Disciplinary

Disciplinary Chair: John Boumphrey

Disciplinary Deputy Chair: Steve Barrow

The Disciplinary Code describes how British Fencing will deal with alleged disciplinary Offences, as defined in the Code.

Disciplinary and Grievance Code

Indicative Sanctions Guide 08.03.16

Athlete Penalties Youth Competitions – updated December 2014

Offences & Penalties Sheet for BFA competitions

Disciplinary Panel Job Specification

Black Card Note: in GBR Domestic Events the fencer is immediately excluded from the competition and suspended from the remainder of the tournament.  Details must be reported to British Fencing head office for consideration under the Disciplinary Process, which may result in the imposition of additional penalties.  The additional FIE penalty of two months suspension from competition only applies automatically to FIE Events

If you have any questions please contact headoffice@britishfencing.com.

 

Disciplinary Sanctions

The following are Disciplinary, Grievance or Welfare cases which have resulted in sanctions being brought either through British Fencing or through the courts.  The list does not include minors.

Cases resulting in sanctions will be listed here for 12 months or the duration of the sanction, whichever is the greatest.

 

Ref

Date

Name

Outcome

201 08.07.2015 Mark Nelson-Griffiths Following the decision of a Sports Resolution Appeal Hearing, British Fencing is required to place an imposition of strictures by immediate preclusion from engaging in a variety of activities including, but not limited to, coaching and refereeing whereby contact with children or vulnerable adults is possible.  For a full description of the strictures please contact British Fencing Head Office.
235 08.11.17 Paul Donnelly Suspended from fencing for four weeks beginning 12th November 2017.  Also suspended ban of four further weeks for 12 months from 08/11/17
237 14.05.18 Matthew Dickinson 9 month ban of which 4.5 months suspended until 14.5.2019. Membership suspension currently in place until re-instatement conditions satisfied. Until this time the individual must not partake in any fencing related activities including fencing (training or competing), coaching, refereeing and club participation.

 

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