Australian Pole Sports Federation Championships 

The inaugural Australian Pole Sports Federation Championships will be held in Cairns at the Cairns Basketball Stadium on 6-7 July, 2019.  Applications are now open for all divisions and categories, including the Open division for overseas athletes, and will close 5 June, 2019.  The Championships will include:  Artistic Pole, Pole Sports including Para Pole and Ultra Pole.  Australian athletes are required to be an APSF athlete member to apply; head over to the "Membership" page for details of types available.  Accommodation and tours can be booked via Cairns Destination Marketing (see link below).

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, Parrish Financial and Brothers Leagues Cairns.

This then annual competition will be 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 National Championship 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

  • All competing athletes must:

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

Doubles - Athlete Pair

  • All competing athletes must:

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


$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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