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.

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Important Details:

  • You must become a member to join a group class or take Private Lessons unless you are taking an Intro to Fencing Session.
  • Each class will have appropriate level warm-up drills and agility work.
  • Face coverings are optional.
  • Membership is now a rolling membership and will be renewed every 12 months, (previously the membership was Sept-August).  Membership fees are non-refundable.  Read all about Membership options HERE.

Important Dates:
11/12 Potluck (formally known as Winternational Potluck) sign up HERE
11/19-20 Adult Epee Camp 21+ registration is now open!

11/23, 24, 25, 26 Closed for the holiday
12/21 Pie Contest & Reunion
12/22-26 Closed for the holiday
12/27-31 Winter Camp

Upcoming Tournaments:
10/7-10 October NAC Y14, Cadet, Div 1, Para Deadline 8/31
10/14-17 SYC of the Rockies Y10, Y12, Y14 Deadline 9/19
10/15 Pacific Northwest Cup Y12 & Y14 Epee Deadline 10/13
10/15 Pacific Northwest Cup Div 3 Foil Deadline 10/13
10/22-23 Rain City Fall RYC Y10, Y12, Y14 Deadline 10/16
11/5-6 Orion Fall RJCC Junior & Cadet Deadline 10/23
11/12 Pacific Northwest Cup Y10, Y12, & Y14 Foil Deadline 11/10
11/12 Pacific Northwest Cup Div 3 Epee  Deadline 11/10
12/3-4 Salle Auriol Seattle RJCC
12/9 December NAC Div 1, Cadet, Junior Deadline 12/12

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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