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USA Fencing Welcomes Phil Andrews as CEO

USA Fencing’s Board of Directors has selected Phil Andrews to serve as the organization’s chief executive officer, starting August 16. Andrews will take over from interim Chief Executive Officer Jack Gierhart. Andrews will join USA Fencing after nearly a decade of service at USA Weightlifting, including more than six years as CEO. He also served in […]

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USA Fencing Appoints Jack Gierhart as Interim CEO

Jack Gierhart has been appointed the interim chief executive director at USA Fencing while the national governing body conducts a national search for a permanent leader. Kris Ekeren announced in September that she was leaving the organization after eight years at the helm. While the NGB saw growth in membership and visibility during her tenure, […]

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Minneapolis Chosen to Host 2022 USA Fencing National Championships

The 2022 USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge will take place at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minnesota from July 2–11, 2022, with more than 5,000 competitors from nearly all 50 states competing in more than 100 events over 10 days. The 2022 Championships will include epee, foil and saber with categories for athletes […]

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Philadelphia Chosen for Largest USA Fencing Event

USA Fencing will bring the 2021 USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge to Philadelphia, the first time the city has hosted the event. The tournaments—considered the largest fencing event in the world with more than 5,000 competitors—will be staged July 3–12 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. “PHL Sports is very excited to bring USA […]

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St. Louis to host USA Fencing National Championship

USA Fencing will hold its Division I National Championship and the April North American Cup at the America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis, it was announced this week. The event will be April 17—20, 2020. The Division I National Championship is the final qualifier for the U.S. 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Fencing Team, with […]

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