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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. […]

Long Island – Top 15 List for Fencing Activity in the U.S.

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Long Island The Long Island Division, which covers the Nassau and Suffolk counties in the State of New York, made our top 15 list of Divisions for fencer activity in 2016-2017¹.   Generating 3,189 local and regional fencer-events, the Division is the 11th largest Division for fencer-activity in the nation, down from 8th place in […]

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 […]

San Francisco & Northern California – Growing Twice as Fast as the National Average in Fencer Activity

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Northern California With jurisdiction over the counties of Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda and Contra Costa in the State of California, the Northern California Division was the 8th largest Division of USA Fencing in terms fencing activity in 2016-2017.  Generating about 3,900 local and regional fencer-events¹, the Division joined New Jersey, New England, […]

Los Angeles & Southern California – Mediocre Growth Among California Fencing Divisions 2016-2017

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Southern California The Southern California Division of the United States Fencing Association (USFA) is the 6th largest Division in the nation in terms of the of local and regional fencer-events generated by members of the Division¹. It is home to the Los Angeles International Fencing Center, a 2016-2017 “Fencing Club of the Year” recipient for […]