For 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).
Welsh Patches/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/Sabre 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.
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