It’s back and in it’s seventh successful year, the South African Pole Sports Federation are excited to announce that Pole Unity, will be back at Movida on the 5th August 2017.

Especially set up to develop and uphold the standards within the pole fitness industry, the SAPSF have made it their mission to maintain the integrity of all pole fitness studios. And that mission is being fulfilled every day. Men and women are enjoying the fitness benefits of this sport and art daily and as they increase body tone and muscle definition; improve flexibility, coordination and confidence; boost weight loss; increase their fitness levels; and explore a new sense of strength and dynamism in their bodies, it is becoming clear that pole fitness really is a total body workout, like no other.

So, it’s with great pleasure that the SAPSF and their team announce their upcoming event. Using the showcasing of pole fitness to raise money, Pole Unity promises to demonstrate the fun side of pole fitness and to introduce newcomers to what has become the most exciting, dynamic, challenging and effective form of exercise this country has ever seen. This year funds raised will go towards the development of the SA Pole Sports Federation for Judge’s certifications, international federation membership and towards athlete funding for athletes who will compete overseas at the World Pole Sports Championships 2017 / 2018.

All studios are invited to take part in this fun event. Pole Unity 2017 invites solo, duet and group performances from all studios in SA and Africa. Pole Unity is a fundraising showcase, not a competition

VENUE
Movida, Sunninghill

PERFORMERS
This year we are opening the showcase to solo, duet and group collaborations. There are limited performance slots available, served on first come first serve basis.

The groups can be made up of students or instructors or a combination of both. Please state the level of the group/performer when entering.

Pole Unity is a display of pole fitness, it is also charity fundraising event. Because of this, each studio’s presentation must represent and uphold a clean, respectful and positive image of pole fitness. If SAPSF or their helpers observe any inappropriate behaviour / costume / choreography at any time before or during Pole Unity, the studio and performers in question will not be able to perform at the show or at future events.

Each group can perform for up to 3.30min.

Children must be over the age of the 6yrs to perform at Pole Unity. Parental consent must be provided for each child under the age of 18. The ID of the parent or legal guardian is to be provided upon entry.

Entries close for Pole Unity 2017 on the 2nd July 2017.

PERFORMERS FEES
Please send all performer donations upon entry by EFT of R150 per performer.
Proof of payment to be submitted along with entry. Any entry received with no payment can unfortunately not be processed.

Banking Details
Name:        SA Pole Sports Federation
Bank:         FNB
Branch:     Northgate
Acc no:     62444142351
Branch:     256755
Reference:     Your name or group name & “PU2017”

Donations given by the studio/performers will still go to the SAPSF and will not be refunded.

RULES & REGULATIONS
Performers must agree to adhere to uphold the standards and objectives of the SAPSF Pole Unity 2016 at all times. Please take note of the Pole Unity rules relating to behavior, performance, costumes and general conduct.

Behavior & Conduct at Pole Unity 2017
•    No consumption of alcohol at any time before or during the event.
•    Illicit or performance-enhancing drugs are strictly prohibited at any time.
•    No nudity, no stripping and no inappropriate behavior.
•    Performers will not use inappropriate, derogatory or obscene language.
•    Performers will be punctual.
•    Performers will treat each other fairly and respectfully at all times.
•    Performers will not jeopardize the chances of other performers in any way.

Costume
•    Performers may go barefoot, in sports shoes, trainers/sneakers, or other similar style sport shoes.
•    Boots, high heels, wedge heels or platform shoes may NOT be worn.
•    The SAPSF defines suitable performance attire as a minimum of shorts and crop top or sports top, leotard or similar item.
•    Prohibited attire includes: lingerie style outfits, PVC, see-through clothing or ill-fitting clothing that may expose the breasts, buttocks or groin. Wearing prohibited clothing will result in not being able to perform at the event.
•    Male performers may perform topless.

POLES & STAGE

A total of 4 poles will be on stage, 4 x 45mm poles. The poles are approx. 2.5m apart at the front of the stage and 2m at the back of the stage. They are 2.7m high.

