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 […]

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 of U.S. Fencing Club Performance at the Cadet & Junior World Fencing Championships, Plovdiv, Bulgaria 2017

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Thirty-nine members of Team USA competed in 42 individual events at the 2017 Cadet and Junior World Fencing Championships held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria in early April. For the second year, four athletes per country were allowed to enter the individual events in the Junior competition. Prior to last year’s World Championships, only three fencers per […]

The Performance of the U.S. Cadet Team at the Cadet World Fencing Championships, Plovdiv, Bulgaria 2017

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Team USA met with mixed success at this year’s Cadet World Fencing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (4/1/ – 4/4/2017).  Despite silver medals by Christopher Walker (Men’s Saber), Ryan Griffiths (Men’s Epee) and bronze medals by Elizabeth Tartakovsky (Women’s Saber), Natalie Minarik (Women’s Foil) and Jonathan Piskovatskov (Men’s Epee), the Team’s overall performance fell significantly compared to […]

Gulf Coast – Top 20 List for Fencing Activity 2015-2016

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Gulf Coast Division Home to the 3rd largest epee market in the country, the Gulf Coast Division was the 13th largest Division of USA Fencing in terms fencing activity in 2015-2016. Generating just over 2,700 local and regional fencer-events¹, the Division is home to epee’s juggernaut, Alliance Fencing Academy, a 2015-2016 “Fencing Club of the Year” […]

Top Fencing Clubs and All-Academic Team Members 2015-2016

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USA Fencing and Absolute Fencing Gear partnered for the sixth straight year to recognize young fencers who have excelled in high school with All-Academic Team honors. They were honored at a function at the 2016 USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge in Dallas, TX. In all, 509 fencers from 37 states and 197 clubs were […]

Ranking of U.S. Fencing Club Performance at the Cadet & Junior World Fencing Championships, Bourges, France 2016

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Thirty-eight members of Team USA competed in 42 individual events at the 2016 Cadet and Junior World Fencing Championships held in Bourges, France in early April. For the first time four athletes per country were allowed to enter the individual events in the Junior competition. Prior to this year’s World Championships only three fencers per […]