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Voting Now Open for Hall of Fame, Referees’ Commission Elections

05/18/2022, 10:30am CDT
By Bryan Wendell

Eligible voters have until June 9, 2022, to cast their votes in this year’s election.

In the USA Fencing community, our members have a voice. One noteworthy example of this fact arrives each year as part of USA Fencing election season.

This year, eligible members will cast ballots in one or both of our 2022 elections: the USA Fencing Hall of Fame’s Class of 2023 and two contested vice chair seats on the Referees’ Commission.

Voting opened May 17 and will close at 4 p.m. EDT on June 9.

Your voice counts in determining the future of USA Fencing — and how we honor our past. If you are an eligible voter, as defined below, you will have already received login instructions by email from USA Fencing and/or from our partners at eBallot. Voting is an important part of being a USA Fencing member, so we encourage you to vote as soon as you’re able.

Who Is Eligible to Vote?

Eligibility requirements to vote for the USA Fencing Hall of Fame's Class of 2023

  • You must meet both of the following criteria:
    • Be 18 years or older and a USA Fencing member in good standing as of Feb. 1, 2022
    • Hold one of these membership types: 
      • Life
      • Competitive
      • Collegiate Competitive
      • Supporting
      • Access
      • Olympian Life
      • Paralympian Life
      • Life Installment
      • Coach

Eligibility requirements to vote in the Referees’ Commission election

  • You must meet both of the following criteria:
    • Be 18 years or older and a USA Fencing member with voting rights (Life, Competitive, Collegiate Competitive, Supporting, Access, Olympian Life, Paralympian Life, Life Installment, Coach) and in good standing as of Feb. 1, 2022
    • Have worked at least one regional or national level event in the 2020/21 or 2021/22 season

What’s on the Ballot?

In each election, the caliber of candidates is outstanding. You’ll be selecting from individuals who represent the tradition-rich past, strong present and bright future of fencing.

  • Hall of Fame: Meet the candidates and learn about the voting process at this link.
  • Referees’ Commission: Meet the candidates and learn about the voting process at this link.

How Do I Vote?

  1. Begin by familiarizing yourself with the candidates so you can make an informed choice. (See the "What's on the Ballot?" section above.)
  2. If you're an eligible voter, find your voting credentials email from eBallot and/or USA Fencing.
  3. Using those credentials, log in here.
  4. Cast your vote.

What’s the Deadline?

The ballot is open now and will close at 4 p.m. EDT on June 9, 2022. We encourage you not to wait until the last minute. Please review the candidate bios and cast your vote as soon as possible.

Thank you in advance for your participation and for contributing to the future of USA Fencing.

How Can I Get Support?

We want to make sure every eligible voter has the opportunity to cast a ballot.

If you or a fellow USA Fencing member has issues logging in, please contact election support at help@eballot.com.

If you have any questions about election eligibility (or anything else!), please contact Bryan Wendell at b.wendell@usafencing.org.

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