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2016 USA Fencing National Championships & July Challenge

08/04/2015, 9:15am CDT
By National Events

National Championships: Div IA, Sr Team, Div II, Div III, Vet
July Challenge: Div I, Junior, Cadet

Dallas, Texas
June 29 - July 8

USA Fencing, USA Volleyball & USA Boxing Multi-sport Event in Dallas

USA Fencing, USA Volleyball and USA Boxing will be holding their summer competitions at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. This is a great opportunity for these Olympic Sports to come together to showcase each sport and provide interactive events to introduce you to other sports. 

Multi-Sport Website link:

Dallas, TX June 29 - July 8, 2016

Venue - Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

650 S Griffin St, Dallas, TX 75202

Exhibit Halls C & D


Important Dates:

All entries must be received by the posted deadlines no later than 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time

Registration Opens

March 21, 2016

Qualifying Reports Due – within 10 business days of qualifier and no later than:

May 9, 2016

Regular Entry Fee Deadline

May 16, 2016

Petition Deadline (for US Athletes Only)

May 16, 2016

Late Entry Fee Deadline (Triple - Online Only)

May 31, 2016

Withdraw Deadline

May 31, 2016

Check In Times Posted

week of June 6, 2016

Classification Change/Seeding Deadline

June 13, 2016

Representing Country Declaration Deadline for National Championship (not July Challenge)

June 13, 2016


Qualification for the National Championship - US Citizens or Permanent Residents who have not represented another country in the last three and meet the qualifying criteria listed below.

Tournament Registration Emails

You may have received an email after you registered that stated the registration had been received. Below are the various emails USA Fencing sends for each event you enter and what they mean.

Registered - If your status is Registered, you have successfully registered for the competition. If this is a championship, your status will change once your qualification has been confirmed by the National Office for that event. 

Approved - If your status is Approved, this indicates that your qualification has been confirmed and no further action is needed. Congratulations!

Wait Listed (New 2016)If your status is Wait Listed, please contact the National Office and let us know how you qualified as soon as possible.

IneligibleIf your status is Ineligible, the National Office will be withdrawing you from this competition.

Withdrawn - If your status is Withdrawn, the National Office has withdrawn you from the event based on your request or that you did not qualify.

For events that require qualification, we clear by event; you will receive separate emails per event as qualification is confirmed.

Withdraw and Refunds

Refunds submitted by the deadline will be for the event fees as the registration/administration fees in non-refundable. For Team refunds, the maximum refund is $60.00 per team if the refund is received by the posted deadline.

Hall of Fame Induction & Service Awards Reception will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center Ballroom. Ticket will go on sale  May 1, 2016. Purchase tickets here.

Individual Paper Entry Form

Team Paper Entry Form
Book a Room
Book Your Travel
Petition US Athletes Only
Athlete Handbook
Print Membership Card w/ Barcode (for check-in)


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