Referee Requests


British Veteran Fencing is looking for referees for the following competition, details attached below:

Please contact the competition organiser and not me to confirm availability: 

Event: BVF West Mids Open

Date: Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April 2017

Venue: Castle High School, St James Road DY1 3EJ

Renumeration: £50/per diem plus expenses (subsistance, travel and hotel if applicable)

Contact: Peter Baron 

Level 3+ Foil referees for the following event, 

Event: Birmingham International

Date: the weekend of April 15th 2017 
Venue:   University of Birmingham, Bristol Road South, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
Renumeration: Travel expenses as per the British Fencing expense policy, Saturday evening meal and hotel accommodation on Saturday if staying to referee epee on Sunday  
Contact: Joan Whitehouse 


British Fencing is looking for Level 2+ referees for the following competitions, please contact Amy Grant to confirm availability:

Event: British Fencing Championships

Date: 22nd & 23rd April 2017

Venue: Sportsdock, University of East London, University Way E16 2RD


Event: British Youth Championships

Date: 29 &30th April & 1st May 2017

Venue: EIS Sheffield, Coleridge Rd, Sheffield S9 5DA

England Fencing are looking for L2+ referees for the following competition:

Event: England Youth Championships

Date: Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June 2017

Venue: Hertfordshire Sports Village, De Haviland Campus, Mosquito Way Hatfield. Herts AL10 9EU

Renumeration: £50 per diem plus travel expenses. Food and accomodation will be provided

Contact: Peter Huggins 

Event: Cadet and Junior British Championships

Date: 1 & 2 July 2017

Venue: David Ross Sports Village, University of Nottingham, University Park, Beeston Ln, Nottingham NG7 2RD

Renumeration for all: all refreshments, travel expenses and hotel accommodation if required (as per the British Fencing expense policy)

Contact: Amy Grant




For those who aspire to be International referees, and need experience at International Events, please check the dates for the Cadet Internationals  and please contact Nickie Bailey and copy in Nick Payne

Please note that there is a process by which international refereeing places are allocated, and this depends on the time of year and the type of competition that a referee wishes to be considered for. Please click here for more information.


British Fencing are pleased to announce that the referee application for both the EFC and FIE JWC nominated competitions has been finalised. 

The Final allocation can be found here  



International Referee Selection Factors

International Referee Selection Policy And Procedures

Information For EFC Circuit Referees

Annual Referee Allocation Timeline

JWC Updates Referees v1.0

JWC Updates Official Expenses - Addendum to BF Expenses Policy v1.0

The FIE Agreement and Self employed documents can be found here 



British Fencing are pleased to announce that Julian Rose was selected by the EFC for selection to referee at the 29th Senior European Championships to be held in Torun Poland from 20th-25th June 2016.

To add your competition to the above list and for further help in referee recruitment,