USPSF Championships 2016

US Pole Sports Federation Championships 2016

 

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We are proud to announce that the 2nd Annual US Pole Sports Federations Championships will be hosted on February 26 – 27th, 2016 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 and win a place at the World Pole Sports Championships (WPSC) in London, July 2016. The top two athletes from each category that reach 20+ points will go on to represent the USA against 30+ countries at the WPSC16.

The ages of competitors range from 10-65 years old. The Elite Championships will have 7 divisions competing including: Men, Women, Novice (10-14), Juniors (15-17), Masters (40+), Masters (50+), Mixed Doubles

Divisions and Categories Offered

Professional Division

On Friday night we will hold our Professional Division.  The Professional division provides an opportunity for athletes who are not quite ready for the Elite Division, yet who would like to see how their performances would be scored against the ISPF code of points, to compete.

Professional Categories:

  • Women (18+)
  • Men (18+)
  • Juniors (14 – 17)
  • Novice (8- 13)

 

Elite Division

On Saturday night we will hold our Elite Division.  This division is for top athletes who are able to choose elements with the highest technical value and who strive to compete with other top athletes and become part of the national team to represent the USA.

Elite Categories:

  • Seniors Women
  • Seniors Men
  • Masters 40+
  • Masters 50+
  • Doubles Mixed
  • Juniors (15 – 17) *age as of July 2016
  • Novice (10 -14)  *age as of July 2016

 

Who can compete?

Professional Division

The professional division does not require a submission video; applications will be accepted and the division will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis until the division fills or until the application deadline, whichever occurs first.

Athletes may apply to compete in the professional division if they are:

  • Students of advanced classes or
  • Have been instructors/teachers/trainers and/or
  • Athletes who have received financial compensation for pole performances or promotions.

Please note:  Professional athletes who place in the top 3 may compete a second year in the same division.

No applicants are allowed to enter the Professional division who have:

  • Competed in the Elite division in any past years of the US Pole Sport Federation Championships.

Professional athletes must perform:

  • 4 strength elements
  • 4 flexibility elements
  • 1 spin on static pole
  • 1 spin on spinning pole
  • 1 aerial dead lift.

Elite Division

Athletes may apply to compete in the Elite division if they are:

  • Students of advanced classes or
  • Have been instructors/teachers/trainers and/or
  • Athletes who have competed in an Elite division in any past years of the US Pole Sport Federation
  • Championships and/or
  • Athletes who have placed twice in any past years of the Professional division of the US Pole Sport Federation Championships
  • Athletes who have received financial compensation for pole performances or promotions.

Elite athletes must perform:

  • 4 strength elements
  • 4 flexibility elements
  • 1 spin on static pole
  • 1 spin on spinning pole
  • 1 aerial dead lift

 


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POSA World Championships 2018

We are excited to host the POSA World Championships 2018 on Nov. 17-18 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, at the Broward County Convention Center.

Athletes from all over the world will be competing in Pole Sport. For more information, go to https://www.posaworld.org/competitions/posa-pole-sport-world-championship-2018/. For tickets, go to https://uspolesportsfed.org/tickets-2/.

 

 

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