This chart represents the major qualification paths for the 2018-2019 season for the Summer Nationals and July Challenge which is a 10-day event held annually during the last week of June and first week of July. This tournament is the culminating event of the National Season.
Setting yourself up for success at a fencing competition starts with getting to the tournament and then knowing what to do when you arrive and throughout the day. This article covers basic questions like when to arrive, what to do when you arrive and how to find out where you are fencing once the tournament starts!
So, you want to start competing in the sport of fencing?
This article includes some of the most important things you'll need to know and do in order to get started. You'll find the age classification chart, links to get your USA membership and places to find tournaments in addition to the equipment you'll need and some of the lingo.