Membership Types

All annual membership types include these base benefits.

  • Online membership profile
  • Discounts with participating vendors
  • Secondary medical & accident insurance

You can also read our Membership Guide for more details on all of our membership options.

International Competitive License

This is a competitive membership for non-US citizens who fence in any USA Fencing North American Cups excluding Championship events.

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Affiliate Club

Club enrollment option for clubs who do not require USA Fencing insurance coverage but want to be included in USA Fencing promotions and desire club members to be able to represent their club at tournaments.

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Member Club

Club enrollment option for clubs who require USA Fencing insurance coverage. This membership requires 100% USA Fencing membership of every member of your club. Your coverage is NOT VALID without 100% USA Fencing Membership.

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High School Club

high school fencing teams can become High School Member Clubs of USA Fencing. For a flat fee, every member of the high school team becomes a High School Member.

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For members who coach, this membership has the same privileges as a competitive member and additionally receive the benefit of a professional general liability policy. Includes background screen and Safe Sport training.

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A Non-Competitive Membership is required to be a member of a USA Fencing Member Club. This membership does not allow you to compete at sanctioned events but it does permit regular practices and training sessions at a club.

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Our Yearly Competitive Membership is good for the USA Fencing season from August 1 through July 31. The competitive membership valid for all USA Fencing sanctioned competitions.

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Collegiate Competitive

College students can enjoy the same benefits of the full Competitive membership at a special discounted price. In order for this membership to be valid, you must be a member of a current USA Fencing NCAA or college club team.

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Our Supporting Membership is perfect for the Non-Competitive member who is still involved with USA Fencing or their local fencing community. In addition to supporting the sport, you are eligible to vote in all USA Fencing Board of Director elections.

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Life membership is valid for the lifetime of the member. This membership includes the same benefits as a competitive membership but is a one-time payment.

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Life Installment

Allows the member up to ten years of regular installment payments towards a Life Membership.

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Foreign Fencer

Non-US citizens should select this to register for local or regional USA Fencing tournaments. This membership is NOT VALID for North American Cups which require an International Competitive License.

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USA Fencing has membership types for all individuals interested in fencing, whether you are an athlete, coach, volunteer or you just want to support the sport. 

Details on each membership type can be found below. 

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