Indian Pole Sports Association

Welcome to the Indian Pole Sports Association Formerly Pole Sports Federation India . We are the National Governing Body for the sport of Pole, dedicated to developing pole athletes, coaches and clubs across a range of disciplines – Sport, Artistic, Ultra and Para Pole.

The Indian Pole Sports Association Formerly Pole Sports Federation India is a not for profit organisation dedicated to positively promoting pole as an athletic sport. Run by voluntary members of the INDIA Pole community and created to foster the development of Pole throughout the nation, the Pole Sports Association India supports athletes, coaches, judges and enthusiasts to unify the our sport.

The Indian Pole Sports Association Formerly Pole Sports Federation India 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 International Pole Sports Federation (IPSF) and the Pole Sports Federation India (PSFI) is for the Olympic committee to recognise Pole as an official sport, and in turn eventually become part of the Olympic Games.

The National Pole Sports Championship is held annually and is part of a network over 25 competitions with over 5,000 athletes. National Pole Sports Championship hosts over 150 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+ Men
  •   Junior Girls – 15 - 17
  •   Junior Boys – 15 - 17
  •   Junior Doubles Mixed
  •   Novice Girls – 10 – 14
  •   Novice Girls – 10 – 14
  •   Masters 50+ Women
  •   Novice Doubles Mixed
  •   Pre- Novice
  •   Parapole
  •   Artistic Pole
  •   Ultra-Pole

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

AFFILIATED TO



INTERNATIONAL
POLE SPORTS FEDERATION
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RECOGNIZED BY



INTERNATIONAL
AMATURE GAMES
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INTERNATIONAL
SPORTS FOR ALL
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Governing Body

PRESIDENT

Dr. Chandrakant Raghatate

Dr. Chandrakant Raghatate

PRESIDENT

VICE PRESIDENT

Dr. Valsson Varghese

Dr. Valsson Varghese

VICE PRESIDENT

General Secretary

Dr. Shrikant Warankar

Dr. Shrikant Warankar

General Secretary

Joint Secretary

Varsha Abojwar

Varsha Abojwar

Joint Secretary

Treasurer

Suresh Gandhi

Suresh Gandhi

Treasurer

Member

Gajanan Pande

Gajanan Pande

Member

Member

Pema Dorjee Bhutia

Pema Dorjee Bhutia

Member

Technical Director

Pankaj Kunde

Pankaj Kunde

Technical Director