As most of the Sporting leagues and tournaments around the world, had been either Postponed or called off due to Coronavirus Pandemic, The USA Fencing National Championship also joins the list. They decided to postpone the championship to late July or early August in order to protect the health of mentors, sports staff, coaches and spectators.
Earlier, the tournament was scheduled to be held from June 28 to July 7 in order to protect the guidelines issued by centers for disease control as well as local, state and federal regulation.
“Due to Postponement of qualifying tournament for the National Championship and July challenge, qualifying paths also are currently being reassessed,” the USA Fencing said in a statement.
“We understand that tournament participants, members and clubs also are attempting to plan ahead for upcoming tournaments and resuming practice and we are working to provide information as soon as possible while still putting procedures and timelines into the place that is in the best interests of the health of the USA Fencing family,” the statement further read.
Many sporting events had been postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic in which on April 6 Organiser( R and A) of the golf’s oldest tournament, open Championship decided to cancel the tournament.
For the first time in the history of the mega global event, Olympic games had been postponed for a year, on March 24.