This weekend saw our many of our youth and teen fencers competing at the 2016 Gerrie Baumgart Rocky Mountain SYC/RCC, and several of them earned medals, and national and regional points towards qualifying for upcoming championship events. Our best results were:
Cadet Women’s Epee
1st – Miriam
2nd – Sara
3rd – Cosima
Cadet Men’s Epee
1st – Sam
Y14 Women’s Epee
1st – Sara
3rd – Olivia
7th – Tessa
Additionally, Charlie earned national points with his 11th-place finish in Y14 Men’s Epee!
Many of our teen fencers traveled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to compete in the November North American Cup this past weekend! It was nice to see so many of our fencers there, and to see them all fence as well as they did – with determination and intelligence.
On Friday, the girls’ epee team (Miriam, Cosima and Sara) won the silver medal!
Saturday saw Miriam win the bronze medal in individual competition in Cadet Women’s Epee, and Cosima earned national points, finishing in the top 32 (she was 21st)!
Sunday saw the boys fencing in Junior Men’s Epee, and both Jack and Nyle made the top 32 of this event, earning national points, with their 17th and 28th place finishes!
Later on Sunday, both Isabella and Sara made the top 32 in Y14 Women’s Epee – Sara finished in 9th place, and Bella was 14th!
Finally, on Monday, Miriam made it into the top 32 of the Junior Women’s Epee competition, finishing 22nd!
Additionally this competition was the first large national competition for Tean and Charlie – it was great to see them get some necessary experience fencing at this level!
Finally, NCF alumni were in town to fence for their colleges, also – it was a treat for us to see Aidan (Duke), Justine (North Carolina), and Julia (Notre Dame) again!
Most of NCF turned out to fence at the Colorado Cup #1 and Veterans’ competition over the weekend, held at Denver Fencing Center! Our best (top 8) results were:
Senior Mixed Epee
5th – Nyle
6th – Gary
8th – Sam
Senior Mixed Foil
5th – Rachel
7th – Bella
Senior Women’s Epee
1st – Sara
2nd – Rachel
3rd – Ann
5th – Kayleigh (earned her D2016 rating!)
7th – Bella (earned her E2016 rating!)
Senior Women’s Foil
1st – Ann (renewed her E rating!)
3rd – Breck
Vet Mixed Epee
8th – Ann
Vet Mixed Foil
3rd – Ann
On Friday night at DFC, there was an unrated senior mixed open competition, and Charlie and Gibson fenced well! Here are there results:
Unrated Mixed Epee
1st – Charlie (earned his E2016 rating!)
3rd – Gibson
Lots of good results for our young fencers at the Rocky Mountain RYC at South Denver Fencing Academy this weekend!
Y12 Men’s Foil
Y12 Women’s Epee
Y12 Women’s Foil
Y14 Men’s Epee
Y14 Men’s Foil
Y14 Women’s Epee
Y14 Women’s Foil
Miriam Grady made the finalists’ podium and earned a National Medal with her 8th place finish in Cadet Women’s Epee at the October North America Cup! This was one of the last events of the weekend, finishing up early Monday evening (Oct. 10th) in Detroit, Mich.
Our regular season class schedule begins on August 23rd, with afternoon sessions for the Kinderfechten and Youth classes. Advanced training will begin at 5:30.
Northern Colorado Fencers has been awarded one of the “Best Fencing Clubs” designation for 2015-2016 by National Fencing Club Rankings, LLC (NFCR).
To qualify for this award, a club must have at least one of its fencers finish in the Top 16 of a USA Fencing (USFA) National Domestic Point Tournament in either a Youth, Cadet, Junior or Senior age division or on the Podium in the case of the Veteran age division.
Among NCF’s national and state rankings for 2015-2016 are:
On Sunday, July 3rd – Ann Totemeier reached the finalists’ podium with her 5th-place finish in Vet 40 Women’s Epee! Congratulations Ann! (USA Fencing 2016 Championships, Dallas, TX)