About us

Welcome to the Czech Pole Sport Organization. We are the National Governing Body for the sport of Pole and Aerial Hoop, dedicated to developing pole athletes, coaches and clubs across a range of disciplines – Sport, Artistic, Ultra and Para Pole.

The Czech Pole Sport Organization is a not for profit organisation dedicated to positively promoting pole as an athletic sport. Run by voluntary members of the Czech Republic Pole community and created to foster the development of Pole throughout the nation, the Czech Pole Sport Organization supports athletes, coaches, judges and enthusiasts to unify the our sport. Czech Pole Sport Organization is a member of Czech Anti-Doping Committee.

The Czech Pole Sport Organization 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 Czech Pole Sport Organization is for the Olympic committee to recognise Pole as an official sport, and in turn eventually become part of the Olympic Games.

The Czech Pole Sport Open is held annually and is part of a network over 25 competitions with over 5,000 athletes. Czech Pole Sport Open hosts over 50 athletes competing for the coveted title of national champion in the following categories and disciplines:

Senior Women 18-39 years Elite
Senior Men 18-39 years Elite
Doubles 18+ W/W Elite
Doubles 18+ W/M Elite
Doubles 18+ M/M Elite
Masters 40+ Women Elite
Masters 40+ Men Elite
Masters 50+ Women Elite
Masters 50+ Men Elite
Novice 10-14 girls Elite
Novice 10-14 boys Elite
Novice 10-14 Doubles Elite
Juniors 15 – 17 girls Elite
Juniors 15 – 17 boys Elite
Juniors 15 – 17 Doubles Elite
Youth 10-17 Doubles Elite
Parapole Elite

Top athletes are selected from each National Championship to represent Czech Republic at the IPSF World Pole Sports 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.

Athletes from the Czech Republic belongs to the best over the last years and gain the medal positions from the world championships. Here is the bronze competition routine of Ivana Ferdinandova, WPSC 2019, Masters 50+ Women Elite.