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categories = ["general"]
date = "2016-06-28T14:07:29-07:00"
tags = ["document"]
title = "About Fencing"
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The sport of fencing has three weapons: foil, epee and saber. The object of a fencing bout (what an individual "game" is called) is to land a specified number of touches on your opponent before he/she scores that number on you. Each bout is officiated by a referee called a director.
# Electric Scoring
All official tournaments are conducted using electric scoring systems. The fencers connect themselves, their blades, and their metal jackets (lames) to a retractable cord (reel), which plugs in to a scoring machine (pictured left). The machine shows a light for each fencer who successfully scores a touch on his or her opponent. The director then describes the action and awards points based on right-of-way.
# Weapons
## [Epee](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89p%C3%A9e)
The epee (pronounced "EPP-pay"), descendant of the original dueling sword, has a 90 centimeters long and stiff blade with a large guard to protect the hand, typically weighs around 500 grams.
Points are scored by depressing the tip on any part of the opponent's body.
Right-of-way has no bearing on the points awarded, so any hit against an opponent results in a touch awarded.
## [Foil](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foil_(fencing))
The foil has a flexible rectangular blade, 90 centimeters long, and typically weighs about 350 grams.
Points are scored by depressing the tip of the blade on the torso of your opponent's body.
The foil fencer's uniform includes a metallic vest (called a lame) which covers the valid target area.
A touch landing outside the valid target area (that which is not covered by the lame) is indicated by a white light on the scoring machine.
These "off target" hits do not count in the scoring, but they do stop the fencing action temporarily.
## [Saber](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabre_(fencing))
The modern saber is descended from the classical northern Italian dueling saber, which is a lighter weapon than the slashing cavalry sword.
Its blade is 88 cm long, and it weighs about 400 grams.
The saber is a cutting weapon as well as a thrusting weapon.
Points are scored by landing any part of your blade on your opponent's lame.
To simulate the cavalry rider, the target area is everything from the waist up.
Right of way applies much the same as it does to foil.
The mask has a metallic covering, since the head is valid target area, and a head cord that connects the mask to the lame.
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date = "2016-06-27T15:09:24-07:00"
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title = "Contact"
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We'd love to hear from you! If you have a question, you can ask any of our officers at practice. Alternatively, get in touch.
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Have general inquiry questions?
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We can answer any questions you have in person!
Stop by during any practice and we'll take care of you.
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# Officers
| Position | Name | Email Address | Contact About |
|--------------------|-----------------------|--------------------|------------------------------------------|
| Co-President | Cary Huang | caryh@umich.edu | Organizing Events |
| Co-President | Nitikorn Dornjandaeng | nitikorn@umich.edu | Practice, General Queries |
| Secretary | Ethan Madison | ethanmad@umich.edu | Membership, Competition Results, Rosters |
| Treasurer | Joyce Xia | xjoyce@umich.edu | Dues, Equipment Orders |
| Internal Relations | Ryan Macaloon | ryanmac@umich.edu | Organizing Events, Fundraisers |
| External Relations | Yimeng Zhao | zhaoyime@umich.edu | UM Club Sports |
# Other Positions
| Position | Name | Email Address | Contact About |
|---------------------------|---------------|-------------------------|----------------------------|
| National Alumni Relations | Sarah Hanchar | sarah.hanchar@gmail.com | Alumni Inquiries |
| Local Alumni Relations | Andrew Aitken | aitkenawa@gmail.com | Alumni Events |
| Webmaster | Ethan Madison | ethanmad@umich.edu | Website Comments/Questions |
| USFA Liaison | Emmie Grody | egrody@umich.edu | USFA |
| Armorer | Cary Huang | caryh@umich.edu | Weapon Repair |
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categories = ["general"]
date = "2016-06-28T14:49:10-07:00"
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title = "Donate"
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The University of Michigan Fencing Club is excited about the upcoming season. We are not only eager to win the Club Fencing Championships, but we want everyone on campus to have the opportunity to join our club, learn how to fence, and take fencing with them for the rest of their lives.
