The SAPSF is happy to host a live competition in Gauteng (venue to be announced) for the first time since 2019.

Entries are now open and will close on 7th March 2022.

NPAC 2022 will take place on 7 and 8 May at the Ferndale Recreation Centre, 38 Harley Street, Ferndale, Johannesburg.

Please follow the SAPSF on its social media platforms @SAPoleSportsFederation for regular competition updates.

Athletes can access all the documents and forms required to compete in NPAC 2022 here:

  1. Pole Sport Code of Points & Rules
  2. Pole Sport Compulsory Form
  3. Pole Sport Singles Technical Bonus Form
  4. Pole Sport Doubles Technical Bonus Form
  5. Artistic Pole Scoring System & Rules
  6. Artistic Pole Theme Sheet
  7. Aerial Sport Code of Points
  8. Aerial Compulsory Form
  9. Aerial Singles Technical Bonus Form
  10. Aerial Doubles Technical Bonus Form
  11. Artistic Aerial Scoring System & Rules
  12. Artistic Aerial Theme Sheet
  13. Ultra Pole Rules & Regulations
  14. Ethical Code of Conduct
  15. Parental Consent

Please consult and study the relevant code of points documents and scoring system documents for the divisions you entered. These documents are essential to completing your forms.

Athletes can choose to have the Head Judge check their forms, for a fee of £5 per form paid via PayPal to the IPSF. Forms for checking can be submitted up to 14th March 2022. The link will be shared with athletes via email.

Important deadlines to take note of:

  • Athlete applications close 7th March 2022
  • Last date to submit forms to be checked by the Head Judge 14th March 2022
  • Last date to submit forms to competition organiser 1st April 2022
  • Last date to submit Anti-doping Certificate to competition organiser 1st April 2022
  • Last date to submit music to competition organiser 1st April 2022

The World Pole and Aerial Championship will take place 27 – 30 October 2022 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The top Elite athletes are selected from each National Championship to represent their country at the IPSF World Pole Championships annually where more than 40 countries are represented. IPSF judging rules, regulations and scoring will be utilised over the weekend of the National Championships. The scoring system has been carefully created by the IPSF technical committee in conjunction with the pole community, to promote fair and transparent judging.

Athletes who have successfully entered, will receive a Welcome Pack via email. For any questions of queries please contact the NPAC 2022 organising team at


Single entry R350
Doubles entry R500