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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 […]

The Performance of the U.S. Cadet Team at the Cadet World Fencing Championships, Plovdiv, Bulgaria 2017

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Team USA met with mixed success at this year’s Cadet World Fencing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (4/1/ – 4/4/2017).  Despite silver medals by Christopher Walker (Men’s Saber), Ryan Griffiths (Men’s Epee) and bronze medals by Elizabeth Tartakovsky (Women’s Saber), Natalie Minarik (Women’s Foil) and Jonathan Piskovatskov (Men’s Epee), the Team’s overall performance fell significantly compared to […]

The Performance of Team USA in Designated Cadet Events in Europe 2016-2017

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Trekking to Europe to fence in the prestigious European Fencing Confederation‘s Cadet Circuit amidst AP exams, SAT/ACT tests, and homework has been the ritual for 198 U.S. cadet fencers over the past fencing season (Summer Nationals through Junior Olympics).  In all, 188 cadet fencers took part in 19 Designated Cadet International competitions in nine cities […]

The Shift in Rankings for Team USA’s Cadet Squads for the 2017 Junior & Cadet World Championships – Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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With less than three weeks before the Junior and Cadet World Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, we thought it worthwhile to provide a series of slopegraphs to illustrate how the rankings have changed for the 18 cadet fencers who have made Team USA over the past twelve months. We have also provided the rankings for the 18 […]