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IPSF Member

The Israel Pole Sport Association (ISPA) is a proud member of the International Pole Sports Federation (IPSF) who governs pole internationally, by setting in place a structured competition, coaching and education format that has been accepted by international sport governing bodies. The IPSF has been awarded Observer member status of the Global Association of International Federations (GAISF), and are Signatories of the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA).  The goal of the IPSF and the Israel Pole Sport Association (ISPA) is for the Olympic committee to recognise Pole as an official sport, and in turn eventually become part of the Olympic Games.

The Israel Pole Battle is held annually and is part of a network over 25 competitions with over 5,000 athletes.  Israel Pole Battle hosts over 50 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

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Top athletes are selected from each National Championship to represent Israel 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.