Central Coast Fencing

Supporting fencing on California's Central Coast

Upcoming Fencing Events

Lots of springtime fencing opportunities on the Central Coast:

  • Youth Circuit #3 at Points West in Ventura this Saturday
  • Youth + High School Fencing Clinic in Los Olivos on Saturday, April 23
  • Three Weapon Olé Open at UCSB on Saturday, April 30
  • Youth Circuit #4 and High School Team Championships in San Luis Obispo on Saturday, May 7
  • 9th Annual SLO Open at Cal Poly on Saturday, May 28

Youth Circuit #3

Our third Youth Circuit event will be held in Ventura on Saturday, April 9.

Y-14 registration will close at 9AM.

Y-12/Y-10 registration will close at 10:30AM.

Note that there will be no high school events at this tournament. We’ll try to host another qualifying opportunity for the high schoolers in April, before the championship team event in May.

Address for this event:

Points West Fencing Club
2300 Knoll Drive, Unit L
Ventura, CA 93003

Updated Youth Circuit Points

The point totals for our Y-14 and Y-12/Y-10 circuits have been updated with the results from our latest event. Competition is strong this year, so we hope to see everyone at our next tournament!

Youth Circuit and High School Qualifier #2

The second Youth Circuit event and the second chance to qualify for the Central Coast High School Championship team event will be held at UCSB on Saturday, January 23. It is sure to be a great event.

To speed check-in and help with planning, please preregister online.

See you all there!

Tournament Results

2016 has already been a busy year for fencing. Check out AskFred for results for the Central Coast New Years Foil and the Highlanders’ Three-Weapon Unrated tournaments. Thanks to the organizers of these events and to everyone who came out to fence or help.

New Years Open Foil

Presidio Fencing is hosting an Open Foil tournament at Dunn School in Los Olivos on Saturday, January 2. The event will be run “Santa Barbara Style” which means after pools, the top 50% move on to DEs while the bottom 50% starts a whole new tournament. This format is designed to maximize fencing for competitors of all skill levels. Plus it will be the first opportunity of the year to earn those 2016 ratings! More information and pre-registration is on AskFred.

Youth Circuit / High School #1

The first Youth Circuit event of the season was fenced this weekend at Dunn School in Los Olivos. At the same time, we also kicked off the new Central Coast High School league with a qualifying event for the spring Championships.

Results from the Youth Circuit and High School events are available online.

The points list for the Youth Circuit is also online.

See everyone in January!

Youth / High School Clinic Rescheduled

The first clinic of the season is being rescheduled from Saturday, October 10 to Saturday, October 17, due to the heat wave. We believe everyone will have a much better time fencing all day in more seasonable temperatures. See you all on the 17th!

High School Tournaments & Changes to the Youth Circuit

We are pleased to be adding high school tournaments to the calendar this season. These events are open to fencers in 9th-12th grade from SLO, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties. The individual qualifying events held during the year will culminate in a championship team event in the Spring. More information about the high school events can be found here.

For the Central Coast Youth Circuit this year we are making some changes. The biggest change is that we are merging the Y10 and Y12 events into a single category. Y10 fencers are still more than welcome to attend the youth events but won’t have their own separate points list this season. Rules for the Youth Circuit, including age requirements, can be found here.

2015-2016 Season

The proposed calendar for the 2015-2016 season is online. There are lots of events for fencers of all ages and levels on the schedule this year so take a look and get ready for a great season!

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