FISU Golf technical regulations
18.1 GENERAL TERMS
The golf competitions shall be run in accordance with the most recent rules of Golf and Amateur Status of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, unless otherwise stated. In the event of a disagreement on the interpretation of the rules, the English text shall be regarded as authoritative.
Only players having an amateur status are allowed to compete in the event. Eligible athletes must be born between the 01/01/1993 and the 31/12/2000
The programme and duration of competitions are fixed by the Executive Committee in agreement with the Organising Committee and the CTI. The competitions shall last four (4) days and include the following events:
Men’s individual competition (72 holes – stroke play)
Women’s individual competition (72 holes – stroke play)
Men’s team competition (72 holes – stroke play)
Women’s team competition (72 holes – stroke play)
The event will be played over 72 holes stroke-play: 18 holes each day for the four (4) consecutive days of the event.
Each country may enter a maximum of six (6) competitors.
In each event, each country may enter: Men:
Individual event: three (3) competitors;
Team event: the two (2) best results each day shall count for the team classification per day.
Individual event: three (3) competitors;
Team event: the two (2) best results each day shall count for the team classification per day.
Each competitor shall have a handicap of nine (9) or less when entering the World University Championship. At the first General Technical Meeting, the Head of Delegation or his/her representative shall confirm and sign the official list of competitors accredited by the CIC.
18.2 PRE-COMPETITION PROCEDURE
Three (3) months before the Championship, the Organising Committee has the right to collect 25% of the total cost of stay per athlete and official from participating countries.
18.2.1 Seeding Method Seeding shall be made per country by using the team results achieved in the previous event as a guide for seeding. If the host country is not in the first five seeds, it shall be included among the first six.
Where possible, players from the same country shall be kept together in a block, one playing each time slot after another. The draw shall be published after all countries have registered.
18.2.2 Tie-breaks In the case of a tie between two (2) competitors or more for an individual gold medal, they shall play off. For other individual medals, the most recent day’s score shall decide and if there is still a tie, last 9, last 6 etc. shall be used. In the case of a tie between two (2) teams or more, the most recent day’s counting team score shall decide and if there is still a tie, last 9, last 6 etc. shall be used.
18.3 TECHNICAL OFFICIALS
18.3.1 Nomination International referees are nominated and selected by the NSF in agreement with FISU. Travel expenses, full board, accommodation and the per diem according to the FISU-IGF partnership agreement are to be borne by the Organising Committee. The OC and the NSF will appoint NTOs to complement the team of technical officials required for Golf. The number of NTOs shall be agreed between the OC and the FISU TD.
18.3.2 Number of technical officials needed and qualification – One (1) international chief referee – Two (2) domestic referees with an international referee qualification
18.3.3 Duration of Stay Unless otherwise stated by FISU, all international technical officials are to arrive one (1) day prior to their first official meeting as agreed between FISU and the OC and depart one (1) day after the end of competition.
18.3.4 Per Diem ITOs are entitled to receive a per diem in the amount established in the FISU-IGF partnership agreement for the entire days of duty.
18.3.5 Accommodation Unless otherwise stated by FISU, ITOs are to be accommodated in single rooms
FISU general regulations
SECTION E : REGULATIONS FOR WORLD UNIVERSITY CHAMPIONSHIPS
I. GENERAL REGULATIONS
In the following regulations, specific Executive Committee duties are undertaken by the World University Championship CTI and/or Department.
1. GENERAL TERMS
1.1 The World University Championships are organised under the auspices of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) by the National University Sports Federations (NUSF).
1.2 The Championships of FISU are organised every two (2) years in sports not included into the compulsory programme of the Universiades.
1.3 The Championships shall be organised in the FISU spirit by which no discrimination is allowed on ground of race, religion or political affiliations.
1.4 The Championships must be staged in a dignified manner and without excessive commercialisation: it must be staged as a separate entity and, if possible, no other international sporting event or festival should take place in or near the host town or city during the period of the event and, preferably, nor immediately prior to the beginning of the event.
1.5 Only the following may take part in the Championships:
a) An association with membership of FISU;
b) In the case of non-affiliation to FISU:
1. A country whose Olympic Committee is allowed to take part in the Olympic Games;
2. A country not having an Olympic Committee recognised by the IOC may take part in those sports for which there is a NSF of that
country which is affiliated to the appropriate ISF. The Executive Committee will take a decision for each sport in which the country wishes to participate.
1.6 Only the competitors who satisfy the following conditions may take part in
a FISU World University Championships:
a) Be a national of the country they represent;
b) Be at least 17 and less than 28 years of age on January 1st in the year of the event; for 2016, athletes must be born between the 01/01/1988 and the 31/12/1998.
c) Meet the conditions laid down under Art. 5.2;
Note that a special age bracket applies to 3×3 Basketball and Boxing, for those sports please refer to the respective Technical Regulations.
1.7 FISU is empowered to:
– Negotiate candidatures
– Sign contracts
– Collect receipts
– Manage any litigation and disputes that may arise
1.8 The present regulations for FISU sports events constitute the law
governing legal relations between all parties.
By “parties” is meant all persons by public, private, physical or moral right,
participating in the organisation of the Championships.
The organisers are obliged to provide the text of the present regulations to
all persons who are apt to participate, from a sports or commercial
standpoint, in the organisation of the competitions.
Consequently, the organisers are responsible for applying these
regulations, without restriction, for all particular agreements.
1.9 In case of a challenge to the interpretation of these sporting regulations,
the French text will be regarded as authoritative.
1.10 Intellectual properties
1.10.1 The intellectual properties of FISU includes all copyright, patents,
registered and unregistered trademarks, registered designs, trade secrets
and know-how and all other intellectual properties as defined in Article 2 of
the “Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organisation
of July 1967”.
1.10.2 Namely, the following and their derivatives are the exclusive property of
The FISU Emblem
The FISU Brand – Five Stars
The FISU Anthem
The designations of the FISU events
The Emblems of FISU events
Marketing and radio, television and other broadcasting rights
1.10.3 Only FISU may authorise the use of its properties or delegate their usage to an Organising Committee or a third party. In each case, the use of its
properties must be done in accordance with the spirit and regulations of FISU. Any grant, license or commercial use must contain the present regulation and be respected by the parties concerned.
1.11.1 Designations for FISU sporting events are “copyrighted” and are protected names. This means that they cannot be modified in any way and their use for advertising or commercial purposes must be authorised by FISU (see Application Rules).
1.11.2 Designations for the Championships must comply with the provisions in the «Guidelines of the FISU Protocol, section 4″ and must be approved by FISU.
They must be used in the same manner for all aspects of the event, whether printed or in another form. The designation may appear in the language of the host country, but it must also appear in English or French.
1.11.3 The designations of the Championships associated with the FISU Emblem must appear on all official publications and promotional materials, in all the facilities and surroundings (starting numbers, scoring boards, billboards in all the stadiums and sports venues, flags and billboards surrounding the sports facilities).
