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Athlete Handbook

The Athlete Handbook provides fencers, coaches, administrators, and parents the information pertinent to all aspects of USA Fencing programs. Periodic updates may occur during the season; these updates to the book will be communicated to the membership via postings to this page. Please email any AH questions, comments, concerns, corrections to

Permission is granted for reproduction of any portion of this book. Hard/Bound copy of the Athlete Handbook can be ordered from the USA Fencing via email Membership Services with payment of $50 (includes shipping).

Athlete Handbook Updates

Chapter/Appendices Section Change/Update Date of Change
Chapters 2 Various NAC Criteria & Championship Qualification Paths 3/15/21
Chapter 3 3.1.2 Chart with Points Replacement 3/15/21
Chapter 13 & 15 SafeSport and Disciplinary Procedures Updates for SafeSport and Disciplinary Procedures 4/23/21
Chapter 1 Non-Competitive Local or Divisional Qualifiers 4/30/21
Chapter 2 2.6.1 & Deleted Y14 and added rounded up 5/14/2
Chapter 2 Added missing numbers 5/18/21
Chapter 11 11.2 & 11.3 Eligibility Updated 5/19/21
Chapter 2 2.2.4 Vet Age July NAC 5/25/21

Archived Athlete Handbooks

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