Modern Duelists Fencing Academy
Modern Duelists Fencing Academy
505 Blue Ball Road, Elkton, MD

Modern Duelists is located in the Triumph Industrial Park, just minutes off of I-95. Classes are held in our 3,600 sq.ft. fencing room, equipped with five regulation fencing strips, two practice strips, and over a dozen different wall, standing, and hanging targets. Students also have access to a fully-stocked armory for equipment repairs, a weight room for auxiliary training, and a break room/kitchenette.


Nov 26 2023


10:00 am - 4:00 pm

MoDuel Open Epee


Open Epee | Sunday, November 26, 2023 @ 10:00am


Join us for a USA Fencing sanctioned tournament right here at Modern Duelists! All eligible fencers are encouraged to sign up. Not eligible, or not ready for an open competition? Spectators are more than welcome to come observe.

Register on AskFRED

For more information on how to sign up: How Do I Register for Local Fencing Tournaments?

For more information on competing in your first tournament:  Preparing for Your First Fencing Tournament


Event Information
This event is sanctioned by the Maryland division of USA Fencing. Entries are limited to a maximum of 56 fencers. This event will follow the standard USA Fencing format, with a single round of pools, 100% promotion to direct elimination, and no fence-off for third place. Pools will consist of seven fencers whenever possible; depending on the number of entries, we may also use pools of six or eight. Doors open at 9:00am and check-in closes at 10:00am. No fencers will be allowed to check in for the event after 10:00am.

Fencers must have a birth year of 2010 or earlier. Fencers must have a valid USA Fencing membership at the Access level or higher. If you are not a member of USA Fencing, you can sign up here: https://member.usafencing.org/signup

Event Cost
The cost for this event is $40 if prepaid via Stripe, or $50 if paid at the door. If you have trouble using AskFRED’s payment system, or if you have any questions, please contact Coach Ryleigh at rsweet@modernduelists.com.

Preregistration & Walk-Ins
Fencers must be preregistered by midnight on the day of the event. If the tournament is not full, walk-in registrations will be accepted for $50.

Medals & Awards
Medals will be given to the top four fencers.


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