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December 7th, 2016
Tournament Schedule for Spring 2017

November 5th, 2016
Tournament “More Info” and “Results” Links
Junior Olympic Preliminary Qualification List

September 12, 2016
Summary of 9.11.16 Division Meeting
Update of Division Meeting Minutes archive
Did You Know? – Ratings Changes
New Pages for Live Results Feeds

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NC Divisional Qualifier – March 2017

TweetThe NC Divisional Qualifier is a combined Division 2 / Division 3 Qualifier and a Y-14 Qualifier. Pre-registration is open now and available at askFRED More Info There will be a meeting following the conclusion[…]

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Division Meeting & J.O. Qualifier Location – Oct 2016

TweetThe location for the Junior Olympic Qualifiers is: Kestral Heights School 4700 S. Alston Ave. Durham NC 27713 This will also be the location for the Division Meeting, which will be held at the conclusion[…]

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Clinics – Oct 1st 2016

Tweet  There are two very different refereeing clinics coming up very soon. Details are available here: Clinics/Seminars Both Clinics offer a lot of opportunity to learn new skills and acquire new understanding of the refereeing[…]

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From the Mid-South Fencers Club: Duke Hosts ACC Fencing Championships

The ACC Fencing Championships will be hosted by Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina this weekend. For fencers, this will be the first time competing inside Cameron Indoor Stadium. Live coverage will be on the ACC Network Extra beginning at 12:30pm on Saturday, and 11:30am on Sunday. Commentators include former Olympian Iris Zimmerman, and USA Fencing President Don Anthony.

ACC teams competing:

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Duke University

Boston College

University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame women’s and men’s teams have won the first two ACC Championships since the return of the tournament in 2015.

The event is free for all spectators and open to the public.

General public parking will be available in Science Drive Garage (302 Science Drive, Durham, NC) located off NC 751/Cameron Blvd. All guests should use the garage main entrance off of NC 751 between Erwin Road and Science Drive for entry. Look for the general public parking signs marking the entrance. There is no charge to park. Science Drive Garage will open 2 hours prior to the start of competition each day.

Follow @ACCFencing on Twitter and use the official hashtag, #ACCFencing.

Return of the ACC Fencing Championships hosted by UNC in 2015.

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From the All-American Fencing Academy: Crash Course in Armoring Clinic

If you a parent of a competitive fencer, or a competitive fencer, this is a must attend clinic, especially if you own your own electric weapons. Electric weapons need maintenance and sometimes repair. Many times, a simple repair will save you the money from purchasing a new weapon.

Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017
Time: 10AM-1130AM
Fee: $10
Pre-Register: https://askfred.net/Clinics/Prereg/existingFencer.php?clinic_id=36401

This beginner’s course for parents and FOIL and EPEE fencers will be on how the weapon works, parts, determining what’s wrong, and repair. Ben Fouty (who’s been fixing all our club weapons and reels) will be instructing. If you have your own electric weapon (broken or working), please bring them, especially the broken ones and your body cords.

Not required, but some parts you might want to bring if you are repairing your own weapons. We also recommend that you have these spare parts available to you anyway, especially screws, tape, and springs. We recommend German parts:

New complete tip
Foil: https://goo.gl/hO5SBl
Epee: https://goo.gl/CvJVpm

Foil: https://goo.gl/EHYLTI
Epee: https://goo.gl/njtFQO

Tip screws
Foil: https://goo.gl/9hjpZf
Epee: https://goo.gl/qhz2Tn

Foil: https://goo.gl/2ouNlw
Epee: https://goo.gl/4mlGlk

Plug(We use bayonet foil plugs and body cords in club. If you are from All-American Fencing, we recommend you use bayonet. If you are from another club, bring whatever you use.)
Foil: https://goo.gl/A3YpFU
Epee: https://goo.gl/caeQea

Contact Spring (Epee Only)https://goo.gl/kEWdKC

Tip tapehttps://goo.gl/ETjkgi

Bare electric blade
Foil: https://goo.gl/QqgJNp
Epee: https://goo.gl/gX6MzA

Wired electric blade(If you don’t want to purchase individual pieces, but you won’t get an opportunity to rewire the blade)
Foil: https://goo.gl/yDsjhh
Epee: https://goo.gl/SPoU8u

Spare pommel and washers(We prefer inside hex nut pommels, washers are also available on Absolute Fencing Gear)https://goo.gl/xX0rzR

Spare guards, pads, and grips (All can be found on Absolute Fencing Gear, it doesn’t matter what kind.)

Recommended tools to bring:

Jewelers screwdrivers

Tightening tool for your pommel (6mm)


Blade glue (fast cure super glue, the one on Absolute Fencing Gear is fine, or just by locally)

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From the Mid-South Fencers Club: Five Mid-South Fencers to Compete at Junior Olympic Championships

Congratulations to the Mid-South fencers who qualified and will travel to Kansas City, Missouri on the weekend of February 17-20th to participate in the 2017 Junior Olympic Championships:

Ben Lockwood (Senior, Northwood High School)

Leo Tamburro (Junior, Cary Academy)

Dylan Woodwood (Sophomore, Voyager Academy)

Leanne Chan (Freshman, Durham School of the Arts)

Sky Miller (Freshman, Durham Schools of the Arts)

Athletes competing this weekend will be coached by Jeff Kallio.

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