Welcome to the Down East School of Fencing!
We are a diverse and dynamic club, ranging in age from seven to 70. From beginners to recreational enthusiasts to national competitors, there is a place for you. Come join us on the strip, and welcome to our site!
Attention Bucksport DESF Fencers:
Just to remind you that there will not be fencing classes this week, 8/24 – 8/28. We will resume fencing classes next week starting on 9/1. Happy end of the summer.
Please check out this feature article about our fencing school written by Taylor Vortherms, Sports Editor at the Ellsworth American last week: http://www.ellsworthamerican.com/sports/fencing-on-the-rise-in-maine
Mark your calendars for these upcoming fall dates for the new fencing season!!
2015 Fall Tournament Calendar:
September 12-13: Maine Season Fencing Opener - Bucksport, ME
September 19-20: Bill Hall Veteran Challenge ROC - BFC, MA
October 3-4: Lobster Pot Fencing Tournament - Bucksport, ME
October 17: Fun Fencing Fundraiser for Old Town Recreation Center - TBA
November 7: Bucksport Tournament (Vet/Jr/Cdt/Youth) - Bucksport, ME
November 13-15: NAC Jr, Cdt, Y14 - Kansas City, MO
November 21: Maine State Open - Saco, ME
December 4-7: NAC DV2, VET - Baltimore, MD
December 12: Northeast Division Junior Olympic Qualifiers - Portland, ME
Also in December: Kents Hill Fencing Event - TBA
Details about these events can be found over time at www.usfencing.org, www.askfred.net or www.northeastfencing.net. Check on events periodically for changes and updates.
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Last update: Today - 9/1/2015