Membership

Riverside Membership

Concurrent membership in USA Fencing is required for membership at Riverside (see below on this page).

Family discounts (for two or more fencers from the same family household): 10% on memberships.

See also our Classes page for additional details.

Community Membership

Community membership is intended for those fencers who have primary club affiliations at other clubs, and wish to list Riverside as a secondary competitive club and to train with us occasionally.

Benefits:

  • May represent Riverside Fencing Club in competition;

  • May attend Training Classes occasionally (fee applies);

    • Community members are expected to provide and maintain their own gear.

  • May attend Open Fencing sessions (floor fees waived);

  • May participate in online classes;

  • May participate in any community activities (e.g. holiday parties);

  • May receive private lessons (subject to availability; full members are prioritized first for lessons);

Fees:

Membership years end on Jul 31.

  • $250.00 if purchased in Summer or Sep-Oct session;

  • $200.00 if purchased in Nov-Dec session;

  • $150.00 if purchased in Jan-Feb session;

  • $100.00 if purchased in Mar-Apr session;

  • $50.00 if purchased in May-Jun session;

Full Membership

Full membership is intended for those fencers who primarily train and learn at Riverside Fencing Club, and who compete with Riverside as their primary club designation.

Benefits:

  • May represent Riverside Fencing Club in competition;

  • May borrow club gear;

  • Have access to armoring services (fees may apply);

  • May receive private lessons;

  • May receive coaching at designated local events (free of charge);

  • May receive coaching at regional, national, or international events (additional fees apply);

Fees:

Annual membership rates (Membership years end Jul 31)

  • $300.00 if purchased in summer or Sep-Oct session;

  • $240.00 if purchased in Nov-Dec session;

  • $180.00 if purchased in Jan-Feb session;

  • $120.00 if purchased in Mar-Apr session;

  • $60.00 if purchased in May-Jun session;

Temporary (single-session) rate:

USA Fencing Membership Types

Concurrent membership in USA Fencing is required for all Riverside Fencing Club members. Acceptable Concurrent USA Fencing Membership types are: Non-competitive, access, competitive, coach, life, and life installment;

USA Fencing Membership Types

Below are brief descriptions of the most common types of memberships suitable for Riverside members. For the definitive list of membership types offered by USA Fencing, please visit this page.

Non-competitive

    • Included in registration for Introductory course;

    • Recommended for fencers in Group Classes;

    • Best for those who do all of their fencing at Riverside Fencing Club only;

Access (formerly "Supporting")

  • Recommended for fencers in Training Classes who are competing locally only;

  • Allows for limited participation in local competitions outside of Riverside Fencing Club in addition to all activities at Riverside Fencing Club;

Competitive

    • Allows full participation in USA events;

    • Recommended for fencers in Training Classes who are competing regionally, nationally, or internationally;

Note: the Collegiate Competitive Membership is NOT suitable for Riverside fencers.

Renewing your USA Fencing Membership

This section is for Riverside members who needs to RENEW their USA Fencing membership. Normally, this is done at the start of the season (the membership year runs from August 1 to July 31).

Click here to start the renewal process. See the documentation provided by USA Fencing, below.

Need Help?

The best help with membership issues is available from the USA Fencing national office: (719) 866-4511. They are located in Colorado, so Mountain Time Zone.

Navigating Through Your Membership Profile.pdf