Division 1A Events are open to ALL USFA Competitive members born 2004 or earlier, any rating.

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.

Durkan Fencing Academy will open at 7am

Saturday October 21st

  • 8:00am Div 1A Men's Foil
  • 1pm Div 1A Women's Epee
  • 3:45pm Div 1A Men's Sabre

Sunday October 22nd

  • 8:00am Div 1A Men's Epee
  • 1pm Div 1A Women's Foil
  • 3:45pm Div 1A Women's Sabre



Div 1A Men's Foil, Saturday October 21st 8:00AM
Div 1A Men's Epee, Sunday October 22nd 8:00AM Div 1A Men's Sabre, Saturday October 21st 3:45PM

Div 1A Women's Foil, Sunday October 22nd 1:00PM Div 1A Women's Epee, Saturday Oct. 21st 1:00PM Div 1A Women's Sabre, Sunday Oct. 22nd 3:45PM

Times are subject to change based on registrations, please check our website or AskFred Site before your event!


Registration Fee: $30, Event Fee: $40

Regular Fee deadline is September 22nd, 2017. Double Fee Registration: September 23-30th 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 October 21-22nd 2017!