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Happy Valley Sports

Happy Valley Sports & Entertainment Alliance to Host Major Fencing Event

The Happy Valley Sports & Entertainment Alliance will host the 2025 United States Association of Collegiate Fencing Clubs National Championships at the Nittany Valley Sports Centre in State College, Pennsylvania. The event is scheduled to take place on April 5–6, 2025. More than 45 collegiate club fencing teams will participate in the two-day tournament. This […]

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APTOPIX Pan American Games Fencing
Samuel Imrek, left, and teammate Curtis McDowald, of the United States, celebrate their gold medal victory over Canada at the end of the men's fencing epee teams final, at the Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

DEI Initiatives Ongoing Throughout U.S. Olympic Movement

Whether it be state-by-state laws that are divergent in nature, international federations putting out mandates that may not match a member country’s intrinsic values and all in the background of the pandemic-era reckoning about race and diversity throughout the United States, national governing bodies throughout the U.S. Olympic movement have a list of topics to […]

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USA Fencing Point Control

USA Fencing Launches Vaccination Initiative in Partnership with USA Boxing

USA Fencing has launched an initiative called Point Control, aimed at fostering health and wellness within the fencing community by providing influenza and COVID-19 vaccinations at select regional and national tournaments throughout the 2023-2024 season. The program is a part of the Coaching You Up campaign. Coaching You Up is a collaboration of USA Boxing, […]

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PlayLA and USA Fencing

USA Fencing Partners with PlayLA Ahead of 2028 Summer Olympics

USA Fencing has announced a partnership with PlayLA, an initiative to foster sports inclusion across the city of Los Angeles as part of a wider endeavor to provide affordable and accessible sports programming to kids of all abilities. PlayLA is organized by the city of Los Angeles and LA Rec & Parks, funded by a […]

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USA Fencing 2023-24

USA Fencing Announces 2023–2024 Schedule

USA Fencing has announced the host cities for its 2023–2024 major events, with seven states getting in on the action across all four time zones. The 2023–2024 calendar includes seven major tournaments across all four time zones. Each stop will feature America’s top fencers, from Y10 fencers to Vet-80 athletes. The 2023-2024 calendar release also […]

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Attendees mingle at the reception ahead of the SportsTravel Road Trip in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Photo by Jason Gewirtz/SportsTravel

Foundational Fundraising, College Sports Discussed at SportsTravel Road Trip

Tips on financial management for national governing bodies and making sure the athlete pipeline remains strong for Team USA through collegiate programming were the themes for the 2023 SportsTravel Road Trip. The event geared toward chief executives and event directors of sports governing bodies was organized by SportsTravel and sponsored by Louisville Tourism and the […]

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USA Fencing ‘Disappointed’ at Reinstatement of Russia and Belarus by FIE

The International Fencing Federation has voted to allow Russian and Belarusian athletes to return to competition at a FIE Extraordinary Congress meeting held online, a decision that USA Fencing Chief Executive Officer Phil Andrews has expressed disappointment in. The FIE decision will start in the second half of April 2023 ahead of July’s World Championships […]

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Veteran Fencing World Championships

2023 Veteran Fencing World Championships Headed to Daytona Beach

USA Fencing has announced the 2023 Veteran Fencing World Championships will take place in Daytona Beach, Florida, from October 11–16. The competition will feature the best fencers ages 50 and older from more than 50 nations and will be the first International Fencing Federation event held in the United States since the pandemic. “There’s no […]

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