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What to Expect Before, During and After a Competition


  • Register for the event through the USA Fencing portal
  • Check which points are used for selection via the International Calendar
  • Ensure all equipment is FIE compliant
    • Check requirements on or with any vendor at a NAC
  • Passport is valid 6 months before departure
  • Squad Manager will hotel and flight suggestions when available
  • Did you pack your whites and at least 3 blades?
  • Did you keep your whites, mask, glove, body cords,  & shoes in your carry-on?
  • Do you have enough Euros for entry fee payments?
  • In case of lost items, have a photocopy or photo of your passport & ID.
  • Pack snacks for travel and during competition and outlet adapter for the country of travel

  • Check for rideshare options in that country 

  • On the selection and logistics email, there is a link provided for warm-up purchase.  

  • Effective Sept. 1, 2021, maraging steel blades will be required for all weapons at all FIE events. The EFC will require maraging blades for all events on Jan. 1, 2022.


  • Designated Coach will provide check in times
  • Weapon check & registration day before or morning of
  • Arrive at venue at least 1-2 hours before start time
  • Pools may be flighted, but check in during posted check in time
  • Check pools the night before
  • Bring passport with you to check in for the tournament
  • Be mindful of your surroundings at all times
  • Check with Designated Coach regarding Team event
  • Squad Manager and/or organizer registration will provide return to airport transport details
  • Track live results:
    • Junior Events:
    • Cadet Events:
    • Check the invitation for specific tournament links


  • Check updated ranking on the Current Points Standings
  • Receive hotel & transportation invoice from USA Fencing