STREET WORKOUT POWER AND STRENGTH
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2017
APPROVED BY the Management Board of the
World Street Workout & Calisthenics Federation
On February 6, 2017, in Riga, Latvia
STREET WORKOUT POWER AND STRENGTH WORLD
The following regulations (“Regulations”) of the Street Workout Power and Strength World
Championship 2017 (“PSWC 2017”) have been made by the World Street Workout & Calisthenics
Federation (“Federation”) together with its member organizations. These Regulations are meant
for the organizations and persons responsible for organization of PSWC 2017 (“Organizers”) and
street workout athletes wanting to apply and participate (“Applicant”) and who have passed the
online qualification (“Online Qualification”) and are participating (“Participants”) in the PSWC
2017. These Regulations are meant only for the use of the addressees to ensure the organization of
the PSWC 2017. Any use, disclosure or copying of these Regulations in whole or in part not in
accordance with their intended purpose is prohibited under the applicable law and requires prior
express consent of the Federation.
1. DATES OF THE STREET WORKOUT POWER AND STRENGTH WORLD
1.1. The PSWC 2017 will take place on 24 September, 2017, in Riga, Latvia.
2. ORGANIZERS OF THE STREET WORKOUT POWER AND STRENGTH WORLD
2.1. The PSWC 2017 will be organised during “European Week of Sport 2017” by the World Street Workout & Calisthenics Federation (“Federation”), Latvian Sports Federations Council and association “STREETBASKET”
3. GENERAL TERMS OF THE STREET WORKOUT POWER AND STRENGTH WORLD
3.1. The PSWC 2017 will be a live, one-day competition with athletes being at the competition
place and competing with one another.
3.2. The PSWC 2017 will be organized in two categories.
3.2.1. Street Workout Power category. In this category the Participants will have
to perform a street workout element combination that has to be done for the
maximum number of exercise repetitions with additional weights. Male athletes
3.2.2. Street Workout Strength category. In this category the Participants will
have to perform a street workout element combination that has to be done
correctly in the minimal amount of time without additional weights. Male and
3.3. Every Participant of the PSWC 2017 will be officially representing their country.
3.4. All Participants will be treated equally, that is their nationality, race and religion will be
respected as much as practically possible.
3.5. Winners of the PSWC 2017 will get the title of “Street Workout Power World Champion 2017”
in the Street Workout Power category and title of “Street Workout Strength World Champion
2017” in the Street Workout Strength category.
4. REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PARTICIPANTS
4.1. All Participants who have passed the Online Qualification can participate in the PSWC 2017.
4.2. Each Participant must have a valid health insurance (covered personally or financed by a
sponsor / supporter, etc.).
4.3. Each Participant will be fully responsibility for his / her health and will be personally
responsible for his / her actions and their possible results during competition and free time.
4.4. The Participants must have legal rights to travel and enter Riga, Latvia, if they qualify for the
PSWC 2017. Participants who are under the age of 18 must be able to travel alone without
an adult companion.
4.5. The Participants must have at least basic knowledge of English to communicate with the
4.6. If the Participant qualifies for participation in the PSWC 2017, but for any personal reason is
unable to go to the place of competition in Riga, Latvia, his / her participation will be
cancelled. If the Participant knows that he will not get to the competition (for planned or
unplanned reasons), the Participant must contact the Federation or the Organizer of PSWC
2017 as soon as possible.
5. RULES FOR THE SELECTION OF PARTICIPANTS
5.1. Athletes from all around the world can apply and participate in the PSWC 2017. A team of
Applicants from a country must have legal rights to travel and enter the organizing country.
5.2. To participate in the PSWC 2017, the Applicants have to be recommended by official member
organization(s) of the Federation, based on the Applicants’ reputation as a good power and
strength athletes, or the Applicants have to pass the Online Qualification.
5.3. Not more than five (5) male athletes can represent one (1) country in the Street Workout
5.4. Not more than five (5) male and five (5) female athletes can represent one (1) country in
the Street Workout Strength category.
5.5. Participants will be officially registered for participation in the PSWC 2017, if they will be
recommended by official Federation’s member organization(s) or if they pass the Online
Qualification and have sent in their travel document confirmations before 1 September, 2017.
