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Selection Criteria

2022-2023 International Selection Criteria

April 14, 2022

The Fencing Qualification Manual for the 2024 Olympic Games can be found HERE. Selection criteria for the event will be published in the coming months. 

April 11, 2022

The 2023 Pan American Games will be held in Santiago, Chile October 20-November 5, 2023. The Qualification Manual for Fencing can be found HERE. Selection criteria for the event will be published soon.

March 29, 2022

Full selection criteria for the 2022-23 international season will be released in the coming weeks. In the meantime, please be advised of the following urgent notes concerning team selection for 2022-23:

2023 Senior World and Zonal Championships

  • For men's foil only, the final two Designated Senior events of the 21/22 season (Plovdiv + Seoul/Incheon) will count for selection to the 2023 Senior World and Zonal Championship Teams. If either or both event(s) is canceled, it will not be replaced with an alternate event(s) from the 21/22 season. To clarify, Plovdiv and Seoul/Incheon will count for both the 2022 and 2023 Senior Men's Foil World and Zonal Championship Teams.
  • See table below for World Championships results that will count for 2023.
  • For all weapons, the Div I events at the 2022 Summer Nationals/July Challenge will count for rolling points only.

2023 Cadet & Junior World Championships

  • For women's saber only, the final two Designated Senior events of the 21/22 season (Tunis/Hammemet & Padua) will count for selection to the 2023 Cadet & Junior Women's Saber World Championship Team. If either or both event(s) is canceled, it will not be replaced with an alternate event(s) from the 21/22 season.
  • See table below for World Championships results that will count for 2023.
  • As a reminder, the Division I, Junior and Cadet events at the April 2022 (Charlotte, NC) National Championships and NAC will count for rolling points only for all junior and cadet weapons.
  • For all weapons, the Div I, Junior and Cadet events at the 2022 Summer Nationals/July Challenge will count for rolling and team points.

March 10, 2022

  • The Division I, Junior and Cadet events at the April 2022 (Charlotte, NC) National Championships and NAC will count for rolling points only for all junior and cadet weapons.