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West-Rock – Top 25 List for Fencing Activity 2015-2016

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West-Rock Division Generating about 1,650 local and regional fencer-events in 2015-2016¹, the West-Rock Division is the 23rd largest USA Fencing Division in the nation when it comes to generating fencer-events. Since 2008-2009  the number of fencer-events generated by members of the Division has grown at the compound annual rate of 9.9%, which compares favorably with […]

Metro NYC – The Capital of U.S. Fencing

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Metro NYC – The Capital of U.S. Fencing Long considered the Capital of U.S. Fencing, New York City (Metro NYC) is home to five fencing clubs that trained 12 of the 17 fencers that made up the 2016 U.S. Olympic Fencing Team. It is also home to four 2015-2016 “Fencing Club of the Year” recipients; New […]

A Brief Statistical Review of USA Fencing 2015-2016

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NFCR is pleased to provide a brief statistical review of USA Fencing for 2015-2016. It is not meant to be an exhaustive expose, but rather a snapshot into membership, clubs, divisions and fencing activity. As usual we look forward to your comments. Membership Despite increased fencer activity at local, divisional, regional and national level competitions […]

New York’s Contingent of Fencers for the Summer Nationals – 2016

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Fencing Clubs in New York State account for about 14% of the entrants registered for this year’s USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge (Summer Nationals). Billed as the world’s largest fencing tournament, the Summer Nationals will be held in Dallas, TX from June 29 – July 8, 2016. This year’s tournament is expected to […]

The Growth of Saber Across USFA Divisions 2008-2009 through 2014-2015

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Saber fencing activity in the U.S. has grown twice as fast as foil and epee over the seven year period 2008-2009 to 2014-2015 according to NFCR’s analysis of askFRED.net data. The number of saber fencing events generated, excluding saber events at NACs, has grown from 17,661 in 2008-2009 to 26,195 in 2014-2015, representing a compound annual […]