FIE mask requirement update

FIE mask requirement update

An “Urgent Decision” regarding mask requirements has been passed at the 2017 FIE Congress in Dubai. The document outlines requirements for the fastening systems used, wire mesh requirements and testing methods. Use of masks fitted with “old”...

New Selection Policy

New National Team selection criteria The FFSA selection policy to national team was updated at the 2017 AGM and contains two new selection criteria: – Fencers are only allowed to compete in their own age category in the following competitions: African Games,...

FIE honour George Ruijsch Van Dugteren

George Ruijsch Van Dugteren, a former epee champion and president of The South African Amateur Fencing Association (now known as the Fencing Federation of South Africa) passed away 31 July 2017. He was highly respected for his contributions to the South African and...