The following rules represent the standard ruleset for Tournaments being held by Royal Arts fencing academy. This includes: Ascalon, Blue Box, Looking Sharpe, and Hemmageddon
Clubs may choose their own method to identify athletes.
The preferred method follows and is efficient and organized.
At the start of the pool, each athlete will be given a black armband. They will retain this armband throughout the competition until eliminated. Prior to each bout, the designated color will be added to the armband. At the conclusion of the bout, the fencer will return the armband to the appropriate color judge.
Inquire with USA HEMA staff if you need to know the best sources for arm bands.