1.12 Emblem and Brand
1.12.1 The FISU Emblem and FISU Brand are “copyrighted”. This means that it cannot in any way be modified and its use for advertising or commercial purposes must be authorised by FISU.
1.12.2 The FISU Emblem, FISU Brand and official designation FISU World University Championship must appear on all official publications and promotional materials and in all facilities and surroundings (starting numbers, scoring boards, billboards in all the stadiums and sports venues, flags and billboards surrounding the sports facilities and podiums).
1.12.3 The use of the FISU Emblem and FISU Brand must comply with the provisions stated in the «Guidelines of the FISU Protocol, section 4″.
1.12.4 The Emblem for the event must comply with the provisions in the «Guidelines of the FISU Protocol, section 4″ and must be approved by FISU. The use of the Emblem for the Championship is authorised for
commercial purposes. However, the Emblem may not be associated with the name of certain commercial companies more in particular in the area of alcohol and tobacco. In all circumstances, the association with another
name or logo may not alter the official Emblem; the other logo may not exceed one-fourth of the size of the official Emblem.
1.13 FISU anthem
The FISU anthem is the “Gaudeamus Igitur”. It will be played during the opening and closing ceremonies according to article 6 of these regulations. It will also be played during the medal awarding ceremonies.
1.14.1 All advertising during the World University Championship, during the official ceremonies – opening, closing, medal awarding – at the competition and accommodation sites must be submitted for the prior approval of FISU.
1.14.2 Advertising on equipment and sports clothing must be in accordance with the regulations of the appropriate ISF. For all advertising, the Organising Committee must comply with the provisions stated in the “Look of Venue Guidelines”.
1.14.3 The Organising Committee will reserve “advertising spaces” for the FISU Emblem and the designation of the Championships in all facilities and surroundings, scoring boards, banners, equipment, and starting numbers (bibs), etc. (cf. FISU Look of Venue Guidelines)
1.14.4 FISU has the right to reserve advertising spaces on competition areas following the specifications included in the attribution contract and the application rules concerning advertising.
1.14.5 The Organising Committee must follow the “Look of Venue guidelines” for all advertising. The FISU World University Championship Visual Identity Guidelines must be followed for the visibility of the referred FISU Emblem and FISU Brand.
1.15 Commitments of the organising country
1.15.1 The mandate of holding a FISU Championship shall be entrusted to an effective member association of FISU (with all membership fees in order).
1.15.2 The organising country and venue of a Championship of FISU shall be determined by the General Assembly of FISU who may delegate this authority to the Executive Committee of FISU.
1.15.3 On behalf of the host country, the NUSF and the Organising Committee must undertake to:
a) Respect the statutes of FISU and adhere to the regulations of the Championship and to the “Minimum Requirements”;
b) Sign the official contract attributing the Championship;
c) Obtain formal guarantees from its government that it will provide the necessary cooperation for the success of the Championship;
d) Obtain formal guarantees from its government that all competitors and officials from all countries entitled to participate will encounter no difficulties in attending the Championship or in leaving afterwards;
e) Give formal guarantees that no political meetings or demonstrations will be held in the stadium or other sports grounds used for the Championship nor in the accommodation sites of the competitors and that it does not intend to use the Championship for any purpose other than in the interests of University Sport;
f) Obtain guarantees from the National Sport Federation, whose sport is included in the Championship programme, that it will guarantee all its technical support to the supervision and the realisation of the sports competitions;
g) Guarantee the exclusive rights of FISU for the broadcasting of the Championship by television, movie or other audio-visual means;
h) Pay FISU the organising rights and service fee and proportion of television and marketing fees determined by the General Assembly or the Executive Committee of FISU (Art. 9);
i) Protect the Emblem of FISU (official U and associated terms) as well as the official Emblem of the Championship (Art.1.12) to the profit of FISU (Art. 4.9.5);
j) Obtain formal guarantees from its government that it will provide the necessary cooperation for the security of all the participants during the Championship;
k) Commit itself to apply the International Sports Federation rules and national and local laws concerning safety in all sports venues;
l) Respect the FISU rules concerning the marketing;
m) Follow the technical regulations – of the concerned sports – with regards to providing of technical officials according to the ISF rules
2.1 A FISU World University Championship shall not be held in the year during a Universiade year.
2.2 A World University Championship in the same sport may not be held more often than every two (2) years.
2.3 A World University Championship cannot take place if, at the closing date for quantitative entries a number of entries is less than:
a) Individual sports: twelve (12) competitors from at least six (6) countries;
b) Team sports: six (6) countries;
For World University Championships there must be entries from at least two (2) continents.
2.4 The FISU WUC Department shall determine the maximum number of countries that may take part Championship for team sports. Should the number of entries exceed this maximum the Executive Committee of FISU
will decide on the selection process.
2.5 An Organizing Committee can request the cancellation of a Championship to the FISU Executive Committee if, three (3) months before the event the number of participants is less than set out in Art.2.4 for that sport.
The Organising Committee shall be responsible for advising all competing countries two (2) months beforehand of any cancellation of a Championship because of lack of entries. No cancellation of a Championship is permitted after this time.
The Organising Committee shall propose to the FISU WUC Department the dates of the Championship at least eighteen (18) months before.
The dates have to take into consideration other major international events.
The official dates will be determined from the day of the opening ceremony until the day of the closing ceremony.
3. RESPONSIBILITIES OF FISU
3.1.1 FISU shall have complete control over the Championship but shall entrust the member of FISU of the organising country with the organisation of the event.
3.1.2 The Executive Committee of FISU shall delegate for each Championship one of its members to be the liaison officer with the Organising Committee.
This member shall be delegated to cooperate with the NUSF and the Organising Committee on all matters to insure that the general regulations, pattern of organisation and the spirit and tradition of the FISU are followed.
This delegate shall be Chair of the CISCA for the Championship
3.1.3 The Executive Committee of FISU shall delegate for each Championship a
representative of the CIC who shall be responsible for the control of the
competitors. This delegate shall be a member of the CISCA for the
3.1.4 The Executive Committee of FISU shall delegate for each Championship
one (1) or two (2) technical delegate(s) who shall be responsible for the
observance of the technical regulations. The delegate(s) shall be
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member(s) of the CISCA for the Championship (Art. 3.2.1 c). S/he will also
act as Chairperson of the Technical Committee (CT).
3.1.5 The Executive Committee of FISU shall delegate for each Championship a
representative of the medical committee who shall be responsible for
doping control, and hygiene matters. This delegate shall be a member of
the CT for the Championship (Art.3.2.1d) and of the CISCA.
3.1.6 The FISU Executive Committee shall invite, the appropriate ISF to
nominate its representative(s). This delegate shall be a member of the CT
for the Championship (Art. 3.3.1b) and of CISCA.
