Sunday, August 23, 2015

Last Tuesday and Thursday, Georgia Tech students try out fencing for their first time! They learned basic footwork and bladework, as well as the various aspects of the sport and the club.

Thank you to all the volunteers for helping out!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Burdell's Best Award 2015

This year, the Yellow Jacket Fencing Club has won Georgia Tech's Burdell's Best award for the Most Creative Fundraiser through YJO!

Sunday, April 19, 2015

CFCs 2015 Results

On the weekend of April 11-12, three Yellow Jacket Fencing teams participated in the Collegiate Fencing Championships held in Philadelphia, PA. Teams from 42 different colleges and universities gathered from all across the East Coast.
The final results are as follows:
  • Male Epee placed 16th
  • Male Saber placed 24th
  • Male Foil placed 26th

Monday, March 30, 2015

Spring SIFA 2015 Results

Last weekend, the Yellow Jacket Fencing Club sent 4 squads to Spring SIFA hosted by the University of Tennessee - Knoxville.

Congratulations to the following team placements:
  • Men's Epee: 1st place
  • Men's Sabre: 1st place
  • Men's Foil: 2nd place
  • Women's Epee: 2nd place
Also congratulations to the following who placed in the individual tournament:
  • Arthur Lim: 1st place in Men's Foil
  • Maxwell Curtis: 6th place in Men's Foil
  • Daniel Bodamer: 1st place in Men's Epee
  • Jamie McAreavey: 4th place in Men's Epee
  • Kevin Lyn: 3rd place in Men's Sabre
  • Susanna Dong: 2nd place in Women's Epee
  • Dorothy Cannella: 7th place in Women's Epee
Congratulations to all Spring SIFA squads for an excellent performance!

YJFC 2015-2016 Election Results

We are pleased to announce the 2015-2016 Yellow Jacket Fencing Club Executive Board:
  • President: Susanna Dong
  • Vice President: Keith Johnson
  • Team Captain: Matt Bernstein
  • Treasurer: Leslie McConnell
  • Secretary: Dalton Mulkey
Congratulations to next year's board!

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Yellow Jacket Open Results

The Yellow Jacket Open: 249 fencers from 46 different clubs watched by ~500 spectators over 2 days in 6 events totaling 289 entries involving 15 outside referees and 22 sets of scoring equipment. It wouldn't be possible without the help of 38 YJFC volunteers who gave up their time and housed 21 overnight guests. Thanks so much for all your help!

Congratulations to the following:
- Vladimir Smirnov for placing 6th in Div III Epee and earning his E rating
- Alumnus Jeffrey Lumish for placing 7th in Div III Sabre
For all results from the Sixth Annual Yellow Jacket Open, please visit AskFred:

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Classic City Open 2015 Results

Congratulations to the following:
- Vladimir Smirnov for 3rd place in E&Under Men's Epee
- Maxwell Curtis for 2nd place in E&Under Men's Foil
- Susanna Dong for 2nd place in E&Under Women's Foil
See all results from Classic City Open on AskFred:

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Yellow Jacket Open 2015

Come join us for the Sixth Annual Yellow Jacket Open on March 14-15, hosted by Georgia Tech's fencing club in the Adamsville Recreation Center in Atlanta, GA!

Preregister on AskFred and follow the Facebook event!
For general questions, contact

We'll see you there!

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Green Gator 2015 Results!

Congratulations to the following:
  • Matthew Bernstein for 5th place in Div 3 Foil and renewing his E rating.
  • Maxwell Curtis for 10th place in Div 3 Foil.
  • Alumnus Parth Deshmukh for 3rd place in Open Foil.
  • Arthur Lim for 13th place in Open Foil.
  • Kevin Lyn for 7th place in Open Sabre and renewing his E rating.
  • Kevin Lyn for 9th place in Div 3 Sabre.

See all the results for Green Gator on AskFred:

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

UGA Open 2015 Results!

Congratulations to the following:
  • Daniel Bodamer for 3rd place in the C&Under Epee event and renewing his C, and placing in the Top 16 in Open Epee.
  • Alumnus Parth Deshmukh for placing in the Top 8 in the Open Foil event.

For all results in the UGA Open, go to AskFred: