IFor Welsh Veterans Championship the following kit is acceptable:
Minimum 350N breeches & jacket
Non Fie blades are allowed.
Masks: No visor masks for any weapon. X-Change/contour fit (LP) Masks do not need to have the extra retaining strap. Foil masks must have the lame bib. Masks wires are required for foil & sabre.
800N Sabre gloves OR 800N foil/epee glove with sabre lame overlay.
For Commonwealths/European's/World etc.
Minimum 800N jacket, plastron, breeches. Surname & country must be on lames (foil & sabre) or whites (epee). Stripes: both arms and legs (Foil only), both legs and rear arm only (epee), both legs only (sabre). Stitching must be close enought that a pencil nib cannot pass through the stitches.
Masks: No visor masks for any weapon. Mask bibs MUST be minimum CEN 2, 1600N.
ALL Masks must now be fitted with the extra retaining straps and the double elastic fitting.
Gloves: Sabre 800N or a foil/epee CEN2 (800N) glove with sabre lame overlay is acceptable.
Foil/Epee size 5 blades, must be FIE maraging and conform to FIE competition standards as laid out in the BF FIE competition handbook, for flexibility, resistance, length, curvature.
Sabre blades size 5, must be marked S2000 and conform to FIE competition standards as laid out in the BF FIE competition handbook.
Open Senior Competitions: A minimum of:
350N Jacket, breeches. 800N underplastron, knee length socks, Lame for foil and sabre.
Mask (no visor mask for sabre) foil bib for foil. Plain bib for epee. Mask wires.
Foil/epee glove, sabre glove overlay if not using a sabre glove. Sabre glove must be CEN2.
Size 5 weapons. S2000 blades for sabre.
FIE competitions. (e.g. Commonwealths/Worlds/European)
Country stripes must be worn,either GB for Worlds, European Team/Individual or Wales for Commonwealths - may be the older stripe or the new patch.
Names on back of lames, jackets and either GBR or WAL. (For Europeans, team/Individual or Worlds it MUST be GBR.)
800N jacket, breeches, underplastron.
Lame for foil/sabre,
1600N mask, must have the new fastening system for Europeans/Worlds, mask wires (foil bib for foil, plain for epee)
size 5 FIE weapons (two pin for foil and sabre, 3 pin for epee), sabre blades must be S2000
From 2014 Sabre gloves must be CEN 2