Announcements

What to wear, what to wear?

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You know how (or do you remember when, for you folks my age)  your school football team members wear their jerseys to school on game day, to inspire the school (or just to show off)?   I remember that, even as a band member (no comments from the peanut gallery, please) I always wore my Midwest…

Connor Porter Memorial Scholarship

Connor Porter

rom the US Fencing Club Newsletter:   The Connor Porter Memorial Scholarship, created in 2013 through a generous donation from Connor’s family members — Trish and Shannon Porter. Connor passed away on July 26, 2012 in a plane crash with his father, Pat, and another friend shortly after winning bronze in the Division III foil event…

Want to compete? You’ll need a competitive USFA membership!

USA Fencing Website

Great news!  Any competitive members whose annual dues are paid during the last four months of the membership season (April-July) are entitled to competitive membership through the next membership year.  This policy applies both to new members and existing members who have never previously held a competitive membership. So, for all of our fencers who…

Fencing can be an outdoor sport, can’t it?

Takin' it to the Streets

TFC Capo Ferro fencers decided to enjoy the short-lived spring weather on Tuesday evening, moving to the church parking lot for part of their class.  Led by Instructor Bryan Coburn, the fencers drew a small crowd along Brookside as they practiced their footwork drills in the early evening hours.

Classes

April Introduction to Fencing Class is Full!

Our April Introduction to Fencing Class is filled — actually, it’s overflowing.  Our largest intro class yet, we currently have 14 potential fencers registered.  Unfortunately, we will not be able to accept any more registrations for this class.  Our next Introduction to Fencing class will be held in August, so hang-on through the summer and…

Tournaments

USA Fencing Rule Changes

On Feb. 18, the USA Fencing Board of Directors voted to implement a series of rule changes based on those that were passed by the FIE during the most recent Congress. Changes include: t.15.2 Clarification of who should apply penalties for practicing without equipment t.20.2 Simple corps a corps will no longer be a penalty t.21.3…