Posted on August 30, 2016 at 12:00 AM
Rule Changes 2016 -17
Please be advised that the following rule changes will be implemented effective September 1, 2016 and will be in effect for all CFF sanctioned fencing events:
- The CFF will follow the FIE testing period for Rule T17.2 (the new sabre on-guard position).
- The CFF will follow the New Rules for Sabre (2016) as per the FIE website (blocking time change set to 170 ms +- 10)
- The CFF will follow the new FIE rule T80.2 (reversing of shoulders is a group 1 offence)
Foil and Sabre
- The CFF will implement rule M32.1 in the 2017/18 FIE season (no coiled head wire allowed)