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USA Fencing Implements Transgender and Nonbinary Athlete Policy

11/07/2022, 4:30am CST, By Bryan Wendell

Athletes will be permitted to participate in USA Fencing-sanctioned events in a manner consistent with their gender identity/expression, regardless of the gender associated with the sex they were assigned at birth.

USA Fencing to Give Preference to States With More Inclusive Laws When Selecting Future Host Cities for National Tournaments

11/03/2022, 6:45am CDT, By Bryan Wendell

Giving priority to more inclusive states is just one way USA Fencing plans to show its ongoing support of women and of individuals who identify as LGBTQ — support that is increasingly essential as states pass anti-LGBTQ and anti-abortion legislation.

USA Fencing Reaffirms Stance on Russian and Belorussian Athletes

11/02/2022, 7:00am CDT, By Bryan Wendell

USA Fencing will vote to prolong the ban on Russian and Belorussian fencers at a meeting of the FIE this month. Moreover, anyone who has held a Russian or Belorussian FIE license in the past three years will not be allowed to compete, coach or referee at USA Fencing-sanctioned tournaments.

Princeton, Notre Dame Top 2022-23 Preseason Coaches’ Poll

11/01/2022, 8:00pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

The U.S. Fencing Coaches’ Association has unveiled the results of its preseason coaches’ poll, which ranks the top third of all collegiate fencing programs and the top half of Division III programs.

USA Fencing Removes Vaccination Requirement for National Tournaments

11/01/2022, 12:30pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

Effective immediately, individuals are no longer required to show proof of vaccination to compete in or attend USA Fencing national tournaments. As the pandemic continues to evolve, we encourage members to receive vaccines and updated boosters and to wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Here Are USA Fencing's Nominees for the USOPC Coach of the Year Program

10/31/2022, 10:45am CDT, By Bryan Wendell

Beyond their success as teachers and mentors, these four fencing coaches and one medical provider have one more thing in common: each was singled out by their students and peers as among the best at what they do.

Announcing the 2022–23 USA Fencing National Poster Design Challenge

10/26/2022, 1:45pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

The USA Fencing National Poster Design Challenge is a chance for our members to create posters that visually represent fencing as a diverse, fun, accessible and safe sport for everyone.

Three-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Áron Szilágyi to Visit New York

10/24/2022, 8:15pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

The Hungarian superstar will meet with fans, attend a screening of the documentary One for All about his quest for a third Olympic gold, and speak with students from the legendary Peter Westbrook Foundation.

What Juniors and Cadets Should Know About Qualifying for the 2023 Junior Olympics

10/19/2022, 12:00pm CDT, By Bryan Wendell

With registration for the 2023 Junior Olympics now open, it’s the perfect time to review exactly how cadets and juniors can qualify for the pinnacle domestic tournament for these two classifications of fencers.

Key Findings From an External Review of USA Fencing’s Abuse Prevention Measures

10/14/2022, 9:15am CDT, By Bryan Wendell

An outside firm’s review both affirmed that our current systems of preventing abuse are working and identified opportunities for improvement. Here’s how we’re addressing those recommendations right away.

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