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Olympians Lee Kiefer and Gerek Meinhardt Help Mark Zuckerberg Test Fencing in Mixed Reality

09/28/2022, 3:00pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

Mark Zuckerberg, a former fencer himself, recently invited Kiefer and Meinhardt to test out a new high-end version of Meta's virtual reality headset.

A Towering Achievement in Pisa as Ellen Geddes Earns Two Silver Medals

09/28/2022, 6:45am CDT, By Bryan Wendell

Ellen Geddes PLY took home silver medals in both Cat. B Women's Epee and Cat. B Women's Foil at the IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in Pisa, Italy.

October NAC Preview: The 2022-23 National Tournament Season Starts in Minneapolis

09/26/2022, 9:30am CDT, By Bryan Wendell

From Oct. 7-10, more than 2,100 athletes from across the country will unite inside the Minneapolis Convention Center for the first national fencing tournament of the season.

USA Fencing Introduces Four New Awards Designed to Honor Clubs Who Help Fencing Become a Sport for All

09/21/2022, 9:45am CDT, By Bryan Wendell

We’re proud to introduce a set of four new awards designed to recognize USA Fencing member clubs for their efforts to ensure fencing is a welcoming and inclusive sport for all.

In Major Move for Parafencing, the U.S. Will Host an IWAS World Cup in Nation's Capital

09/15/2022, 3:15pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

The event, set for Jan. 13–16, 2023, will offer a firsthand view of parafencing, also known as wheelchair fencing, with the 2028 Summer Paralympics in Los Angeles approaching fast.

Introducing the USA Fencing Member Wellness Program, Offering Free, Confidential Counseling and Mental Health Services to Members

09/13/2022, 12:45pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

USA Fencing members are encouraged to take advantage of these pro-bono services if they need mental health support.

What to Know About the Format for Division I Foil and Epee Events at National Tournaments

09/12/2022, 10:15am CDT, By Bryan Wendell

Beginning at the October 2022 North American Cup, Div I men’s and women’s foil events will use a two-pool format if an event has 203 fencers or more.

Ask USA Fencing: What’s the Refund Policy for National Events and How Was it Created?

09/07/2022, 9:15am CDT, By Bryan Wendell

Some members of the fencing community have asked for more details about the USA Fencing refund policy for national tournaments. We’re happy to provide some answers.

USA Fencing Teams Up With RealResponse to Launch 320-ENGARDE — A Texting Hotline for Anonymous Reporting

08/31/2022, 8:30am CDT, By Bryan Wendell

By texting 320-ENGARDE (320-364-2733), fencers, coaches, parents and others in the community can submit a report — either anonymously or on the record — about anything concerning that they experience, witness or learn about.

Join Us for ‘State of Fencing: Access, Inclusion & Sustainable Change,’ a Panel Discussion on Sept. 8

08/30/2022, 2:30pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

Hear from panelists about how the fencing community can work together to ensure we're creating safe and inclusive spaces for everyone to enjoy the sport of fencing.

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