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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.