Pole Unity Entry 2017 - SOLO ENTRY FORM

    Competitors Details

    • For good and valuable consideration herein acknowledged as received, and by marking your names within this form you hereby give the SAPSF and their staff your permission to license the Images / videos and to use the Images/videos in any Media for any purpose (except Pornographic or defamatory) which may include, among others, advertising, promotion, marketing and packaging for any product or service.
    • You agree that the Images may be combined with other images, text and graphics, and cropped, altered or modified.
    • You agree that you have no rights to the Images / videos, and all rights to the Images/videos belong to the SAPSF.
    • You acknowledge and agree that you have no further right to additional consideration or accounting, and that we will make no further claim for any reason to the SAPSF.
    • You acknowledge and agree that this release is binding upon and you agree that this release is irrevocable, worldwide and perpetual, and will be governed by the laws of South Africa.
    • You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and have the full legal capacity to execute this release.
  • Your medical history:

    • Report any medical problems that may affect your ability.
    • Pole dancing is be particularly strenuous on the following parts of your body. Back, Ankles, Knees, Neck, Wrists. Report any physical problems that may affect your ability to participate.
  • The SAPSF take all precautions to ensure the safety of everyone involved.

    • We acknowledge that the stage space is limited and we must apply caution when performing.
    • We acknowledge that pole dancing can be strenuous and at times, dangerous.
    • We will rely upon our own judgment in participating in any maneuvers.
    • We have been told about the potential risks to our health and freely accept that by participating we run the risk of injury, particularly if we were to fall from, or knock ourselves on the pole.
    • We will not hold The SAPSF liable for any pre-existing injuries or medical condition which may be exacerbated if we participate.
    • We will not hold The SAPSF liable for any injury, loss or damage which may be sustained as a result of participating in Pole Unity South Africa.
    • We hereby for ourselves, any heirs, executors, administrators or anyone else who might claim on our behalves, contract not to sue.
    • We waive, release and discharge The SAPSF, its staff, agents, subcontractors and representatives of all liability, claims, damage, costs or expenses which we may have against them arising out of or in connection with my participation in Pole Unity 2017.
    • This release extends to all claims of any kind what so ever, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown.
 

Verification

 

Pole Unity Entry 2017 - DUET ENTRY FORM

    Competitors Details (1)

  • Competitors Details (2)

  • Performance Details

    • For good and valuable consideration herein acknowledged as received, and by marking your names within this form you hereby give the SAPSF and their staff your permission to license the Images / videos and to use the Images/videos in any Media for any purpose (except Pornographic or defamatory) which may include, among others, advertising, promotion, marketing and packaging for any product or service.
    • You agree that the Images may be combined with other images, text and graphics, and cropped, altered or modified.
    • You agree that you have no rights to the Images / videos, and all rights to the Images/videos belong to the SAPSF.
    • You acknowledge and agree that you have no further right to additional consideration or accounting, and that we will make no further claim for any reason to the SAPSF.
    • You acknowledge and agree that this release is binding upon and you agree that this release is irrevocable, worldwide and perpetual, and will be governed by the laws of South Africa.
    • You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and have the full legal capacity to execute this release.
  • Your medical history:

    • Report any medical problems that may affect your ability.
    • Pole dancing is be particularly strenuous on the following parts of your body. Back, Ankles, Knees, Neck, Wrists. Report any physical problems that may affect your ability to participate.
  • The SAPSF take all precautions to ensure the safety of everyone involved.

    • We acknowledge that the stage space is limited and we must apply caution when performing.
    • We acknowledge that pole dancing can be strenuous and at times, dangerous.
    • We will rely upon our own judgment in participating in any maneuvers.
    • We have been told about the potential risks to our health and freely accept that by participating we run the risk of injury, particularly if we were to fall from, or knock ourselves on the pole.
    • We will not hold The SAPSF liable for any pre-existing injuries or medical condition which may be exacerbated if we participate.
    • We will not hold The SAPSF liable for any injury, loss or damage which may be sustained as a result of participating in Pole Unity South Africa.
    • We hereby for ourselves, any heirs, executors, administrators or anyone else who might claim on our behalves, contract not to sue.
    • We waive, release and discharge The SAPSF, its staff, agents, subcontractors and representatives of all liability, claims, damage, costs or expenses which we may have against them arising out of or in connection with my participation in Pole Unity 2017.
    • This release extends to all claims of any kind what so ever, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown.
 

