Reminder that the following safety standard is effective from March 31st 2006 to meet our committment to providing a fencing environment that we can all participate in, safely.
In all FeNZ competitions (includes NZ Cup events) FIE stamped blades will be required as per FIE requirements.
For NZ Junior and Senior Championships and fENZ events (includes NZ Cup): CE 800 Newton resistance standard (CEN) 800N jacket, plastrons, trousers and mask. Clothing and equipment with CE 800N or CEN 2 meet this standard.
For NZ Under 15, Under 17, and Schools Championships: CE 350 Newton resistance standard (CEN) 350N jacket, plastrons, trousers and mask (bib 350N). Clothing and equipment marked with CE or CEN 1, or CE 350N meet this standard.
Then from 1st January 2007 the Clothing requirement for all FeNZ Championships and FeNZ events (includes NZ Cup events) will be CE 800 Newton resistance standard (CEN) 800N jacket, plastrons, trousers and mask.
See President's Corner regarding full description of the clothing standards.
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