Safety Policies

Wasatch Fencing Safety Policies

COVID-19 Protection Policies during “Yellow/Orange” status in Utah

  •  All people will have their temperature checked upon entering the facility. People with a temperature above 99.5 – degrees will not be permitted to stay.
  • All people must use the hand-sanitizer stations upon entering and exiting the facility.
  • All people must wear two-layer cloth masks or surgical face coverings all times while in the facility. Single-layer gaiters, bandannas, masks with vents and inserts that clip into the fencing mask and do not fully contact the athlete’s face are not permitted.
  • Fencers must take their personal equipment home with them after each practice. No equipment may be stored in lockers until the state status is “green.”
  • Club equipment used by fencers must be put in the “Sanitation Bin” after each practice.
  • All fencers, staff, and guests must follow the social distancing prescribed by the coaches at each practice.
  • Any person who is diagnosed with COVID-19 and has been in our facility must inform Ron Hendricks within 8-hours by texting 801-540-8682 or emailing

General Safety Policies

  •  Never point a weapon at anyone, unless they have, at minimum, a mask on and are prepared to participate in a drill or lesson.
  • Never bout unless each participant is wearing a mask, glove, jacket, half jacket, chest protector and long pants.
  • Fencer will always follow the instructions of the coach.

Safe Sport Safety Policies

  • There must be 2 adults in our facility at all times. We ask that parents/guardians always check to make sure there are 2 adults before leaving a minor child.
  • Report any bulling, hazing, sexual harassment or abuse issues or any other inappropriate activities.
  • All reports of child abuse will be reported to authorities under guidance of Utah laws.
  • Coaches/volunteers may never give rides to fencers under the age of 18.
  • Coaches/volunteers may never meet with any fencer in a private location or behind closed doors.
  • All coaches/volunteers have a current background check via United States Fencing and hold current certification
    from the U.S. Center for SafeSport.