3.1.7 FISU shall be responsible for the approval of the regulations for each
event. The Organising Committee shall insure that all countries entitled to
take part shall receive the regulations one year before the start.
3.1.8 The contractual responsibility of FISU is limited to the execution of the
obligations described above.
3.1.9 Aside from its contractual responsibility, FISU’s responsibility is limited to
serious faults committed by its council members or mandators. FISU shall
not be responsible for any claim for loss, injury or damage arising from
holding of the Championship.
3.2 International Supervision, Control and Arbitration Committee (CISCA)
3.2.1 For each World University Championship organised under the auspices of
FISU, the Executive Committee of FISU shall set up a CISCA which shall
a) A member of the Executive Committee of FISU (or representative)
who shall be the Chairperson of CISCA;
b) A member of the CIC of FISU,
c) The FISU Technical Delegate(s) of the sport concerned;
d) A member of the Medical Committee of FISU;
e) A representative of the Organising Committee.
f) A representative of the ISF
3.2.2 Decisions will be taken by a simple majority of those present and voting.
No absent members may delegate their mandates. In the case of equality
of votes, the Chair shall have a casting vote.
3.2.3 The CISCA members, the delegates of FISU (Art.3.2.1 a, b, c and d) may
not hold any other appointment or office during the Championship except
as directed by the Executive Committee of FISU.
3.2.4 The CISCA shall meet as often as necessary during the Championship.
The members of the CISCA shall submit to the FISU WUC Department a
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written report on the running of the Championship and on application of the
regulations, within twenty-one (21) days after the Championship.
3.2.5 The CISCA shall be responsible for:
a) Supervising and insuring the smooth running of the event;
b) Interpreting the regulations of FISU;
c) Settling any dispute which does not concern any other committee or
d) Examining and dealing with any complaints or protests of a nontechnical
e) Taking emergency sanctions against teams or individuals who violate
the regulations of the Championship;
f) Deciding any other matters not covered in these regulations;
g) Supervising the organisation of the protocol ceremonies;
Each member of CISCA appointed by FISU will send a report on his/her
mission within 20 days after the end of the World University Championship
to the FISU WUC Department.
3.2.6 The Chair of the CISCA, at least one day prior to the start of the
Championship shall convene a general meeting to which he shall invite:
a) The members of the CISCA;
b) The members enumerated in Art.3.3.1 a, b and c;
c) A representative of each country competing in the Championship;
This first (1st) General Meeting shall elect an adequately representative
and qualified Jury of Appeal in accordance with the regulations of the ISF
may those regulations require it or as the meeting shall determine. The
members of the Jury of Appeal must be of different nationalities.
3.2.7 This first General Meeting (Art.3.2.6) shall:
a) Nominate three (3) experts according to the rules under Art.3.3.1d;
b) Approve the detailed programme of the Championship;
c) Appoint a Jury of Appeal according to the rules of the ISF of the sport
concerned may those regulations require it or as determined during the
general meeting. The members of this Jury must always be of different
3.2.8 Protests allowed in Art.3.2.5d must be submitted to the CISCA, by the
Head of Delegation or his/her deputy in writing or by fax. It is the
responsibility of the Organising Committee to pass all protests immediately
to the Chairperson of the CISCA.
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Each protest must be accompanied by a deposit of fifty Euros (50 EUR)
which will be returned only if the protest is considered to be justified.
3.2.9 The CISCA shall also supervise the following terms of participation:
a) The authenticity of the national entries (Art.5.2.2);
b) The academic status of the competitors (Art.5.2.1 and Art. 5.2.2);
c) The nationality and age of the competitors (Art.5.2.3);
The dossiers of the competitors (Art. 5.5) will be examined at a time
prescribed by the CISCA and, if these are satisfactory, official competitors’
accreditation cards will be issued.
No member may attend when the eligibility of a competitor from his/her
own country is being examined.
3.2.10 The CISCA shall provide the Technical Committee and the Organising
Committee with the names of accredited competitors and the number of
their accreditation cards. The CISCA shall submit to the Executive
Committee of FISU the names of those persons to whom accreditation has
3.2.11 If a person whose competitor’s accreditation card has been refused,
competes or attempts to compete by means of fraud, s/he will be excluded
from the Championship and the Executive Committee of FISU will consider
if this exclusion should apply also to all future sporting events of FISU.
Should this fraud be attempted in a team event, the team will also be
excluded from the Championship and any earlier results in the current
tournament will be cancelled.
A report will be forwarded to the appropriate NSF and a reprimand will be
submitted to the NUSF of the individual or team’s country.
3.2.12 If the officials of a delegation deliberately misinforms the CISCA about the
eligibility of a competitor(s), the team of the sport concerned will be
excluded from further participation in the current Championship: such fraud
could be grounds for the termination of that country’s membership to FISU.
3.2.13 When the Head of Delegation wishes to challenge the eligibility of a
participant of another country (Art. 3.2.9 and Art. 5.5), then s/he must
make a written protest to the CISCA. The CISCA shall be authorised to
investigate the eligibility of the participant concerned. Only the Head of a
Delegation or his/her deputy shall be authorised to make such a protest.
3.2.14 The Executive Committee of FISU may investigate at any time, even after
the end of the Championship, the academic status and eligibility of any
3.2.15 All decisions taken by the CISCA at the time of the Championship are final.
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3.2.16 Before the end of the Championship, the members of the CISCA (Art.
3.2.1) shall meet to draw up a report of the mission entrusted to them and
to formulate recommendations for future events.
3.2.17 The CISCA will transmit the original accreditation forms to the FISU
3.3 Technical Committee (CT)
3.3.1 There shall be, for each World University Championship, a CT which shall
a) The Technical Delegate(s) of FISU acting as CT Chair(s). In the
case of equality vote, the Chair(s) shall have a casting vote;
b) The representative(s) of the ISF, in his/her absence the
representative of the NSF of the organising country;
c) The technical representative of the Organising Committee;
d) Three (3) experts nominated by the participants to the meeting
under Art. 3.2.6 proposed by the members designated in a, b and c;
e) The Medical Committee member,
No country, except the organising country, may have more than one (1)
member on the CT. The organising country may not have more than two
3.3.2 The CT appoints the Technical Officials for all the competitions from the
proposals made by the Organising Technical Committee of the Organising
Committee of the sport concerned.
