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Washington Fencing Academy is CLOSED on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.
On this day, WFA thanks and honors the American patriots who made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting and defending the country they deeply loved.
Students who normally attend classes on Monday are welcome to attend a class on a different day this week.
2019 Issaquah Spring Festival
It was a beautiful day out, and a great time was had by all at this year’s Issaquah Spring Festival. It was great to introduce fencing to the next generation of great fencers. Thanks to everyone who stopped by to help out, and to those that stopped by just to say hi! If you stopped by and got the fencing bug, we look forward to seeing you soon!
Meet WFA Epee Coach Susie! Click here for the full story …
Cinco de Mayo Saber Tourney!
In house (Unsanctioned & Unranked) Saber Tournament
When: Saturday, May 4, 2019
11:30: Y12 (ages 10-12)
1pm: Junior (ages 13-20)
Who: WFA students with at least 4 months experience in saber or permission of Coach Atilio. USA Fencing Competitive Membership is NOT required!
To Preregister: Log into your online account. Select the calendar, and view May 4th. Select the event you’d like to register for and enter in any required information!
Cost: $10 per competitor
Hope to see everyone there! Additional tournaments in March and June are in the planning phases. Check back for more information on them!
Checking in for classes
STUDENTS! Please remember to check in for your class. Unsure of which class you should check in for?
If you are taking a group lesson, check in for the appropriate lesson—beginner, competitive, etc.
If you are only there to practice, with no instruction from an instructor, select an “open fencing” option
If you are taking a private lesson, select the private lesson option with the appropriate instructor and age/duration category.
If you are unsure of how to check in, please ask an instructor!
USA Fencing All-Academic and All-American Teams
Applications for the 2019 USA Fencing High School All-Academic and All-American Teams are available now!
The deadline to apply is April 30, 2019.
These Honor teams recognize students in good academic standing and who have received or renewed their USA Fencing Ranking in the 2018-2019 Season. A great addition to college applications and resumes, inclusion in these teams help show what a well-rounded individual the student is. If you or your child is applying for acceptance on either of these teams and is a WFA member, please let Angie know!
WFA-Sanctioned Warm-Ups are Here!
Saturday, May 18th: Issaquah Spring Festival
10am-4pm in the Parking Lot in front of Bed, Bath, and Beyond
Washington Fencing Academy is once again taking part in the annual Issaquah Spring Festival. Come join us for some fun and help us spread the word about how great fencing is! Check your e-mail for information on how to sign up to help out.
New Resource for clubs, coaches, and parents!
USA Fencing has partnered with top sport experts to build free resources for sports clubs, coaches and parents to help foster a positive and healthy sport experience for kids in America.
On the 5th of each month, new resource articles and tips will be posted with a total of 32 resources to for parents of youth athletes. The program is a collaborative effort between USA Fencing, the U.S. Olympic Committee and 12 National Governing Bodies, including USA Hockey, the U.S. Tennis Association, USA Swimming and more.
We’ve gone digital!
Digital check in has arrived! WFA members can pick up your new WFA ID cards at the school. These ID cards will make signing into your class a cinch!
Individuals wishing to join WFA or to try out a free introductory class can now sign up on line. Just go to our online portal to confirm your spot!