Carl Badger Competes in 2018 Veteran World Championships

Carl Badger made his third appearance as a member of Team USA at the 2018 Veteran World Championships, held in Livorno Italy, October 8 through 14th.  Competing in Veteran 60 Men’s Saber, Carl finished 6th out of 46 athletes. Carl began the competition seeded 4th going into the pool rounds. He finished pools with 5 wins and 1 loss, falling only to Thierry Jamgotchian of France 5-3. His solid pool performance earned him 10th seed [Read More]

Mid-South Team Heads to Richmond

Twenty athletes from Mid-South Fencers’ Club will travel to Richmond, VA this weekend for the April NAC (North American Cup). Competitive event categories include: Division 1 & Wheelchair National Championships, Division 3, Veterans, including a special event for age 80 category. Mid-South Fencers’ will have participants in each competitive category of fencing. Good luck to: Tammy Jackson Markus Lang Robert Clinton Kevin Zhou Tom Bryan Mike Nicholson Stephen Pashby Xavier Preud’Homme Victor Minton Sky Miller [Read More]

Saluting before a bout

2018 Ned Light RYC Athlete Information

Mid-South is excited to host the 6th Annual Ned Light RYC March 24 & 25, 2018. If you are a participating athlete or family member, please read carefully, as this document includes important information regarding tournament participation and preparations needed to create an event with an outstanding display of competitive youth sport participation. We need your help to achieve this. The live results link and initial seedings are available here! Parking Mid-South Fencers’ Club is located at [Read More]

Chan’s Journey to World Championships

Leanne Chan’s fencing season took a different plan than expected since a year ago in her training. In February, Chan’s last journey was to Dubai, UAE. Chan found herself amidst the 2018 Asia Cadet & Junior Championships. Through hard work and determination, Chan is now wrapping up her season as a member of the Cadet National Team of Singapore. Chan will join her teammates abroad this week for a final training camp, where they will travel together for the Junior [Read More]

Badger Makes WORLD TEAM 2017 – Team Shines at Summer National Championships

The 2016-2017 competition season was an exciting one for Mid-South Fencers’ Club. We had great representation at the Summer National Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah in July. Mid-South returned home with 4 medals, we had 13 athletes competing in a field of 4,052 fencers from 362 different fencing clubs. We’re proud of how everyone fenced and are excited to start into the new season. Congratulations to the Carl BADGER who, for the second year in [Read More]

Summer Schedule 2017

Summer is BIG ENERGY at Mid-South! Check us out month to month: JUNE Our current Academy Class and Practice Schedule continues throughout the entire month of June. June 19th-23rd – Cary Academy – Olympic Fencing – AM 4th-6th grade, PM 7th-9th grade – $195.00 – FULL CAMP June 19th-23rd – Mid-South Fencers’ Club – Beginner to Intermediate Olympic Fencing – 9-3:30pm, $285.00 – FULL CAMP June 26th-30th – Mid-South Fencers’ Club – High Performance Camp [Read More]

Celebrating a Decade of Fencing

Mid-South is celebrating our first decade. CAN YOU BELIEVE ten years? While we are thinking about it, when did we actually start? Do we count the move to Durham? When we incorporated? How about when we were teaching classes at First Health of the Carolinas? Through all of our iterations, transitions, growing pains, and celebrations, Mid-South evolved due to great people who believed in a community of fighters. Now, in the year 2017, we are more strong, wise, [Read More]

Ryder Cup RJCC/ROC 2016 Results

The 3rd Annual Memorial Ryder Cup hosted 11 Divisions and 161 registrations in Durham, NC this past weekend. Metrics comparing the 2015 RJCC (Regional Junior and Cadet Circuit) portion of the event showed participation growth up 92% from 2015. The addition of the ROC (Regional Open Circuit), specializing in one event, Durham location, facility, and reputation of event organizers were reported as critical reasons for this increase in participation. The event holds memory to William Ryder Darwin, a [Read More]

Olympic Day 2016 Celebration

Join Mid-South Fencers’ Club to celebrate Olympic Day 2016 on Thursday, June 23! The local fencing club in downtown Durham, NC will be offering a free introduction to fencing class for the community from 7pm until 8pm.  To register for the free class, please click here. Our neighboring business, Roses’ Meats and Sweets is featuring a special hot dog on their menu for dinner from 5pm until 7pm for $9.00. Athletes and coaches will be [Read More]