3.3.3 Before the end of the Championship, the members enumerated in Art.
3.3.1 shall meet to make recommendations for the future organisation of
3.3.4 The members of the CISCA shall have the right to attend all meetings of
3.3.5 Prior to the start of the sports events, the Chair(s) of the CT is obliged:
a) To maintain close cooperation with the Chair of the CISCA and with
the representative of the Organising Committee in the CT;
b) To ensure that the technical regulations of the appropriate ISF are
c) To inspect the sports facilities and the equipment to be used during the
d) To gather exact information relating to:
the number and performance level of the participating competitors
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the number and qualification of the judges and referees from the
e) In agreement with the members of CT s/he shall prepare the CT
meeting with the representatives of the participating countries
(Art.3.2.6) as well as the proposals for:
The system of the draw;
The appointment of a Jury of Appeal;
The candidates for nomination of the three (3) experts from
participating countries to become members of the CT
The system of appointment of the Technical Officials for each
3.3.6 At the meeting foreseen under Article 3.3.5, the delegate of each country
entered in these sports must confirm the presence of the athletes of their
country and present to the Chairperson of the CT the list of the participants
on a form provided by the Organising Committee. On this form, must
appear the accreditation card number attributed by the CISCA, the first
name, name and competitor’s number.
3.4 Medical Committee (CM)
3.4.1 The Executive Committee shall nominate a member of FISU Medical
Committee if the regulations of the appropriate ISF require doping control.
S/he shall be Chair of the CM composed of physicians designated by the
3.4.2 The CM shall be responsible for the supervision of the following tasks:
a) Organisation of the medical care of participants
b) Doping control
c) All matters related to hygiene and catering
3.4.3 Medical care and doping control shall be provided according to the
procedure stated in Art.14 to 15.3. The valid rules of the appropriate ISF
(Art. 11.6) will be taken into consideration.
3.4.4 FISU will provide the Organising Committee with the WADA-approved
doping control forms.
4. RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE
4.1.1 The NUSF of the organising country may delegate their duties to an
Organising Committee which must work in conjunction with this member.
The President of the NUSF or his/her representative will be a member of
the Organising Committee.
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The member association shall nevertheless be directly responsible to FISU
and will report to the Executive Committee of FISU.
4.1.2 The Organising Committee entrusted with the arrangements for the
Championship is responsible for and must make all the necessary
arrangements for the Championship in the spirit and according to the FISU
regulations and its rules of application.
All these arrangements must always be ratified by FISU.
4.1.3 The Organising Committee must insure that all countries are kept fully
informed of all the necessary technical and other arrangements and that
the entry forms are supplied in good time to be completed and returned by
the closing dates.
4.1.4 The Organising Committee shall contract, at its cost, an appropriate
general liability insurance covering the risks of any liability or damages
arising out of the organisation of the Championship and any act of the
Organising Committee, or its mandatories and employees, from its
constitution to its dissolution (Article 4.2). This insurance will cover without
limitation, except in the case of local legal constraint, all claims for loss,
injury or damage to goods and individuals, attributable to the
Championship. The details of the policy to be contracted by the Organising
Committee are defined in the attribution contract (Art. 8.6).
The Organising Committee is required to submit to FISU the appropriate
certificate of insurance.
4.1.5 The Organising Committee must insure against all claims arising out of any
liability at law as a result of negligence towards participants in the
Championship and spectators. FISU should be included in the policy as an
Additional Insured (see Attribution contract).
The Organising Committee is required to submit to FISU the appropriate
certificate of insurance.
4.1.6 The Organising Committee must take the necessary commitments with the
appropriate authorities to guarantee the safety of all the participants in all
activities associated with the holding of the Championship.
4.1.7 The Organising Committee will be liable to sanctions should it fail to fulfil
its contractual obligations towards FISU and/or participating delegations.
4.2 Liaison with FISU
4.2.1 The Organising Committee shall have the right to:
a) Nominate one (1) representative to attend the CISCA meetings (Art.
b) Nominate one (1) representative to attend the CT meetings;
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4.2.2 The persons nominated by FISU should be present on the Championship
location according to the mission dates provided by the WUC Department
in order to be able to fulfil his/her mission of supervision.
4.2.3 The Organising Committee must maintain close liaison with the delegate(s)
of the FISU Executive Committee, and submit to them the required reports
on all the operational matters.
4.3 Obligations towards participants: competitors & officials
At least for a period which will last from two (2) days prior to the Opening
Ceremony to one (1) day after the Closing Ceremony, the Organising
Committee shall provide and is responsible for, at a cost determined by the
Executive Committee of FISU, the following obligations for the competitors
and officials accredited (per person and per day) :
a) Suitable accommodation and subsistence, approved by the WUC
Department, for competitors and accredited officials;
b) The necessary transportation between the nearest official point of
entry (to be approved by FISU) to the accommodation sites and
between the accommodation sites and the sporting facilities;
c) The sites and facilities, material and equipment, officially approved by
the appropriate ISF, necessary for the smooth running of the event.
The Organising Committee shall inform all competing countries of the
type and brand of the selected equipment at least six (6) months
before the opening of the Championships;
d) At least one attaché/ interpreter for each delegation who will be at the
disposal of that delegation throughout the Championship;
e) An adequate and efficient information system to keep the participants
duly informed on the programme and the results of the Championship;
f) Free adequate medical assistance for FISU family, participants and all
accredited persons (see Article 4.10);
g) Doping control in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article
14 as per the FISU Handbook of the concerned sport;
h) An adequate telecommunication system connected to international
telephone and fax lines; the cost of the calls will be covered by the
4.4 Obligations towards participants: FISU and ISF delegates
FISU shall be responsible for the cost of travel from their home to the
Championship host city while the Organising Committee shall be
responsible for the costs of stay, and the medical assistance, the
transportation, the information assistance at the time of the Championship
a) The delegate of the CIC of FISU (Art.3.1.3);
b) The Technical Delegate(s)
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c) The delegate of the CM (Art.3.1.5);
d) The representative of the ISF, (Art.3.1.6);
e) The member of the FISU Secretariat;
FISU will nominate an inspection visit delegation at the latest six (6)
months prior to the start of the Championship in order to inspect and report
on the organisation progress. The costs of travel of the FISU Technical
Delegate and of the FISU staff will be borne by FISU.
