News & Announcements

Non-Combativity Rule Has Changed

The International Fencing Federation (F.I.E.) has changed the Non-combativity Rule and US Fencing has implemented the change beginning February 14, 2019. The rule only affects direct elimination bouts and team matches.  The old Non-combativity Rule was as follows: If there was approximately 60 seconds without a touch being scored the referee would progress the direct elimination bout to the next 3-minute period without a break, or if the non-combativity occured

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No Fencing – Thursday, January 17

Because Montgomery County Public Schools are closed  due to the weather conditions, we will not have private lessons or club practice tonight, Thursday, January 17. 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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No Fencing – Monday, January 14

Because Montgomery County Public Schools are closed  due to the weather conditions, we will not have private lessons or club practice tonight, Monday, January 14. 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 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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Group Classes to Start in January!

Group classes are scheduled to start in January. The Junior Epee Program (ages 8 to 12) will begin on Saturday, January 5.  The first Beginning Junior Epee class will meet at 11:00am.  The Intermediate Junior Epee class will meet at 1:00pm.  Junior Epee Club practice will meet on Saturdays, 2:00-3:30pm and Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm.  Depending on the number of students in the program, the Beginning Junior Epee class may be moved

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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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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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