Membership Types

All annual membership types include these base benefits.

  • Online membership profile
  • Discounts with participating vendors
  • Secondary medical & accident insurance

You can also read our Membership Guide for more details on all of our membership options.

Non-competitive Memberships

Access Membership $2500/yr

This membership, which builds on the benefits of the previous Supporting membership, allows training at USA Fencing clubs and unlimited local competitions. Includes Secondary accident coverage, the right to vote in Division and National elections and digital subscription to American Fencing Magazine. Free admission to all USA Fencing North American Cups and National Championships included. Upgrade to Competitive membership required for Regional and National tournaments.

Membership includes…

Right to Vote
Accidental Coverage
Non-Competitive $1000/yr

A Non-Competitive Membership is required to be a member of a USA Fencing Member Club. This membership permits regular practices and training sessions at a club.

Membership includes…

Accidental Coverage

Competitive Memberships

Competitive $85/yr

Our Yearly Competitive Membership is good for the USA Fencing season from August 1 through July 31. The competitive membership valid for all USA Fencing sanctioned competitions.

Membership includes…

Right to Compete
Right to Vote
Accidental Coverage
Yearly Magazine Subscription
Collegiate Competitive $4500/yr

College students can enjoy the same benefits of the full Competitive membership at a special discounted price. In order for this membership to be valid, you must be a member of a current USA Fencing NCAA or college club team.

Membership includes…

Right to Compete
Right to Vote
Accidental Coverage
Yearly Magazine Subscription
Coach $12000/yr

For members who coach, this membership has the same privileges as a competitive member and additionally receive the benefit of a professional general liability policy. Includes background screen and Safe Sport training.

Membership includes…

Right to Compete
Right to Vote
Upgradable to +Professional
Accidental Coverage
Yearly Magazine Subscription
Life $1,200

Life membership is valid for the lifetime of the member. This membership includes the same benefits as a competitive membership but is a one-time payment.

Membership includes…

Right to Compete
Right to Vote
Accidental Coverage
Lifetime Membership
Yearly Magazine Subscription
Life Installment $12000/yr

Allows the member up to ten years of regular installment payments towards a Life Membership.

Membership includes…

Right to Compete
Right to Vote
Accidental Coverage
Yearly Magazine Subscription

These are available to non-U.S. fencers only.

International Competitive License $85/yr

Non-US Fencers only

This is a competitive membership for non-US citizens who fence in any sanctioned USA Fencing local, regional and any USA Fencing North American Cups excluding Championship events.

Membership includes…

Right to Compete

Club Memberships

Affiliate Club $5000/yr

Club enrollment option for clubs who do not require USA Fencing insurance coverage but want to be included in USA Fencing promotions and desire club members to be able to represent their club at tournaments.

Premium Club $575/yr

Club enrollment option for clubs who require USA Fencing insurance coverage. This membership requires 100% USA Fencing membership of every member of your club. Your coverage is NOT VALID without 100% USA Fencing Membership.


USA Fencing has membership types for all individuals interested in fencing, whether you are an athlete, coach, volunteer or you just want to support the sport. 

Details on each membership type can be found below. 

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