Anyone using the Northwest Fencing Center facilities more than twice in a month are required to register online at NWFC MEMBER PORTAL and purchase an annual membership. Membership fees are due in September each year, valid for a fencing season (September 1st – August 31st) and prorated if joining late in the season.
Participate in classes, private lessons, and open bouting
Use of facilities: armory, locker rental, and conditioning room
Professional instruction by certified Coaches (fencing, safe sport and first aid)
Eligible to compete on a NWFC team
Strip coaching at competitive events
Eligible for Reduced Pricing, Grants or Scholarships based on program requirements
Members enrolled in classes receive the following discounts off camps and clinics:
Mini Fencers, Homeschool, Youth One & Two, Evening Epee – 10%
Core – 25%
Youth Two with Lessons, Comp – 50%
Athlete must list NWFC as their primary club with US Fencing Association.
NWFC membership accounts require a US Fencing Association membership.
US FENCING MEMBERSHIP
Beginning fencers: (select one) Non-Competitive – $10
Supporting – $25 (Includes American Fencing Magazine subscriptions and voting rights.)
Competing fencer: Competitive – $75 (An upgrade from Non-Competitive & Supporting at any time.)
FAMILY (2 or more fencers) $240/Sep-Aug
Resident Membership dues help fund general operations, scholarships and grant programs. The estimated fair market value of benefits received with your annual membership dues are $60. The amount of membership dues you paid in excess of this value may be tax deductible as a charitable contribution on your tax return. Please consult with your tax advisor.
Reduced pricing: $100 for Individual membership; $150 for family membership. To qualify for reduced pricing, student must qualify for the Federal Free/Reduced Lunch programs and meet the federal income eligibility guidelines.
For short-term (60-day maximum) visiting fencers. All class, open bouting, camp and private lesson fees apply.
GUEST INDIVIDUAL $60
The Associate membership was created for athletes who are dedicated to training long-term but are not fortunate to live nearby. While unable to attend classes on a regular basis, an Associate member is committed to training with our coaches and athletes periodically throughout the fencing season. Participants at this member level must be sponsored and approved by an NWFC Lead Coach.
ASSOCIATE INDIVIDUAL $1760
ASSOCIATE FAMILY (2 or more fencers) $2420
Due in Full in September each year. Annual fee includes $1100 credit towards participation in private lessons and camps in addition to other training opportunities. All class, open bouting, camp and private lesson fees apply.
- Twelve prepaid private lessons = $1100
- Two $250 credits towards two different NWFC camps = $500
- Eligible to compete on a NWFC team
- Participate in regularly scheduled training classes and open bouting at member cost
- Strip coaching at competitive events
- Athlete must list NWFC as their primary club
- Non-resident (live in excess of 100 miles from NWFC)
- Coach sponsorship or approval required
- Not eligible for Grants or Scholarships