5.2.1 Only the following may participate as competitors in a FISU World University Championship:
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 country;
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) years.
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 25 years of age on January 1st in the year of the event. (for 2018, athletes must be born between the 01/01/1993 and the 31/12/2000)
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.
FISU technical regulations:
CHEERLEADING – REGULATIONS.pdf
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