Fencing Referee

Description: A fencing Referee keeps score and calls "right of way" during a bout.

Travel, Dangers, Advantages: it is good to travel to as many competitions as possible when training to become a ref.

Education & Salary

  • Referees must attend approved referee seminars.
  • Must know the rules
  • FOC (Fencing Officials Commition) provides seminars.
  • FIE provides a test based on rating(1 or 2)
  • Salary can range from any where from $25 - $100 depending on the refs rating.