GBR Senior Selection Policies and Procedures

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How is selection done?

Selection is based on Ranking. Information on how the ranking is produced can be found here. Current Rankings are published here.

GBR Senior Selection Policy 2018-2019 v2.0 Approved 09.10.2018 Changes – Addition of minimum age criteria, corrections to section 3 & 4 titles.

(Previous version for reference GBR Senior Selection Policy 2018-2019 v1.0 Approved 20.09.2018)

Senior Selection Dates – 11.09.18

Senior Nominated Events – Currently all FIE Senior World Cups and Grand Prix’s are nominated for selection. Senior FIE World Cup and Grand Prix selection dates and selected athletes can be found on the respective GB weapon pages.

National Championships Participation Requirement & Exemption Form

Athletes who wish to apply for a discretionary selection must complete a form – for more details see GBR Discretionary Selection.

Who does selection?

Senior Selection is done by the individual Weapon Panels and overseen by the International Senior Management Group, members can be found here.

How do I appeal selection?

Selection Appeals

Where is selection announced – How do I know I have been selected?

https://www.britishfencing.com/gbr-fencing/gbr-senior/gbr-senior-selection-announcements/

How do I accept selection?

GBR Senior FIE World Cup & Grand Prix Competition Entry Form to be used by athletes to accept their selection for Senior World Cups/Grand Prixes.  BF will not enter an athlete without a completed form – 01.09.17.

GBR Senior FIE Satellite Entry Form to be used by athletes wishing to be entered for FIE Satellites. Please note that the arrangement of referees, late entry fees and referee fines are entirely the responsibility of the athletes entering.

By accepting selection an athlete is automatically bound by the GBR Policies which can be found here

Previous Seasons Documents 2017-2018

GBR Senior Ranking Scheme 2017-2018 – 01.09.17

GBR Senior Selection Policy 2017-18 – 04.09.17

Senior Selection Dates – 04.09.17

GBR Senior Ranking Publication Dates 2017-18 – 31.08.17

GBR Senior Selection Policy 2017-18 Updates:
11/09/2017 Athletes must be 16 or over at the date of the competition to be eligible for selection for Senior World Cups or Grand Prix. Application: all relevant selections after 11/09/2017.

27/03/2018 Update approved by Board. Definition of WSP changed to:
Weapon Selection Panel (WSP) means a panel of a minimum of three selectors, typically including and chaired by a Weapon Manager.  Selectors must not be coaches of athletes seeking selection.  There will be three Weapon Selection Panels in total (Foil, Epee and Sabre).  A Talent Pathway Coach for that weapon may be nominated by the Talent Programme to sit on the WSP in an advisory capacity to the Selectors.  Selectors may seek additional input from any athlete or coach if they deem it necessary to make selection decisions.

 
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