5.6. Because the event time for the PSWC 2017 is limited, each Participant can only participate
in one of the PSWC 2017 competition categories.
6. REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ONLINE QUALIFICATION
6.1. Those Applicants who have not been recommended by official Federation’s member
organization(s) can participate in the PSWC 2017, if they pass the Online Qualification.
6.2. The requirements for passing the Online Qualification must be followed very precisely:
6.2.1. The Applicant must send an email to the Federation’s coordinator Danila
Kuznetcov, email address email@example.com , with the application video
(YouTube link) which must not be longer than three (3) minutes.
220.127.116.11. Video must include basic or advanced street workout exercises
performed in correct form by the Applicant so the Organizers
can make sure that the Applicant is capable enough to
participate. The Applicant can choose how he / she wants to
show strength and power.
18.104.22.168. Street workout freestyle must not be performed in the
22.214.171.124. Video can be an edit of a previous video done by the Applicant
and has to show the best performance of the Applicant.
6.2.2. Next to the link to the application video, the Applicant has to
add the following information in the same email:
126.96.36.199. Name, surname,
188.8.131.52. Date of Birth,
184.108.40.206. Weight (kg) and height (cm),
220.127.116.11. Brief description about his / her previous experience in street
18.104.22.168. Category in which the Applicant wants to compete,
22.214.171.124. Phone number,
126.96.36.199. Email address,
188.8.131.52. Facebook account,
184.108.40.206. Instagram account.
6.2.3. The video must be named: “Street Workout Power and Strength World
Championship 2017 Try-out”.
6.2.4. These links to the Federation’s social accounts must be in the video’s description
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WSWCF
YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/WSWCFofficial
Instagram page: @wswcf #wswcf
6.3. Emails and videos that will not meet the requirements mentioned in Clause 6.2. will not be
considered at all.
6.4. All emails and application videos will be reviewed by the Organizers within 10 working days
6.5. All emails and videos must be sent to the Federation’s coordinator Danila Kuznetcov, email
address: firstname.lastname@example.org , before 15 August, 2017.
7. COVERING OF PARTICIPATION COSTS AND SIMILAR REQUIREMENTS
7.1. The PSWC 2017 is organized with limited resources and so every Participant has to cover
their own travel, visa and living costs.
7.2. Participant has the right to participate in the competition wearing personalized sponsor’s /
supporter’s attributes (T-shirts, caps, trousers, etc.); but it is forbidden to advertise alcohol,
tobacco or gambling businesses.
7.3. The Organizers of PSWC 2017 will share information about comfortable and inexpensive living
possibilities in Riga, not far from the competition place.
8. GENERAL RULES OF COMPETITION
8.1. The competition will be held on official World Championship equipment provided by company
Kenguru Pro www.kengurupro.eu
8.2. When performing, each Participant can use liquid or powder magnesium.
8.3. Gloves or any additional accessories cannot be used during a Participant’s performance.
8.4. Dress-code. Street workout sport is different from classical or sports gymnastics and so the
Participants must show not only a good performance, but also a good choice of clothing and
footwear. Also judges must be able to see that the Participants perform exercises correctly.
These are the requirements for clothing and footwear:
8.4.1. Participants must wear closed-toe shoes. Gymnastic shoes are not allowed.
8.4.2. Participants must wear shorts that are not shorter than 5 cm above and not
longer than 5 cm below the knees. Participants can wear compression
underwear under the shorts. Jogging shorts or gymnastic shorts are not allowed
for male athletes.
8.4.3. Long pants are not allowed.
8.4.4. Hoodies or any kind of sweaters are not allowed
8.4.5. Tight-fitting gymnastics shorts for male athletes are not allowed.
8.4.6. Any kind of tight-fitting gymnastic suits are not allowed.
8.4.7. Push-ups have to be performed without a T-shirt / shirt. Compression
underwear, sports bra or any other tight fit clothing except gymnastics suits is
8.5. During the competition time and performance time, a Participant has to be alone in the
competition area. No support staff is allowed to be in the competition area. During the
performance time, a Participant is not allowed to use the help of other Participants or of the
competition staff members.
