Upcoming Tournaments

For information on upcoming Southwest Ohio tournaments follow this link: AskFred.net.

Upcoming CRC Closures

Memorial Day
Monday May 25th

USFA Rating Chart

The following link will take you to askfred.net for the explanation of how the ratings given out during a tournament are determined. USFA Ratings.

The renovations being done on the Clifton Community Center are finally concluding after a long 18 months. We are thrilled to have been made so welcome by the staff of the McKie Community Center in Northside and the community of that area alike, but it's good to know that we are finally getting ready to go back to the center that has been home to the Cincinnati Fencing Club for so long!

I have had the opportunity to take a tour through the completely refurbished facility and it is spectacular! They have done an enormous amount of work on the building and expanded their usable space significantly. 

The Cincinnati Fencing Club will return to the Clifton Center on the 5th of January, which will be a Monday class night. As per usual, we will begin at 7:30pm and will begin clean up at 8:45pm. Advanced fencers will still have a second meeting day of Thursdays with fencing starting at 7:00pm and going until 8:45pm.  


A new space, some new gear, but that same, classic Cincinnati Fencing Club look!

Now that we've settled back into the ancestral stomping grounds of the CFC, the Clifton Community Center, we're trying to make the most of our new storage area! While that might not be exciting to everyone, for our instructors, having a rolling cart for jackets so that they are organized and have  chance to air out a little, is a pretty big deal.

Also, we've invested in our first Virtual Scoring Machine, which allows us to do simulated direct elimination Epee bouts with the VSM's integrated software, which is an awful lot of fun!

So, heading into the summer months, come join us for some safe and friendly combat!


We have recently ordered equipment for the club from fencing.net. The order was not fully filled and all attempts to reach the company by phone, by email, and by use of their customer service help desk have gone unanswered.

Additionally, their listed phone number returns a no longer in service message.

The portion of the order that was fulfilled, took an exceedingly long time to arrive, and was drop shipped directly from Absolute Fencing Gear. Their order was missing some of the equipment that was listed on the invoice from fencing.net. This leads me to believe that fencing.net was slow in filling, then finally passed the order through a 3rd party, missing part of the order due.

We have given fencing.net as much benefit of the doubt as possible on this, but it is apparent that fencing.net is no longer a trusted vendor and recommend that you try one of the other companies listed.

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