Fencing tournament coming to Clay County Fairgrounds

Jacksonville Fencing Club hosting Jan. 23 tournament


CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – If you are wanting to learn more about the sport of fencing, you'll get the chance on Saturday, Jan. 23.

The Jacksonville Fencing Club is holding its 14th Annual Duel Til You Drop Tournament at the Clay County Fairgrounds.

That is located at 2497 State Road 16 West in Green Cove Springs. That's about 30 miles south of downtown Jacksonville. Admission is free for all spectators. Bouts will begin that day at about 9 a.m.

The goal of the Jacksonville Fencing Club is to promote the classic sport of fencing. The club was first established in the 1950s. 

To learn more information about the tournament or the club, visit the club's website at http://www.jaxfencingclub.org/. To learn more about the rules of fencing, head to http://www.usfencing.org/