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Competitive Class Schedule Update

Due to the size of our Competitive Junior Foil class, starting in October we are dividing the class into two groups based on our Competition Levels. We recommend that all Level 1 and 2 juniors (who have not fenced in a regional tournament yet) switch to our Competitive Junior B class, Monday/Wednesday 6:30-8:00. This will […]

Temporary Practice at Highland Community Center

From August 22nd through September 11th, we’re getting our floors completely refinished. While we’re closed, we are renting temporary practice space at Highland Community Center. Practice sessions will be every Monday and Thursday except Labor Day, 5:30-7:30 PM. Coach Greg will lead a short warmup and footwork practice, then there will be open fencing time. […]

Fall 2022 Price Changes

As part of our periodic review of our expenses, to help cover rising staff and facility costs, effective September 2022 there will be a modest increase to our prices for classes and open fencing. The new prices are as follows. Monthly classes Beginning class, 1st month: $180 Regular class (twice a week): $200/month Regular class […]

Face Masks Optional Starting March 12th

Following the recent updates to CDC guidelines, as well as Washington State and King County recommendations, there will be some changes to our COVID policies this month. Effective March 1st, 2022, proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test result is no longer required to enter RCFC. We do still strongly encourage all of our […]

COVID-19 Mitigation Policy Updates

Last updated December 22, 2021 RCFC is open for all of our usual in-person activities. There are currently no capacity limits for classes or open fencing. We have updated our protocols which are designed to minimize the risk of exposure for students, parents, and coaches. We continually evaluate these protocols for feasibility and effectiveness, and […]

Vaccination/Test Requirement Starts November 6th

On October 25th, King County established a vaccination mandate for “certain businesses such as gyms and fitness facilities”. We have not heard back from them as to whether RCFC is subject to this mandate. However, we have decided that the prudent course is to follow it regardless. Starting Saturday, November 6th, we will require proof […]

Price Changes Effective September 1st, 2021

Starting with the September 2021 fall session, there will be some changes to our prices. Our Competitive Junior class will be larger, but 3 days a week, so will be $250/month. Open fencing is less limited than during COVID restrictions, so will be $60/month or $10/night drop-in. Monthly uniform rental will be $25/month, starting after […]

RCFC June Youth Tournament

On June 19-20, 2021, we will hold our first sanctioned youth tournament since reopening! Read on for details about the event formats and COVID protocols. This event is open to all Western Washington Division fencers. Registration Please pre-register on AskFRED.Net to speed up the tournament setup process. We will bill entry fees to your account […]

RCFC In-House Tournaments

We hold periodic in-house tournament for our Continuing and Intermediate students, to get their feet wet in competition. Read on for details about the event formats and COVID protocols. These event is open to members of Rain City Fencing Center only. We also hold USA Fencing sanctioned events which are open other Western Washington Division […]

Spring Regional Tournaments Canceled

Hello RCFC tournament fans, Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, Rain City Fencing Center will not be holding any regional tournaments in the spring of 2021. Our Spring RJCC and our Super Youth Circuit will be rescheduled to next season. While we understand that this is disappointing for everyone, we believe it is the right course […]