8.6. It is forbidden to perform insulting or offensive actions or use insulting or offensive gestures,
and attributes towards other Participants, judges or viewers.
8.7. Any offenses of national or racial hatred are categorically forbidden.
8.8. Participant order will be selected by lottery before the competition.
8.9. Participants may be required to take a doping test according to the international regulations
and requirements of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). By participating in the PSWC
2017, the Participants permanently agree to take anti-doping tests when asked.
8.10. If the results of the anti-doping tests are positive, the guilty Participant will be banned
from participating in official street workout events for two (2) years.
8.11. The competition in both categories will be judged by judges, who will be appointed by the
Federation and who have had detailed training in judging, and themselves are very
9. RULES OF STREET WORKOUT POWER CATEGORY COMPETITION
9.1. The competition will be the first Street Workout Power and Strength World Championship in the history and the experience from this competition will be used to promote long-term development and create a system for this kind of competitions.
9.2. The competition will be held on these constructions:
9.2.1. Pull-up bar – 2.4 m high, 1.7 m wide, 33 mm diameter of the bar
9.2.2. Parallel bar – 1.4 m high, 0.55 m between centres of the bars, 48 mm diameter of the bar
9.2.3. Flat ground – wooden stage platform or asphalt.
9.3. In the Street Workout Power category competition, the Participants have to perform three basic street workout elements with additional weight. These elements have to be performed one after the other and in the following order:
9.3.1. Pull-ups with additional weight of 32 kg
9.3.2. Dips on parallel bars with additional weight of 48 kg
9.3.3. Deep one leg squats with additional weight of 16 kg performed from platform.
9.4. In the order which will be selected by lottery before the competition, all the Participants one after the other will perform pull-ups on the horizontal bar with additional weight. Then in the same order all the Participants will perform dips on parallel bars and afterwards in the same order will perform the third and the last element which is squats while holding a weight plate.
9.5. Pull-ups with additional weight of 32 kg:
9.5.1. The pull-up has to be performed on the horizontal bar from the lowest hanging position with arms in a shoulder-width grip, and, while at the lowest hanging position, the arms have to be straight in elbow and shoulder joints.
9.5.2. At the highest point of performing the athletic element, the chin of the athlete has to be over the horizontal bar.
9.5.3. Pull-ups have to be performed with a straight body and legs, without crossing the legs.
9.5.4. It is not allowed to swing or perform pull-ups with non-power inertia.
9.5.5. It is not allowed to use straps, hooks, or any other equipment to remove the load from the “grip”.
9.5.6. Maximum pause between repetitions at the lowest position of the element performance is 2 seconds. The counting is conducted by a competition judge. If the participant deliberately prolongs the pause for more than this period of time, the participant has to end his performance of the element and, at that moment, the result is entered according to the number of repetitions performed so far.
9.5.7. It is allowed to use magnesium.
9.5.8. The performance of the element is only allowed to start after both judges have given the command.
9.6. Dip on parallel bars with additional weight of 48 kg:
9.6.1. Dips on parallel bars have to be executed starting from the highest point of the element performance, i. e., from the position with straight arms over the parallel bars.
9.6.2. At the lowest point of the element performance, the angle at the athlete’s elbow joint must be equal to or less than 90 degrees.
9.6.3. When performing dips on parallel bars, the back inclination should be straight and fixated. If dips on parallel bars will be executed by tilting forwards, with the pelvis area stationary, then these repetitions will not be counted.
9.6.4. Dips have to be performed on parallel bars that are provided by the organizers of the competition. All participants execute the dips in the same way and form.
9.6.5. Maximum pause between repetitions at the highest position of the element performance is 2 seconds. The counting is conducted by a competition judge. If the participant deliberately prolongs the pause for more than this period of time, the participant has to end his performance of the element and, at that moment, the result is entered according to the number of repetitions performed so far. As it is not possible to provide repeated counting of the 2 seconds on the stopwatch (technically difficult), then the pause, which needs to be under two seconds, starts from the moment the athlete finishes performing a repetition, straightening arms at the elbow joints, and the judge announces the “number of repetitions” (e.g. “twenty two”), until the judge says “one”, at which point the participant has to continue the performance of the element (repetition). If the participant prolongs the pause and the judge says “two”, then two seconds have already passed and the participant has to stop the performance of the element. This method of time measurement has been verified experimentally, using a stopwatch. The time on the stopwatch, when the judge said “two” was 2.1-2.4 seconds, depending on the length of the phrases of the number of counted repetitions (“twenty two”, “thirty-eight”, etc.)
