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 three weapons: epee, foil and saber.
During the National Championships, 60 titles were awarded in Division 1A, Division 11, Division 111, Y-14, Y-12, Y-10, and Veteran (40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+) competitions. The list of national champions crowned at the tournament is found in the accompanying table. Readers are able to sort, filter or search the table. In certain instances, state results are possible by placing the state abbreviation in the search box, e.g., TX for Texas.
National Champions Crowned at the USA Fencing National Championships, July 1- July, 10 2017, Salt Lake City, UT
|Name||Primary Club||Current Classification||Age -|
|Harrison, Imogen||Oregon Fencing Alliance, OR||B17||Div 11||Women||Saber|
|Hadler, Benjamin||San Francisco Fencers Club, CA||B17||Div 11||Men||Foil|
|Lin, Jessica||Medeo Fencing Club, NJ||A17||Div 11||Women||Epee|
|Hao, Alicia||Gold Fencing Club, MA||B17||Div 11||Women||Foil|
|Snyder, William||Tri-weapon Fencing Club, MD||A17||Div 11||Men||Epee|
|Mogilevsky, Daniel||Arsenal Fencing Club, GA||B17||Div 11||Men||Saber|
|Dammer, Mark||Hills Fencing Institute (H3), NY||C17||Div 111||Men||Saber|
|Heise, Dominic||Medeo Fencing Club, NJ||C17||Div 111||Men||Foil|
|Chu, Audrey||Academy Of Fencing Masters, CA||B17||Div 111||Women||Epee|
|Shea, Erin||Salle Auriol Seattle. WA||C17||Div 111||Women||Saber|
|Shafaie, Ali||Freehold Fencing Academy, NJ||C17||Div 111||Men||Epee|
|Uyanik, Nerine||San Francisco Fencers Club, CA||C17||Div 111||Women||Foil|
|Harrill, Gillian||Fencers Club Of Arizona, AZ||A17||Div 1A||Women||Saber|
|Welch, Kyle||Fencers School of Connecticut, CT||A17||Div 1A||Men||Foil|
|Hansen, Jonas||Olympia Fencing Center, MA||A17||Div 1A||Men||Epee|
|Burgunder, Quinten||Durkan Fencing Academy, NJ||A17||Div 1A||Men||Saber|
|Mcfadden, Christa||Gold Blade Fencing Center, TX||A17||Div 1A||Women||Epee|
|Hao, Grace||Fencing Institute Of Texas, TX||A17||Div 1A||Women||Foil|
|Seal, Julie||Salle D' Escrime Utah Valley, UT||C14||Vet-40||Women||Saber|
|Suarez, Rafael||Masters Fencing Club, FL||A17||Vet-40||Men||Foil|
|Totemeier, Ann||Northern Colorado Fencers, CO||A17||Vet-40||Women||Epee|
|Bates, Sean||Queen City Fencing, NC||A17||Vet-40||Men||Saber|
|Lichten, Keith||East Bay Fencers Gym, CA||A17||Vet-40||Men||Epee|
|Seal, Julie||Salle D' Escrime Utah Valley, UT||B17||Vet-40||Women||Foil|
|Smith, Chaz||Hangtown Saber Club, CA||B17||Vet-50||Women||Saber|
|Feldman, Adam||Zeljkovic Fencing Academy, PA||A17||Vet-50||Men||Foil|
|Marx, Leslie||Marx Fencing Academy, MA||B17||Vet-50||Women||Epee|
|Stetsiv, Oleg||Bergen Fencing Club, NJ||A17||Vet-50||Men||Saber|
|Czyzowicz, Maciej||Rocky Mountain Fencing Academy, CO||A17||Vet-50||Men||Epee|
|Botelho, Lynn||Pittsburgh Fencers' Club, PA||A16||Vet-50||Women||Foil|
|Eyre, Jane||Infinity Fencing Alliance, NJ||B17||Vet-60||Women||Saber|
|Lutton, Thomas||Le Club Touche Fencing Academy, CA||A17||Vet-60||Men||Foil|
|Marx, Suzanne Brown||Northwest Fencing Center, OR||A17||Vet-60||Women||Epee|
