Why belong to FENB
- To be linked with the larger community of fencers around the province and in Canada.
- To be eligible to participate in provincial training camps, workshops and all formal competitions.
- To contribute financially to activities that encourage the growth of fencing in New Brunswick.
- To have a say in the operation of FENB through your right to a vote and to elect Board members or be elected at the annual meeting of members. (Note: for members 16 years or older)
- To be covered by the liability insurance policy.
To become a new member or to renew your FENB membership, you must go on-line through the CFF website at: http://fencingnewbrunswick.goalline.ca/event-search.php
Terms and Conditions for FENB Membership
- All fencers, coaches, officials and club leaders active in member clubs must be registered members of FENB.
- All fencers, coaches and officials must have a valid CFF licence.
- Liability and accident insurance coverage applies once the registration is processed.
- Membership with the provincial association is a privilege. FENB may remove a member from the association at any time for just cause.
- All members are expected to abide by the FENB Membership Policy and Code of Conduct.
These policies are available on the FENB website www.fencingnb.ca
Code of Conduct for Members
Revised: April 30, 2013
FENB believes it is important to promote respectful behaviour among its members. In particular, members are expected to behave in a manner that shows:
- respect for themselves
- respect for fellow participants including teammates, opponents and coaches
- respect for the rules of the sport both in word and spirit
- respect for the work and decisions of officials and other support volunteers
- respect for the safety of themselves and others
These expectations include practice environments, competition environments, team travel to and from events and any other events in which members of FENB participate.
Specific guidelines regarding behaviours:
- Refrain from speaking or acting towards others in demeaning ways (eg. comments or behaviour that is sexist, racist, abusive or harassing).
- Refrain from the use of alcohol, illegal drugs or any banned substances.
- Refrain from pranks or other activities that endanger or ridicule others.
- Refrain from organizing or participating in activities related to hazing rituals.
- Refrain from arguing with tournament officials or displaying anger over the outcome of a fencing match.
- Refrain from activities or behaviours that may interfere with or distract others, thereby lessening their ability to prepare for or focus on the competition.
- Refrain from purposely breaking or ignoring the rules to gain an advantage in a fencing match.
- Follow specific guidelines set by coaches and managers for behaviour within the event or program.