NWFC - World Class Fencing Instruction

Northwest Fencing Center (NWFC) is a non-profit fencing training facility renowned for providing affordable fencing lessons and personalized instruction for athletes of all ages. NWFC began as a group of dedicated fencing athletes and has grown to become a pioneer in the Olympic sport of fencing in Oregon. NWFC is a cutting-edge international training and competition hub, with a reputation for quality instruction, committed coaches, and a stellar training facility.

 NWFC specializes in the techniques of foil and epee, with a strong focus on the core foundations of fencing, including coordination, agility, and stance. Our accredited coaches are dedicated to providing a supportive, inspiring, and fun atmosphere to foster a love of the sport and the growth of the athlete, both on the strip and off. 

At NWFC, we are a community of friends, colleagues, and athletes committed to providing the best possible instruction for you or your athlete in an encouraging, yet challenging environment. Read more about the Benefits of Fencing.


We are hiring!


Registration is now open for all summer camps.


Important Updates:

We have MOVED! Starting April 12th, classes will be held in a temporary location just a few doors down from our NEW gym because the contractors will still be putting the finishing touches on the new gym. The new location is being built to our needs. It will feature 21 new inset strips, a welcoming lobby, conference room, an enormous loft viewing area, natural light and LED lighting, a sound system, large restrooms, & lockers; all with a sleek modern style. The new address is 11117 SW Greenburg Road, Tigard, OR 97223. Follow us on social media for the latest updates.


Important Details:

  • You must become a member to join a group class or take Private Lessons.
  • Each class will have appropriate level warm-up drills and agility work.
  • Face coverings are required.
  • We have developed a schedule for small classes. The classes focus on the safety of our members, parents, and coaches. Read about our Covid-19 safety updates HERE
  • Membership is now a rolling membership and will be renewed every 12 months, (previously the membership was Sept-August).  Membership fees are non-refundable. Trial memberships are 3 months and auto-billed after 3 months unless you tell us. Read all about Membership options HERE.

Important Dates:

5/20 Annual Meeting and Leaving the Nest Celebration
7/1-4 NWFC is closed
6/26-29 Pre-Nationals Camp
7/11-15 Youth Beginner Camp #1
7/18-22 Youth Beginner Camp #2
7/25-30 Advanced Foil Camp
8/1-6 Advanced Epee Camp
8/8-12 Youth Beginner Camp #3
8/15-19 Youth Beginner Camp #4

Upcoming Tournaments:

5/22 Oregon Division National Qualifier 2022 Y14, DIV2. Deadline 5/19
6/11 Pacific Northwest Cup Y10 Foil, Y14 Foil. Deadline 6/9
6/18 Pacific Northwest Cup (Y14 Epee) Deadline 6/16
6/25 Pacific Northwest Open Senior Mixed Foil & Epee
7/2-11 National Championships and July Challenge. Deadline 5/25

NWFC Dashboard:

  • Membership, Classes, & Lessons in the Training Scheduler  HERE
  • Member portal for miscellaneous armory, pro-shop, and camps HERE
  • YouTube HERE
  • Squadlocker for NWFC swag HERE
  • Fred Meyer Rewards, NWFC #82489 HERE
  • AmazonSmile link HERE
  • USA Fencing Website HERE
  • USA Fencing 2021-22 Age/Classification Eligibility chart HERE.

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