NATIONAL POLE SPORTS COMPETITION – MAY 2018

We are proud to announce the National Pole Sports Competition 2018 (NPSC). The event is now in its seventh successful year. The NPSC 2018 is open to all South African & international pole sports athletes. The NPSC 2018 will take place on 5/6 May 2018.

The NPSC 2018 has been officially accredited by the International Pole Sports Federation. Elite Division winners, 1st and 2nd place, of the NPSC 2018 will receive granted entry into the World Pole Sports Championship.

The IPSF Judging system and Code of Points will be in place for NPSC 2018. All athletes will be required to structure their routines based on the Code of Points 2017/2018.

Athlete entries are now closed.

The National Pole Sports Competition 2018 will take place on 5th & 6th May 2018.

Bronze & Silver Divisions will take place on 5th May during the morning/early afternoon.

IPSF Amateur, Professional & Elite Divisions will take place on 6th May during the morning/early afternoon.

DIVISIONS AND AGE CATEGORIES

  • SAPSF Sport Division all age groups: Bronze (Beginner) and Silver (Intermediate).
  • IPSF Sport Division: Amateur, Professional, Elite.
  • You will need to read and apply the specifications according to your division. See the DOWNLOADS tab.

Bronze & Silver Divisions:

Th Bronze division is for new beginner level athletes and the Silver division is new Intermediate level athletes.

Men and Women (do not compete against each other) Find all Bronze and Silver Divisions scoring and routine requirements under the DOWNLOADS tab.

SAPSF Age Category
Age
Youth 6-14
Juniors 15-17
Seniors 18 – 39
Masters 40+

Masters 50+

40 – 49

50 +

 

IPSF Code of Points Divisions

Please visit DOWNLOADS TAB for the most current Code of Points.

Elite Divisions include the following Age Categories:
Senior, Junior and Master
Novice
Doubles
*Please Note: no Pre-Novice Category.

Professional Divisions include the following Age Categories:
Senior and Master
Doubles
*Please Note: no Pre-Novice Category, Novice or Junior category.

Amateur Divisions include the following Age Categories:
Senior, Junior, Pre-Novice, Novice and Master

Age breakdown:

IPSF Age Categories
Age
Pre-Novice

Novice

6-9

10-14

Juniors 15-17
Seniors 18-39
Masters 40+ & 50+
Doubles All ages

 

The IPSF Code of Points may seem very daunting and complicated at first glance. Please take your time to read through the document and become familiar with the requirements. We also recommended that you watch previous IPSF World Pole Sports Championship videos to gain more understanding about how other athletes use the Code of Points.

Code of Points training is available through the IPSF website. www.polesports.org/ipsf/document-policies/

EVENT INFORMATION

  • Athletes can represent a pole school/training academy or oneself.
  • Athletes under the age of 18 must have a consent form signed by a parent or guardian.
  • All entries will be accepted. If more than 13 entries are received per division and age group, a qualifying round will be held before the NPSC 2018. This qualifying round will run on the same weekend as the NPSC. The details of this will be finalized once entries close.
  • Entrants must execute specific ‘Compulsory Moves’ of moves in order to be scored. Athletes must study the photos, text and videos to ensure that they understand the required moves.TTo register, athletes will need to complete the Entry form online.
  • Entry Fees for each athlete entering:
    • Solo Athlete: R300 (per entry)
    • Duet: R500 (per duet)
      • This fee will automatically register all athletes with the SAPSF for the 2018 competitive year!
      • **20% off the entry fees for Nationals if you took part in Provincials.
      • This administration fee is payable by all entrants and contributes to the running of this competition. This entry fee is non-refundable. Payment of the entry fee can be made by EFT. Athlete’s entry will only be complete once the payment has been cleared and funds are available to the SAPSF.

