Kat Holmes Receives International Fair Play Award!!

Former Chevy Chase Fencing Club fencer Katharine Holmes received the International Fencing Federation's (FIE's) Fair Play Award at the 2018 FIE Congress in Paris, France this weekend.  The award is one of only three presented each year world-wide by the FIE.  Kat also accepted the World Cup Medal on behalf of the US Women's Epee Team.  The US team, anchored by Kat, is ranked the #1 women's epee team in

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US Team Wins Bronze in Estonia

Congrats to former CCFC fencer Kat Holmes and her teammates Kelley Hurley and Kasia Nixon on winning bronze at the Women's Epee Team World Cup in Tallinn, Estonia.  The US Women's Epee Team is ranked number 1 in the world!!

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Former CCFC Fencer Kat Holmes Wins World Championship!!!

On Wednesday, July 25, former CCFC fencer Kat Holmes and her teammates, Kelley Hurley, Courtney Hurley and Amanda Sirico, won the Women's Epee Team World Championships in Wuxi, China.  The US team is now ranked #1 in the world and has also earned the World Cup Trophy for being the teamwith the most World Cup and Championship wins.  The World Cup Trophy will be awarded at a special ceremony at

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Kat Holmes Finishes 10th at World Championships

From Kat Holmes: "Finished 10th at the 2018 World Championships!!! My highest finish yet! From the moment I stepped on strip at the start of the first day, I brought my best focus and best preparation to bear. I can feel my fencing getting better and better with each tournament and am ready to crush it in the team event in a few days! Also major congrats to @thathurleygurrl [Courtney

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Kat Holmes, 6-0 in Pool, Advances to 2nd Day at World Championships

Former CCFC fencer and Olympian Kat Holmes finished 6-0 in the first round of pools at the 2018 World Championships in Wuxi, China.  She received only 7 touches against her finishing at first seed. The top 16 out of pools advance to the second day of the Championships joining 16 top FIE point holders.  The other fencers compete in a direct elimination and the top 32 from the DE will

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Three Medals at Summer Nationals!!

Chevy Chase Fencing Club had two fencers competing in three events at the Summer National Championships and won three medals.  Bettie Graham earned 7th place in both the Veteran-70 Women's Epee and Veteran-70 Women's Foil.  Mark Henry won 7th place in the Veteran-70 Men's Epee. Congrats to both Bettie and Mark for a job well done.

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Pan Am Championships Gold Medal!!

Congrats to former CCFC fencer Kat Holmes and her teammates, Amanda Sirico, Kelley Hurley and Courtney Hurley, on their gold medal at the Pan American Championships Women's Epee Team event in Havana, Cuba on June 19, 2018.

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One Second Place & Two Third Place Medalists!!

Congrats to to Byron Wu, 2nd in Youth-12 Mixed Epee at the BFC Spring Youth Event in Columbia, MD, and to Anton Jordan, 3rd in Youth-12 Mixed Epee, and Ciera Hamilton, 3rd in Youth-14 Mixed Epee, at the Fight It With Fencing Tournament in Silver Spring, MD, this weekend. See all of our competitive results.

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Gold Medal for US Women’s Epee Team in Dubai!!

Congrats to former CCFC fencer Kat Holmes and her teammates, Kelley Hurley, Courtney Hurley and Natalie Vie on winning gold at the Women's Epee Team World Cup in Dubai!! First USA Women's Epee Team gold medal at a World Cup in US fencing history. Read the full story as reported by US Fencing.

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