COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Grab a pencil and gather around the kitchen table: it’s regional tournament calendar release day!
USA Fencing is elated to share our regional tournament calendar for the 2023-2024 season. The calendar features an impressive 103 tournaments, offering fencers from across the country numerous opportunities to compete and hone their skills.
The regional tournaments are an integral part of USA Fencing's structure, providing a pathway for fencers to progress from local to national competitions. The tournaments are spread across all six regions, with more than a dozen tournaments in each.
Among the 103 tournaments, the regional breakdown is as follows:
Region 1 (Northwest): 13 tournaments
Region 2 (Midwest): 13 tournaments
Region 3 (Northeast): 22 tournaments
Region 4 (Southwest): 22 tournaments
Region 5 (South): 15 tournaments
Region 6 (Southeast): 18 tournaments
This year's calendar showcases a diverse array of tournaments, starting with the Fortune Fencing ROC/RJCC/RYC in Ontario, Calif., which kicks off on Aug. 18, 2023, and ending with four tournaments held the weekend of May 3 to 5, 2024, in New York, California (two) and Illinois.
The tournaments cater to a range of age groups and competitive levels, with Regional Youth Circuits (RYC), Regional Junior and Cadet Circuits (RJCC), Super Youth Circuits (SYC), Regional Cadet Circuits (RCC) and Regional Open Circuits (ROC) all on offer.
The 103 tournaments represent an extensive geographic distribution, with 26 different states represented. From bustling cities like Boston to the sunny climes of San Diego, the sites include a mix of large urban centers and smaller communities. This helps ensure that fencers from all backgrounds and regions can participate in the sport and compete against their peers from near and far.
This year's calendar is a testament to USA Fencing's commitment to the growth and development of the sport. By providing a multitude of opportunities for competition at the regional level, we’re fostering a vibrant and thriving fencing community in the United States. We’re grateful to our incredible tournament hosts for helping make this possible.
When you’re ready to start registering for one or more of these competitions, remember that all regional tournament registration will be through the USA Fencing Tournament Database at member.usafencing.org. Good luck!
All regional tournament registration will be through the USA Fencing Tournament Database. You can access registration for regional tournaments through your member profile.
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