The Fencing New Zealand Officiating Commission is looking for new members.

The Officiating Commission oversees the organisation and refereeing of fencing competitions in New Zealand. Its mission statement is:

The mission of the Officiating Commission is to review rules and regulations, to organise training and selection of officials to officiate at Fencing New Zealand competitions.


We are committed to meeting our mission and expectations in a way that reflects the Fencing New Zealand values of:




Current members are Hamish Bulmer (chair), Leasa Ogilvie and Heather Claydon.

If you are a current Referee, DT or Weapons controller who is interested in joining the Officiating Commission, please apply!

We are particularly interested in getting refereeing represented on the committee- so if this sounds like you let us know.

You must be available for online meetings (Skype, Whatsapp or similar) on the last weekend of each month, and reliably reachable by email.

Please send an application with some information about yourself, outlining why you are interested in joining, and including your email address and phone number, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before the 31st of July, 2021. 

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