The costs of CISCA supported by FISU (Art.4.4) will be borne by the ISF
concerned in the case of the most recent sports included in the FISU WUC
4.5 Material and actions to be approved by FISU
4.5.1 Six (6) months after the attribution of the Championships the Organising
Committee shall submit for the approval of the Executive Committee of
1. The project of general organisation on especially:
– Composition of the Organising Committee;
– Involvement of academic authorities;
– Involvement of students;
– The organisation of volunteers;
– Welcome and accreditation;
– The insurance certificate;
– Information and media;
– Medical assistance and doping control;
– Advertising and marketing;
2. The project of technical organisation on especially:
– The proposed timetable of events;
– The proposed day-by-day timetable of events;
– The involvement of the NSF
– The sports and technical facilities, and the material and
equipment certified by the appropriate ISF;
3. The layout and/or text of:
– The invitation;
– The posters and other publicity matter issued for the
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– The design for the medals;
4. All contracts stipulated in Articles 8 and 9
All other documents printed in the name of FISU;
4.5.2 The Organising Committee will also present its budget to the Executive
4.5.3 Within two (2) months after the conclusion of the Championship, the
Organising Committee will submit a complete final report on its
organisation, including financial balance sheets, marketing and television,
as well as statistics (participants, spectators, volunteers, staff, media,
The Organising Committee shall publish and deliver to the invited
countries, the members of the Executive Committee, the Committees of
FISU and the FISU General Secretariat, in at least the working languages
of the FISU:
a) Within six (6) months after the official attribution of the Championship,
b) At least one (1) year before the opening ceremony, the official
c) At least one (1) year before the opening of the Championship, the
general and technical regulations of the Championship approved by
d) At least two (2) months before the opening of the Championship, the
programme of events and provisional timetable;
e) At least one (1) month before the Championship, the Organising
Committee will publish a handbook approved by the CTI. This
handbook will include the technical regulations, the programme of
competitions and training sessions, the technical specifications, etc;
f) Before the Championship, the necessary information bulletin to keep
the competing countries and members of the Executive Committee of
FISU, the FISU delegates, the ISF and NSF delegates as well as the
press fully informed of the arrangements being made for the
g) During the Championship, all the necessary information, at least daily,
to enable the competitors and officials to participate without difficulty;
h) During the Championship, every morning by 6.00 am, a daily bulletin
with the results of the day before and the schedule of the day;
i) The last day of the event or the day of the departure, the complete set
j) Within two (2) months after the Championship, an official book,
illustrated with colour photos with the names of the first eight (8)
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competitors or teams in each event, also describing the running and
organisation of the event;
k) Within two (2) month after the Championship, an official film of the
Championship (Art. 10).
4.7 Material, facilities, equipment and services to supply during the
The Organising Committee will provide at its own cost:
a) All the necessary accreditation cards according the FISU categories;
b) The necessary and efficient equipment for accreditation and results
c) All necessary medals (Art. 5.10.1) and flags (Art. 6.4); as well as the
d) Seats in the Presidential box at all the venues for the delegates of the
e) Seats at all venues for the delegates of FISU, the representative of the
ISF, the Heads of Delegations and the competitors;
f) An office and appropriate equipment and staff with knowledge of the
working languages of FISU, for the work of the CISCA and the CT;
g) Places for accredited journalists, press-photographers, radio, cinema
and television personnel (Art.7);
h) Suitable facilities to help the work of the accredited representatives of
the press (journalists, photographers, radio, cinema and television) (Art
i) Sufficient facilities to supply radio and television broadcasting,
including the signal free of charge;
j) Sufficient photographers to cover the events and supply FISU with the
required photos (cf. FISU Handbook for the concerned sport);
k) Sufficient cameramen to cover the events and supply FISU with the
l) Advertising spaces as described on Article 1.14.4.
4.8 Material to supply to FISU
The Organising Committee shall supply at its own costs to FISU a
sufficient number of copies or samples:
a) Before the Championship, bulletins, entry forms, photos, promotional
videos, posters, guide books, press releases, etc. for the promotion of
b) During the Championship, official publications, participation lists, press
c) At the end of the Championship, photos in colour of the winners during
the competitions and at the medal awarding ceremonies, the opening
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and closing ceremonies and of the Championship in general in high
d) At the end of the Championship, the entire set of results and
accreditation statistics in electronic format whose specifications will be
determined by the FISU General Secretariat;
e) At the end of the Championship, produce the following documents:
– The results signed by the Chairperson of the Technical Committee, in
three (3) authentic copies:
1. for the FISU archives
2. for the Organising Committee archives
3. for the appropriate International Sports Federation
– the accreditation statistics signed by the delegate of the CIC;
– the doping controls, signed by the delegate of the CM;
f) At the end of the Championship, stock shots of the video or television
coverage on video tapes, whose specifications will be determined by
the FISU WUC Department (Media Guidelines for FISU WUC-OC);
g) Within two (2) months after the Championship, an official report;
h) Within two (2) months after the Championship, an official film as well
as the master copy in a professional format;
i) As soon as available, any licensed products for the Championship;
4.9 Financial aspects
4.9.1 FISU shall receive from the NUSF or from the Organising Committee the
organising right and service fees fixed by the Executive Committee of FISU
following the conditions agreed in the attribution contract.
4.9.2 The Organising Committee has the right to receive all the income from the
sale of admission tickets, programmes, badges, souvenirs, etc. in the limits
of Art. 9.
4.9.3 The Organising Committee will receive all of the incomes from the radio,
television and other broadcasting rights, and other charges, as laid down in
Articles 8 and 9.
4.9.4 The Organising Committee must respect the intellectual properties of
4.9.5 The Organising Committee commits itself to protect the rights of the
sponsors of FISU. The Organising Committee will be advised by FISU of
the agreements to be observed, as soon as its candidature is officially
4.9.6 The Organising Committee has the right to collect, a participation fee per
night and per person determined by the Executive Committee, from the
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Three (3) months before the Championship, the Organising Committee has
the right to collect from the participating countries 25% of the total cost of
the stay per athlete entered in an individual sport and officials of the
delegation. This is in addition to the team sports deposit to be paid to FISU
by those delegations participating in team sports.
4.10 Medical Assistance
a) The Organising Committee shall provide to the FISU family,
participants and all accredited persons free and adequate medical care
including initial response and follow-up, immediate medical care as
indicated. This medical care includes appropriate emergency care at
all training and competition venue sites. Emergency medical care for
all transportation on all accredited person officially enters the host
country and during their stay until they officially leave the country or
event. This will not cover medical care if non-official business or
vacation is taken before or after the event.
b) and, where necessary, the Organising Committee shall contract at its
own cost an appropriate medical insurance for all accredited persons
covering illness and injury risks relating to and during the FISU Events
4.11 Doping control
a) The Organising Committee shall provide a plan and carry out doping
control for the FISU Events according to FISU Regulations (Section I,
Article 14) and ISF Regulations at its own cost. The number of doping
control samples in this project shall be agreed upon by the FISU
Medical Committee (CM) and Organising Committee. In all situations,
FISU will have final authority
b) The Organising Committee shall sign a contract at its own cost with a
WADA-accredited laboratory for the number of doping control samples
in the anti-doping plan. This contract will stipulate that the laboratory
must send the results of the analysis to the FISU Medical Committee
c) The Organising Committee shall provide WADA approved anti-doping
kits to perform the doping controls according to FISU Regulations
d) The Organising Committee shall contract at its own cost an
appropriate and secure way of transport for the doping control samples
to the laboratory, according to the FISU Regulations of the chain of
custody of the doping control samples (Article 14.7)
e) The Organising Committee shall provide a trained doping control staff
(Doping Control Officers, Chaperones, Escorts and Couriers) to satisfy
FISU Regulations (Article 14.6)
All modalities can be found in the FISU Handbook for the respective sport.