Verification

 

Pole Unity Entry 2017 - GROUP ENTRY FORM

    Group Leader Details

  • Performance Details

    • For good and valuable consideration herein acknowledged as received, and by marking your names within this form you hereby give the SAPSF and their staff your permission to license the Images / videos and to use the Images/videos in any Media for any purpose (except Pornographic or defamatory) which may include, among others, advertising, promotion, marketing and packaging for any product or service.
    • You agree that the Images may be combined with other images, text and graphics, and cropped, altered or modified.
    • You agree that you have no rights to the Images / videos, and all rights to the Images/videos belong to the SAPSF.
    • You acknowledge and agree that you have no further right to additional consideration or accounting, and that we will make no further claim for any reason to the SAPSF.
    • You acknowledge and agree that this release is binding upon and you agree that this release is irrevocable, worldwide and perpetual, and will be governed by the laws of South Africa.
    • You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and have the full legal capacity to execute this release.
  • Your medical history:

    • Report any medical problems that may affect your ability.
    • Pole dancing is be particularly strenuous on the following parts of your body. Back, Ankles, Knees, Neck, Wrists. Report any physical problems that may affect your ability to participate.
  • The SAPSF take all precautions to ensure the safety of everyone involved.

    • We acknowledge that the stage space is limited and we must apply caution when performing.
    • We acknowledge that pole dancing can be strenuous and at times, dangerous.
    • We will rely upon our own judgment in participating in any maneuvers.
    • We have been told about the potential risks to our health and freely accept that by participating we run the risk of injury, particularly if we were to fall from, or knock ourselves on the pole.
    • We will not hold The SAPSF liable for any pre-existing injuries or medical condition which may be exacerbated if we participate.
    • We will not hold The SAPSF liable for any injury, loss or damage which may be sustained as a result of participating in Pole Unity South Africa.
    • We hereby for ourselves, any heirs, executors, administrators or anyone else who might claim on our behalves, contract not to sue.
    • We waive, release and discharge The SAPSF, its staff, agents, subcontractors and representatives of all liability, claims, damage, costs or expenses which we may have against them arising out of or in connection with my participation in Pole Unity 2017.
    • This release extends to all claims of any kind what so ever, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown.
 

Verification

 
+ About

It’s back and in it’s seventh successful year, the South African Pole Sports Federation are excited to announce that Pole Unity, will be back at Movida on the 5th August 2017.

Especially set up to develop and uphold the standards within the pole fitness industry, the SAPSF have made it their mission to maintain the integrity of all pole fitness studios. And that mission is being fulfilled every day. Men and women are enjoying the fitness benefits of this sport and art daily and as they increase body tone and muscle definition; improve flexibility, coordination and confidence; boost weight loss; increase their fitness levels; and explore a new sense of strength and dynamism in their bodies, it is becoming clear that pole fitness really is a total body workout, like no other.

So, it’s with great pleasure that the SAPSF and their team announce their upcoming event. Using the showcasing of pole fitness to raise money, Pole Unity promises to demonstrate the fun side of pole fitness and to introduce newcomers to what has become the most exciting, dynamic, challenging and effective form of exercise this country has ever seen. This year funds raised will go towards the development of the SA Pole Sports Federation for Judge’s certifications, international federation membership and towards athlete funding for athletes who will compete overseas at the World Pole Sports Championships 2017 / 2018.

All studios are invited to take part in this fun event. Pole Unity 2017 invites solo, duet and group performances from all studios in SA and Africa. Pole Unity is a fundraising showcase, not a competition

+ Info & Fees

VENUE
Movida, Sunninghill

PERFORMERS
This year we are opening the showcase to solo, duet and group collaborations. There are limited performance slots available, served on first come first serve basis.

The groups can be made up of students or instructors or a combination of both. Please state the level of the group/performer when entering.

Pole Unity is a display of pole fitness, it is also charity fundraising event. Because of this, each studio’s presentation must represent and uphold a clean, respectful and positive image of pole fitness. If SAPSF or their helpers observe any inappropriate behaviour / costume / choreography at any time before or during Pole Unity, the studio and performers in question will not be able to perform at the show or at future events.

Each group can perform for up to 3.30min.

Children must be over the age of the 6yrs to perform at Pole Unity. Parental consent must be provided for each child under the age of 18. The ID of the parent or legal guardian is to be provided upon entry.

Entries close for Pole Unity 2017 on the 2nd July 2017.

