All referees at USA Fencing sanctioned tournaments must have current USA Fencing memberships. All referees 18 and older must be Professional members and complete Safe Sport training. The Bay Cup will reimburse the cost of your Professional upgrade.
The Bay Cup has an annual referee reward program. Referees who come out to referee the most will receive a free Bay Cup Membership. The top 2 busiest 18+ and Under 18 referees will receive complimentary Bay Cup Memberships for next season. It can be used by the winner or gifted to another fencer.