|Wright, Lloyd||Fencers Club Of Arizona, AZ||B17||Vet-60||Men||Saber|
|Starks-Faulkner, Jennette||Connecticut Fencers Club, CT||B17||Vet-60||Women||Foil|
|Dragonetti, Walter||Battle Born Fencing Club, NV||A17||Vet-60||Men||Epee|
|O'Leary, Ellen||Infinity Fencing Alliance, NJ||C15||Vet-70||Women||Saber|
|Patterson, Jan||Salle Auriol Seattle,|
|Sbarbaro, Philip||Virginia Academy Of Fencing, VA||D17||Vet-70||Men||Saber|
|Bedrosian, Patricia||Salle Couturier, CA||C14||Vet-70||Women||Foil|
|Hewitt, Frank||Cabrillo Academy Of The Sword, CA||A17||Vet-70||Men||Epee|
|Yang, Ashley||Manhattan Fencing Center, NY||E17||Y-10||Women||Saber|
|Bas, Liam||Gutkovskiy Fencing Academy, NJ||E17||Y-10||Men||Foil|
|Khamis, Yasmine||North Texas Fencing Alliance, TX||B17||Y-10||Women||Epee|
|Maklin, Edward||Dynamo Fencing Center, MA||E17||Y-10||Men||Saber|
|Batra, Chaahat||Salle Mauro Fencing Academy, TX||E17||Y-10||Women||Foil|
|Prasad, Ankith||Alamo Fencing Academy, TX||E17||Y-10||Men||Epee|
|Lin, John||Stamford Fencing Center, CT||C17||Y-12||Men||Saber|
|He, Elizabeth||Salle Mauro Fencing Academy, TX||B17||Y-12||Women||Foil|
|Lawson, Henry||Fencers Club, NY||C17||Y-12||Men||Epee|
|Oxenreider, Tierna||Royal Arts Fencing Academy, OH||C17||Y-12||Women||Epee|
|Chin, Erika||Halberstadt Fencers' Club, CA||C17||Y-12||Women||Saber|
|Emmer, Chase||V Fencing Club, NJ||B17||Y-12||Men||Foil|
|Rhodes, Zander||V Fencing Club, NJ||A17||Y-14||Women||Foil|
|Bodon, Michele||High Desert Fencing Club, OR||B17||Y-14||Men||Epee|
|Linder, James||Fencers Club Of Arizona, AZ||A17||Y-14||Men||Saber|
|Chen, James||Fencers Club, NJ||A17||Y-14||Men||Foil|
|Candreva, Greta||New York Athletic Club, NY||A17||Y-14||Women||Epee|
|Gouhin, Chloe||Fencing Alliance Of Ohio, OH||A17||Y-14||Women||Saber|
The Fencers Club of Arizona (AZ) accounted for three national champions. Fencers Club (NY), Infinity Fencing Alliance (NJ), Medeo Fencing Club (NJ), Salle D’Escrime Utah Valley (UT), Salle Mauro Fencing Academy (TX), San Francisco Fencers Club (CA), Salle Auriol Seattle (WA), and V Fencing Club (NJ), each accounted for two national champions.
New Jersey clubs accounted for 10 national champions, followed by California clubs – 9 champions, Texas clubs – 6 champions, New York clubs – 5 champions and Massachusetts clubs – 4 champions. Readers are advised to review the results for the July Challenge events before they arrive at a total medal count for a club or individual at the Summer Nationals.
The July Challenge was open to both U.S. and foreign fencers competing in Division 1, Junior and Cadet events. Fencers from thirty-one countries including the U.S. were eligible to win one of 18 titles. Fencers registered with foreign countries accounted for 7.2% of entrants in the July Challenge. Gold medal winners for the July Challenge are listed in the accompanying table. Readers are able to sort, filter or search the table. In certain instances, state rankings are possible by placing the state abbreviation in the search box, e.g., TX for Texas.