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5. RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF COMPETING COUNTRIES
5.1.1 Invitations to take part in a Championship must be dispatched by the
organising country at least one year before the start. The list of countries
to be invited shall be supplied by the Executive Committee of FISU.
5.1.2 Invitations to the countries (Art. 1.5) must be addressed to:
a) The NUSF;
b) If no such NUSF exists, to a University Sports Organisation of a
country affiliated to the appropriate ISF;
c) The national sport federation (NSF) concerned by the
5.2.1 Only the following may participate as competitors in a FISU World
a) Students who are currently officially registered as proceeding towards
a degree or diploma at a university or similar institute whose status is
recognised by the appropriate national academic authority of their
b) Former students of the institutions mentioned in a) who have obtained
their academic degree or diploma in the year preceding the event;
5.2.2 Notwithstanding Art.5.2.1, in countries with fewer than 2,000,000
inhabitants or fewer than 5,000 university students, students attending
technical or secondary schools may participate in FISU Championships
provided they have been attending their establishments for at least two (2)
Countries wishing to take advantage of the concession in the first
paragraph of Art.5.2.2 must submit an application to the FISU Executive
Committee at least six (6) months before the scheduled start of the event.
Such an application must be supported by documents endorsed by the
appropriate state or national or academic school authorities.
5.2.3 All competitors must satisfy the following conditions:
a) Be a national of the country they represent;
b) Be at least 17 and less than 28 years of age on January 1st in the
year of the event. For 2016, athletes must be borne between
01/01/1988 and 31/12/1998. For 2016, athletes must be borne
between 01/01/1988 and 31/12/1998. A special age bracket applies
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for 3×3 Basketball and Boxing, please refer to the respective
5.2.4 Number of participants and officials
The maximum number of participants and officials in a delegation
participating in the Championship is as stipulated in the technical
regulations for the sport in question.
The judges and referees shall not be included in the number of officials.
If the delegation brings more officials than allowed, the Organising
Committee may ask for an additional participation fee approved by the
Executive Committee of FISU.
5.2.5 Head of Delegation
The countries shall designate a Head of Delegation who alone shall be
entitled to represent his/her country, unless otherwise provided for in the
rules, in negotiations with the committees or sub-committees of FISU or of
the Organising Committee. It is to be noted that officially designated sports
managers or coaches may protest to CT on behalf of their own members
provided such action is confirmed in writing by the Head of Delegation or a
Deputy within four (4) hours.
5.3 Technical Officials
5.3.1 Organising Committees and participating delegations shall follow the
technical regulations of each sport concerning the provision and costs of
5.4.1 Entries will be accepted only from those organisations which have been
invited to participate (Art. 5.1.1).
5.4.2 Countries must ensure that all their entries reach the Organising
Committee by the due time and in the form prescribed by the Organising
Committee and the regulations of FISU.
They shall take particular care in completing accurately the section of the
entry forms concerning previous performances of individuals and teams to
assist the officials in making the draws.
5.4.3 When entering, countries shall undertake that their competitors shall not
withdraw from a sport event once it has begun. Should participants
withdraw, CISCA is entitled to apply sanctions.
5.4.4 Deposit for team sports
Five (5) months before the Championship, countries entering in a team
sport must confirm their entry with the payment of a deposit of 5000 EUR
by team registered.
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For Beach Volleyball and 3×3 Basketball, a specific amount applies (see
specific section in the respective technical regulations).
The deposit, which guarantees entry into the selection process, shall be
directly collected by FISU. If a team is not selected their deposit will be
Should the country compete, its deposit shall be credited to the
participation fees to be paid to the Organising Committee.
In the event of a withdrawal after the selection of the teams is announced,
this deposit shall cover the costs undertaken by the Organising Committee
and FISU (50% for the Organising Committee and the remaining 50%
becomes the property of FISU).
5.4.5 Deposit for individual sports
Three (3) months before the Championship, countries entering in an
individual sport must confirm their entry with an advance payment of 25 %
of the accommodation costs per competitor entered.
The deposit, which guarantees an entry for individual sports, shall be
directly collected by the Organising Committee.
Should the competitor compete, his/her deposit shall be credited to the
participation fees to be paid to the Organising Committee.
In the event of a withdrawal, this deposit shall cover the costs undertaken
by the Organising Committee.
5.4.6 Entry forms must be entered on the FISU online accreditation system in
one of the working languages of FISU (English or French) and be
submitted according to the procedure laid down by the Organising
Committee and must be received under the following procedure:
I. Deadline for entry:
a) Team sports:
1. General entries (engagement of participation) at least six (6) months
before the beginning of the Championship;
2. The payment of the deposit, at least five (5) months before the
beginning of the Championship;
3. Quantitative entries (confirmation of participation) with the number
of officials and participants for each sports event at least three (3)
months before the beginning of the Championship;
4. Nominative entries (conditions for participation) with the list of
competitors, the events in which they shall participate and the
necessary photographs, one (1) month before the beginning of the
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b) Individual sports (including those with concurrent or supporting team
1. General entries (engagement of participation) at least six (6) months
before the beginning of the Championship;
2. Quantitative entries (confirmation of participation) with the number
of officials and participants in each sports event, and with the
payment of the deposit of 25% of the participation fees, at least
three (3) months before the beginning of the Championship;
3. Nominative entries (conditions for participation) with the list of
competitors and substitutes, the events to which they will participate
and the necessary photographs, one (1) month before the beginning
of the Championship;
II. Entry procedures:
1. The general and nominative entries shall be sent through the Online
Accreditation System to meet the required entry deadlines.
2. Entries arriving after the expiration of the required deadlines will not be
taken into consideration, except in the case of circumstances outside
one’s control, with the agreement of the Executive Committee and on
the advice of the Organising Committee;
3. Individual entry forms of athletes from a non-member association must
be countersigned by the concerning NSF or by the NOC, and stamped
with a seal from the said organisation.
4. The deposit, without any local or international bank fees which
guarantees an entry in the team sports should be in the hands of FISU
at the latest five (5) months before the Championship.
5. The deposit, without any local or international bank fees, which
guarantees an entry for an individual sports should be in the hands of
the Organising Committee at the latest three (3) months before the
5.4.7 By participating or otherwise appearing in a FISU event, each competitor,
participant, official and each officer, agrees to be filmed, televised,
photographed, identified and otherwise recorded, under the conditions and
for the purposes authorised by FISU either currently or in the future and in
relation to the promotion of the sporting, cultural, and educational activities
organised under the aegis of FISU or under its endorsement.
