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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 […]

The Age Characteristics of Membership Types for USA Fencing Membership 2016-2017

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Membership, especially competitive membership, is the lifeblood of any sporting organization and so it is for USA Fencing. The ability to generate sustainable revenue from internal and external sources is greatly assisted by a large and growing membership. Marketing and outreach efforts for membership needs to i) attract new members, ii) retain them, and iii) provide […]

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 […]

A Brief Statistical Review of USA Fencing 2016-2017

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NFCR is pleased to provide a brief statistical review of USA Fencing for 2016-2017. It is not meant to be an exhaustive expose, but rather a snapshot into membership, clubs, divisions and fencing activity. Growth data for a range of indicators on the health of fencing is provided at the bottom of the post. As […]

Ranking of Fencing Clubs by Number of 2016-17 Regional Recognition Patch Winners for Y-10, Y-12 and Y-14.

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USA Fencing recently announced the 2016-17 Regional Recognition Patch Winners for Y10, Y12, and Y14, who had participated in the Regional Youth Circuit (RYC). 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 […]