Regional Junior/Cadet Circuits are a qualification path for Junior Olympics and Summer Nationals.

Here is some additional helpful information:

Getting to Durkan Fencing Academy...

We are located at 60 Saddle River Ave, South Hackensack NJ ***May show up as GARFIELD NJ in your GPS, it's the same place***

There is a POWER HOUSE GYM in the front of the building. You will drive along the right side of the building (follow the red arrow) to the back of the building. There you will find the entrance to Durkan Fencing Academy.

 Wow, THAT's a lot of parking, isn't it?

Wow, THAT's a lot of parking, isn't it?

In the back of the building you will find our Entrance (with a big 'E' above the door).  There is plenty of parking available.

You will Enter into our professionally designed lobby where you will CHECK-IN for your fencing event ONE HOUR before the close of registration. The CLOSE OF CHECK-IN times are posted on this page.

For an easy check-in MAKE SURE YOU BRING PROOF OF CURRENT USFA COMPETITIVE MEMBERSHIP! You can go to the USFA membership page (click here) to make sure your are current and print a membership card if you don't have a current one.  Note: if you renew your membership a few days before the event, your name will not be on the current member list so you need to bring your receipt or a printed CURRENT  membership card.

If your membership card doesn't say "Expires 7/31/2018" please print a current card online here.

The Simply Delicious Food Truck will be selling hot food and drinks at the event! Please bring CASH as they are CASH ONLY.




TIMES ARE FOR THE CLOSE OF CHECK-IN!! Please arrive 1 hour before check-in closes.

Sunday November 19th

  • 8:00am Junior Men's Sabre
  • 11am Junior Women's Sabre
  • 1:30pm Cadet Men's Sabre
  • 3:30pm Cadet Women's Sabre


Junior Men's Sabre, Sunday Nov. 19th 8:00AM
Cadet Men's Sabre. Sunday Nov. 19th 1:30PM

Junior Women's Sabre, Sunday Nov. 19th 11:00AM
Cadet Women's Sabre, Sunday Nov. 19th 3:30PM

(NOTE: Times are subject to change based on registrations and to ensure participants can fence in Junior and Cadet events if they wish. Please check our website or askFred prior to events)


Walk-ins Nov 19th 2017:

You are going to LOVE our World Class fencing facility!  Additional bathrooms and showers are available in the Power House Gym. Our helpful coaches and volunteers will help you find our bag room and armory for weapons check. You can warm-up until your pool is announced and the competition begins! The top-eight fencers in each event will be awarded a medal.

We look forward to a great event November 19th 2017!