Update for affiliated clubs, coaches and members when running and participating in all Organised Fencing activity in England in preparation for Step 4 from 19th July.
As we wait for further government and Sport England guidance, BF is currently reviewing and updating it’s Return to Fencing guidelines which we expect to publish tomorrow. The expected changes are highlighted below.
Further official guidance is expected over the next few days and, as ever, we will update all relevant COVID information pages. For context, the summary of the full roadmap (in relation to fencing) can be found here.
(Event specific updates can be found here.)
Venues & Facilities
-> Clubs will be expected to perform their own risk assessments and if appropriate limit numbers to reduce transmission risk.
The most important ways to reduce the risk of transmission indoors is still
Face Coverings/Mask Liners
Fencing Specific Adaptations
As a reminder all other requirements (as published here) remain in place including:
More information can be found here – Frequently asked questions on the national coronavirus restrictions | Sport England
This evening (Thursday 15th July) BF is hosting a COVID-19 Community Discussion Event – Stage 4. Sign Up for this event has been sent out to all Registered Club Admins and COVID-19 Officers on sport80. If you have not received a notification please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any queries regarding this and other announcements please contact us using this form. Many of the queries we receive are answered in our guidance and resources here so we strongly recommend reading this in advance of contacting us.
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