PERFORMERS FEES
Please send all performer donations upon entry by EFT of R150 per performer.
Proof of payment to be submitted along with entry. Any entry received with no payment can unfortunately not be processed.

Banking Details
Name:        SA Pole Sports Federation
Bank:         FNB
Branch:     Northgate
Acc no:     62444142351
Branch:     256755
Reference:     Your name or group name & “PU2017”

Donations given by the studio/performers will still go to the SAPSF and will not be refunded.

+ Regulations

RULES & REGULATIONS
Performers must agree to adhere to uphold the standards and objectives of the SAPSF Pole Unity 2016 at all times. Please take note of the Pole Unity rules relating to behavior, performance, costumes and general conduct.

Behavior & Conduct at Pole Unity 2017
•    No consumption of alcohol at any time before or during the event.
•    Illicit or performance-enhancing drugs are strictly prohibited at any time.
•    No nudity, no stripping and no inappropriate behavior.
•    Performers will not use inappropriate, derogatory or obscene language.
•    Performers will be punctual.
•    Performers will treat each other fairly and respectfully at all times.
•    Performers will not jeopardize the chances of other performers in any way.

Costume
•    Performers may go barefoot, in sports shoes, trainers/sneakers, or other similar style sport shoes.
•    Boots, high heels, wedge heels or platform shoes may NOT be worn.
•    The SAPSF defines suitable performance attire as a minimum of shorts and crop top or sports top, leotard or similar item.
•    Prohibited attire includes: lingerie style outfits, PVC, see-through clothing or ill-fitting clothing that may expose the breasts, buttocks or groin. Wearing prohibited clothing will result in not being able to perform at the event.
•    Male performers may perform topless.

+ Staging & Poles

POLES & STAGE

A total of 4 poles will be on stage, 4 x 45mm poles. The poles are approx. 2.5m apart at the front of the stage and 2m at the back of the stage. They are 2.7m high.

+ Entry Form

Pole Unity Entry 2017 - SOLO ENTRY FORM

    Competitors Details

    • For good and valuable consideration herein acknowledged as received, and by marking your names within this form you hereby give the SAPSF and their staff your permission to license the Images / videos and to use the Images/videos in any Media for any purpose (except Pornographic or defamatory) which may include, among others, advertising, promotion, marketing and packaging for any product or service.
    • You agree that the Images may be combined with other images, text and graphics, and cropped, altered or modified.
    • You agree that you have no rights to the Images / videos, and all rights to the Images/videos belong to the SAPSF.
    • You acknowledge and agree that you have no further right to additional consideration or accounting, and that we will make no further claim for any reason to the SAPSF.
    • You acknowledge and agree that this release is binding upon and you agree that this release is irrevocable, worldwide and perpetual, and will be governed by the laws of South Africa.
    • You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and have the full legal capacity to execute this release.
  • Your medical history:

    • Report any medical problems that may affect your ability.
    • Pole dancing is be particularly strenuous on the following parts of your body. Back, Ankles, Knees, Neck, Wrists. Report any physical problems that may affect your ability to participate.
  • The SAPSF take all precautions to ensure the safety of everyone involved.

    • We acknowledge that the stage space is limited and we must apply caution when performing.
    • We acknowledge that pole dancing can be strenuous and at times, dangerous.
    • We will rely upon our own judgment in participating in any maneuvers.
    • We have been told about the potential risks to our health and freely accept that by participating we run the risk of injury, particularly if we were to fall from, or knock ourselves on the pole.
    • We will not hold The SAPSF liable for any pre-existing injuries or medical condition which may be exacerbated if we participate.
    • We will not hold The SAPSF liable for any injury, loss or damage which may be sustained as a result of participating in Pole Unity South Africa.
    • We hereby for ourselves, any heirs, executors, administrators or anyone else who might claim on our behalves, contract not to sue.
    • We waive, release and discharge The SAPSF, its staff, agents, subcontractors and representatives of all liability, claims, damage, costs or expenses which we may have against them arising out of or in connection with my participation in Pole Unity 2017.
    • This release extends to all claims of any kind what so ever, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown.
 

