WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Aspiring referees …. Who need to fulfill the requirement for a seminar
Coaches …. Who want to reference their teaching with what is being called at a national and international level
Athletes …. Who want to improve their game and gain an understanding of what makes a winning action
Parents ….Who want a better understanding of tournament format and the foundation of the sport their children are involved in
Current referees …. Who want to update their understanding of rules, right of way, and need to update their seminar attendance in the referee database
Three things are required to achieve a referee rating in the United States:
A completed seminar held by a CRI
A passing score on the general and weapon(s) sections of the online exams
An observation by an examiner or CRI at a tournament.
In just one weekend, all three of these can be achieved!!
Mary Mahon is a long time national and international referee who holds FIE (Federacion
International de Escrime) licenses in both FOIL and EPEE. She has refereed dozens of
World Cups, World Championships, and Grand Prix events in places like Hungary, Italy,
France and Australia doing finals at almost every one. Mary has served on the Fencing
Officials Commission (FOC) and is a member of the committee that hires referees for
national point events (NAC’s).
This seminar will be using PowerPoint, video, live demonstrations, and interactive activities as teaching tools.
WHEN & WHERE:
Saturday 26th 8:30am – 6:00pm at the University of Minnesota Recreation and Wellness Center in Minneapolis
Sunday 27th 8:30am – 6:00pm at the Twin Cities Fencing Center in St. Paul
Cost is $75. Please register on Askfred: https://askfred.net/Clinics/moreInfo.php?clinic_id=31187