Competition

Australian Pole Sports Federation Championships 

The inaugural Australian Pole Sports Federation Championships will be held in Cairns at the Cairns Basketball Early Settler Stadium at 289 Aumuller St on 6-7 July, 2019.  Athlete registrations are now closed.

Saturday 6th July 2019
- Athlete Registration and Stage/Pole Familiarisation 3pm to 5pm (not open to the public)
Sunday 7th July 2019
 - Doors open to athletes 9am
 - Doors open to public 9.30am (free entry! see below)
 - Opening Ceremony 10am
 - Championships commence at 10.15am, concluding at approximately 3pm after the Medal Ceremony 

We are excited to annouce that there will be a performance by Backstreet Dance during our event!                       
              
We have been able to make this landmark event free for spectators to attend, thanks to the incredible support of our sponsors - Cairns Regional Council, Pole Fitness Cairns, Lupit Pole,  Amanda Gale Physiotherapy, Parrish Financial and Brothers Leagues Cairns.

Visitors can book accommodation and tours via Cairns Destination Marketing (see link below).

List of competitors in the 2019 APSF Championships:
POLE SPORTS
Senior Women - Amateur
*Jessica Hodges
*Mika Kuramochi
*Briony Mole
*Mischala Harrison
*Rachel Mulholland

Senior Women - Elite
*Andi Tasman
*Catherine Guirguis
*Daniela Perello (Open - New Zealand)

Masters 40+ Women - Elite
*Amy Davidson
*Ryoko Ibaraki (Open - New Zealand)

Masters 50+ Women - Elite
*Adrienne Smillie
*Christie Kurrle
*Rita Valvasori

Doubles Female/Female - Amateur
*Jessica Morris & Jennifer Donaldson

Doubles Female/Female - Elite
*Amy Davidson & Jude Perrett

Doubles Male/Female - Elite
*David Wilson & Tasmin Rymer

ARTISTIC POLE
Senior Women - Amateur
*Karzira Randall

Senior Women - Semi-Professional
*Courtney Venn

Senior Women - Professional
*Catherine Guirguis
*Andi Tasman

Doubles - Semi-Professional
*Olivia de Rosa & Sophia
*Lyn Foster & Marian Foster 


What the APSF Championships are part of
Our annual competition is part of a network of more than 25 competitions with over 5,000 athletes.  Athletes will be competing for the coveted title of national champion in the following categories and disciplines:

  • Senior Women – 18-39 years
  • Senior Men 18-39 years
  • Male/Female Doubles – 18+
  • Female/Female Doubles – 18+
  • Male/Male Doubles – 18+
  • Masters 40+ Women
  • Masters 40+ Men
  • Masters 50+ Women
  • Masters 50+ Men
  • Junior Girls – 15 - 17
  • Junior Boys – 15 - 17
  • Junior Doubles Mixed
  • Novice Girls – 10 – 14
  • Novice Boys – 10 – 14
  • Novice Doubles Mixed
  • Pre- Novice
  • Parapole
  • Artistic Pole
  • Ultra-Pole

Top athletes will be selected from the APSF Championships to represent Australia at the IPSF World Pole Championships annually; more than 40 countries are represented. IPSF judging rules, regulations and scoring have been carefully created by the IPSF technical committee, in conjunction with the pole community, to promote a fair and transparent judging.

As well as the Elite category for athletes aiming to qualify for the WPSC, we will include the Amateur and Professional divisions, providing the platform for these athletes to compete using the IPSF Code of Points.

World Pole Sports Championships

The IPSF competition season runs from January to October.  The Code of Points released in September 2018 will be valid for the next two competiton seasons, 2019/2020.

In 2019, the WPSC will be held in Montreal, Canada in October.

Registrations Are Open!

If you would like to compete, please choose from the following:

Singles - Athlete

$30
  • All competing athletes must:

  • Become Athlete Members 
  • Complete the registration form 
  • Pay registration fee
Competition Registration Form

Doubles - Athlete Pair

$40
  • All competing athletes must:

  • Become Athlete Members
  • Complete the registration form 
  • Pay registration fee
Competition Registration Form

Membership

$15 - $99
  • All competing athletes (including both doubles partners) must become Athlete Members!
  • All competing athletes must fill in the membership form and choose from the 3 membership options:
Membership Form

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