British Fencing is responsible for the Refereeing Syllabus in the UK. The responsibility for running referee courses in the UK is shared between BF and the Home Country Associations.
There are 4 levels of refereeing summarised as follows:
Domestic wheelchair refereeing has recently been added as an to the level 1 and 2 referee courses, further information can be found here
British Fencing is also responsible for maintaining the register of active Referees and their qualifications. You can find the latest referee register and how to become a registered referee here.
There are also some helpful tools and resources for referees:
You can also watch as many international refereeing video clips as possible
Or participate, review or upload contentious matches on the following sites;
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