US Fencing new rules for foil chest protectors
Clarification from US Fencing on inspection of the new chest protectors HERE
Foil fencers take note!
These rule changes apply to you at Summer Nationals in Cadet, Junior, Division 1 and Veteran's events.
New Fencing Season from August 1, 2018
These rule changes take effect for all foil fencers in the new fencing season starting August 1, 2018.
The Rule Change
All chest protectors must be covered with specific padded material. The padding can be attached to existing hard material chest protectors, or you can buy new chest protectors that come with the padding.
US Fencing has a list of vendors for you.
See the full announcement from US Fencing HERE
See blog from Mitchell Lane HERE