GRAFA will be open only for Open Fencing on Monday, April 7 from 7-9PM and Thursday, April 10 from 7-9PM. All beginning, intermediate, and advanced classes will be cancelled during the week of Spring Break.
Please, follow the usual GRAFA guidelines for missed/cancelled classes.
Thank you all and have a great spring break!
Congratulation to ALL our fencers who competed at the SYC in St Louis this past weekend! Great work everyone!!! We are so proud of you all!
Max Maximus DeBack: 2nd place in Y12 and 5th place in Y14 SYC in men’s foil
Magnus Pitcher: 10th place in Y10 men’s foil
Skylar Pitcher: Bronze in Y12 men’s foil
Justine Banbury: 1st place in both Y14 and Cadets women’s foil
Liza Novoseltseva: Bronze medal in Y12 women’s foil
Anna Novoseltseva: Silver medal in Y10 women’s foil and 18th in Y12 women’s foil
Greta DeBack: 5 place in Y10 women’s foil
Congratulation to GRAFA Meijer Michigan State Games! Youth 10 – Max DeBack 1 st place, Greta DeBack – 2nd, Henry Ripple – 4 th!!! 12 – Max DeBack – 1 st place, Justine Banbury – 3 rd place. Youth 14 – Alexa Prasher – 1st place, Justine Banbury – 3rd place! GRAFA fencers earned 3 Championships in all 3 Youth events. Great job kids! Good luck at Summer Nationals!!!
Congratulation to Zach Moore on becoming Div. III Foil National Champion. Zach competed in the field of 124 fencers from around US.
Congratulation to all GRAFA fencers who competed in NAC in Cincinnati, OH. We are all extremely proud of all of you representing GRAFA and Grand Rapids at the National Championships.
Below the results:
Div. ll Men’s Foil Field 121
44T Zack Moore
62 Michael Maurer
104 Quentin Maltman
Div lll Men’s Foil Field 108
1 Zack Moore
20 Michael Maurer
54 Greg Ripple
56 Quentin Maltman
71 Ed Rozanski Sr
Div ll Women’s Foil Field 124