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ipsaf worlds championship 2016

Watch the 2016 Worlds Championships LIVE Dec. 10th – 11th – IPSAF

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Watch the World Pole Sport Championship LIVE STREAMED December 10th & 11th at 3:30am EST (9:30am Florence, Italy time). This event will go all day with a ton of divisions and categories from the top international elite athletes.

Look for your USA athletes:
Rafaela Montanaro
Dimitry Politov
Pink Puma
Katrina Madsen Wyckoff
Melvin Sanchez
Brianne McClanahan
Haley Pafford
Mary Caryl Giltner Serritella
Lisa Agliano
MaryCatherine Armstrong

 

LIVE STREAM LINK:

http://polesportflorence.com/en/

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US Pole Sports Federation Presents Pole Art America 2017

Announcing the 2017 US Pole Sports Federation Championships and the inaugural Pole Art America

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US Pole Sports Federation Championships 2017

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We are proud to announce that the 3rd Annual US Pole Sports Federations Championships will be hosted on March 25th, 2017 at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida.unf

The USA’s top athletes will take part in this groundbreaking event to see who will be crowned the US Pole Sports Federation Champion 2017 and win a place at the World Pole Sports & Arts Championships (WPSAC) 2017 in Orlando, Florida. The top three athletes from each category go on to represent the USA against 30 countries at the WPSAC2017.

Athletes that do not have a federation or affiliations with the International Pole Sports and Art Federation can qualify through the USPSF Championships. Athletes coming from other countries who want to qualify for Worlds have the option to apply for the Open Elite International Division , as the champion of each category in this division you will qualify for a position at WPSAC 2017.

The USPSF Championships will include the following divisions: and categories:

SENIOR ELITE:

    • Women’s Elite (Ages 18 – 49)
    • Men’s Elite (Ages 18 – 49)
    • Doubles Elite (Ages 10 – 65)
    • Masters Elite 40+ (Ages 40-49*) *Depending on applications we will have both a men & women’s division.
    • Masters Elite 50+ (Ages 50+ *) *Depending on applications we will have both a men & women’s division.
    • Juniors B (Ages 15-17)
    • Juniors A (Ages 10-14)
    • Open International (Categories: Women’s, Men, Doubles, Master’s, Junior’s, & Novice)

PROFESSIONAL & AMATEUR:

    • Women (Ages 18 – 65)
    • Men (Ages 18 – 65)
    • Juniors B (Ages 15-17)
    • Juniors A (Ages 6-14)
    • Master’s 40+(Ages 40-49) 
    • Master’s 50+ (Ages 50 )

Application & Fees Submission: 

Opens on August 15th, 2016 – Submissions Close on November 30th, 2016 at 11:59pm EST.

Notification of Finalists: December 5th 2016

Championship: Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Code of Points and Statues:

IPSAF Code of Points 2016

IPSAF Statutes & Technical Regulations

IPSAF – Code of Points Quick Tips – Revision 8.8.16

Contact Info:

Any questions, comments, concerns, and all required athlete submission materials/info must be sent to: AthleteChair@usapolesports.org


US Pole Sports Federation Presents Pole Art America 2017

The U.S. Pole Sports Federation is pleased to announce the first Pole Art America – happening March 24th, 2017 at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville in the Robinson Theater.

Pole Art America was created to promote creativity and innovation in the pole community. We hope to attract international athletes from around the world to come share their talents and skills with the World. Witt this competition we encourage athletes to show their artistic and creative abilities in additional to their athleticism  along with sportsmanship.

The USPSF and International Pole Sport & Art Federation (IPSAF) scoring system is broken down into two parts: Artistic Section & Technical/Execution Section. Athletes will be judged in both sections during their routine therefore the athlete who shows the highest level of artistry and execution will be awarded the most points as a final score. The final score is a combination of the artistic section, and the technical / execution section. In addition to those two sections athletes will also be scored on appreciated elements and originality. It is important that an athlete incorporates all sections into their routine to be awarded the most points. This scoring system not only encourages and promotes a balance of a highly artistic and a technically sound athlete. The top three elite athletes in each division will move on to the IPSAF Pole Art Championships 2018.