9.6.6. It is allowed to use magnesium.
9.6.7. The performance of the element is only allowed to start after both judges have given the command.
9.7. One-leg squats with additional weight of 16 kg
9.7.1. One-leg squats have to be performed on a one metre high box with each leg in turn. Initially, the athlete squats with the right leg for the maximum number of repetitions, then he is given 30 seconds to change to the left leg and take the kettlebell in the other hand, and then has to squat for the maximum number of repetitions with the left leg. After the execution of the element with both legs, the number of repetitions are summed up.
9.7.2. While squatting with one leg, the other leg stays in the air and is lowered down by the side of the box.
9.7.3. At the lowest position in the element performance, the rear surface of the thigh of the performing leg has to touch the calf muscle.
9.7.4. At the highest position in the element performance, the athlete has to straighten the leg at the knee and hip joint, that is, the body has to be positioned vertically.
9.7.5. During the performance of the element, the 16 kg kettlebell is held with a bent arm on the athlete’s shoulder.
9.7.6. It is not allowed to touch the box or the ground with the free leg. For one touch the athlete receives a warning, but after the second touch he has to stop the performance of the element. In the competition protocol, the judges enter the number of repetitions, performed prior to the second offence.
9.7.7. Maximum pause between repetitions at the lowest/highest position of the element performance is 3 seconds. The counting is conducted by a competition judge. If the participant deliberately prolongs the pause for more than this period of time, the participant has to end his performance of the element and, at that moment, the result is entered according to the number of repetitions performed so far.
9.7.8. It is allowed to use magnesium.
9.7.9. The performance of the element is only allowed to start after both judges have given the command.
9.8. The counting of the repetitions:
9.8.1. One judge observes the straightening of joints (at the lowest position for elbow joints in pull-ups, at the highest position for elbow joints in dips, at the highest and lowest position for knee and hip joint in one-leg squats), and the necessary amplitude (pulling up above the horizontal bar, the elbow joints create an angle of less than 90 degrees in dips, the back of the thigh touches the calf muscle in one-leg squats).
9.8.2. The second judge observes that the knees are not bent at any moment during the whole motion of the element performance, i. e., the athlete does not use swinging, jerking or kicking motions, when performing pull-ups or dips on parallel bars. In other exercises, the judge performs the same functions as the first judge, but from a different angle.
9.8.3. The operator records the performance of all participants from the necessary angles in all exercises with a video camera/mobile phone (if required).
9.8.4. During the performance of an element, one of the judges counts the correctly performed number of repetitions in a loud voice. The second judge comments on the mistakes so that the participant can correct his technique and obtain the best possible result.
9.8.5. After the completion of a specific element, the judges announce preliminary results of each participant, and then examine the videos of each participant performing the exercise (depending on the situation, the determining of the result revision takes place only at the request of the judges) and enter the final number of counted repetitions in the competition protocol.
9.9. Determination of winners.
9.9.1. The winner is determined by counting the total points earned in all three elements.
9.9.2. The participant with the highest score is proclaimed the winner of the category.
9.9.3. The number of points for 1 repetition of a dip on the parallel bars with additional weight of 48 kg – 1 point.
9.9.4. The number of points for 1 repetition of a pull-up with additional weight of 32 kg – 1.4 point.
9.9.5. The number of points for 1 repetition of a one-leg squat with additional weight of 16 kg – 0.75 points.
9.9.6. Sample calculation: The result of the athlete – 20 pull-ups, 38 one-leg squats, 36 dips on the parallel bars. The total score in points: 20*1.4+38*0.75+36*1 = 40+33+36=92.5 points.
9.10. Before performing each element, a Participant will have an additional weight added and the judges will help the Participant to take the starting position. When the Participant will be ready in the starting position, a judge will give the signal and the Participant will perform a maximum number of competition element repetitions.
