News & Announcements

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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Youth Classes Begin Saturday, May 5

Register NOW for the Beginning Junior Epee Class and the Intermediate Junior Epee Class. The first class of the spring semester will be on Saturday, May 5. The first Beginning Junior Epee Class will meet at 11:00am-12:00pm. Depending on the number of students in the Junior Epee Program, we may move the beginning class to start at 12:00pm starting with the second class. All students will be notified of any

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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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Footwork Practice – Thursday, May 3

Everyone should come to the footwork practice session, Thursday, May 3, 7:00-7:30pm.  Footwork is an essential element of our fencing strategy and everyone at Chevy Chase needs to improve their footwork technique. The cost for the sessions is $5.00 cash per person per evening. Everyone should attend. Come join the crowd!  The footwork practice begins at 7:00pm.  But try to arrive a few minutes early so that you won’t miss the

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Footwork Practice – Thursday, April 26

Everyone should come to the footwork practice session, Thursday, April 26, 7:00-7:30pm.  Footwork is an essential element of our fencing strategy and everyone at Chevy Chase needs to improve their footwork technique. The cost for the sessions is $5.00 cash per person per evening. Everyone should attend. Come join the crowd!  The footwork practice begins at 7:00pm.  But try to arrive a few minutes early so that you won’t miss the

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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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CCFC Medal Winners at Richmond NAC

Bettie Graham won two medals at the April Richmond NAC. Also winning medals were two former members of Chevy Chase Fencing Club. Olympian Katharine Holmes earned 3rd in the Division I Women's Epee National Championships and James Kaull won a gold medal in the Division I Men's Epee Team Championships (fencing for New York Athletic Club).

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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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