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GRAFA fencers had a strong representation at NCAA Fencing Championship 2021

Three GRAFA fencers qualified for NCAA Championship

Justine Banbury (Northwestern University) , Liza Novoseltseva (Temple) and Skylar Pitcher(Wayne State University) represented GRAFA in women’s and men’s foil

Congratulation to Juntine Banburry earning All American Title!!! She is second GRAFA women fencer in GRAFA history earning All American honor!!!


GRAFA is proud to announce the results from this weekends Philippine Fencing Associations Minime Junior and Cadet Championships 1st Leg Qualifier in Pasig, Philippines. Our own Annika B. Santos took Bronze in Junior Women’s Foil and will be representing the Philippines in the Asian Championships in Jakarta, Indonesia.



Congratulations to GRAFA’s not so senior by age, Senior Men’s Foil team ( Michael Mauer (Cornell University), Michael Soukar (University Of Michigan), Skylar Pitcher and Max DeBack (still high school seniors) for taking Bronze medal at North American Cup in Cincinnati, OH!

Great job GRAFA boys!!!


All of the necessary equipment for the beginning classes is provided at no additional cost. Please email GRAFA for the details.


Congratulations to all GRAFA fencers, who competed past weekend at Michigan Youth Championship in Detroit! GRAFA fencers earned Championhip titles in every event they competed.

Y10- Mixed Foil – Gold – Greta DeBack

Y12 – Mixed Foil:

Gold: Skylar Pitcher

Silver : Anna Novoseltseva

Bronze: Liza Novoseltseva and Greta DeBack

Y14 Mixed Foil:

Gold – Max DeBack

Silver: Liza Novoseltseva

Bronze: Skylar Pitcher

For complete results, please go to:

Great job GRAFA fencers!!!!


Congratulation to our GRAFA II amazing girls team: Ana Novoseltsena, Greta DeBack, Kassie Moore and Jo Conway for taking Bronze medals at NAC in Memphis in Y10 foil competition!!!
We are all so proud of you! You girls are amazing!!!

Congratulation to Max DeBack becoming National Champion in Y12 men’s foil competition. Great job Max. You fought very hard. This is will deserved victory!!! That is how GRAFA fencers roll!!