9.11. The Participant with the highest score will get the title “Street Workout Power Category World Champion 2017”.
10. RULES OF STREET WORKOUT STRENGTH CATEGORY COMPETITION
10.1. It is the vision of the competition that a Participant has to have enough overall strength to
win the World Champion’s title. To reach this goal the Organizers and the Federation will not
reveal the precise order of the competition elements and the number of repetitions that will
have to be performed. During the first year of this competition, it will be done to maintain
the mystery and to delay any objections for after the first real competition of this kind has
taken place in the new street workout system.
10.2. The competition will be the first Street Workout Power and Strength World Championship in
the history and the experience from this competition will be used to promote long-term
development and create a system for this kind of competitions.
10.3. The competition will be held on these constructions in particular order:
10.3.1. Pull-up bar – 2.4 m high, 1.7 m wide, 33 mm diameter of the bar.
10.3.2. Box – 40 cm in height for female athletes, 50 cm in height for male athletes.
10.3.3. Low parallel bar – 0.4 m high, 0.55 m between centres of the bars, 48 mm diameter of the bar.
10.3.4. Flat ground – gym mattress on asphalt.
10.3.5. Parallel bar – 1.4 m high, 0.55 m between centres of the bars, 48 mm diameter of the bar.
10.3.6. Monkey bar – 2.4 m high, 1.2 m wide, 0.4 m between bars, 33 mm diameter of the bar.
10.4. The Participants will have to perform in various order and with a different number of exercise
repetitions for these exercises:
10.4.2. Pull-up with static holds
10.4.4. Dip on parallel bar
10.4.5. Push-up with clap
10.4.6. Deep push-up
10.4.7. Toes to bar
10.4.9. Knee raise
10.4.11. Jump on box with both legs
10.4.12. Box climb with one leg
10.5. In the Street Workout Strength category competition the Participants will have to go through
six (6) different exercise stations put in a various order. The exercise stations will be placed
one after the other and together will make the competition course. All elements will be placed
on the special course which will be put on three lines so that three (3) Participants can
compete at the same time.
10.6. Participants in their selected order in groups of three Participants will perform different street
workout elements with different number of repetitions.
10.7. The Participants will be put on the starting line in groups of three Participants and, with the
sound of the signal, will start to perform one by one six (6) street workout elements in the
exercise stations, which will be exactly the same for all three Participants and they will have
to perform exactly the same number of repetitions.
10.8. Each Participant will have a judge who will follow the Participant along the course and count
the number of correct repetitions. Until the Participant will not be done performing the
necessary number of correct exercise repetitions, he / she will not be allowed to move to the
next exercise station.
10.9. The winner of the competition will be the Participant who will have the fastest time on the
course, by correctly performing all the elements with the necessary number of repetitions.
10.10. Depending on the number of Participants, the competition can have a qualification round,
semi-final round and the final round.
10.11. The Participants will not be separated in weight categories and one winner in the men’s and
one winner in women’s category will be get the title of “Street Workout Strength Category
World Champion 2017”.
11. OTHER PROVISIONS
11.1. The Federation whenever needed can invite any special guests and representatives of the
member organisations in addition to the Participants.
11.2. The event program for the PSWC 2017 is meant only for the Participants and the special
guests invited by the Federation.
11.3. If any Participant brings any other person (family member, relative, parent, child, friend,
etc.) to the PSWC 2017, that Participant is responsible for covering all costs of such additional
person (travel, living, catering, entertainment, etc.). The Participants will be allowed to spend
time with such persons only after the end of the competition.
11.4. The health and travel insurance has to be made by each selected Participant of the PSWC
2017 at his / her own cost and shown to the Organizers before the start of the competition.
11.5. The selected Participants will be allowed to come to Riga and participate in the PSWC 2017
only if they have signed a written Participation Contract with the Federation.
11.6. The Federation can change or add to the specific terms of the PSWC 2017, if, in the
reasonable opinion of the Federation, it is necessary or useful based on the observations and
experience of the Federation.
On behalf of World Street Workout & Calisthenics Federation
Chairman of the Management Board Maris Slezins