Gold Medal Winners at the USA Fencing July Challenge July 1 - July 10, 2017 Salt Lake City, UT
|Name||Primary Club||Country||Current |
|Moss, Zara||Advance Fencing And Fitness Academy, NJ||USA||A17||Junior||Women||Saber|
|Vierheller, Giana||Alliance Fencing Academy, TX||USA||A17||Junior||Women||Epee|
|Olivares, Marcello||Bluegrass Fencers' Club, KY||USA||A17||Cadet||Men||Foil|
|Linder, James||Fencers Club Of Arizona, AZ||USA||A17||Cadet||Men||Saber|
|Binder, Sylvie||Fencing Academy Of Westchester, NY||USA||A17||Junior||Women||Foil|
|Devore, Delphine||Fencers Club, NY||USA||A17||Cadet||Women||Foil|
|Itkin, Nick||Los Angeles International Fencing Center, CA||USA||A17||Div 1||Men||Foil|
|Mangano, Ariana||New York Athletic Club, NY||USA||A17||Div 1||Women||Epee|
|Candreva, Greta||New York Athletic Club, NY||USA||A17||Cadet||Women||Epee|
|Spear, Jeff||New York Athletic Club, NY||USA||A17||Div 1||Men||Saber|
|Temiryaev, Alan||New York Fencing Academy, NY||USA||A17||Cadet||Men||Epee|
|Smoak, Omari||Peter Westbrook Foundation, NY||USA||A17||Junior||Men||Epee|
|Prescod, Nzingha||Peter Westbrook Foundation, NY||USA||A17||Div 1||Women||Foil|
|Tourette, Geoffrey||Silicon Valley Fencing Center,A||USA||A17||Junior||Men||Foil|
|Greenbaum, Atara||Sabre Outreach Network, FL||USA||A17||Cadet||Women||Saber|
|Chamberlain, Maia||Advance Fencing And Fitness Academy, NJ||USA||A17||Div 1||Women||Saber|
|Piskovatskov, Anton||Alliance Fencing Academy, TX||USA||A17||Div 1||Men||Epee|
|Cai, Erwin||Nellya Fencers, GA||USA||A17||Junior||Men||Saber|
The New York Athletic Club (NY) accounted for three gold medal winners at the July Challenge. Advance Fencing and Fitness (NJ), Alliance Fencing Academy (TX), and the Peter Westbrook Foundation (N), each accounted for two gold medal winners in the July Challenge. New York clubs led the way with eight gold medal winners.
The July Challenge also included six senior team events. The number of senior team entrants grew by almost 20% in 2017, from 138 in 2016 to 165 in 2017. The six senior teams crowned at the July Challenge are listed in the table.
Senior Teams Crowned at the USA Fencing July Challenge, July 1 - July 10, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT
|San Francisco Fencers Club, CA||Hadler, Hammer, Pivovarov, Zakharikov||Senior Men Foil|
|Advance Fencing & Fitness Academy, NJ||Chamberlain, Moss, Parker, Parzecki||Senior Women Saber|
|Boston Fencing Club, MA||Brown, Kuldell, Mandel, Souders||Senior Men Saber|
|New York Athletic Club, NY||Holmes, Hurley, Hurley, Van Brummen||Senior Women Epee|
|Alliance Fencing Academy, TX||Piskovatskov, Piskovatskov, Weiss, Wilson||Senior Men Epee|
|Peter Westbrook Foundation, NY||Blow, Prescod, Sylvester-Chin||Senior Women Foil|
Highlights of the Summer Nationals:
- 8,440 entries in 78 individual events, 7,866 or 93.2% with club affiliations
- Growth in entrants of 8.1% on a “same-store” basis between 2016 and 2017
- 4,052 individual fencers, 3,734 or 92% with club affiliations
- Fencers participated in 2.1 events on average (one fencer participated in eight events and two participated in seven events)
- 165 teams participated in six Senior Team events
- 362 clubs were represented with an average of 21.7 entries per club
- Largest gender-weapon category – Men’s Foil at 21% of entries, smallest -Women’s Saber at 12%
- Largest event – Y-14 Men’s Foil with 279 entrants, smallest event – Vet-70+ Women’s Foil and Epee, each with six entrants.
- Entrants from every Division
- California accounted for about 22% of entries, followed by New York State at 12%
- 80% of entries from 140 clubs or 39% of clubs represented
- 80% of entries from 23 or 34% of Divisions
- 291 ratings awarded, about 54% were either an A or a B classification
- Fun facts about competitors: most common last name, Lee (52), Kim (43), Li (27), Wang (26) and Chen (22). Most popular men’s names: Michael (51), Matthew (45), Alexander (42), Daniel (39) and David(37). Most popular women’ s names: Elizabeth (20), Samantha (18), Anna (17), Sophia (17) and Gabriel (16).
