National Fencing Club Championships for USA Fencing National Tournaments 2017-2018

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Rolling National Fencing Club Championships – USA Fencing National Tournaments 2017-2018 Welcome to our rolling National Fencing Club Championships for the 2017-2018 USA Fencing National Tournament season. The Championships rank all clubs by the total number of medals won by Top 8 fencers at National Tournaments held throughout the year. The National Tournaments include North […]

Top Fencing Clubs and All-Academic Team Members 2016-2017

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USA Fencing and Absolute Fencing Gear partnered for the seventh 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 2017 USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge in Salt Lake City, UT. In all, 466 fencers from 34 states and 180 clubs […]

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 […]

The Shift in Rankings for Team USA’s Junior Squads for the 2017 Junior & Cadet World Championships – Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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This year’s Junior and Cadet World Championships are set for Plovdiv, Bulgaria and will run for ten days from April 1 to April 10.  In light of the response to our earlier post highlighting slopegraphs for Team USA’s Cadet squad, we thought it worthwhile to provide a series of slopegraphs to illustrate how the rankings have changed for the […]

The Performance of Team USA in Designated Cadet Events in Europe 2016-2017

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Trekking to Europe to fence in the prestigious European Fencing Confederation‘s Cadet Circuit amidst AP exams, SAT/ACT tests, and homework has been the ritual for 198 U.S. cadet fencers over the past fencing season (Summer Nationals through Junior Olympics).  In all, 188 cadet fencers took part in 19 Designated Cadet International competitions in nine cities […]

The Shift in Rankings for Team USA’s Cadet Squads for the 2017 Junior & Cadet World Championships – Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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With less than three weeks before the Junior and Cadet World Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, we thought it worthwhile to provide a series of slopegraphs to illustrate how the rankings have changed for the 18 cadet fencers who have made Team USA over the past twelve months. We have also provided the rankings for the 18 […]

National Fencing Club Championships for USA Fencing National Tournaments 2016-2017

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Final Medal Count for National Fencing Club Championships – USA Fencing National Tournaments 2016-2017 A Trifecta for New York Clubs! The Manhattan Fencing Center, the powerhouse saber and foil club located in Midtown Manhattan, won the National Fencing Club Championships for 2016-2017 based on the total number of Top 8 medals awarded in the nine […]

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Ranking of U.S. Fencers in the European Cadet Circuit 7/23/2016

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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 – 9/24/16 – 9/25/16), 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 […]