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​Fencing Tournament Saturday

College of the Desert will be the host site for the Saturday, December 21 fencing tournament in the Wright Gymnasium.

Fencing this Saturday at COD begins at 9:30 a.m. with saber, 10:30 a.m. foil and 12:30 p.m. epee. Competing in the epee event is COD's Director of Network Services and Telecommunications Glenn King and his son 
Danny. 

The event is free and open to the public.

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Last month, College of the Desert hosted the qualifier for the 2014 Junior Olympics, photo above.  Many local high school students who fence at Desert Fencing Academy were there to qualify for the Junior Olympics.
 
The Desert Fencing Academy fencers who qualified for the Junior Olympics will also be competing in Saturday's tournament. These fencers attend Palm Desert High School, La Quinta High School and Xavier College Prep.