In order to provide a “same-store” comparison between the 2017 and 2016 Summer Nationals, we have excluded Y-10 men’s epee, Y-12 men’s foil, Y-12 women’s saber, Y-10 men’s saber, Y-10 women’s epee and Y-10 women’s foil from our analysis. These were the events canceled last year due to the police shootings in Dallas. With 7,829 entries on a “same store” basis, this year’s tournament was 8.1% larger than last year’s Summer Nationals which was held in Dallas, TX and attracted 7,243 entries. In all, but four age/division categories, the number of entrants increased in 2017 compared to 2016. Vet-40 and Vet-50 entries were down 8% and 9.5% respectively. Division 111 and Division 11 entries were down 2.7% and 0.1% respectively.
Men accounted for 57.8% and women 42.2% of entrants at this year’s Summer Nationals. Foil was the most popular weapon for entrants at 37.1% followed by epee and saber at 32.7% and 30.1% respectively. Entrants came from every Division, including Alaska and Hawaii. California accounted for 22.4% of entrants, up from 19.1% last year, followed by New York State at 12.2%.
The largest gender-weapon category was Men’s Foil at 21.3% of entrants, followed by Men’s Epee at 18.6%. The smallest was Women’s Saber at 12.3% of entrants. The Junior age group was the largest age group or division, followed by the Y-14 age group. The Junior age group accounted for almost 15% of entrants while the Y-14 age group accounted for 14.2% of entrants. The largest event at the tournament was Y-14 Men’s Foil with 279 entries, up from 249 last year and the smallest was Vet-70+ Women’s Foil and Vet-70+ Women’s Epee, each with at 6 fencers. The average size event for the entire tournament was 108 fencers.
About 55% or 362 of the 663 USFA Member clubs were represented at the Summer Nationals. Eighty percent of the entrants in the tournament were generated by about 140 or 39% of the clubs represented. Entrants were concentrated in a number of Divisions with 80% of the demand for the Summer Nationals coming from 23 or about 34% of the Divisions.
The average number of events entered by fencers varied by age, weapon, origin, and type of club. The number of clubs represented by each age/division category ranged from a high of 240 for Division 11 to a low of 37 for the Vet-70+ age group as illustrated in the table below. The average entries per club by age/division also varied significantly from a high of 6.3 in the case of Juniors to a low of 1.7 in the case of the Vet-40 age group.
Number of Entrants, Fencers and Participant Clubs by Age/Division Category at the 2017 Summer Nationals, Salt Lake City, UT
|Fencers||Entrants Per |
The top 58 performing foil, epee and saber clubs at the Summer Nationals with three or more Top 8 medals are ranked in the following three tables. Fencers Club (NY), Los Angeles International Fencing Center (CA), Manhattan Fencing Center (NY), Medeo Fencing Club (NJ), Redstar Fencing Club Chicago (IL), Salle Auriol Seattle (WA), and The Fencing Center of San Jose (CA), made the rankings in two weapons.
The #1 ranked club for the number of Top 8 foil medals won at the Summer Nationals is Massialas Foundation (M-Team) (CA) with 14 medals. The club’s fencers captured 6.8% of the of the Top 8 medals in foil with 174 or 5.6% of foil entrants at the Summer Nationals. Silicon Valley Fencing Center (CA), with 12 Top 8 medals is ranked # 2. Two clubs shared the # 3 ranking; Fencers Club (NY), and San Francisco Fencers Club (CA), as illustrated in the accompanying table. Readers are able to sort, filter or search the table. In certain instances, state rankings are possible by placing the state abbreviation in the search box, e.g., TX for Texas.