One of our top priorities is investing in the future to create a growing and sustainable organization. With your help we can continue to compete at the highest level while offering the beginning of a lifelong experience for UofM students.
Your donations will go directly to the investment of the club. Through this link, it will be automatically put into a "gift account" that we will access to invest in new club equipment. This will allow our club to grow effectively as we reach out to the student body and train for upcoming tournaments.
In addition, your contribution is tax deductible. After following instructions through this link, the University of Michigan will send you the correct tax information through mail.
[<button type="button" class="btn btn-primary">Support Michigan Fencing</button>](http://giving.umich.edu/give/fencing)
Thank you for your continuing support of the University of Michigan Fencing Club.
Go Blue!
—Fencing Officers
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date = "2016-06-28T14:00:17-07:00"
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title = "Join"
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No experience is necessary, and all equipment is provided by the team!
We have a Mass Meeting early each Fall for interested newcomers.
Look for our booths at Rec Sports Day and at Festifall for more information.
If you cannot attend the Mass Meeting, simply attend any practice.
# What to Wear
Normal gym attire is acceptable.
Foil and sabre fencers usually wear shorts.
Epee fencers prefer to wear pants for added protection since the legs are a target area.
# Dues
Dues are paid per semester and cost $100 for returning members and $75 for first time members.
They should be given to the Treasurer with three weeks of the start of the semester.
Members not affiliated with the university will need to pay an additional $60 for a pass to enter the Sports Coliseum.
Dues are nonrefundable.
# Tournaments
Each year, the fencing team travels to tournaments around the Midwest.
The team is highly competitive and challenges some of the best teams in the country, club and varsity.
Tournament fees and most travel expenses are paid for out of club dues; however, competitors need to bring money for food and gas.
In addition, those who compete will need to purchase or borrow their own pair of knickers and long white socks.
We highly recommended that each member of the team purchase a glove and mask as well.
Fencers who intend to compete frequently are encouraged, but not required, to purchase their own equipment.
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date = "2016-06-28T14:57:23-07:00"
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title = "Results"
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# 2015-2016 Competition Results
## USACFC College Fencing National Championships <small>at Brown University</small>
<table class="table table-striped"><tbody>
<tr><td colspan="4"><h4 align="Center">Team Overall: 1<sup>st</sup></h4></td></tr>
<tr><td colspan="2"><h4 align="Center">Men's Overall: 1<sup>st</sup></h4></td>
<td colspan="2"> <h4 align="Center">Women's Overall: 3<sup>rd</sup></h4></td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Men's Epee:</strong></td><td>2nd</td><td>
<strong>Women's Epee:</strong></td><td>8th</td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Men's Foil:</strong></td><td>4th</td><td>
<strong>Women's Foil:</strong></td><td>3rd</td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Men's Saber:</strong></td><td>1st</td><td>
<strong>Women's Saber:</strong></td><td>4th</td></tr>
</tbody></table>
- **David Howes**: 2<sup>nd</sup>, Men's Epee Individual
- **Ethan Madison**: 6<sup>th</sup>, Men's Epee Individual
- **David Cichoki**: 2<sup>nd</sup> Men's Saber Individual
- **Nick Carothers**: 5<sup>th</sup>, Men's Saber Individual
- **Joyce Xia**: 6<sup>th</sup>, Women's Epee Individual
- **Jinny Jung**: 5<sup>th</sup>, Women's Foil Individual
