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How to Follow Team USA Fencers as They Compete Around the World

12/06/2022, 9:30am CST, By Bryan Wendell

Throughout the season, Team USA’s fencers travel to World Cup and Grand Prix tournaments around the globe, testing themselves against the planet’s best fencers and earning important points toward qualification for end-of-season competitions.

Nearly 2,000 Athletes Headed to Salt Lake City for the Last Major National Fencing Tournament of 2022

12/02/2022, 6:15pm CST, By Bryan Wendell

From Dec. 9-12, 2022, nearly 2,000 fencers from across the country will unite inside the Salt Palace Convention Center for the final major fencing tournament of 2022.

Bruce Capin, Respected Referee and Longtime Coach of the University of Florida Fencing Club, Dies at 60

12/01/2022, 5:00pm CST, By Bryan Wendell

As a coach, Capin advanced the fencing careers of countless young people while at the helm at the University of Florida. As a referee, he was a beloved friend to his peers, tournament officials and members of the USA Fencing staff.

We're Proud to Honor Notre Dame With the 2020 USA Fencing Collegiate Impact Award

12/01/2022, 7:00am CST, By Bryan Wendell

The award honors the top-contributing school on the 2020 U.S. Olympic Fencing Team in Tokyo. The recognition will take place as part of the Team USA Collegiate Recognition Awards celebration.

USA Fencing Nominating Committee Seeking Candidates for Three At-Large Directors

12/01/2022, 7:00am CST, By Bryan Wendell

The nomination period will be open until Dec. 21, 2022. After that process concludes, all USA Fencing members will be invited to cast their vote in the election next May and choose three individuals to be elected to the USA Fencing Board of Directors.

Robert Blum, USA Fencing Hall of Fame Saber Fencer Who Competed at Two Olympics, Dies at 94

11/30/2022, 9:15pm CST, By Bryan Wendell

Robert Blum competed at two Olympics — the 1964 Games in Tokyo and the 1968 Games in Mexico City.

What We're Reading: "What Is an Ally?" — from the WFencing Blog

11/29/2022, 11:45am CST, By USA Fencing

The WFencing Allies Committee is designed to help male allies find ways to actively promote the leadership of women in fencing. In this excerpt, Liz Mayerich discusses what it means to be an ally.

Fencer Meets Surgeon General to Discuss Mental Health

11/15/2022, 1:15pm CST, By Bryan Wendell

Last month, foil fencer Miranda Freedman was among 10 Ohio State student-athletes selected to meet with Dr. Vivek Murthy, the U.S. Surgeon General, to discuss mental health.

Ask USA Fencing: Why Aren’t Event Check-In Times Posted Earlier?

11/14/2022, 8:15am CST, By Bryan Wendell

The exact start times for specific events — aka check-in times — are posted approximately six weeks before a USA Fencing national tournament begins. Some in our community have asked why these times can’t be shared earlier.

Volunteers Wanted for USA Fencing Review Groups, Task Forces

11/12/2022, 11:15am CST, By Bryan Wendell

USA Fencing is looking for a few good individuals who want to help shape the future of our sport as members of review groups covering events, membership, high school fencing and collegiate fencing.

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