The new policy builds on existing policy and more explicitly defines misconduct, outlines best practices, and provides a way to report issues. It also expands background check requirements.
The Iowa Division is committed to providing a safe fencing environment and takes reports of misconduct seriously. We expect that the USFA will be tweaking the policy throughout the season to reflect some of the obvious practical issues that will undoubtedly arise, given the initial wording of the document.
For more information, visit http://www.usfencing.org/page/show/892379-safe-sport