Bank Details

Bank : FNB

Account Name : SA Pole Sports Federation

Branch : Northgate

Account number : 62444142351

Branch Code : 256755

Reference : Full Name + NPSC

Venue: Japari School

1-3 Dundalk Avenue

Parktown

Johannesburg

Date: 5 / 6 May 2018

Time: TBC

Local host contact:

info@polesports.org.za

Poles:

The poles are fixed at the top and the bottom. The spinning pole is placed on the right hand side and the static pole on the left hand side of the stage from the spectators view. Doubles category athletes must use one spinning and one static pole in the same configuration as in single categories. The poles are 4m high and 45mm Brass poles. The poles are set 3m apart and the distance between the wall and the pole is 2m on each side.

Key Dates:

Entry and payment closing date is 10th March 2018.

Finalists announced on the 16th March 2018.

HOW TO ENTER NATIONAL POLE SPORTS COMPETITION BY VIDEO ENTRY!

If you do not want to participate in the Gauteng Pole Sport Provincials, you can enter the national finals by video entry.

The finals for the National Pole Sports Competiton 2018 will be held on 5th & 6th May at Japari School in Johannesburg

National Pole Sports Competition 2018 levels include:

  • SAPSF Bronze Division (Beginner level athletes)
  • SAPSF Silver Division (Intermediate level athletes)
  • IPSF Amateur Division
  • IPSF Professional Division
  • IPSF Elite Division
  • IPSF Doubles Division

Clear guidelines are provided within the Pole Sports documents to help athletes decide which division they should participate in. The Athlete’s age determines which ‘category’ they should be in.

Please contact tracey@polesports.org.za to receive the Pole Sports Competition documentation.

Athletes wanting to compete in Pole Sports at the national finals need to submit a video entry by 4th March 2018. Late entries may be accepted for video submissions if you contact tracey@polesports.org.za as soon as possible to receive an extension within a reasonable time frame.

Video entries for Pole Sports must be accompanied by a Compulsory Move score form (mandatory requirement) and a Technical Bonus form (if you have incorporated Technical Bonuses in your routine). We can help you complete your forms if you get in touch with us!

SAPSF Bronze & Silver Division required video entry length is up to 3 minutes. Routines should follow the guidelines of the SAPSF Bronze & Silver Division document as much as possible and must use the appropriate selection of Compulsory Moves. This is so we are able to judge your video submissions and give you constructive feedback in order to help you prepare for the national finals. If you competed last year in a Provincial event, you have the option to submit last year’s video in order to enter the 2018 finals.

IPSF Amateur, Professional, Elite & Doubles required video entry length is up to 3 minutes and 50 seconds, or up to 3 minutes and 20 seconds for children under 14 years. Routines should follow the guidelines of the IPSF Code of Points 2017/18 as much as possible and must use the appropriate selection of Compulsory Moves. This is so we are able to judge your video submissions and give you constructive feedback in order to help you prepare for the national finals. If you competed last year in an IPSF event, you have the option to submit last year’s video in order to enter the 2018 finals.

Payment is required upon video entry for either National Pole Sports and/or National Artistic Pole 2018.

R300 Per Solo entry

R500 Per Doubles entry

All athletes need to complete an online application form polesports.org.za, send their score forms (required for Pole Sports only) and send a private video link containing their video entry.

Video entry/forms/payment for entry deadline: 10th March 2018

For documentation and assistance: tracey@polesports.org.za

National Pole Sports Competition 2018 - Solo

    Competitors Details

  • MODEL RELEASE:

    • 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 Gauteng Provincial 2017.
    • 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 any SAPSF event.
    • This release extends to all claims of any kind what so ever, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown.
 

Verification

 

National Pole Sports Competition 2018 - Doubles

    Competitor 1

  • Competitor 2

  • MODEL RELEASE:

    • 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 Gauteng Provincial 2017.
    • 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 any SAPSF event.
    • This release extends to all claims of any kind what so ever, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown.
 

Verification

 

Download BLANK Bronze and Silver Compulsory Form

Download BLANK IPSF Compulsory Form

Download BLANK IPSF Singles Tech Bonus Form

Download IPSF 2018 Code of Points

Download BLANK IPSF Doubles Tech Bonus Form

Download Bronze and Silver Compulsory Information

About

NATIONAL POLE SPORTS COMPETITION – MAY 2018

We are proud to announce the National Pole Sports Competition 2018 (NPSC). The event is now in its seventh successful year. The NPSC 2018 is open to all South African & international pole sports athletes. The NPSC 2018 will take place on 5/6 May 2018.

