Kamara James

I received a note that 2004 Olympian Kamara James passed away recently. Eric Rosenberg wrote this piece to honor her memory. Please excuse the formatting as I haven’t had time to look for photos or other references. ***************** It is with deep sadness that I inform the fencing community of the untimely passing of Kamara […]

TBT: Dan Kellner powers past Germany – Athens 2004

Dan Kellner at the 2004 Olympics

In 2004, the US Men’s Foil team of Dan Kellner, Jon Tiomkin, Jed Dupree, and reserve Gregory Chang knocked off #2 seed Germany in the quarter-finals of the Olympics and ended up placing 4th. Their 4th place finish was the best for a US Men’s Foil team since the 1950s and sparked the USA’s climb to […]

Challenge Gretsch 2014 – Junior Men’s Epee World Cup

Luxembourg Junior Mens Epee World Cup

The Junior Men’s Epee World Cup Circuit kicks off at the Centre National Sportif et Culturel un Luxembourg on Saturday, Sept 20th. The event will also be the FIE debut of FencingTime as the tournament software – and FencingTime founder Dan Berke will be in attendance. The event features several of the top Juniors in the […]

Learn How to Become an International Referee

Derek Cotton

Join USA Fencing FOC member and former FIE Arbitrage Commissioner Derek Cotton as he discusses the path that American officials can take to becoming an international referee. The session is available to all American fencing officials, and will offer the opportunity for a town-hall style question session after the presentation.

Fencing Time Tournament Software Achieves FIE Approval

Fencing Time Celebration

We received news this week that the software Fencing Time has achieved FIE approval to be used at World Cup events! This marks a great milestone for Fencing Time and Dan Berke who has worked for years on this fencing tournament software to get it to the point where it is trusted to be used […]

Mariel Zagunis wins July USOC Athlete of the Month Honors

Mariel Zagunis

Mariel Zagunis was named the USOC Female Athlete of the Month for July following her silver medal finish in individual and gold in team at the 2014 Fencing World Championships. Men’s foilist Gerek Meinhardt and the US Women’s Sabre team were nominees for July honors as well. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout July earned […]

Fencing Photography Workshop at Summer Nationals

Fencing-Photo-Workshop-Flyer

At the 2012 Olympics I was able to work with Serge Timacheff and received a great internship as a sports photographer. He’s going to lead photography workshops at the 2014 Summer Nationals and if you are there, I highly recommend it. Please join Serge Timacheff for a fencing photography workshop at the USA Fencing Summer National […]

2014 Pan American Fencing Championships: Live Video

Follow the videos from the 2014 Pan Am Fencing Championships

Here are the live video streams for the 2014 Pan American Fencing Championships from San Jose, Costa Rica: TEAM EVENTS June 5th: Men’s Team Epee and Women’s Team Sabre June 4th: Men’s Team Foil and Women’s Team Epee INDIVIDUAL EVENTS (June 1-3) Tuesday June 3rd: Men’s Sabre and Women’s Foil (Starting at 1pm Eastern) Congrats to the winners: […]

NDSU Bans Fencing Club from Campus – Segment on Fox News

Tim Morehouse, Dagmara Wozniak, and fencers take to the airwaves to defend and promote fencing

Check out Tim Morehouse on Fox and Friends this morning where he talks about NDSU’s ban on fencing due to the campus weapons policy (something we’ve been actively discussing in the forums):   Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com     What is really good about this appearance is Morehouse using this news story as […]

New Rules in Effect

USA Fencing has adopted the recent rule changes made by the FIE as of April 1. These changes are now in effect: · Simple corps-a-corps in foil and saber is no longer a group 1 offense. When there is a simple corps-a-corps, halt should be called, and the fencers placed back on guard. Corps-a-corps to […]

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