Top 8 Medals for the Top Performing Foil Clubs (Three or More Medals) at the Summer Nationals, Salt Lake City, UT, July 1 - July 10, 2017
|Club||Top 8 Medals||% of Top 8 Medals||Foil Entrants||% of Foil Entrants|
|Massialas Foundation (M Team), CA||14||6.8%||174||5.6%|
|Silicon Valley Fencing Center, CA||12||5.8%||105||3.4%|
|Fencers Club, NY||11||5.3%||175||5.6%|
|San Francisco Fencers Club, CA||11||5.3%||89||2.8%|
|Brooklyn Bridge Fencing Club, NY||7||3.4%||48||1.5%|
|Fencing Academy Of Westchester, NY||7||3.4%||88||2.8%|
|Los Angeles International Fencing Center, CA||7||3.4%||43||1.4%|
|Salle Mauro Fencing Academy, TX||6||2.9%||78||2.5%|
|California Fencing Academy, CA||4||1.9%||70||2.2%|
|Fencing Institute Of Texas, TX||4||1.9%||75||2.4%|
|5T Fencers Club, NY||3||1.5%||54||1.7%|
|Bluegrass Fencers' Club, KY||3||1.5%||22||0.7%|
|Durkan Fencing Academy, NJ||3||1.5%||17||0.5%|
|Denver Fencing Center, CO||3||1.5%||9||0.3%|
|Grand Rapids Fencing Academy, MI||3||1.5%||18||0.6%|
|Gutkovskiy Fencing Academy, NJ||3||1.5%||70||2.2%|
|Manhattan Fencing Center, NY||3||1.5%||54||1.7%|
|Northwest Fencing Center, OR||3||1.5%||45||1.4%|
|Redstar Fencing Club Chicago, IL||3||1.5%||23||0.7%|
|Rhode Island Fencing Academy And Club, RI||3||1.5%||36||1.1%|
|Salle Auriol Seattle, WA||3||1.5%||12||0.4%|
|The Fencing Center of San Jose, CA||3||1.5%||8||0.3%|
|V Fencing Club, NJ||3||1.5%||38||1.2%|
The top performing epee club at the Summer Nationals was Alliance Fencing Academy, TX with 12 Top 8 medals. The club’s fencers captured 5.8% of the of the Top 8 medals in epee with 160 or 5.7% of epee entrants at the Summer Nationals. Two clubs, Los Angeles International Fencing Center and New York Fencing Academy (NY) are tied for second, each with 11 medals as illustrated in the following table.
Readers are able to sort, filter or search the table. In certain instances, state rankings are possible by placing the state abbreviation in the search box, e.g., TX for Texas.
Top 8 Medals for the Top Performing Epee Clubs (Three or More Medals) at the Summer Nationals, Salt Lake City, UT, July 1 - July 10, 2017
|Club||Top 8 |
|% of Top 8|
|% of Epee
|Alliance Fencing Academy, TX||12||5.8%||160||5.7%|
|Los Angeles International Fencing Center, CA||11||5.3%||78||2.8%|
|New York Fencing Academy, NY||11||5.3%||73||2.6%|
|Medeo Fencing Club, NJ||10||4.9%||86||3.1%|
|New York Athletic Club, NY||8||3.9%||25||0.9%|
|DC Fencers Club, MD||7||3.4%||52||1.9%|
|Windy City Fencing-Chicago, IL||7||3.4%||57||2%|
|Fencers Club, NY||6||2.9%||41||1.5%|
|Swords Fencing Studio, CA||6||2.9%||61||2.2%|
|Academy Of Fencing Masters, CA||5||2.4%||92||3.3%|
|Fortune Fencing, CA||5||2.4%%||48||1.7%|
|Northwest Fencing Center, OR||5||2.4%||51||1.8%|
|Olympia Fencing Center, MA||5||2.4%||49||1.8%|
|Battle Born Fencing Club, NV||4||1.9%||72||2.6%|
|Atlantic Fencing Academy, NJ||3||1.5%||15||0.5%|
|East Bay Fencers Gym, CA||3||1.5%||40||1.4%|
|Fencing Sports Academy, VA||3||1.5%||35||1.3%|
|North Texas Fencing Alliance, TX||3||1.5%||29||1.0%|
|Peter Westbrook Foundation, NY||3||1.5%||14||0.5%|
|The Fencing Center of San Jose, CA||3||1.5%||28||1.0%|
Nellya Fencers (GA) was the run-away saber club winner at the Summer Nationals with 18 Top 8 medals. The club’s fencers captured 8.7% of the of the Top 8 medals in saber with 135 or 5.4% of saber entrants at the Summer Nationals. Nellya Fencers was followed by Manhattan Fencing Center (NY) and Fencers Club of Arizona (AZ), with 14 and 12 Top 8 medals respectively.
