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Oregon – Top 20 List for Fencing Activity 2015-2016

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Oregon Division Generating almost 2,500 local and regional fencer-events in 2015-2016¹, the Oregon Division was the 15th largest USA Fencing Division in the nation for generating fencer-events. The Division is home to two “Fencing Club of the Year” recipients for 2015-2016, the Oregon Fencing Alliance located in Portland, and the Northwest Fencing Center located in Beaverton. […]

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The Characteristics of Freshmen Fencers at NCAA Division I (Excluding The Ivy League) Schools 2016-2017

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The interest in Division 1 schools by prospective student-fencers has never been greater. With admission rates declining year-after-year and the number of fencing athletes on Division 1 fencing teams showing little or no growth, the competition for the 210 or so spots for freshmen fencers is becoming increasingly fierce.  The analysis which follows pertains to […]

San Diego – Strategic Plan Sets Goals for the Division to Become Fastest Growing USA Fencing Division

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San Diego Division With a vision to become the fastest growing USA Fencing division in the nation, the San Diego Division’s Executive Committee has approved an innovative and far-reaching three-year Strategic Plan for 2017-2019. The plan’s goals include growing competitive membership by 30% over the next three years and growing the percentage of women fencers […]

National Fencing Club Championships for USA Fencing National Tournaments 2015-2016

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National Fencing Club Championships for USA Fencing National Tournaments 2015-2016 The Los Angeles International Fencing Center (LAIFC), the powerhouse mega-club located at 11755 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, won the National Fencing Club Championships for 2015-2016 based on the total number of medals awarded in USA Fencing National Tournaments. With 11 gold medals, 11 silver medals, […]

Colorado – Top 20 List for Fencing Activity 2015-2016

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Colorado Division Generating almost 2,800 local and regional fencer-events in 2015-2016¹, the Colorado Division was the 12th largest USA Fencing Division in the nation for generating fencer-events. The Division is home to the Denver Fencing Center, a recipient of a “Fencing Club of the Year” designation in 2015-2016 and is also home to seven “Best Fencing […]

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Orange County, CA – One of the Fastest Growing Regions in the Nation for Fencing Activity

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Orange Coast Division Growing at a compound annual rate of 18.1% since 2008-2009, the Orange Coast Division is the second fastest growing Division of USA Fencing in terms of fencing activity. Generating almost 2,200 local and regional fencer-events in 2015-2016¹, the Division was the 17th largest Division in the nation for generating fencer-events. The Division […]

Gulf Coast – Top 20 List for Fencing Activity 2015-2016

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Gulf Coast Division Home to the 3rd largest epee market in the country, the Gulf Coast Division was the 13th largest Division of USA Fencing in terms fencing activity in 2015-2016. Generating just over 2,700 local and regional fencer-events¹, the Division is home to epee’s juggernaut, Alliance Fencing Academy, a 2015-2016 “Fencing Club of the Year” […]

Philadelphia – Top 20 List for Fencing Activity 2015-2016

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Philadelphia Division With jurisdiction over the the seven South-east Pennsylvania counties of Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, Lehigh, Northampton and Delaware, the Division was the 18th largest Division of USA Fencing in terms fencing activity in 2015-2016. Generating just over 2,100 local and regional fencer-events¹, the Division is home to three “Best Fencing Clubs” recipients for 2015-2016. The […]