There are many major events around the world in fencing, overseen by the Fédération Internationale d'Escrime (FIE).
- Fencing at the Olympics
- World Fencing Championships - an annual competition in fencing in foil, épée, and sabre events.
- The FIE Fencing World Cup - an international fencing competition for individuals and teams
- Fencing at the Commonwealth Games
- Fencing at the Asian Games
- Wheelchair fencing at the Paralympics