UI Fencing Club to host sectional tournament

The University of Iowa Fencing Club will host the 2011 United States Fencing Association (USFA) Midwest Sectionals Saturday–Sunday, April 30–May 1, at the UI Field House.

Men’s and women’s events in foil, epee, and saber will be held, with possible additional events for fencers under 19. Events begin at 9 a.m. and conclude around 4 p.m. each day. This tournament will be a qualifier for Division 1A at the USFA Summer Nationals. Several members of the UI Fencing Club will compete and run the event as well.

Spectators of all ages are welcome to attend this free event. For more tournament information see midwestsection-usfa.org/index.php?p=1_5_2011-USFA-MIDWEST-SECTIONAL.

For more information on the Hawkeye Fencing Club, visit uiowa.orgsync.com/org/uiowafencing or contact UI Fencing Club vice president Sara Pettit at sara-pettit@uiowa.edu.