The NPSC 2018 has been officially accredited by the International Pole Sports Federation. Elite Division winners, 1st and 2nd place, of the NPSC 2018 will receive granted entry into the World Pole Sports Championship.

The IPSF Judging system and Code of Points will be in place for NPSC 2018. All athletes will be required to structure their routines based on the Code of Points 2017/2018.

Athlete entries are now closed.

The National Pole Sports Competition 2018 will take place on 5th & 6th May 2018.

Bronze & Silver Divisions will take place on 5th May during the morning/early afternoon.

IPSF Amateur, Professional & Elite Divisions will take place on 6th May during the morning/early afternoon.

Divisions

DIVISIONS AND AGE CATEGORIES

  • SAPSF Sport Division all age groups: Bronze (Beginner) and Silver (Intermediate).
  • IPSF Sport Division: Amateur, Professional, Elite.
  • You will need to read and apply the specifications according to your division. See the DOWNLOADS tab.

Bronze & Silver Divisions:

Th Bronze division is for new beginner level athletes and the Silver division is new Intermediate level athletes.

Men and Women (do not compete against each other) Find all Bronze and Silver Divisions scoring and routine requirements under the DOWNLOADS tab.

SAPSF Age Category
Age
Youth 6-14
Juniors 15-17
Seniors 18 – 39
Masters 40+

Masters 50+

40 – 49

50 +

 

IPSF Code of Points Divisions

Please visit DOWNLOADS TAB for the most current Code of Points.

Elite Divisions include the following Age Categories:
Senior, Junior and Master
Novice
Doubles
*Please Note: no Pre-Novice Category.

Professional Divisions include the following Age Categories:
Senior and Master
Doubles
*Please Note: no Pre-Novice Category, Novice or Junior category.

Amateur Divisions include the following Age Categories:
Senior, Junior, Pre-Novice, Novice and Master

Age breakdown:

IPSF Age Categories
Age
Pre-Novice

Novice

6-9

10-14

Juniors 15-17
Seniors 18-39
Masters 40+ & 50+
Doubles All ages

 

The IPSF Code of Points may seem very daunting and complicated at first glance. Please take your time to read through the document and become familiar with the requirements. We also recommended that you watch previous IPSF World Pole Sports Championship videos to gain more understanding about how other athletes use the Code of Points.

Code of Points training is available through the IPSF website. www.polesports.org/ipsf/document-policies/

Details

EVENT INFORMATION

  • Athletes can represent a pole school/training academy or oneself.
  • Athletes under the age of 18 must have a consent form signed by a parent or guardian.
  • All entries will be accepted. If more than 13 entries are received per division and age group, a qualifying round will be held before the NPSC 2018. This qualifying round will run on the same weekend as the NPSC. The details of this will be finalized once entries close.
  • Entrants must execute specific ‘Compulsory Moves’ of moves in order to be scored. Athletes must study the photos, text and videos to ensure that they understand the required moves.TTo register, athletes will need to complete the Entry form online.
  • Entry Fees for each athlete entering:
    • Solo Athlete: R300 (per entry)
    • Duet: R500 (per duet)
      • This fee will automatically register all athletes with the SAPSF for the 2018 competitive year!
      • **20% off the entry fees for Nationals if you took part in Provincials.
      • This administration fee is payable by all entrants and contributes to the running of this competition. This entry fee is non-refundable. Payment of the entry fee can be made by EFT. Athlete’s entry will only be complete once the payment has been cleared and funds are available to the SAPSF.

