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HOW TO JOIN

HOW TO JOIN

Looking to pick up a thrilling sport that combines strategy, skill, and agility? Lassiter's Fencing Team is for you! Here's everything you need to know about becoming part of the team.

  • When should you join? The start of the school year is best, but new members are welcome anytime.

  • Not sure yet? Come to a few practices to see if fencing is your thing before committing.

Eligibility:

In order to participate in fencing at Lassiter each season, students must:

  1. Academic Eligibility: Just like any other sanctioned sport, you must meet Lassiter's academic standards to participate.

  2. Paperwork and Physical: Before hitting the piste, you'll need to:

 

Practices:
  • Where? In the school cafeteria.

  • When? Wednesdays, 3:30 to 5:30 PM, starting August 16th until February break.

  • Note: Cleanup takes a few minutes, so plan on being picked up shortly after 5:30.

Tournaments:
  • Georgia High School Fencing League (GHSFL) tournaments once or twice a month (September through February).

  • Tournaments are on Saturdays from early morning to late afternoon.

  • Want to aim higher? Consider USA Fencing tournaments in the Atlanta area or even regional and national ones as you advance!

Home and Additional Practice:
  • Keep sharpening your skills at home.

  • Interested in more? Consider joining a private club for extra practice and guidance.

Club Dues:
  • The due for the 2023-2024 school year the dues are $365.

    • The fee Includes our annual registration and insurance fees, tournaments, coaching, referees, and the banquet.

  • Payments must be made by September 1st.

Personal Equipment:
  • You'll need your gear (around $275 - $295 for new items).

  • Want to save? Consider buying used equipment for about half the price!

 

Take this exciting opportunity to become part of something special. We're excited to see you on the piste! If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out. Check out the equipment recommendation for more details on your needed gear.

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