Division and Club News
Coach Jeff Kallio at Forge Fencing Academy is forming a coach education study group for fencing coaches in NC, and surrounding states. Goals include: obtaining the basic certification with the United States Fencing Coaches Association (USFCA), improving your coaching skills, and networking within Region 6 to heighten and strengthen USA Fencing in our area. Click […]
The deadlines for tournaments submitted for the first half of the season (September through December) is July 1st, the second half of the season (January through August) submission deadline is October 1st. Tournament submissions should include the dates and events fenced (weapons, restrictions, ect). A secondary date is recommended. If there is more than one […]
Join Forge Fencing us for their first sanctioned local event at their NEW facility in Durham. This tournament is a community fundraising event to raise $$ to complete our buildout. Not able to attend? You can support virtually at https://forgeteams.org/donate/ The event will also train observers on Sunday. Event information: https://askfred.net/Events/whoIsComing.php?tournament_id=50660
Forge Fencing is hosting a Coaching Seminar this summer. It is a coaching education, referee, and leadership colloquium and will also have USFCA certification testing available as well. July 31st – August 5th 2022 in the heart of Durham, NC. Lead Instructors include: Alex Gioiella, Nat Goodhartz, Jeff Kallio, Sandra Marchant, Jen Oldham, Julie Seal, […]
After a pause due to Covid, the NC Division needs to move forward and hold our 2021 annual meeting to elect new officers. At present, the annual meeting will be held during the day on November 20, 2021 (the weekend of JO qualifiers in NC). Under our bylaws, a Nominating Committee is to present a […]
All Eligible NC USA Fencing Voting Members: The deadline to vote in the 2021 USA Fencing Board of Directors Election is 5 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time, May 19 2021. Eligible voters received their login information for the electronic email on May 5. To be eligible to vote in the USA Fencing Board of Directors Test […]
North Carolina will not be holding Divisional Qualifiers in 2021. National qualifiers are through regionals or petition.
If anyone is interested in serving as an elected official for the North Carolina Fencing Division (Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, Youth Development, and Coach/Referee Development) or an appointed position (Diversity, SafeSport, Observer Development, and Tournament Committee), please contact Ms. Sarah Kaufman ASAP at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also direct message Ms. Kaufman on Facebook if […]
In response to concerns regarding the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), the Referees’ Commission has announced the temporary suspension of the section of Rule T.122 which states that fencers must shake hands with their opponent at the conclusion of a bout. Athletes must still perform the fencer’s salute at the start and conclusion of the bout. […]
Divisionals will be on May 9th & 10th. Keep an eye on AskFred for schedule announcement.