- **Irina Klissourova**: 8<sup>th</sup>, Women's Foil Individual
## Midwest Fencing Conference Championships <small>at Ohio State University</small>
<table class="table table-striped"><tbody>
<tr><td colspan="4"><h4 align="Center">Team Overall: 3<sup>rd</sup> (1<sup>st</sup> of all club teams)</h4></td></tr>
<tr><td colspan="2"><h4 align="Center">Men's Overall: 4<sup>th</sup></h4></td>
<td colspan="2"><h4 align="Center">Women's Overall: 3<sup>rd</sup></h4></td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Men's Epee:</strong></td><td>4<sup>th</sup></td>
<td><strong>Women's Epee:</strong></td><td>3<sup>rd</sup></td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Men's Foil:</strong></td><td>8<sup>th</sup></td>
<td><strong>Women's Foil:</strong></td><td>4<sup>th</sup></td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Men's Saber:</strong></td><td>2<sup>nd</sup></td>
<td><strong>Women's Saber:</strong></td><td>4<sup>th</sup></td></tr>
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### Individual Results
- **David Cichocki**: 6<sup>th</sup> & Schiller award, Men's Saber Individual
- **Nitikorn Dornjandaeng**: 7<sup>th</sup>, Men's Saber Individual
- **Joyce Xia**: Schiller award, Women's Epee Individual
- **Irina Klissouurova**: Schiller award, Wemen's Foil Individual
# 2014-2015 Competition Results
## USACFC College Fencing National Championships <small>at Bensalem High School</small>
<table class="table table-striped"><tbody>
<tr><td colspan="4"><h4 align="Center">Team Overall: 1<sup>st</sup></h4></td></tr>
<tr><td colspan="2"><h4 align="Center">Men's Overall: 4<sup>th</sup></h4></td>
<td colspan="2"><h4 align="Center">Women's Overall: 2<sup>nd</sup></h4></td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Men's Epee:</strong></td><td>15<sup>th</sup></td>
<td><strong>Women's Epee:</strong></td><td>3<sup>rd</sup></td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Men's Foil:</strong></td><td>4<sup>th</sup></td>
<td><strong>Women's Foil:</strong></td><td>3<sup>rd</sup></td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Men's Saber:</strong></td><td>3<sup>nd</sup></td>
<td><strong>Women's Saber:</strong></td><td>6<sup>rd</sup></td></tr>
</tbody></table>
### Individual Results
- **Nitikorn Dornjandaeng**: 1<sup>st</sup>, Men's Saber Individual
- **Carolyn Grant**: 1<sup>st</sup>, Women's Foil Individual
## Midwest Fencing Conference Championships <small>at Northwestern</small>
<table class="table table-striped"><tbody>
<tr><td colspan="4"><h4 align="Center">Team Overall: 3<sup>rd</sup> (1<sup>st</sup> of all club teams)</h4></td></tr>
<tr><td colspan="2"><h4 align="Center">Men's Overall: 5<sup>th</sup></h4></td>
<td colspan="2"><h4 align="Center">Women's Overall: 3rd</h4></td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Men's Epee:</strong></td><td>8th</td><td><strong>Women's Epee:</strong></td><td>3rd</td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Men's Foil:</strong></td><td>9th</td><td><strong>Women's Foil:</strong></td><td>3rd</td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Men's Saber:</strong></td><td>2nd</td><td><strong>Women's Saber:</strong></td><td>3rd</td></tr>
</tbody></table>
## University of Detroit Mercy Duals
<table class="table table-striped"><tbody>
<tr><td colspan="2"><h4 align="Center">Men's Team (3-0)</h4></td><td colspan="2"><h4 align="Center">Women's Team (3-0)</h4></td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Michigan: 22</strong></td><td>Michigan State: 5</td><td><strong>Michigan: 21</strong></td><td>Michigan State: 6</td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Michigan: 20</strong></td><td>Detroit: 7</td><td><strong>Michigan: 23</strong></td><td>Detroit: 4</td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Michigan: 25</strong></td><td>Oakland: 2</td><td><strong>Michigan: 20</strong></td><td>Oakland: 7</td></tr>
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## Northwestern University Duals
