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DFA Mini Saber Tournament

By pwsadmin / September 20, 2021 /

DFA held a mini saber tournament on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Eight fencers in all, medals and ratings awarded! L-R: 8th place, Alex Allen, 7th place, Jason Ward, 6th place, Ian Amick, 5th place, David Greene, 4th place, Dan Qu, 3rd place, Nick Richardson, 2nd place, Alec Gibson, 1st place and earning his E21 rating,…

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DFA September 2021 News

By pwsadmin / September 4, 2021 /

Hi to All…Happy September…Happy Labor Day!!! Autumn begins Wednesday, September 22. DFA will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 6. CLUB NEWS: It is time to renew your USFA membership.The USFA has a new membership category, Access Membership, $25.With this membership, you may fence in all local tournaments, (including DFA’s!). If you are planning…

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DFA August 2021 News

By pwsadmin / July 24, 2021 /

Hi to All…Happy August!!! DFA is going to take a short summer hiatus commencing Monday, July 26 and re-opening on Monday, August 16. August is typically the resting time for all fencers and fencing. A reminder, August is the month to renew your fencing membership.$10 for Non-Competitive$25 for Competitive Please go to the USFA website,…

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DFA July 2021 News

By pwsadmin / June 29, 2021 /

Hi to All…Happy July…Happy Independence Day!!! CLUB NEWS: DFA will be closed Monday, July 26 and re-open Monday, August 16. It’s been a long time since the coach took a vacation and after a year of Covid, everyone needs a rest. School for many will be starting in August. We will know soon enough if…

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DFA June 2021 News

By pwsadmin / May 31, 2021 /

Hi to All…Happy June…Happy Summer…Happy Father’s Day!!! To all you dads, wishing you an awesome Father’s Day!!! CLUB NEWS: Now that AP testing is done and the school year almost completed and everyone getting vaccinated, we are enjoying more fencers at our Saturday Saber and Epee morning and afternoon electric sparring!! It’s great to have…

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DFA May 2021 News

By pwsadmin / April 26, 2021 /

Hi to All…Happy May…Happy Mother’s Day!!! We hosted a mini epee tournament on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at the club with 6 fencers.These tournaments are always fun to host and gives our fencers, especially new fencers to the sport, the opportunity to participate in a tournament on a small scale, at the club, and with…

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DFA April 2021 News

By pwsadmin / April 5, 2021 /

Hi to All…Happy April…Happy Easter!!! Individual lessons continue at the club. CLUB NEWS: DFA will be closed on Good Friday, April 2 and open on Saturday, April 3 for sparring. Everyone, please continue what you are already doing…wearing masks, bringing a water bottle, keeping distance. It all works for everyone. I’d like to run at…

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Mini March Epee Tournament at DFA

By pwsadmin / March 9, 2021 /

DFA held a 6-fencer mini epee tournament on Saturday, March 6, 2021. We were treated to some very exciting epee bouts and direct elimination matches. Medals were given and a rating was earned by Ronan Joyce, who took first place in the tournament and earned his E21 epee rating! It was a fun day and…

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DFA March 2021 News

By pwsadmin / February 28, 2021 /

Hi to All…Happy March…Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!! DFA TOURNAMENTS: We are resuming mini saber and epee fencing tournaments at the club! Our Saturday, February 27, 2021, 7-fencer mini saber tournament was a BIG hit! (Pun intended)! Making their competitive saber debut were Alex Allen and Chloe Sontz. We even had parents come and watch the…

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DFA Fencers Make Maiden Voyage into Electric Saber and Epee

By pwsadmin / February 23, 2021 /

Three of our DFA fencers joined the ranks of our team saber and epee fencers on Saturday, February 20, 2021, making their maiden voyage into the world of electric saber and epee fencing! Brothers Ian (saber) and Collin (epee) Amick and Emily Grace Pineda (epee). Guiding Ian into this new world of electric saber were…

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