a vibrant tribute to the athletes, coaches, officials, armorers, and volunteers who make fencing extraordinary in the United States, all leading up to World Fencing Day on Sept. 9, 2023.

Clubs can use the resources here to help us #CelebrateFencing all week long!

2023 Schedule

  • Monday, Sept. 4 — Athletes: A day dedicated to honoring and highlighting the skills and achievements of all athletes (able-bodied athletes and parafencers) who bring excitement and energy to the sport of fencing.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 5 — Coaches: Join us in celebrating the coaches, the masterminds behind the success, who foster growth and inspire athletes at every level of competition.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 6 — Officials: A special tribute to the officials, whose dedication to fairness and integrity ensures that every bout is conducted with respect and sportsmanship.
  • Thursday, Sept. 7 — Armorers: Appreciating the armorers, the unsung heroes who maintain and repair equipment, making sure that every bout is fought with precision and safety.
  • Friday, Sept. 8 — Committee Members/Volunteers: Recognizing the efforts of committee members and volunteers, the backbone of the fencing community, whose passion and hard work make every event possible.
  • World Fencing Day, Sept. 9 — Celebrating Clubs: An international celebration coordinated by the FIE (International Fencing Federation) to highlight the diverse and thriving fencing clubs across the globe, where enthusiasts of all ages come together to practice, compete and share their love for the sport.

For Member Clubs

Log in to FenceLab to find downloadable social media graphics and templates to use as you promote National Celebrate Fencing Week in your area!