STREET WORKOUT POWER AND STRENGTH
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2018
APPROVED BY the Management Board of the
World Street Workout & Calisthenics Federation
On March 9, 2018, in Riga, Latvia
The following regulations (“Regulations”) of the Street Workout Power and Strength World Championship 2018 (“PSWC 2018”) 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 2018 (“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 2018. These Regulations are meant only for the use of the addressees to ensure the organization of the PSWC 2018. 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 CHAMPIONSHIP 2018
1.1. The PSWC 2018 will take place on 23 September, 2018, in Riga, Latvia.
2. ORGANIZERS OF THE STREET WORKOUT POWER AND STRENGTH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2018
2.1. The PSWC 2018 will be organized during “European Week of Sport 2018” 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 CHAMPIONSHIP 2018
3.1. The PSWC 2018 will be a live, one-day competition with athletes being at the competition place and competing with one another.
3.2. The PSWC 2018 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 only.
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 female athletes.
3.3. Every Participant of the PSWC 2018 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 2018 will get the title of “Street Workout Power World Champion 2018” in the Street Workout Power category and title of “Street Workout Strength World Champion 2018” in the Street Workout Strength category.
4. REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PARTICIPANTS
4.1. All Participants who have passed the Online Qualification or won the Street Workout Power and Strength National Championship can participate in the PSWC 2018.
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 2018. 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 Organizers.
4.6. If the Participant qualifies for participation in the PSWC 2018, 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 2018 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 2018. 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 2018, 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 win the Street Workout Power and Strength National Championship of their country, 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 Power category.
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 2018, if they will be recommended by official Federation’s member organization(s), or will win the Street Workout Power and Strength National Championship, or if they pass the Online Qualification and have sent in their travel document confirmations before 1 September, 2018.
5.6. Because the event time for the PSWC 2018 is limited, each Participant can only participate in one of the PSWC 2018 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 2018, 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 application video.
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 workout,
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 2018 Try-out”.
6.2.4. These links to the Federation’s social accounts must be in the video’s description (comments):
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 after receiving.
6.5. All emails and videos must be sent to the Federation’s coordinator Danila Kuznetcov, email address: firstname.lastname@example.org , before July 15th, 2018.
7. COVERING OF PARTICIPATION COSTS AND SIMILAR REQUIREMENTS
7.1. The PSWC 2018 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.
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 longer than 5 cm below the knees. Participants can wear compression underwear under the shorts.
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. On the top of the body, participant must wear compression underwear, sports bra or any other tight fit clothing. No additional T-Shirt or sweater over the first layer is allowed.
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 2018, 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 strong athletes.
9. RULES OF STREET WORKOUT POWER CATEGORY COMPETITION WILL BE PUBLISHED IN JULY, 2018.
10. RULES OF STREET WORKOUT STRENGTH CATEGORY COMPETITION WILL BE PUBLISHED IN JULY, 2018.
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 2018 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 2018, 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 2018 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 2018 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 2018, if, in the reasonable opinion of the Federation, it is necessary or useful based on the observations and experience of the Federation.
12. PARTICIPATION FEE
12.1. From 2018, all WSWCF international competitions will have participation fee. Participation fee in PSWC 2018 is fifty (50) EUR from each participant. Participation fee will be used to cover event coordination expenses. Participation fee must be paid in Riga, Latvia to PSWC 2018 coordinator not later than 2 hours before the Qualification round.
On behalf of World Street Workout & Calisthenics Federation
Chairman of the Management Board Maris Slezins