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Fencing for Furry Friends charity event, in conjunction with the Back To School Brawl!

This year CFA will be running a charity benefit for the local Charlottesville/Albemarle SPCA, which is a no kill shelter. This benefit will run in conjunction with the annual tournament, with sponsored fencers collecting donations for the SPCA every time … Continue reading

Congratulations to our CFA Jefferson Cup Champions for the year!

Congratulations to our CFA Virginia Division Points List Champions for the year! Once again CFA has brought home an impressive number of Jefferson Cups! Emily Lien, Women’s Epee Champion Doug Daniels, Men’s Saber Champion Anya Michaelsen, Women’s 3 weapon Champion, … Continue reading

Commonwealth Games Results.

The VA Commonwealth games is the tourney that ends the season for us, and marks the last scheduled tournament until the CFA Back to School Brawl at the end of August. This year was an unusually strong turnout due to … Continue reading

Coach David Littell Clinic at CFA July 27 & 28!

CFA is very pleased to be hosting Coach David Littell for a clinic geared towards both fencers and coaches. Coach Littell is a former Olympian and longtime NCAA coach for the Haverford fencing team. His adaption of the Hungarian System … Continue reading

CFA Fencers Dominate the Summer Sizzler!

CFA fencers were a fixture in the medal round of all events in this tournament! Thanks to everyone who came out to fence, referee or help run concessions. We literally could not have done it without you! All of our … Continue reading

CFA Crowns a new Division Champion!

Rosie Purvis is now the 2013/2014 VA Division Women’s Epee Champion! At the Division Championships she defeated teammate and last seasons Champion, Emily Lien, in the finals to claim the crown. Sarah Simmons also made the semifinals and bringing home … Continue reading

CFA sweeps the Cinco de Mayo tourney!

At the Cinco de Mayo tourney this past weeked, CFA fencers won everything. And they also took Silvers in everything. And bronzes in everything. Foil 1. Nathaniel Sides 2. Ken Fales 3. Chiron Anderson Also David Sanford, Ethan Bush and … Continue reading

USA Fencing American All-Academic Team!

In addition to excellence in our chosen sport, CFA also recognizes and honors our athletes for their classroom accomplishments. Speaing of which, congratulations go out to Asst. Coach Sarah Simmons for taking a gold medal on the National Latin Exam. … Continue reading

Doug Daniels is the new VA Junior Men’s Saber Champion!

This past weekend Doug Daniels won the Mens Junior Mens Saber Championship! Doug also took the silver in the Cadet Mens Saber. This same weekend Anya Michaelsen took the 3rd for the bronze medal in the Mission Fencing Regional Open … Continue reading

CFA fencers qualify for National Championships and bring home some medals!

A strong showing from all of our fencers competing in the Div II/III Summer National Camps qualifier this weekend! CFA took more medals overall than any other club, but more importantly we had some wonderful breakout fencing from several of … Continue reading