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Colleges & Universities with USA Fencing College Clubs Ranked by Test Scores, Admission & Graduation Rates and Earnings of Alumni @ 11-29-2017

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There is anecdotal evidence that collegiate club fencing has grown rapidly over the past decade or so, while the proportion of NCAA colleges and universities sponsoring men’s and women’s varsity fencing teams continues to decline. Club fencing provides an excellent opportunity for many college-bound students whose chosen school does not have a varsity fencing team. […]

Are Initial Seedings Good Predictors of Final Results in Cadet Men’s Epee, Foil and Saber Events at North American Cups (NACs)?

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Initial Seedings and Final Results The relationship between initial seedings and the final place has been explored by a number of recent studies in a wide range of sports including basketball and tennis. However, there has been very little published research on fencing. In this post, we evaluate the strength of the relationship between initial […]

National Fencing Club Championships for USA Fencing National Tournaments 2017-2018

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Rolling National Fencing Club Championships – USA Fencing National Tournaments 2017-2018 Welcome to our rolling National Fencing Club Championships for the 2017-2018 USA Fencing National Tournament season. The Championships rank all clubs by the total number of medals won by Top 8 fencers at National Tournaments held throughout the year. The National Tournaments include North […]

Ranking of U.S. Fencers in the European Cadet Circuit 9-14-2017

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With the fencing season’s first Designated Cadet International competition set for Konin, Poland (Cadet Men’s and Women’s Saber – 9/23/17 – 9/24/17), we thought readers might be interested in the current ranking of USFA fencers in the prestigious European Cadet Circuit. Designated competitions are those selected by the National Coach of each weapon and reviewed by the […]

Ranking of Fencing Clubs by Number of 2016-2017 Regional Recognition Patch Winners for Regional Junior/Cadet Circuit (RJCC)

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USA Fencing recently announced the 2016-17 Regional Recognition Patch Winners for cadet and junior fencers, who had participated in the Regional  Junior/Cadet Circuit (RJCC). Winners are listed in the accompanying file at the end of the post. The Regional Recognition Program, which has been operating for several years, is designed to recognize and reward accomplishments at […]

NFCR Reveals 3rd Annual List of America’s “Best Fencing Clubs” & “Fencing Club of the Year” for 2016-2017

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National Fencing Club Rankings (NFCR) is pleased to release its 3rd annual rankings of the “Best Fencing Clubs” in the country along with a list of clubs that have achieved the prestigious “Fencing Club of the Year” designation. The list is the most comprehensive look at the most competitive fencing clubs in the nation including clubs […]

Ranking of Canadian Fencing Club Performance at the Cadet & Junior World Fencing Championships, Plovdiv, Bulgaria 2017

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Thirty-four of the best Canadian Cadet and Junior fencers competed in 42 individual events at the 2017 Cadet and Junior World Fencing Championships held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria in early April. For the second time, four athletes per country were allowed to enter the individual events in the Junior competition. Prior to last year’s World Championships, only […]

Ranking of U.S. Fencing Club Performance at the Cadet & Junior World Fencing Championships, Plovdiv, Bulgaria 2017

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Thirty-nine members of Team USA competed in 42 individual events at the 2017 Cadet and Junior World Fencing Championships held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria in early April. For the second year, four athletes per country were allowed to enter the individual events in the Junior competition. Prior to last year’s World Championships, only three fencers per […]

The Performance of the Canadian Cadet Team at the Cadet World Fencing Championships, Plovdiv, Bulgaria 2017

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Canada’s Cadet Team capped its appearance at this year’s Cadet World Fencing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria with a silver medal in the Cadet Team Mixed 3-Weapon event with 21 teams, after falling to Russia 21-30 in the gold medal match. The team included Blake Brozsus (Men’s Foil), Francois Cauchon (Men’s Sabre), Jane Caulfield (Women’s Foil), Fynn Fafard […]