<table class="table table-striped"><tbody>
<tr><td colspan="2"><h4 align="Center">Men's Team (8-3)</h4></td><td colspan="2"><h4 align="Center">Women's Team (10-1)</h4></td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Michigan: 22</strong></td><td>Bradley: 5</td><td><strong>Michigan: 25</strong></td><td>Bradley: 2</td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Michigan: 18</strong></td><td>Swarthmore: 9</td><td><strong>Michigan: 20</strong></td><td>Swarthmore: 7</td></tr>
<tr><td>Michigan: 12</td><td><strong>Lawrence: 15</strong></td><td><strong>Michigan: 17</strong></td><td>Lawrence: 10</td></tr>
<tr><td>Michigan: 12</td><td><strong>Northwestern: 15</strong></td><td>Michigan: 8</td><td><strong>Northwestern: 19</strong></td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Michigan: 23</strong></td><td>Iowa: 4</td><td><strong>Michigan: 24</strong></td><td>Iowa: 3</td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Michigan: 21</strong></td><td>Florida: 6</td><td><strong>Michigan: 19</strong></td><td>Florida: 8</td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Michigan: 21</strong></td><td>Minnesota: 6</td><td><strong>Michigan: 24</strong></td><td>Minnesota: 3</td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Michigan: 17</strong></td><td>Purdue: 10</td><td><strong>Michigan: 18</strong></td><td>Purdue: 9</td></tr>
<tr><td>Michigan: 13</td><td><strong>Wisconsin: 14</strong></td><td><strong>Michigan: 17</strong></td><td>Wisconsin: 10</td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Michigan: 16</strong></td><td>Chicago: 11</td><td><strong>Michigan: 17</strong></td><td>Chicago: 10</td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Michigan: 16</strong></td><td>Indiana: 11</td><td><strong>Michigan: 24</strong></td><td>Indiana: 3</td></tr>
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## Ohio State University Duals
<table class="table table-striped"><tbody>
<tr><td colspan="2"><h4 align="Center">Men's Team (4-2)</h4></td><td colspan="2"><h4 align="Center">Women's Team (5-1)</h4></td></tr>
<tr><td>Michigan: 12</td><td><strong>Cleveland State: 15</strong></td><td><strong>Michigan: 19</strong></td><td>Cleveland State: 8</td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Michigan: 24</strong></td><td>Iowa: 3</td><td><strong>Michigan: 21</strong></td><td>Iowa: 6</td></tr>
<tr><td>Michigan: 7</td><td><strong>Ohio State: 20</strong></td><td>Michigan: 7</td><td><strong>Ohio State: 20</strong></td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Michigan: 18</strong></td><td>Case Western: 9</td><td><strong>Michigan: 18</strong></td><td>Case Western: 9</td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Michigan: 24</strong></td><td>Bowling Green: 3</td><td><strong>Michigan: 25</strong></td><td>Bowling Green: 2</td></tr>
<tr><td><strong>Michigan: 22</strong></td><td>Oberlin: 5</td><td><strong>Michigan: 23</strong></td><td>Oberlin: 4</td></tr>
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# 2013-2014 Competition Results
## USACFC College Fencing National Championships <small>at Knoxville Convention Center</small>
- **Overall Team**: 2<sup>nd</sup> place
- **Women's Team**: 2<sup>nd</sup> place
- **Women's Foil**: 2<sup>nd</sup> place
- **Geoff Marino**: 3<sup>rd</sup>, Men's Foil Individual
- **Adrian Montero**: 7<sup>th</sup>, Men's Saber Individual
- **Carolyn Grant**: 3<sup>rd</sup>, Women's Foil Individual
- **Sara Nagy**: 2<sup>nd</sup>, Women's Saber Individual
## Midwestern Fencing Conference Championships
- **Overall Team**: Schiller Award for top club team
- **Men's Saber**: 5<sup>th</sup> place & Schiller Award
- **Women's Foil**: 6<sup>th</sup> place & Schiller Award
- **Carolyn Grant**: Schiller Award, Women's Foil Individual
For individual records, please click <a href="https://docs.google.com/a/umich.edu/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AtdY8eM2424GdGExMVpXTW5RRFc5dGpkNVduOHl6RFE#gid=0">here.</a>
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