NWFC is a non-profit fencing training facility and membership dues assist the club in providing affordable fencing programs for athletes of all ages. Anyone using Northwest Fencing Center facilities more than twice in a month are required to register online at NWFC MEMBER PORTAL. The front desk will process your membership after confirming class enrollment and skill level. Membership is valid for a fencing season (September 1st – August 31st) and prorated if joining late in the season.
(For new students or fencers living out of the area, please see the special memberships section.)
FAMILY (2+ fencers) $240/Sep-Aug
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.
-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: Non-Competitive – $10 or Supporting – $25 (Includes American Fencing Magazine subscriptions and voting rights.)
Competing fencer: Competitive – $75 (An upgrade from Non-Competitive & Supporting at any time.)
NEW STUDENT TRIAL MEMBERSHIP (3 Month)
FAMILY (2+ fencers) $80
Valid for new students enrolled in beginning classes including: Minis, Homeschool, Youth One, and Evening Epee. Includes a non-competitive membership with USA Fencing. Upon fourth month of classes, membership will be extended for the full season on a prorated basis and converted to a Resident Membership.
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.
FAMILY (2+ fencers) $2090/Sep-Aug
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. Due September 1st with the following alternate payment options:
- Individual – $1760 due Sep 1, or $1800 in 3 Payments of $600 (Sep 1, Oct 1, Nov 1)
- Family – $2090 due Sep 1, or $2130 in 3 payments of $710 (Sep 1, Oct 1, Nov 1)
- Twelve prepaid private lessons = $600
- 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