Only federations that do not have a qualified athlete in the weapon in question via qualification by teams or individual by zone can participate in the Zonal Qualification Event.

Each national federation may enter a maximum of one athlete per weapon.

In each weapon, the highest ranked fencer in the Zonal Qualification Event will qualify according to the following quotas: one for Europe, one for Asia-Oceania, one for America, one for Africa.

Registrations can be made exclusively on the FIE website until the respective deadline.