Azerbaijan Fencing Federation was established on April 28, 1992. In May 1992, AQF was elected a member of the International Fencing Federation.


On September 20, 2017, an extraordinary report-election conference of the Azerbaijan Fencing Federation was held. The new composition of the organization was determined at the meeting held in the administrative building of the National Olympic Committee.

Fencing is a combat activity with a sword. Today, the most common version of fencing is divided into three categories of weapons: rapier, sword, and epee. In classical fencing, three weapons are used at the same time.