Texas Divisions of the USFA
This is the home page for the North Texas Division of the United States Fencing Association (USFA). The North Texas Division covers the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and surrounding areas, including Waco and Denton. See the map for the division boundaries and the locations of fencing clubs and tournaments.
2017 NTXD Annual Meeting
On May 20, 2017 the North Texas Division, USFA will be holding its Annual Meeting. The location of the meeting will be Cutting Edge Fencing Center. The meeting will begin sharply at 6:30 pm.
The agenda for this meeting has been posted under the "About Us / Meetings" in the menu bar. Proxy forms are available here, by clicking on “Proxy”, and under the "Forms / proxy form". Proxies are required to be submitted to the Divison secretary by 6:00 pm for verification.
FYI: An eligible USFA/ North Texas Division voting member is a member of the USFA / NTXD, and that is 18 years of age or older as February 1st of this year's fencing season.
The US Fencing Board of Directors recently release the revised 2016-2017 Qualification Pathways. The pathways included in the pdf are for the July Challenge, Summer Nationals, Junior Olympics, Division 1 National Championship, Wheelchair National Championship, and NAC Eligibility. If you have a question about these pathways for yourself or your fencer, please contact the National Office.
Sometimes charts are difficult to understand. The folks at Academy of Fencing Masters Blog have put up an infographic with all the pathways to qualify for the Summer Nationals. Keep scrolling to view the graphic.
The USFA has announce a new membership structure for the 2017-2018 fencing year.
Mitchell Lane from Fencing.Net has summarized the adjustments. Please visit US Fencing Membership Adjustments for 2017-2018 Season to view the summary
The "Russian Box of Death" is Dead. Actually, the three-metre on guard lines will still be used in all Cadet and Junior Zonel Championships. Also the 2017 Cadet and Junior World Championships will use the three-metre
The FIE have been studying possible rule changes to avoid non-combativity in Epee. A possible rule change might come in time for the 2017-2018 fencing season.
Please reference the US Fencing Minutes of July 1 for information on these rule changes US Fencing BOD July 1, 2016 Minutes.
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