MissionCharlottesville Fencing Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the residents throughout Central Virginia about the sport of fencing, developing educational programs that serve both adults and our youth, schools, home school communities and the under-privileged, as well fostering the widespread growth of fencing. Our programs reach both recreational and competitive fencers and coaches in all three weapons – foil, epee and saber.
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Our fencers were out in force and fencing strong at one of the toughest events of the year, the 2014 Division Senior Championships! This year CFA hosted the event, so the venue was great! Our fencers earned medals in all … Continue reading
This past weekend the VA division held our Summer National Championship qualifiers, hosted by our friends at Richmond Fencing Club. Our medalists from the tourney were: Sarah Simmons: Gold, D2WE and updating to an E14! Matt Stephen: Gold, D2MS Nathaniel … Continue reading
Our younger fencers were out in force and fencing well at this event, and having it on home turf did not hurt at all. This event was a good size for the region, with split mens and womens events in … Continue reading
Grayson Katzenbach and our Staunton HS and Beginners classes were great providing information and video to reporters from the Staunton News Leader. It is one of the better written local media articles I have seen, so be sure to check … Continue reading
Our fencers had a very strong showing at the JMU Open this past weekend: Douglas Daniels: Gold, Open Saber Steven Pressendo: Gold, D3 Saber Nathaniel Lilly: Bronze, Open and D3 Saber Veronica Wesser: Bronze, Open Epee Daniel Hothem: Bronze, D3 … Continue reading
The annual Hangover Open Tourney was both well attended and very strong this year. It was effectively at ROC levels (hint to the Division and USA Fencing) in both size and quality of fencing. Several of our fencers had exceptional … Continue reading
CFA qualifies multiple fencers to the Junior Olympics and adds new ratings at the Thanksgiving throwdown!
It has been a busy few weeks to say the lease, with back to back tournament weekends, just after the Opens at Tech and W&M. CFA fencers were up for the challenge however and had an excellent run at the … Continue reading
CFA had some great results from the W&M tourney this past weekend. This was one of the larger Open tourneys so far this season, and I was very happy to see a strong CFA turnout for the event. Saturday was … Continue reading
CFA Fencers took home trophies at all events from the Tech Open this weekend! Some very excellent fencing by all of our athletes at one of the largest Tech Tourneys I can remember. Douglas Daniels: Gold, Open Saber Dustin Salz: … Continue reading