Bank Details

Bank : FNB

Account Name : SA Pole Sports Federation

Branch : Northgate

Account number : 62444142351

Branch Code : 256755

Reference : Full Name + NPSC

Venue: Japari School

1-3 Dundalk Avenue

Parktown

Johannesburg

Date: 5 / 6 May 2018

Time: TBC

Local host contact:

info@polesports.org.za

Poles:

The poles are fixed at the top and the bottom. The spinning pole is placed on the right hand side and the static pole on the left hand side of the stage from the spectators view. Doubles category athletes must use one spinning and one static pole in the same configuration as in single categories. The poles are 4m high and 45mm Brass poles. The poles are set 3m apart and the distance between the wall and the pole is 2m on each side.

Key Dates:

Entry and payment closing date is 10th March 2018.

Finalists announced on the 16th March 2018.

How to Enter

HOW TO ENTER NATIONAL POLE SPORTS COMPETITION BY VIDEO ENTRY!

If you do not want to participate in the Gauteng Pole Sport Provincials, you can enter the national finals by video entry.

The finals for the National Pole Sports Competiton 2018 will be held on 5th & 6th May at Japari School in Johannesburg

National Pole Sports Competition 2018 levels include:

  • SAPSF Bronze Division (Beginner level athletes)
  • SAPSF Silver Division (Intermediate level athletes)
  • IPSF Amateur Division
  • IPSF Professional Division
  • IPSF Elite Division
  • IPSF Doubles Division

Clear guidelines are provided within the Pole Sports documents to help athletes decide which division they should participate in. The Athlete’s age determines which ‘category’ they should be in.

Please contact tracey@polesports.org.za to receive the Pole Sports Competition documentation.

Athletes wanting to compete in Pole Sports at the national finals need to submit a video entry by 4th March 2018. Late entries may be accepted for video submissions if you contact tracey@polesports.org.za as soon as possible to receive an extension within a reasonable time frame.

Video entries for Pole Sports must be accompanied by a Compulsory Move score form (mandatory requirement) and a Technical Bonus form (if you have incorporated Technical Bonuses in your routine). We can help you complete your forms if you get in touch with us!

SAPSF Bronze & Silver Division required video entry length is up to 3 minutes. Routines should follow the guidelines of the SAPSF Bronze & Silver Division document as much as possible and must use the appropriate selection of Compulsory Moves. This is so we are able to judge your video submissions and give you constructive feedback in order to help you prepare for the national finals. If you competed last year in a Provincial event, you have the option to submit last year’s video in order to enter the 2018 finals.

IPSF Amateur, Professional, Elite & Doubles required video entry length is up to 3 minutes and 50 seconds, or up to 3 minutes and 20 seconds for children under 14 years. Routines should follow the guidelines of the IPSF Code of Points 2017/18 as much as possible and must use the appropriate selection of Compulsory Moves. This is so we are able to judge your video submissions and give you constructive feedback in order to help you prepare for the national finals. If you competed last year in an IPSF event, you have the option to submit last year’s video in order to enter the 2018 finals.

Payment is required upon video entry for either National Pole Sports and/or National Artistic Pole 2018.

R300 Per Solo entry

R500 Per Doubles entry

All athletes need to complete an online application form polesports.org.za, send their score forms (required for Pole Sports only) and send a private video link containing their video entry.

Video entry/forms/payment for entry deadline: 10th March 2018

For documentation and assistance: tracey@polesports.org.za

Entry Form

National Pole Sports Competition 2018 - Solo

    Competitors Details

  • MODEL RELEASE:

    • 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 Gauteng Provincial 2017.
    • 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 any SAPSF event.
    • This release extends to all claims of any kind what so ever, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown.
 

Verification

 

National Pole Sports Competition 2018 - Doubles

    Competitor 1

  • Competitor 2

  • MODEL RELEASE:

    • 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 Gauteng Provincial 2017.
    • 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 any SAPSF event.
    • This release extends to all claims of any kind what so ever, foreseen or unforeseen, known or unknown.
 

Verification

 
Downloads

Download BLANK Bronze and Silver Compulsory Form

Download BLANK IPSF Compulsory Form

Download BLANK IPSF Singles Tech Bonus Form

Download IPSF 2018 Code of Points

Download BLANK IPSF Doubles Tech Bonus Form

Download Bronze and Silver Compulsory Information