General Info, Fees, etc.
Dues and Fees Effective July 1, 2013:
Membership dues - due at the beginning of the month:
Monthly: $25 for one fencer, immediate family members are an additional $5 each
Floor fees for non-members: $10 per visit
Equipment rental: $30 per month, fencer takes possession of a mask and jacket
Equipment rental fees are due every month the fencer has possession of the equipment, whether any practices have been attended or not
Equipment must be returned in reasonable
If equipment is lost or is deemed unreturnable, the fencer is
responsible for paying half of the replacement
cost of new equipment. Equipment rental fees do not apply in any way
towards ownership of the equipment (or to the replacement fee if necessary).
Armory work - due when the equipment is turned in for work:
Foil rewire: $10/blade only,
Epee rewire: $12/blade only, $15/complete epee
Rewires include wire only, other parts are extra if needed
Foil/epee troubleshoot and basic repair (including cleaning, excluding
rewire): $5 Parts are extra if needed. More complex
repairs, such as rethreading, will be priced on an ad hoc basis.
Body wire troubleshoot and repair: $5
Cut tang down for pistol grip: $2. Includes rethreading tang if needed.
Purchasing new equipment:
Orders are generally done on the first Wednesday of the month
The vendor is Absolute Fencing
although we may also order from Fencing.net
from time to time if the need/interest is there
Your cost is the catalog price of the items you're ordering, no shipping or handling
Payment is due at the time you place the order
(either turn in payment at the club or pay online)
Equipment should be picked up within one month of
being ordered. Equipment that is not
picked up may be charged a $5 per month storage fee, due upon claiming
the equipment. Equipment not picked up after six months becomes property of the club (no payment or refund will be
given as the equipment will be considered abandoned).