May 8, 2007

Atilio Tass Selected to Referee World Cup Events

May 8, 2007

Providence, RI - Brown Head Fencing Coach Atilio Tass has been selected to referee at three international fencing competitions this summer. Tass has extensive international officiating experience, including serving as a referee at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.

"It makes me very proud to represent Brown University and be selected to be part of the U.S. team at International Word Cup competitions," Tass said. "This is a tremendous honor and recognition, especially in a pre-Olympic year, to be considered among the top referees in the country."

The three events are all Senior-level International Fencing Federation competitions. The weapons, dates and locations are listed below:

Women's Foil, June 1-2, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Men's Epee, June 8-9, Caguas, Puerto Rico
Men's Sabre, June 15-16, Isla de Margarita, Venezuela