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National Fencing Club Youth Championships – SYC 2017-2018

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Rolling National Fencing Club Youth Championships – Super Youth Circuit 2017-2018 Welcome to our rolling National Fencing Club Youth Championships for the 2017-2018 Super Youth Circuit (SYC) season. The Championships rank all clubs by the total number of medals won by Top 8 fencers at 12 SYCs held throughout the year.  Here’s how the overall […]

A Brief Review of the Super Youth Circuit (SYC) Market 2016-2017

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The ascendancy of U.S. fencing in recent years is due in no small way to the development of youth fencing in the U.S. Since the first national youth tournament held in 1985, the expansion and development of youth fencing has relied on a series of national tournaments such as the North American Cup (NAC) and […]

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 […]

Top Texas Feeder Clubs to the Super Youth Circuit (SYC) 2016-2017

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Texas fencing clubs have been the 4th largest source of demand (fencer-events in Y-10, Y-12 and Y-14 age categories) for the burgeoning Super Youth Circuit (SYC)¹ over the past six years. Since 2011-2012, the clubs have accounted for almost 9% of the total U.S. demand for SYC fencer-events. This compares with clubs in New York, […]

Top New York Feeder Clubs to the Super Youth Circuit (SYC) 2016-2017

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New York fencing clubs have been the largest source of demand (fencer-events in Y-10, Y-12 and Y-14 age categories) for the burgeoning Super Youth Circuit (SYC)¹ over the past six years. Since 2011-2012, the clubs have accounted for about 18.5% of the total U.S. demand for SYC fencer-events, although in recent years, their share of […]

Top California Feeder Clubs to the Super Youth Circuit (SYC) 2016-2017

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California fencing clubs are a major source of demand (fencer-events in Y-10, Y-12 and Y-14 age categories) for the burgeoning Super Youth Circuit (SYC)¹. Since 2011-2012, the clubs have accounted for about 17% of the total U.S. demand for SYC fencer-events, although in recent years, clubs have generated almost 23% of the national demand for […]

Top New Jersey Feeder Clubs to the Super Youth Circuit (SYC) 2016-2017

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New Jersey fencing clubs are a major source of demand (fencer-events in Y-10, Y-12 and Y-14 age categories) for the burgeoning Super Youth Circuit (SYC)¹. Since 2011-2012, the clubs have accounted for about 12% of total U.S SYC fencer-events. This compares with clubs in New York and California which generated 18.5% and 16.9% of total […]

Ranking the Performance of the Top 50 Youth Epee Clubs in the Super Youth Circuit (SYC) 2016-2017

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Medal Conversion Statistics for 2016-2017 SYC – Youth Epee Clubs Due to the response to our earlier post, “Evaluating Your Club’s Super Youth Circuit (SYC) Medal Count,” and the numerous requests to provide medal conversion statistics for each of the weapons at the SYCs, we have expanded our coverage to include the Top 50 ranked youth fencing […]

Ranking the Performance of the Top 50 Youth Foil Clubs in the Super Youth Circuit (SYC) 2016-2017

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Medal Conversion Statistics for 2016-2017 SYC – Youth Foil Clubs Due to the response to our earlier post, “Evaluating Your Club’s Super Youth Circuit (SYC) Medal Count,” and the numerous requests to provide medal conversion statistics for each of the weapons at the SYCs, we have expanded our coverage to include the Top 50 ranked youth foil […]