August 22, 2015.
The Northeast Fencing Conference will require the use of 800-Newton gloves in sabre, in accordance with the new requirement mandated by USA Fencing for domestic competitions starting October 1, 2015.
Informational article from Fencing.net:
Announcement from USA Fencing:
Founded in 1992, the Northeast Fencing Conference's mission is to support intercollegiate fencing in and around New England. The league organizes a round-robin schedule of dual meet competitions for the fencing programs at all member institutions. The member institutions are a mix of both NCAA varsity programs and student-organized club programs.