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As of May 26, fencing has officially been cancelled due to COVID-19.


Saturday, July 18, 2020


Adult Epee: 8:00 am
Adult Foil; Youth Epee: 12:00 pm
Adult Saber: 2:00 pm


Beyer Hall, ISU Campus, Ames
Entrance to the building is on the south side


Steve Behrends

2022 State Games of America
Qualifying Event

2022 State Games of America

All Iowans are eligible to participate!


Athletes will receive a colored T-shirt for their entry fee. Pre-registered athletes may upgrade their cotton shirt for a dri-fit for an additional $12 through June 22.

T-shirt pick up will be located indoors at the Sukup South Endzone at Jack Trice Stadium. Access to Sukup Endzone is from University Boulevard. Hours are:

Friday, July 17: 12:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 18: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, July 19: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Iowa Games Merchandise

Competition Format

Adult Epee will start at 8:00 am. Adult Epee check-in will be from 7:30-8:00 am.

Adult Foil and Youth Epee check-in will be from 11:30 am-12:00 pm and fencing will begin after Adult Epee is done.

Saber check-in will be from 1:30-2:00 pm and fencing will begin after Adult Foil and Youth Epee is done.

Competition will consist of one round of pools with everyone going into a direct elimination. ALL USFA RULES WILL BE ENFORCED!

Age Determining Date

For Open events, participants must be 13 years old as of January 1, 2020.

For Youth events, participants must be 14 or younger as of January 1, 2020.



Medals sponsored by Grinnell Mutual

Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be awarded in each division.


Please contact the commissioner if you can provide scoring equipment.  Other personal equipment (foils, epees, body cords, lames for foils, jackets and masks, etc.) will need to be provided by the athlete.  Fencers must have all necessary protective clothing!


Adult Foil | Coed

Adult Epee | Coed

Youth Epee | Coed

Adult Saber | Coed

Registration Deadlines

$25 if registered by June 15
$30 if registered between June 16 – June 29
$35 if registered between June 30 – July 12

Dri-Fit Upgrade Deadline ($12): June 22

On-Site Registration
$40 Entry Fee; pre-registration is preferred

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