Verification

 

Pole Unity Entry 2017 - DUET ENTRY FORM

    Competitors Details (1)

  • Competitors Details (2)

  • Performance Details

    • For good and valuable consideration herein acknowledged as received, and by marking your names within this form you hereby give the SAPSF and their staff your permission to license the Images / videos and to use the Images/videos in any Media for any purpose (except Pornographic or defamatory) which may include, among others, advertising, promotion, marketing and packaging for any product or service.
    • You agree that the Images may be combined with other images, text and graphics, and cropped, altered or modified.
    • You agree that you have no rights to the Images / videos, and all rights to the Images/videos belong to the SAPSF.
    • You acknowledge and agree that you have no further right to additional consideration or accounting, and that we will make no further claim for any reason to the SAPSF.
    • You acknowledge and agree that this release is binding upon and you agree that this release is irrevocable, worldwide and perpetual, and will be governed by the laws of South Africa.
    • You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and have the full legal capacity to execute this release.
  • Your medical history:

    • Report any medical problems that may affect your ability.
    • Pole dancing is be particularly strenuous on the following parts of your body. Back, Ankles, Knees, Neck, Wrists. Report any physical problems that may affect your ability to participate.
  • The SAPSF take all precautions to ensure the safety of everyone involved.

    • We acknowledge that the stage space is limited and we must apply caution when performing.
    • We acknowledge that pole dancing can be strenuous and at times, dangerous.
    • We will rely upon our own judgment in participating in any maneuvers.
    • We have been told about the potential risks to our health and freely accept that by participating we run the risk of injury, particularly if we were to fall from, or knock ourselves on the pole.
    • We will not hold The SAPSF liable for any pre-existing injuries or medical condition which may be exacerbated if we participate.
    • We will not hold The SAPSF liable for any injury, loss or damage which may be sustained as a result of participating in Pole Unity South Africa.
    • We hereby for ourselves, any heirs, executors, administrators or anyone else who might claim on our behalves, contract not to sue.
    • We waive, release and discharge The SAPSF, its staff, agents, subcontractors and representatives of all liability, claims, damage, costs or expenses which we may have against them arising out of or in connection with my participation in Pole Unity 2017.
    • This release extends to all claims of any kind what so ever, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown.
 

Verification

 

Pole Unity Entry 2017 - GROUP ENTRY FORM

    Group Leader Details

  • Performance Details

    • For good and valuable consideration herein acknowledged as received, and by marking your names within this form you hereby give the SAPSF and their staff your permission to license the Images / videos and to use the Images/videos in any Media for any purpose (except Pornographic or defamatory) which may include, among others, advertising, promotion, marketing and packaging for any product or service.
    • You agree that the Images may be combined with other images, text and graphics, and cropped, altered or modified.
    • You agree that you have no rights to the Images / videos, and all rights to the Images/videos belong to the SAPSF.
    • You acknowledge and agree that you have no further right to additional consideration or accounting, and that we will make no further claim for any reason to the SAPSF.
    • You acknowledge and agree that this release is binding upon and you agree that this release is irrevocable, worldwide and perpetual, and will be governed by the laws of South Africa.
    • You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and have the full legal capacity to execute this release.
  • Your medical history:

    • Report any medical problems that may affect your ability.
    • Pole dancing is be particularly strenuous on the following parts of your body. Back, Ankles, Knees, Neck, Wrists. Report any physical problems that may affect your ability to participate.
  • The SAPSF take all precautions to ensure the safety of everyone involved.

    • We acknowledge that the stage space is limited and we must apply caution when performing.
    • We acknowledge that pole dancing can be strenuous and at times, dangerous.
    • We will rely upon our own judgment in participating in any maneuvers.
    • We have been told about the potential risks to our health and freely accept that by participating we run the risk of injury, particularly if we were to fall from, or knock ourselves on the pole.
    • We will not hold The SAPSF liable for any pre-existing injuries or medical condition which may be exacerbated if we participate.
    • We will not hold The SAPSF liable for any injury, loss or damage which may be sustained as a result of participating in Pole Unity South Africa.
    • We hereby for ourselves, any heirs, executors, administrators or anyone else who might claim on our behalves, contract not to sue.
    • We waive, release and discharge The SAPSF, its staff, agents, subcontractors and representatives of all liability, claims, damage, costs or expenses which we may have against them arising out of or in connection with my participation in Pole Unity 2017.
    • This release extends to all claims of any kind what so ever, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown.
 

Verification