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]

2017 Ned Light RYC Athlete Information

Mid-South is excited to host the 5th Annual Ned Light RYC April 1-2nd. 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. Check here for updating LIVE RESULTS.  Parking Mid-South Fencers’ Club is located at 125 North Gregson Street, Durham NC 27701. The direct [Read More]

Duke Hosts ACC Fencing Championships

The ACC Fencing Championships will be hosted by Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina this weekend. For fencers, this will be the first time competing inside Cameron Indoor Stadium. Live coverage will be on the ACC Network Extra beginning at 12:30pm on Saturday, and 11:30am on Sunday. Commentators include former Olympian Iris Zimmerman, and USA Fencing President Don Anthony. ACC teams competing: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Duke University Boston College University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame women’s and [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]

National Championship Qualification Announcement

Mid-South Fencers’ Club is proud to announce its list of qualifiers for the USA Fencing National Championships and July Challenge. The tournament will take place over June 29th-July 8th in Dallas, Texas. Mid-South would like to like to acknowledge the effort and commitment of these fencers to compete and represent North Carolina. The final qualification event took place this past weekend in Burlington, NC. Qualification results are as follows: Carl Badger: VET60MS Tom Byran: DIV2ME, VET40ME, [Read More]

2016 Grand Open Tournament and Gala

Celebrate February 20th and 21st! Mid-South Fencers Club is proud to celebrate it’s ninth year as a stand-alone fencing club by presenting the 8th Annual Grand Open. This year we look forward to welcoming all of the fencers, coaches, and families, as well as our friends, old and new, to help celebrate another year of teaching and promoting the sport of fencing in North Carolina. In addition to high quality refereeing Mid-South tournaments pride themselves on providing, [Read More]

2016 Year in Preview

Happy New Year! Cheers to setting expectations of good health and strong fencing for 2016. LEARN. Did you know we have free intro classes monthly? Get started now! TRAIN. Our weekly practice schedule offers flexibility and support for optimal training and developing fencing excellence. COMPETE. Goals are good and competition offers testing grounds for your training strengths and limitations as well as offering opportunities for life skill development unavailable in any classroom. Also, fencing teammate friendships last a [Read More]

Parent, Coach and Spectator Agreement for Mid-South Fencers’ Club Tournaments and Events

Mid-South values creating a healthy sport environment for our fencers and recognizes building and maintaining a culture of positive sportsmanship requires cooperation among parents, coaches and spectators and also visiting families of opponents and their coaches. In order for fencers to grow as athletes, boundaries and guidelines must be set regarding the expectations of how parents, coaches and spectators will act. We agree all individuals in our venue are expected to do the following: Show [Read More]

Saber Colloquium and USFCA Accreditation Testing Announced

Attention saber fencers, coaches and referees! Please join for a unique weekend opportunity designed specifically for the advancement of saber development in the United States. In addition, there will be opportunity for US Fencing Coaches Association Accreditation. Who: Ed Korfanty, US National Sabre Coach When: Sept 4-6, 2015 Where: Mid-South Fencers’ Club 125 N. Gregson Street Durham, NC 27712 Host Hotel: Marriott Residence Inn 1108 West Main Street Durham, NC 27701 (.1 mile from fencing [Read More]

2015 Grand Open Schedule of Events

We hope you will join us this weekend to celebrate fencing! Saturday: 9:00AM – Open epee start time, club will open at 8AM. 11:00AM – Y-14 sabre start time 2:00PM – Open sabre start time 4:00pm – Carolina Brewery and Chirba Chirba arriving for set-up 6:00pm – Finals Event and Presentations We are selling VIP tickets for the finals event. The money we collect will go specifically to our floor maintenance scheduled for this summer. [Read More]