5.5 Individual dossier to submit on arrival
5.5.1 The individual dossier for each competitor to be presented to the CIC must
be written in one of the official working languages of FISU (French,
English, Russian or Spanish), and stamped with a seal from the relevant
NUSF. The dossier must include:
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a) A passport or identity card1 which shall include:
1. Full name (in capitals)
2. Nationality, date and place of birth
3. A recent photograph
b) If a student (Art.5.2.1 a):
1. A document proving that s/he has satisfied the conditions normally
required in his/her country for entrance to a university or similar
2. A FISU Eligibility Form stamped and signed by the NUSF and
university or similar institute or student card or certificate from the
appropriate national academic authority certifying that the
competitor is currently officially registered as proceeding towards a
degree or diploma at a university or similar institute whose status
is recognised by the appropriate national academic authority of
c) If a former student (Art. 5.2.1b): Proof of the date s/he obtained his/her
final academic degree or diploma;
d) If a pupil (Art.5.2.2): a certificate of study signed, by hand, by the
responsible official of the establishment certifying the date of entry into
that establishment and that the competitor has been regularly
attending that establishment for at least two (2) years.
The CIC has the right to verify the validity of any document presented by
any means of communication.
5.5.2 Each competitor who does not produce a student certificate as set out in
Article 5.5.1.b, c and d) will not be allowed to compete.
5.5.3 In submitting the individual dossiers for his/her competitors, the Head of
Delegation or his/her deputy shall produce a list certified by the appropriate
national academic authority of his/her country, of the universities or similar
institutes whose status as universities meet the requirements of Art. 5.2.1.
5.6 Financial conditions
5.6.1 FISU registration fees
FISU shall receive from each competing country the following FISU
a) Effective member associations of FISU: twenty Euros (20 EUR) per
competitor and official “with all membership fees payment in order”;
b) Other associations: forty Euros (40 EUR) per competitor and official;
Those documents must be in one of the FISU working languages (French or
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FISU registration fees will be charged to the NUSF at the end of the WUC
season and an invoice will be delivered and signed by the Head of
Delegation of each participating country.
5.6.2 Travel costs
The countries shall be responsible for their own cost of travel to the
nearest official point of entry (approved by FISU) of the Championship and
return. The designated airport or other entry point must be approved by the
FISU WUC Department.
5.6.3 Participation fees
The competing countries, upon arrival, shall pay their dues for participation
fees 70 EUR per night) and per person to the Organising Committee (in
accordance with Art. 4.3 & 5.4).
a) Countries entering in team sports must pay to FISU five (5) months
before a deposit defined in the technical regulations of the concerned
b) Countries entering in individual sports must pay to the Organising
Committee three (3) months before a prepayment of 25% of the
participation fees for each athlete and official registered;
c) Upon their arrival each country must pay the remaining balance to the
The Organising Committee, if it so wishes may receive this payment in its
own currency at the official rate of exchange.
Any partial or complete withdrawal unannounced by a NUSF to the
Organising Committee and the WUC Department or announced less than
a week prior to the start of the competition and causing extra costs to the
Organising Committee can be charged at the price of 70
5.7 Accreditation cards
5.7.1 A numbered accreditation card with a recently taken photograph (Art.5.4)
will be issued to each competitor whose dossier has been approved by the
CISCA (Art.3.2.9). Accreditation cards will also be issued to all accredited
officials, judges and referees.
5.7.2 Competitors will be required always to keep their accreditation cards with
them and be prepared to present them for inspection by members of
CISCA or any other persons authorised by them.
5.7.3 Accreditation cards will give access to the holders to sports venues, official
accommodation sites and to any other facilities or services agreed
between the Organising Committee and the Executive Committee of FISU.
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5.7.4 Heads of Delegation or his/her representative in declaring their starters or
composition of teams must list also the accreditation card numbers of their
Competitors in reporting for the start of any individual sport and also for a
team sport must present must be prepared to show their accreditation
cards to the official in charge. For team Championships, the Head of
Delegation or his/her deputy, before each match, must present a list of the
players who will be taking part which must include the numbers of the
5.8.1 FISU shall not be responsible for any claim for loss, injury or damage
arising from the holding of the Championship.
5.8.2 The Organising Committee shall contract, at its cost, an appropriate
general liability insurance covering the risks of any liability or damages
arising out of the organisation of the Championship and any act of the CO,
or its mandatories and employees, from its constitution to its dissolution
(cf. Article 4.2). This insurance will cover without limitation, except in the
case of local legal constraint, all claims for loss, injury or damage to goods
and individuals. The details of the policy to be contracted by the
Organising Committee are defined in the attribution contract (Art. 8.6).
The Organising Committee shall set up a special “insurance information
desk” with appropriate staff in the accommodation sites.
5.8.3 The participating countries must have the appropriate insurance to cover
travel and participation, as they are not the responsibility of the Organising
Committee nor FISU.
5.9 Medical services
The Organising Committee will insure:
a) Free and adequate medical care including initial response and followup,
immediate medical care as indicated. This medical care includes
appropriate emergency care at all training and competition venue sites.
Emergency medical care for all transportation on all accredited person
officially enters the host country and during their stay until they officially
leave the country or event. This will not cover medical care if nonofficial
business or vacation is taken before or after the event.
b) Doping control in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article 14,
if requested by the appropriate ISF as per the requirement of the FISU
Handbook for the sport concerned;
5.10.1 The Organising Committee shall provide medals, to a design approved by
the Executive Committee of FISU.
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These medals shall be awarded to the first three (3) in the individual
To the first three (3) teams and to a maximum of three (3) team officials
(that includes head coach + two (2) team officials) as follows:
First: Gold/Gilt medal;
Second: Silver/Silver-gilt medal;
Third: Bronze medal
In the case of too few entries in individual sports, medals will be awarded
per event as follows:
a) one gold medal will be awarded if there are three (3) competitors or
b) one gold medal and one silver medal will be awarded if there are five
(5) competitors or less than five (5) teams;
c) one gold medal, one silver medal and one bronze medal will be
awarded if there are six (6) or more competitors or five (5) teams
Any other interpretation of these rules shall be the decision of CISCA.
In specific sports, where required by the ISF regulations, two bronze
medals will be awarded.
The detailed rules of this procedure will be keeping with the rules of the
The first eight (8) competitors will receive a diploma or a medal of honour.
5.10.2 In addition to medals, awards may be made only after agreement with the
FISU WUC Department.
5.10.3 Each participant will receive a diploma or a medal for participation.
6.1 The protocol of the opening and closing and other formal ceremonies shall
be decided by the Executive Committee of FISU or the CISCA in
agreement with the Organising Committee. The program and schedule of
the ceremonies will be submitted to the FISU Executive Committee three
months before the opening Ceremony.
6.2 The Opening Ceremony will be staged observing the following protocol:
1. Welcoming to the Opening Ceremony;
2. March pass of participating countries;
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Each delegation is preceded by a panel with its name and
accompanied with its flag. The delegations will march in the
alphabetic order of the language of the country organising the
Championship or in one of the FISU official language (to be approved
by the CE). The host country marches in last.
