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The Valley Fencing Club

21st century education carries with it a mix of new challenges and promising tools. Our fencing school offers a flexible program, proven teaching techniques and fresh methodologies. But at the core of our mission lies our commitment to providing an engaging, respectful and rewarding learning environment.

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The Kyle Maysel Memorial


Events Scheduled:
9:30 am - 12 & Under Mixed Saber (Visitors Welcome)
11:00 am - Senior Mixed Epee (Visitors Welcome)
1:30 pm - 12 & Under Mixed Dry Foil
(VFC Members Only)
3:30 pm - Senior Mixed Dry Foil (VFC Members Only)


12 Under Mixed Saber & Senior Mixed Epee are for FLA fencers outside of VFC & VFC members that have passed Beginner Foil Class or been enrolled for at least 2 months. Dry Foil Events are ONLY for VFC Current Beginner’s Class.

Fencing at School


6:00 - 8:00 pm

10+ years old | $40 per month

Harlingen Community Center

201 E. Madison Ave.
Harlingen, Texas

In order to participate, students must also sign up for insurance at The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU)

The Head Coach

Owner and

Head Instructor

Grace Buchanan has passed the USAFencing Sport Safety Course and the required Background Check.

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Grace Buchanan

A veteran teacher of 24 years and Coach Member of USA Fencing, Grace originally studied fencing in1979 at Texas State University under John Moreau (US Pentathlete & US National Champion in Div 1 Men's Epee) and Lew Smith (US Pentathlete).

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