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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 […]

Private Lessons Resume January 11th

Based on the Governor’s new “Healthy Washington-Roadmap to Recovery” initiative released this week, we are planning to reopen for private lessons starting Monday, January 11th. If you were already on the lesson schedule in November, your schedule will remain the same. Group classes and open fencing are on hold until February, or until we receive […]

COVID Update: Closure extended to January 11th

Governor Inslee recently announced that the current COVID-19 restrictions which began in November are being extended one more week, to January 11th, 2021. This means we are still closed for all in-person fencing activities – classes, lessons, and open fencing. Our online Conditioning/Footwork and Technique/Tactics classes will resume on January 4th, on their usual schedule. […]

COVID UPDATE: In-person fencing suspended through January 4th

Governor Inslee recently announced that the current COVID-19 restrictions which began in November are being extended to January 4th, 2021. This still includes shutting down all of our in-person fencing activities – classes, lessons, and open fencing. We will continue to hold our virtual Conditioning/Footwork and Technique/Tactics classes through December. As January 4th approaches, we […]