Clarification and Update on the FOC Nomination Process

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Dec 092015
 

In an effort to clarify the reorganization process of the Fencing Officials Commission (FOC), please see the information below on the candidate review, nomination process and the interview panel(s) composition. Candidate Review Process The USA Fencing National Office administers the application process for the FOC reorganization. The deadline to apply is December 11, 2015 and […]

A Request for Information

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Dec 052015
 

December 1, 2015 The Ethics Committee of the Fencing Officials’ Committee, in accordance with our duties to uphold the highest standards of behavior in the referee corps, issues the following statement: There was an incident at the October NAC of the 2015-16 season where a male referee’s pool score sheet went missing from a scoring […]

FOC Application Deadline Extended to Dec. 11

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Nov 112015
 

In order to allow potential candidates additional time to submit their applications for positions on the new Fencing Officials Commission during this busy season of domestic and international fencing tournaments, the current FOC Chair has extended the deadline for applications until Dec. 11. Please use the links below to view job descriptions and application information for […]

FOC Reorganization – Accepting Applications

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Nov 062015
 

The Fencing Officials’ Commission (FOC) is in the process of reorganizing and is seeking candidates for the following leadership positions: FOC Chair Vice Chair – Domestic Assignments Vice Chair – Domestic Development Vice Chair – International Development and Assignments Vice Chair – Rules and Exams Ombudsman Regional Ombudsman (multiple) Click on each link for a description […]

2015-2016 Season Availability Form

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Jul 292015
 

The 2015-16 NAC Season Availability Form is now posted on the FOC website. Please let us know of your interest and availability for officiating at national tournaments by completing the form as soon as possible. Mary Frye is already hiring for the October NAC in Richmond. The Season Availability Form can be accessed by clicking […]

Call for Referees for 2015 Summer Nationals

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Jan 152015
 
Call for Referees for 2015 Summer Nationals

2015 Summer Nationals June 27 – July 6,  San Jose, CA The largest fencing tournament in the world..this year, only 10 days! Referees interested in serving as an official at Summer Nationals can complete the online Summer Nationals Availability Form by clicking here. Summer Nationals Full-time Tournament Officials must serve for a minimum of 5 days to […]

Referee Performance Assessment Program

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Nov 212014
 

USA Fencing and the Fencing Officials Commission Introduce Referee Performance Assessment Program (Colorado Springs, Colo.) USA Fencing and the Fencing Officials Commission are pleased to announce that a Performance Assessment Program will be implemented for referees at national events beginning with the January North American Cup in Salt Lake City, Utah. The pilot program will […]

Domestic Expense Reimbursement Policy Changes

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Sep 152014
 

The Fencing Officials Commission and USA Fencing’s National Office are happy to announce a change to the reimbursement policy for Part-time Tournament Officials. Starting with the 2014-2015 season, Part-time Tournament Officials at NAC’s will receive up to $50 reimbursement per service day for housing and/or travel expenses, with appropriate receipts. This is in addition to lunch, honorarium, and […]

Domestic Assignment Committee Documentation Available

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Aug 212014
 
Domestic Assignment Committee Documentation Available

The Domestic Assignment Committee (DAC) is pleased to announce the creation of a new DAC page on the FOC website, your one stop for information regarding referee hiring for national tournaments. Included there so far are the following documents: Responsibilities of Tournament Officials. The Timeline DAC members follow when hiring for a tournament. The Referee […]