Pole Art America 2017 will host the following divisions:

  • Women’s International Elite (Ages 18 – 39)
  • Men’s International Elite (Ages 18 – 39)
  • Doubles International Elite (Ages 10 – 65)
  • Masters International Elite (Ages 40 *) *Depending on applications we will have both a men & women’s division.
  • Juniors International Elite (Ages 10-17)
  • Women International Semi-Pro (Ages 18 – 65)
  • Men International Semi-Pro (Ages 18 – 65)

Pole Art America Rules and Regulations 2017 rev-2-2016

Robinson Theater Stage

Deadlines & Important Dates:

Application, Video & Fees Submission: 

Opens on August 15th, 2016 – Submissions Close on November 30th, 2016 at 11:59pm EST.

Notification of Finalists: December 7th 2016

THEMES/CONCEPT Submission: December 8th 2016 – February 1st 2017

Music Lighting and Props: March 1st, 2017

Pole Art America Championships: Friday March 24th, 2017

Contact Info:

Any questions, comments, concerns, and all required athlete submission materials/info must be sent to: AthleteChair@usapolesports.org


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USPSF Judges Training

Become A Certified IPSAF Judge!

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IPSAF Judges Training – USA

East Coast – October 14-16, 2016

IPSAF Judges Training Certification – Cost is $225
 
Trainer: Vice President of the IPSAF, Ana Looser, Switzerland
 
Schedule Friday 4PM – 7PM
Schedule: Saturday 8AM – 6PM
Schedule: Sunday 9AM – 6PM
 
Lunch time and breaks will be alloted during training.
 
Depending on questions and final exams the time alloted may be more then necessary. 
 
Course will cover the following:
 
  • IPSAF Goals and Definitions
  • The Code of Points
  • Categories
  • Participation Criteria
  • Routine Composition Contents 
  • Difficulty Elements 
  • Element Pool & Values 
  • GUIDE TO JUDGING ARTISTIC
  • GUIDE TO JUDGING EXECUTION AND DIFFICULTY
 
Hotels in the area:
Hamtpon Inn 
 
Hilton Garden Inn
 
Aloft
 
Jacksonville also has Uber
Airport is Jacksonville International Airport
 
For an questions or concerns please email president@usapolesports.org
REGISTER FOR THE TRAINING BY CLICKING  THE PAYPAL BUTTON BELOW:



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USPSF @ Pole Expo September 7th – 11th 2016

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We are happy to announce that we will be a part of the 2016 International Pole Expo happening September 7th – 11th at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada!

We will be hosting our follow up Studio Owner Symposium on September 7th – 8th, and will be giving a presentation on the big stage about the current status of the USPSF, the future of Pole Sports, Pole Art, and the road to the Olympic Games.

POLE EXPO

BOOK YOUR ROOM NOW!  BOOK YOUR ROOM AT THE HARD ROCK IN LAS VEGAS! CLICK HERE OR BOOK BY PHONE, BY CALLING HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO LAS VEGAS ROOM RESERVATIONS DEPARTMENT AT

800-473-7625 OR 702-693-5544.

(CHECK IN WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 7th, AND JOIN US FOR OUR WELCOME POOL PARTY!)

 

Register for the 2nd Studio Owners Symposium by clicking the image below:

2016 USPSF Studio Owner Symposium at Pole Expo September 7th & 8th


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Want to be a part of the USPSF Team? WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!

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WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! In order to produce a competition venue suitable for all USPSF athletes, we need a team of volunteers to help us run the event more smoothly. We are looking for many positions including but not limited to:

Registration
Vendor Manager
Workshop Coordinator
Transportation Coordinator
Ticketing Coordinator
Athletics Supervisor
Pole Cleaners
And More!

We look forward to having you as part of the USPSF Team!

For more information contact Tempestt Halstead at 407-902-1690


USPSF Championships 2018

We are excited to host our 2018 Championships at the USPSF Conference at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, FL.

USPSF Championships and Pole Art America will take place March 23rd-24th 2018 at the Robinson Theater, at UNF. Pole Art America will be on Friday March 23rd, and the Pole Sport Championships will be March 24th, 2018.

Application dates for the 2018 USPSF Championships will open July 1st, 2017.

To learn more about the USPSF Conference, please visit www.USPSFConference.com

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