Readers are able to sort, filter or search the table. In certain instances, state rankings are possible by placing the state abbreviation in the search box, e.g., TX for Texas.
Top 8 Medals for the Top Performing Saber Clubs (Three or More Medals) at the Summer Nationals, Salt Lake City, UT, July 1 -July 10, 2017
|Club||Top 8 |
|% of Top 8 |
|% of Saber
|Nellya Fencers, GA||18||8.7%||135||5.4%|
|Manhattan Fencing Center, NY||14||6.8%||122||4.8%|
|Fencers Club Of Arizona, AZ||12||5.8%||58||2.3%|
|Bergen Fencing Club, NJ||9||4.3%||88||3.5%|
|Oregon Fencing Alliance, OR||7||3.4%||74||2.9%|
|Tim Morehouse Fencing Club, NY||7||3.4%||67||2.7%|
|Avant Garde Fencers Club, CA||6||2.9%||56||2.2%|
|Laguna Fencing Center, CA||6||2.9%||84||3.3%|
|Sabre Outreach Network, FL||6||2.9%||48||1.9%|
|PDX Fencing, OR||5||2.4%||71||2.8%|
|Premier Fencing Academy, CA||5||2.4%||63||2.5%|
|Advance Fencing And Fitness Academy, NJ||4||1.9%||43||1.7%|
|Medeo Fencing Club, NJ||4||1.9%||18||0.7%|
|Redstar Fencing Club, IL||4||1.9%||26||1.0%|
|Utah Swords Academy Fencing Club, UT||4||1.9%||25||1.0%|
|Capital Fencing Academy, VA||3||1.4%||58||2.3%|
|Cardinal Fencing Club, CA||3||1.4%||46||1.8%|
|Dynamo Fencing Center, MA||3||1.4%||35||1.4%|
|Golden Sabre Academy, CA||3||1.4%||13||0.5%|
|Lilov Fencing Academy, NJ||3||1.4%||26||1.0%|
|Lone Star Fencing Center, TX||3||1.4%||72||2.9%|
|Salle Auriol Seattle, WA||3||1.4%||54||2.1%|
Ten clubs had more than 100 entrants at the Summer Nationals. They were Fencers Club (NY) – 218, Manhattan Fencing Center (NY) – 176, Massialas Foundation (M-Team) (CA) – 174, Alliance Fencing Academy (TX) – 160, Fencing Academy of Westchester (NY) – 147, Los Angeles International Fencing Center (CA) – 137, Nellya Fencers (GA) – 135, Medeo Fencing Club (NJ) – 126, Academy of Fencing Masters (CA) – 125 and Silicon Valley Fencing Center (CA) – 107.
The Summer Nationals provide a significant opportunity for fencers to earn or upgrade their rating classifications. This year, 291 (280 in 2016) rating classifications were awarded in the individual events as illustrated in the following table.
Rating Classifications Awarded by Age/Division Category at the 2017 Summer Nationals, Salt Lake City, UT
|Age/Division||A17||B17||C17||D17||E17||Total||% of Total|
|% of Total||30.6%||22.7%||20.3%||14.1%||12.4%||100%|
Just over 15% of classifications were awarded to Division 1A fencers, followed by Y-14, Division 11 and Cadet fencers, each with 14.8% of ratings awarded. Almost 31% of the rating classifications awarded were “A” ratings, 23% were “B” ratings and 20% were “C” ratings.
The changing composition of rating classifications as fencers move from the Youth age groups to Cadet, Junior and Senior categories is demonstrated in the following graph. About 4.4% of Y-14 fencers had an A rating at the close of the Summer Nationals. This compares with 14.1% for Cadets, 31.3% for Juniors and almost 74% for Division 1 fencers.
Next year’s Summer Nationals will be held in St. Louis, MO between June 28 and July 7. Check out the Timeline for USA Fencing National and Regional Fencing Tournaments 2017-2018 (NAC, ROC, RJCC, SYC & RYC)
By late early August, we plan to release our annual rankings for “Best Fencing Clubs” and “Fencing Club of the Year” for 2016-2017. Be sure to check in to see our Podium, Top 8 and Top 16 rankings for each age-gender-weapon category.