- If you only do intramural tournaments
- If you don’t do tournaments at all
- If you are ages 12 and under and do not compete outside of the All-American Fencing Academy
- If you compete in sanctioned events
- If you compete in tournaments outside of the All-American Fencing Academy
Membership Extension Policy: A new competitive and non-competitive member whose annual dues are paid during the last four months of the membership year shall be entitled to a membership through the next membership year. This policy applies both to new members and to existing members who have never previously held a competitive membership.
If you fence in sanctioned events and you wear a chest protector (optional for men, mandatory for women). The new chest protector standards are required. Make sure you purchase a new chest protector. We DO NOT HAVE THESE at the club and you cannot make your own.
Women Chest Guard (plastic guard + padding): https://www.absolutefencinggear.com/shopping/product_info.php/products_id/1553/cPath/13_76
Padding for existing Absolute Fencing Gear Women’s Chest Guard (If you already have a plastic chest guard, this is the padding required): https://www.absolutefencinggear.com/shopping/product_info.php/products_id/1584/cPath/13_76
Men’s Chest Guard (plastic guard + padding): https://www.absolutefencinggear.com/shopping/product_info.php/products_id/1552/cPath/13_76
Padding for existing ABsolute Fencing Gear Chest Guard (If you already have a plastic chest guard, this is the padding required): https://www.absolutefencinggear.com/shopping/product_info.php/products_id/1583/cPath/13_76