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Results & Updates

Men's Foil  @ HALB

1st Cameron B. (earned B rank)

Men's C & Higher Foil  @ HALB

5th Cameron B.


Y14 Men's Foil  @ AFM

1st Cameron B.


Y12 Men's Foil  @ TFC

56th Duncan M.

60th Nicholas M.



3rd Maeve L.

C & Under WE  @ GGFC

8th Maeve L.



2nd Cameron B.


22nd Cameron B.


23rd Maeve L.


SYC @ Bellevue, WA


26th Duncan M.


15th Cameron B.



1st Cameron B.


27th Nicholas M.


32nd Duncan M.

49th Nicholas M.


Private Parties

NBFA is available to host parties with various fencing-based themes. This is a safe and fun activity for both children and adults.
-    Birthday Parties
-    Theme Parties
-    Holiday Parties
-    Pirate Parties
-    Knights in Shining Armor Parties
-    Musketeer Parties
-    Dragon Slayer Parties
-    Prince and Princess Parties
NBFA will come to the location of your choice or you can choose NBFA for your special event. Brief instruction, supervision and all necessary equipment are provided. NBFA will MC the fencing portion of your event, equip you and your guests, referee games and matches, supply refreshments and clean up after. Further provisions can be arranged. Contact us to schedule your special event.

Specialty Talent

NBFA staff is experienced in providing inspiring entertainment for corporate conventions. We have put on shows for such companies as Cisco systems at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, halftime shows for the Golden State Warriors and children's entertainment at Great America Theme Park and various Renaissance Faires. We tailor our show to the needs of the corporation. We provide engaging and inspiring demonstrations using our top-ranked athletes. We provide the MC, the script and the talent. Please contact us today.

Referee Seminars

North Bay Fencing Academy offers the rare opportunity to take the required seminar and test to become a USFA certified referee. We are certified by the USFA Fencing Officials Commission to offer instruction and testing to become a United States Fencing Association ranked referee. Being a USFA certified Fencing Referee allows you to travel the country and the world as an ambassador of the sport of fencing and the United States of America. Our director, Maestro Peter Burchard, has been a member of the Fencing Officials Committee (FOC) since 1988.

NBFA offers quarterly refereeing seminars. Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you would like notifications of upcoming refereeing seminars.

Coaching Seminars
North Bay Fencing Academy offers coaches training to the novice and experienced fencing coach. Extensive instruction in the pedagogical theory of all three weapons is explored. Our seminars explore the practical application of coaching individual lessons, strip-side and group classes. NBFA is authorized by the United States Fencing Coaches Association (USFCA) to proctor examinations for the three levels of fencing coach certification:

-    Moniteur
-    Prevost
-    Maitre d'Armes

Maestro Burchard is a certified fencing master from the International Academy of Arms, the United States Fencing Coaches Association and a Military Master at Arms. He has coached for over thirty-five years and offers expertise gained in his time as head coach of the Halberstadt Fencers' Club of San Francisco for over fifteen years, NCAA coach at UC Santa Cruz and founder and head coach of the Fencing Center of San Jose. He has been the coach of US National Team to the World University Games, two National Championship Teams, US Team captain and has produced numerous national finalists.

Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you would like notifications of upcoming coaching seminars.