US Fencing new rules for foil chest protectors

Clarification from US Fencing on inspection of the new chest protectors HERE

Foil fencers take note! 

Summer Nationals

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

Donna Meyer