GBR Selection Panel Chair – ROLE DESCRIPTION

(Last Updated 27/09/2021)

  • Run the selection process in accordance with the published BF policy and selection dates.
  • To ensure that the selectors follow the published policy in their decision-making.
  • Confirm that discretionary applications, the ADP proposals and the latest ranking information are available to members of the Selection Panel prior to decision-making.
  • Ensure that selection decisions are performed by the Selection Panel and communicated to BF for publication in a timely fashion.
  • Provide an appropriate level of check and challenge to Selection Panel discussions, ensuring that all selectors get a suitable opportunity to engage.
  • Ensure that Selection Panel discussions and decisions are appropriately logged in accordance with BF procedures and any panel observers are duly copied into to email discussions.
  • Ensure that the outcome of Selection is communicated to BF Executive Team (who in turn are responsible for updating the website)
  • In the event that a Weapon Manager is the acting chair, they do so in a non-voting capacity.
  • Participate (on request) in the Major Event Selection Panel who are responsible for World and European Selections.



ADP = Athlete Development Programme

BF = British Fencing

Major Events = Senior European Championships, Senior World Championships, Olympics Games



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