IPSF Apparatus Norms

As part of becoming a recognised sport the International Pole Sports Federation is committed to increasing safety and continuity within pole and aerial sports. The IPSF has created a programme of certification that will be developed over the next three years in order to test and improve the safety of equipment required at all IPSF competitions and events.


The document outlines the IPSF Apparatus Norm's for Pole and Aerial Sports for the competitive year 2018/20 which begins on 1st Oct 2018. These include both pole and truss specification for the coming year. Please be advised that all IPSF recognised competitions will be required to use the IPSF Apparatus Norms for all competitions in 2018/20. This includes using the pole, hoop and truss specifications listed. If you have any questions regarding the IPSF Apparatus Norms please contact us.

IPSF Apparatus Norms 08/01/19
Specifications for all IPSF recognised competitions for the competitive year 2018/20. This is an open working document.
IPSF Apparatus Norms 2019 20.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.8 MB]
Pole Name Certificate No    Start Date     End Date         Area Covered
Sun Pole    001 17/08/2015 27/10/2022 Global
Lupit 004 21/12/15 22/08/19 Global
Toppole 005 01/10/18 01/10/21 Global
Hoop Name Certificate No    Start Date     End Date         Area Covered
Circus Concepts   001 07/01/2019 07/01/2022 Global
The Pole 002 02/02/2019 02/02/2022 Global
X-Pole 003 20/02/2019 20/02/2022 Global

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