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]

2014-2015 Membership Enrollment

Enrollment is open for our upcoming membership season!  Please take a moment to download our 2014-2015 membership form here.  More information about our various membership levels and benefits can be found on our member page.   If you have any questions about membership in Mid-South Fencers Club, call our front desk at 919-286-3100 or email

Minton to Compete in Israel at World Maccabiah Games

David Minton, a member of Mid-South Fencers’ Club in Durham, is scheduled to compete in Jerusalem this July 21st and 22nd.  Opening ceremonies for the Maccabiah World Games are July 18th. Minton is not sure what to expect, “this is the first year for the Masters events (for fencers over forty). In past years, the Open division, has had Olympic medalists, and World Team Championship members. The competition may be very tough.” The World Games, [Read More]


Mid-South Fencers’ Club is Moving? When, Where, What?

The new address will be 121 N. Gregson Street! The building was originally built in the 1920s as a gas station, it’s known now as ‘where the Clear Vue Class warehouse was.’ Roses’ Meat and Sweet Shop is scheduled to open this month as our new neighbor and The Retreat Spa is a pre-exisiting tenant of the building. This week we meet with the contractor Steve Beauchesne of Concordia Building to finalize plans for a 90 day turn [Read More]

National Tournaments Spark Excitement

National competitors from Mid-South use the phrase “getting out of the basement” for those who head out for the first time into the national fencing scene.  It can be daunting at first, but Mid-South fencers find they are capable and ready for the competition the national circuit has to offer. February has been a big month for travelers in our club. The Junior Olympics in Baltimore had four Mid-South fencers representing North Carolina: Mason Erb [Read More]


Year in Gratitude

More than simply a small business, it is my belief that our fencing club is a living entity.  Instead of listing all of the great things we have collectively accomplished in 2012, I’ve decided to personify the club in this blog and through this describe our journey from her perspective.  As you read the lines below you will experience the fencing the club from a different point of view as she offers her gratitude in [Read More]


Summer Classes and Camps

The summer class schedule is posted and registration is now open! Many of our summer options are though local summer camp programs.  If you don’t see what you are looking for, you can find camps at Duke School and Cary Academy and you can find out information on our camps page. For on-site camps and classes, please download and print a registration form or sign up at the club. MSFC members, check your schedule under Member [Read More]


2012 Summer Camps

Summer camp registration is now open! We have a full slate of camps available this year, including Beginning through Advanced Fencing camps at the club, plus Beginning Fencing at Cary Academy and the Duke School.  In addition we had also added two more Beginner Level Summer camps the Week of June 11-15 at our Main facility located on Broad Street. Registration instructions for all camps is available on the Summer Camps page, or contact Jeff [Read More]


Spring Class Registration

The spring class schedule is posted and registration is now open. Check out: Quarterly group classes (for non-members) Please note: registration is by paper forms this quarter. You’ll find the form on the class schedule page, or download it directly here. MSFC members, check the schedule under “membership”.