The flags of the participating delegations as well as the panels will be
provided by the Organising Committee and will all be of the same
3. Playing of the National Anthem and hoisting of the flag of the host
4. Welcome speech of the OC representative; (3 minutes maximum)
5. Speech of the FISU representative ;( 3 minutes maximum)
6. Highest authority declares the WUC open;
7. Arrival of the FISU flag, hoisting of the Flag and playing of the FISU
8. Oath of athletes and judges;
“On behalf of all the student athletes, I promise that we shall take part
in the Championship, respecting and abiding by the rules which
govern them, committing ourselves to a sport without doping and
without drugs, in the true spirit of sportsmanship, fair-play, for the
glory of our country, for the honour of our teams and for the
achievement of International University Sports Movement.”
“In the name of all the judges and officials, I promise that we shall
officiate in this Championship with complete impartiality, respecting
and abiding by the rules which govern them, in the true spirit of
9. Cultural programme.
6.3 The Closing Ceremony will respect the following protocol:
1. Playing of National Anthem of the host country;
2. March pass with the flags of participating countries;
3. Closing Speech of the OC representative;
4. Closing Announcement of the FISU representative;
5. FISU Anthem, lowering down of the FISU flag and passing over of the
FISU flag to next host;
6. Presentation of the next WUC.
6.4 For the victory ceremonies of medal awarding, the national flags of the first
three will be raised and the Gaudeamus Igitur will be played. The
President of FISU or the person delegated by him will give the medals to
6.5 The official languages shall be French or English and the language of the
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6.6 The Organising Committee shall issue to members of the Executive
Committee of FISU present, the members of the CISCA and the
representative of the ISF, a special accreditation card which giving access
to holder to seats at all the events organised within the frame-work of the
Championship. Each member entitled to a special accreditation card may
receive a second card for a guest.
6.7 The President of CISCA will settle all matters relating to protocol with the
representatives of the Organising Committee.
7. INFORMATION SERVICES
7.1 The Organising Committee, in accordance with the International Press
Committee, shall provide all the suitable facilities to help the work of the
accredited representatives of the Press (journalists, photographers, radio,
film and television).
7.2 Members of the media shall apply for accreditation to the National
University Sports Federations (NUSF) at least two (2) months before the
7.3 The Organising Committee in agreement with the President of the CT
controls the access to the competition area of Press, (photographers,
cameramen, and radio and television personnel). The number of media
personnel shall be limited so as not to interfere with the running of the
7.4 The Organising Committee must nominate a person to act as media
8. RADIO, TELEVISION AND OTHER BROADCASTING RIGHTS
8.1 The following rights are the exclusive property of FISU: the right to sell,
transmit and replay all images and sounds of the Championship , including
all television and broadcast rights by any means whatsoever (including
traditional transmission techniques and/or by way of satellite
telecommunications, cable, fibre, ATM closed-circuit, internet or any other
transmission technique existing and future), video and film recording rights
and any and all rights to photograph and record, in any other way, the
Championship by any means whatsoever.
8.2 The FISU Executive Committee can freely concede or delegate, in whole
or in part, the right to negotiate to the Organising Committee and/or to
another organisation such as a FISU member association – National
University Sports Federation – or a commercial organisation.
The FISU Executive Committee shall be kept informed of the progress of
the negotiations. All contracts will be non-invocable unless approved and
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signed jointly by the FISU Executive Committee and the Organising
In order to promote the development of the University Sports Movement,
FISU reserves the right to ensure of its own accord the production,
distribution and transmission of images on international circuits, whether
for live or deferred broadcast, for summaries and updates or for “daily
news” highlights broadcasts.
8.3 The FISU member countries that have several television companies have
the right to choose, with the agreement of the Executive Committee, the
company which will negotiate with FISU or its delegate.
8.4 The Organising Committee undertake to provide a professional broadcast
video signal on all the events and for the duration of the Championship.
This signal will include the “FISU” logotype next to the scoring appearance
as well as the FISU Emblem in filigree on the results screens.
This signal shall be available free of charge to FISU on a satellite station
(production site) or on the national switch point. FISU may also use this
signal on the Internet.
The Organising Committee also undertake to contractually bar the
producer or producers of the signal from including on it, any advertising or
political, religious, doctrinal or racial message and not directly related to
the Championship or that has not first been approved by FISU.
The technical costs of the television production and transmission will not
be included in the rights to be paid to the Organising Committee and to
The Organising Committee also undertake to contractually require the
producer or producers of the signal to produce the following compulsory
– opening and closing ceremonies
– Semi-final and final competitions in all disciplines
– Medal awarding ceremonies
– Village atmosphere
All original “master” tapes are the property of FISU and shall be delivered
to the FISU WUC Department in the determined format, by the closing of
the Championship at the latest (cf. Aplication Rules).
8.5 The television or any other broadcasting rights, as under Article 8.1, will be
divided between FISU and the Organising Committee in the proportion
stated in the attribution contract.
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8.6 All advertising appearing during televised broadcasting or any other
transmission technique shall have FISU’s prior approval.
This includes in particular:
a) Advertising pre-existing on Championship sites (Art. 1.14);
b) Advertising added on the occasion of the Championship on
Championship sites (Art.1.14);
c) Advertising “virtually” added by electronic insertion or other
d) Advertising appearing in overlay on the picture, inserted by the
production department or the television station’s final production
9. OTHER SOURCES OF REVENUES
9.1 The Executive Committee of FISU jointly with the Organising Committee
will negotiate in the best interests of both parties, the following contracts:
a) Financial sponsorship by commercial companies;
b) Advertising authorised in the frame of FISU regulations in the
competitions and accommodation sites of the Championship, on the
starting number and on the tickets;
c) Marketing of the FISU name and the Emblem and of all the drawings,
symbols, brands, mascots or Emblems relating to the competition;
d) The Executive Committee of FISU will retain all rights and approve all
contracts in relation with Art. 9.1a, b and c;
9.2 All income from the sale of entrance tickets will be retained by the
10. OFFICIAL FILM
10.1 The Organising Committee shall make the necessary arrangements for the
realisation of the official film of the Championship.
10.2 The Organising Committee may delegate the realisation of this film an
official television broadcaster, a specialised organisation or a team directly
dependent of it.
10.3 All the rights necessary for the exploitation of the film in whatever form
belongs to FISU and the Organising Committee gives a guarantee to this
FISU shall allow the FNSU of the country where the Championship was
held to exploit the film, subject to the payment of royalties to FISU which is
the only body authorised to exercise the broadcasting rights.
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This royalty should be determined between FISU and the FNSU on the
basis of the gross revenue.
10.4 This film shall give shots of event, the opening and closing ceremony and
the highlights of all finals (of minimum 30 minutes).
10.5 At the latest three (2) months after the Championship a complete copy,
together with the original negative of the film in a professional format is to
be given free of charge to FISU for its own use.
The participating countries may obtain, at cost price, copies of this film for private showing to their members only.