No Fencing Thursday, November 15

Because Montgomery County Public Schools have now closed for the day due to the worsening weather conditions, we will not have private lessons, footwork practice or club practice tonight, Thursday, November 15. The club’s weather cancellation policy is that we will not have private lessons, footwork practice, group classes or club practice should Montgomery County Public Schools close for the day, dismiss early or cancel evening activities due to weather.

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Kat Holmes on Cover of American Fencing

Former Chevy Chase fencer, Olympian and World Champion Katharine Holmes is on the cover of the latest issue of American Fencing Magazine!!  She is on the bottom row, second from left. Below is a video of the World Champion Women's Epee Team returning to the US. [video mp4="http://fencer.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/World-Champions-Return-to-US.mp4"][/video]

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Competition Seminar – Saturday, September 8

There are lots of different types of competitions for all ages and ability levels: local tournaments, RYCs, SYCs, ROCs, NACs, Championships.  Many of them have different eligibility requirements.  Some are limited by age group (e.g., Y10, Y12, Y14, Vet Open), others by ability level (e.g., Division II, Division III), others are open to everyone.   Competition is an important part of your fencing development.  Fencing unknown opponents will improve your

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On Way To China

Former Chevy Chase fencers, Katharine Holmes and James Kaull, are on their way to Wuxi, China for the 2018 World Championships.  Follow the US Team at http://www.wuxifencing2018.cn/en/.

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No Fencing in July

There will be no fencing club practice during the month of July.  We resume practice in August. The Junior Epee Club will meet only on Tuesdays, 6:30pm to 7:30pm, beginning on August 7.  After Labor Day, September 3, the Junior Epee Club will practice twice a week, Tuesdays, 6:30pm-7:30pm and Saturdays, 2:00pm-3:30pm.  The first Saturday practice will be September 8.  Please register for the summer session of the Junior Epee

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Brownies & Ice Cream Tonight!

Come join us to celebrate the arrival of spring with brownies & ice cream tonight, Monday, May 21, 7:30-9:00pm!  And, come to fence.  Foil and epee fencers welcome.  If you are not a member of Chevy Chase Fencing Club, review our guest fencer policies.

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Renovation of Chevy Chase Community Center

The remodeling of the Chevy Chase Community Center has been funded by the DC Government with $3.5M in FY 2019, $4.5M in FY 2020 and $11M in FY 2021, a total of $19 million. See the report of the ANC that specifically mentions finding suitable space for the fencing program during the renovation project.

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Bon Voyage, Steve Biddle

One of our CCFC fencers, Steve Biddle, has accepted a professorship position at Columbia University. We had a going away party (brownies, cookies & ice cream) on Tuesday, April 24. Thanks, Steve, for your help at the club and best wishes for the future.

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No Fencing Club – Saturday, April 21

There will be no fencing club practice on Saturday, April 21, as we will be at the national tournament in Richmond, VA. You can follow the competition results live online. Better yet, Richmond is not too far away.  Plan a road trip to come and cheer us on and to watch the Division I National Championships.  All of the Olympians will be there including former CCFC fencer Kat Holmes (competing

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