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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 […]

A Review of the Summer Nationals, Salt Lake City UT, July 1 – July 10, 2017

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The recent USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge (the Summer Nationals) attracted 4,052 fencers from 362 clubs, down from 412 clubs last year. Billed as the world’s largest fencing tournament, the Summer Nationals were held at The Salt Palace Convention Center in Temple, Salt Lake City, UT and included 78 individual and 6 senior team competitions in all […]

Timeline for USA Fencing National and Regional Fencing Tournaments 2017-2018 (NAC, ROC, RJCC, SYC & RYC)

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National USA Fencing Tournaments 2017-2018 USFA Fencing has released its National and Regional Tournament schedules for 2017-2018.  While the National Tournament schedule is similar to previous years, the Regional Schedule is the most comprehensive yet and reflects the ongoing regionalism of tournaments by the USFA. Timeline for USA Fencing 2017-2018 National Tournaments Deadlines and event combinations […]

New Jersey’s Top Feeder Clubs to the Summer Nationals -2017

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New Jersey’s clubs account for just over 7% of the entrants registered for this year’s USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge (Summer Nationals) and constitute one of the largest contingents from any state. Billed as the world’s largest fencing tournament, the Summer Nationals will be held in Salt Lake City, UT from July 1 […]

New York’s Top Feeder Clubs to the Summer Nationals – 2017

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New York clubs account for just over 13% of the entrants registered for this year’s USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge (Summer Nationals) and constitute the second largest contingent from any state. Billed as the world’s largest fencing tournament, the Summer Nationals will be held in Salt Lake City, UT from July 1 – […]

California’s Top Feeder Clubs to the Summer Nationals – 2017

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Californian clubs account for almost 23% of the entrants registered for this year’s USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge (Summer Nationals) and constitute the largest contingent from any state. Billed as the world’s largest fencing tournament, the Summer Nationals will be held in Salt Lake City, UT from July 1 – July 10, 2017. […]

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A Review of the Summer Nationals, Dallas TX, 29th June – 7th July, 2016

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The recent USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge (the Summer Nationals) attracted 3,652 fencers from 412 clubs. Billed as the world’s largest fencing tournament, the Summer Nationals were held at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, TX and included 72 individual and 6 senior team competitions in all three weapons: epee, foil […]

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 […]