Eligibility

Division I National Championship Qualifying Path:

DV1: 

  • 2003 or earlier 
  • US Citizens or Permanent Residents who have not represented another country at an FIE level Competition (Senior/Junior) in the last 3 years.

DV1 Team: 

  • Team members must have a birth year of 2003 or earlier 
  • All Club Teams and team members must be current club and competitive USA Fencing members respectively. No more than 3 teams per USA Fencing member club per event will be allowed to enter.
  • A, B. C and have represented the Club Team during the current season.
  • US Citizens or Permanent Residents who have not represented another country at an FIE level Competition (Senior/Junior) in the last 3 year

DV1 Championship Individual  - Eligibility (age, classification, qualification path)

Fencers must be at least 13 years old on 1 January in the year of the competition (see Table)

  1. Qualification

Fencers must meet eligibility requirements AND

  • Be on the current Senior National Rolling Point Standings (NRPS) at the regular fee entry deadline OR
  • Be in the top 8 of the adjusted* Junior national rolling point standings (NRPS) at the regular fee entry deadline OR
  • Be in the top 4 of the adjusted* Cadet national rolling point standings (NRPS) at the regular fee entry deadline OR
  • Have placed in the top 8 in the previous season’s Division IA National Championships OR
  • Have placed in the top 4 in the previous season’s Division II National Championships OR
  • For EPEE ONLY: the top three USA Fencing Modern Pentathlon fencers will be eligible to compete in the Division I epee events without qualifying by any other means. USA Modern Pentathlon fencers MUST be USA Fencing members.

*Age adjusted, reflecting updated points lists after the ineligible Cadet & Junior fencers are “aged out” after the end of their current season.