Mark your calendars! Four tournaments at DCFC are coming up soon.
MAY 17 – FENCES WITH WOLVES
On Sunday, May 17, DCFC hosts the fourth annual “Fences With Wolve”s. This is a Y10, Y12, and Y14 mixed epee event. This tournament is a fundraiser for the Wolf Project of the Yellowstone Park Foundation. Over the past three years, Fencers With Wolves has raised $15,000 to study the long-term impact of wolves, which were reintroduced to the Park’s ecosystem in 1995. If you’d like to sponsor a young wolf, there is a sign-up sheet at the club. All fencers receive a commemorative wristband, and there are wolf-themed prizes for medalists, as well as a prize in each age group for the fencer with the most sponsors. Registration fee is $35 for preregistered fencers and $45 at the door. A portion of tournament fees will go directly to the Yellowstone Wolf Project. Please know, you may only register in ONE event.
Register on askfred.net https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=29182
May 30-31 – CAPTAIN STEERE OPEN
This is a three-weapon tournament to honor Richard C. Steere, a retired Navy captain who was the weather expert for General George S. Patton during the Anglo-American landing in North Africa in November 1942 and a member of a bronze medal-winning U.S. fencing team at the 1932 Summer Olympics. Captain Steere was a fixture at the U.S. Naval Academy in the 1950s and 60s, where he taught fencing to midshipman. A lifelong supporter of fencing, Steere fenced into his late seventies and won various titles of the Amateur Fencers League of America, which became the United States Fencing Association.
Register on askfred.net
June 6 – AMAZON OPEN XII
DCFC hosts the twelfth annual Amazon Open, which features women’s epee and women’s sabre events. Medals awarded down to 8th place, with special prizes, including gift certificates from Absolute Fencing, awarded to the top 4 finishers. This has been one of the strongest women’s epee tournaments in the mid-Atlantic and typically draws fencers from all over the country. We are also pleased to offer a women’s saber event.
Register at askfred.net.
June 20-21 – TUNE-UP TOURNAMENT
This is it! Take advantage of this three-weapon tournament at DCFC to prepare for Summer Nationals. Register on askfred.net
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