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Referee Seminar w/Lisa Campi-Sapery 3/11/18     Mar 11, 2018
Riverview Fencing Academy: Pompton Lakes, NJ This is an official referee clinic that all prospective fencing referees are required to attend.
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   Map to 257C Wanaque Ave Pompton Lakes NJ 07442
posted 01/18/2018
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This is an official referee clinic that is required for any prospective USA Fencing referee.

There will be an opportunity to practice what you've learned immediately following the clinic. Practical exams will be made available at Forte Fencing Club:

FOIL: March 28
SABER: April 11
EPEE: April 25

Given by Lisa Campi-Sapery, "The Fencing Referee"

Referee Experience:
* FIE B rated referee in all 3 weapons - one of 10 women in the world
* Referee at Veteran World Championships in 2015, 2017
* Referee at Junior/Cadet Pan American Championships in 2017
* Domestic referee for 30 years

Current member of USA Fencing Referee Commission:
* Referee Development Committee
* Domestic Assignments Committee
* Ombudsman

About the Referee Clinic
The Referee Clinic will provide you with a broad understanding of the role, responsibilities, and duties of a referee, as well as refine your sense of right-of-way, timing, and application of the penalties.

Attending an official RC-sanctioned clinic is a prerequisite for becoming a certified USA Fencing referee, along with successful completion of a written exam. Once a passing score (90%) has been achieved on the written exam (both the general section and one or more weapon-specific sections) a referee receives a "P" rating. Once you have taken the seminar and passed the written exam, you can be evaluated for a numeric rating (1-10) at a tournament.

Doors open at 8:00, seminar run 8:30-5:30.

Riverview Fencing Academy
257C Wanaque Ave
Pompton Lakes NJ 07442

Lunch is not provided, however pizza will be ordered at a nominal cost.

Seminar fee $75.00 in advance, $85.00 at the door.

In order to be given a practical exam, you must have already passed the official exams (general exam plus one or more weapon-specific exams). Visit and click "Become a Ref" for details. Important links to the USFA rulebook and RC Study Guide are found there too.