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How to become a member

Who, what, where & how

Please consult the ISF Statutes, Chapter IV Members (articles 6 to 11) which describe the complete procedures and conditions to become an ISF Member.

Follow the questions & answers below:

Who can become an ISF Member?
Associations being actively involved in skyrunning competition.

What type of ISF Memberships exist (Article 6):

  • Full Members with voting rights (Federations or Associations which act as the national representatives of the sport of skyrunning)
  • Associate Members (Associations with no voting rights, affiliated with the sport of skyrunning, or associations in countries where an ISF member already exists)
  • Aspirant Members with no voting rights (Associations from countries where no ISF member exists)
  • Supporting Members (organisations managing only a specific discipline, not managed by the Full Member)

What criteria do you need to become a Full ISF Member:

  • Membership of the relevant National Olympic Committee or actively seeking such membership
  • Comply with the ISF Statutes and Regulations and with any resolutions adopted by the ISF

What is the definition of a country?
A country, to be defined as such, must comply with at least one of the two following conditions:

  • To be an independent state recognised by the International Community
  • To have a National Olympic Committee recognized by the IOC

Key features for ISF Members

  • Name – the Association or Federation must include the word “skyrunning” and the nation’s name. An existing Association/Federation must include a section specifically dedicated
    to skyrunning.
  • Internal organisation – Member organisation should have an internal organisation complying with national sports rules and with open representation and management.
  • Member’s website – Members must have a dedicated website or website section to include activities, race
    calendar, rules, Member tag and ISF logo.
  • Member’s emails – Each Member must have an official email, preferably including the Member’s name.
  • Logo – Each National Member must have an individual logo. Members’ logos cannot include
    the skyrunner silhouette or the word “Skyrunner®” which is a registered trademark.

Please contact to request the ISF Member Application Form and for any further information.

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