Foil & Sabre masks with lame material attached to the bib and/or non-insulated mesh on the masks are prohibited for use in (sanctioned) electrical epee competitions.
– USFA Rulebook Section M.30
For the 2012-2013 season, a conductive bib is required for any national event that selects a team: Div I, Junior, Cadet, Veteran 50-60, Veteran 60-70, and Veteran 70+ and Wheelchair.
After August 1, 2012 the electric bib is required for all USA Fencing-sanctioned events, at all levels (local, regional, and national).
Details are as follows:
- The lamé part of the bib must cover all of the bib up to a horizontal line 1.5-2 cm below the chin.
- The mask cord must be 30-40 cm long, and can be of any color. It may be straight, or coiled…