IPSF Pole Industry Awards

The International Pole Sports Federation would like to acknowledge the hard work and dedication displayed across the Pole industry. The awards ceremony will take place at the World Pole Weekend 2019. Created to recognise and celebrate the effort and accomplishments of all individuals in the industry, the IPSF welcomes Athletes, Businesses and Federations as nominees from around the world. In the true spirit of the IPSF Pole community movement; everyone gets a vote!

Get Voting!

 

How does it work?

  1. Nominations will close on 5th August.
  2. Nominees will be contacted on 6th August and asked to send in a questionnaire about their achievements over the last year.
  3. Nominations will be announced on 9th August.
  4. Voting will take place between 10th August - 1st September.
  5. IPSF committee and IPSF national federations presidents vote 2nd September - 9th  September . Voting will be based on nominees questionnaires.
  6. 30% of the total score will be the public votes and 70% will be the committee votes.
  7. The awards will be held on 6th of October at the World Pole Weekend 2019.

How can I nominate?

  1. To nominate an athlete, please contact your IPSF Federation or IPSF National Competition Organiser for details SEE HERE
  2. All IPSF Federations are automatically nominated.
  3. To nominate a business NOMINATE HERE
  4. All nominees must be active within the IPSF pole industry; please see criteria below.

How can I vote?

  1. On 10th August public voting will open, please vote for your nominee below before 1st September.
  2. Your vote can only be counted once.

Pole Athlete of the Year

 

The IPSF Pole Industry award for Athlete of the Year will be awarded to the Athlete who is deemed to have achieved the most over the last 12 months in terms of positively promoting the IPSF Pole movement. The individual must have competed in an IPSF endorsed competition or must have applied to do so within the competive year 2018/19. They will be assessed upon the positive acts they have carried out for the benefit of the Pole community. This award is open to all IPSF athletes.

 

Athletes will be nominated by each IPSF National Federation or IPSF endorsed National Competition.

MALE ATHLETES   FEMALE ATHLETES   YOUTH ATHLETES  
COUNTRY NAME COUNTRY NAME COUNTRY NAME
The Netherlands Maurits Kersten Norway Bjørg Granly The Netherlands Janne Jacobs
México Jesús Ávalos The Netherlands Kelly de Vos México Dana Castillo
Finland Mikko Wuokko México Isabel Aguilar Brasil Maísa Coutinho
Japan Kazuya Naka Brasil Alessandra Rancan True Finland Reea Hangasluoma
Germany Simon Koch Finland Heidi Siltala Japan Sawa/Kano Konishi
Great Britain Andrew Gregory Japan Marina Yamaguchi Germany Annika Winkler
Canada Jim Jimenez Germany Wiebke Schröder United Kingdom Amy Cameron
USA Jesse Weber United Kingdom Kia Buller Canada Kiera Lemire
Russia Ilia Medvedev Canada LeeAnn Ball USA Paige Olson
Switzerland Benoit Imesch USA Shannon Daily Russia Anzhelika Mikutaitis
South Africa Jaun Van Deventer Russia Natalia Knysheva Switzerland Romane Moscaritolo
Sweden David Wigren Greece Stauroula Kollia Lydia South Africa Brooke Unsworth
Spain Filiph Isculpi Switzerland Marie-Caroline Piotton Sweden Felicia Edvardsson
Colombia Alexander Bedoya South Africa Monet Strydom Spain Ainara Lopez
Hungary Norbert Krajnyak Romania Maria Costinas Colombia Lucia Sanchez
    Sweden Anki Amanda Eriander Drotz Hungary Csenge Szantó
    Spain Nadia Farre    
    Colombia Isabel Eslava    
    Hungary Noemi Marosvolgyi    

Pole Industry Award - National Federation

 

The IPSF recognises the efforts of each National Federation and has created this award to celebrate their achievements by awarding one IPSF National Federation this Industry award. The winner of the IPSF National Federation Industry Award will be chosen based upon their effort and accomplishments in positively promoting Pole to the general public and the advances they have made in representing Pole in their country. SEE FEDERATIONS HERE

Pole Industry Award - Business

 

The IPSF Pole Industry Business Award will be awarded to a business who is deemed to have contributed the IPSF Pole  Community either on a national or international basis.  An IPSF Business award brings prestige and professionalism to those who work hard within the industry in the best way they can. 

 

Businesses can be nominated by anyone who wants to see a good company get the credit they deserve.

 

Sometimes Pole Studio

Levit Barras de Pole Dance

Liikelahjat Markku Hjelm Oy

PocCarina

Pole Amour

The Box Pole Sport

Acropole Fitness

Infinity Grip

Aerial Arts Studio

Unapolegetic

Fly Dance

Rudsportbolt

Judges Award

 

The IPSF Judges Award will be awarded to a Judge/Head Judge who is deemed to have contributed the most dedication and enthusiasm to judging at a national or international basis.  An IPSF Judges award brings prestige and professionalism to those who work hard within the IPSF in the best way they can. 

 

Judges/Head Judges are nominated  by the judges committee based on judging comitments in 2018/19, CPD, comitment and dedication.

Lifetime Achievement Award

 

The IPSF Lifetime Achievement Award will be awarded to a person who is deemed to have contributed the most dedication and enthusiasm to Pole Sports at a national or international level for a sustained number of years. 

 

Prospective nominees are nominated  by the federations committee based on comitment and dedication to Pole and selectin is made by the IPSF committee only.

 

Brazil

Janiere Cunha

Finland

Salima Peippo

Germany

Yvonne Haug

UK

Kathy Buller

USA

Jennifer Balow

Switzerland

Thomas Ruegger

Sweden

Petra Larsson

Spain

Eli Mora

South Africa

Bianca Scholten

2018 Winners

Athlete

María Eugenia Plaza Ortega

Lei Jiang

Paige Olson

An amazing ambassador of Pole Sports around from around the world.

Mexico

FEDERATION

They have only been with the IPSF for one year and have grown rapidly!

Sun Pole

BUSINESS

For the second year Sun Pole win the business of the year

2017 Winners

Athlete

Benita Bow

Moises Ahumada Reyes

Dana Castillo

 

An amazing ambassador of Pole Sports around from around the world.

Spain

FEDERATION

They have only been with the IPSF for one year and have grown rapidly!

Sun Pole

BUSINESS

For the second year Sun Pole win the business of the year

2016 Winners

Erika González

ATHLETE

An amazing ambassador of Pole Sports around the world.

Mexico

FEDERATION

For the second year running the mexican federation are an insperation to the IPSF.

Sun Pole

BUSINESS

We cannot thank Sun Pole enough for their part in growing Pole Sports Worldwide and their support of the IPSF

2015 Winners

Sandra de Sloovere

ATHLETE

Sandra has been an inspiring athlete in Switzerland and a great advocate of Pole Sports around the world.

Mexico

FEDERATION

With national recognition within their country Mexico have been an insperation to all IPSF federation on just what hard work can achieve!

Studio Verve

BUSINESS

Working for so many years in Pole Jenifer has been an insperation to so many in Australia.

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