5TH WORLD YOGA FESTIVAL/CHAMPIONSHIP

ORGANISED BY "CANADIAN YOGA ASSOCIATION"

5th World Yoga Championship 2020, Canada

Contact Details: Head organiser-Dr. Aman Sood : +12049633674, or +359889775530 (whatsApp)

President- “Indian Yoga Alliance”: Ms. Meena Sood: +919646957009

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS

Note: Only advance paid participates by online will be allow to take challenge of GWR.

FEE FOR OPEN CHALLENGE ATTEMPT EURO 200. All participates are allowed to take official attempt of Guinness world record. Advance fee submission is require.

Note: Each attempt will be allow if there will be minimum 5 participate to challenge. Individual participant fee will be refund in situation of cancelation of attempt.

Official Attempts title names are as below:

1. Longest duration in an acro yoga human chair (team of two)

 The current record is 59.68 second(s). 

2. Longest time to hold the peacock pose (yoga)

The current record is 2:00 minute(s):second(s). 

 

3. Longest chin stand

The current record is 21:26 minute(s):second(s).

 

4. Longest time to hold the scale pose (yoga)

 The current record is 5:28 minute(s):second(s). 

5. Most full body revolutions maintaining a chest stand in one minute.

 The current record is 42 total number. 

 

6. Longest time to hold the scorpion position.

The current record is 3:00 minute(s):second(s). 
 

RULES


1. ELIGIBILITY:

The competition is open to all individuals as well as members

of clubs, schools, colleges, Educational institutions, any district Yoga Association or any country.

Pledge
There will be Pledge under organisation flag of "Canadian Yoga Association' “as below: We Swear that we will take part in the “4th WORLD YOGA CHAMPIONSHIP 2019” in fair competition, respecting the rules and regulations which govern them and with the desire to participate in true sportsmanship for the honour of our country and for the glory of sports.

By Host Team Captain of "Canadian Yoga Association' adopted the Yoga-asana’s method as the key for the Competitive Sports and brought in to the categories of following groups.

2. GROUP:

The competition is open to both male and female in 5 separate groups as follows:

Group A. 5 to 8 years

 

Group B.  8 to 12 years

Group C. 12 to 18 years

Group D. 18 years-25 years

Group E. 25 years-35 years

Group F. 35 years-45 Years

Group G: 45 years and above


The above 7 groups are divided in to age groups which cover the age of the competitors from 8 years to 45 years and above. The details of age groups classification shown in rules and regulations of the competition separately. Confederation awards Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals to the Winner, Runner and 2nd Runners up in all age groups as stated above. Besides this, Rolling Trophies and Titles are awarded.

3. Proof OF AGE:

Competitor (Male & female) applying for entry shall produce a birth certificate or Identification card for proof of age. For candidates below age 18, the form must be signed by the guardian or parent. The competition is open to all individuals as well as members of clubs, schools, colleges, Educational institutions and any district Yoga Association. Every Participant has to submit his medical fitness certificate before to participate in the event.

The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place from each category in the Yoga-asana Competition will be awarded with Medals and Certificates. 4th, 5th and 6th place will be awarded with Merit Certificates. The 1st place from each group will compete for the Champion of Champions title and Runner Up. Title “The Champion of Champions” will be awarded with Trophy, Certificate, Prize and Cash Amount. The Runner Up will be awarded with Trophy, Certificate, Prize and a Cash amount. The Winner of the Artistic & Rhythmic Yoga-asana Competition will be awarded with Trophy, Certificate and Prize.

4. PRIZE:

All participants will be awarded with models and certificates of participations .

5. PROHIBITION:

Any stimulating drug or alcoholic beverage must not be used before/during the competition by any competitor and their use will be treated as violation of the rules. The Committee has The full right to suspend a competitor up to 5 years as disciplinary action.

6. ENTRY FEE:

Entry fee for all non-European participants is in "USD-350 $” and this fee is included for whole yoga competition.

Fee to arrange Official invitation is : USD: $ 50.

 

7. ARRIVAL:

Competitors are to report 2 hours before the competition. Competitors are liable to be Disqualified from competition for late reporting.

 

8. LANGUAGES:

Hindi, Punjabi & English.

9. FORMAT OF COMPETITION:

Please refer to Section- 2 for details of the selected asana and elimination round. Please refer to Section-3 for details of Artistic and Rhythmic Yog-asana’s Competition.

10. JUDGEMENT:

 Judges will be appointed by the Committee and their decisions will be final. 2.Two (2) marks will be deducted from full score if the competitor fails to complete the asana in the first attempt. Four (4) marks will be deducted from full score if the competitor fails to complete the asana in the second attempt. No mark will be awarded if the competitor fails to complete the asana on the third attempt. 3.The Judges will consider: a). Proportion of the body b). Performance regarding grace in execution & steadiness of posture c). Dress, smartness & appearance.

11. VENUE LOCATION:

"Punjab Cultural  Centre, Winnipeg, Canada"

Notice

  1. A photocopy of certificate of medical fitness.

  2. The organiser will not be liable for any injury of competitors or participant during the whole festival/championship.

  3. Competitors must maintain good conduct discipline during festival/competitions; otherwise they will be suspended for 5-10 years.

  4. The committee reserves the right to add, alter, amend the rules, programme, dates and venue of Festival/championship as its sole discretion without prior notice.

  5. Photography of this form will be accepted, if necessary.

DETAILS OF SELECTED ASANAS & ELIMINATION ROUNDS:

 

FIRST ROUND:

DETAILS OF SELECTED ASANAS & ELIMINATION ROUNDS:

FIRST ROUND:

According to lottery system Competitors have to perform one (1) asana from each category (Backbend,

Balance and Forward Bend) and one (1) asana OF

THEIR OWN CHOICE. (Total 4 asana)

Time to stay in each asana is 30 seconds

Competitors those will achive 80% marks and above will be selected to compete in the second round.

SECOND ROUND:

 

Competitors have to perform one asana OF THEIR OWN CHOICE from each of the 5

category below:

 

A. Backbend

B. Twisting

C. Forward bend

D. Arm Balance

E. Leg Balance

Time to stay in each asana is 30 seconds

 

The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place from each group will be selected from the second round. The 1st place holder will compete for the Champion of Champions Title.

CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS:-

Competitora have to perform 10 asnas of their own choice in the below sequence:

 

A. Backbend

B. Twisting

C. Forward bend

D. Arm Balance

E. Leg Balance

Time to stay in each asana is 30 seconds.

 

Note; in the situation of tie break for winner, management will take a different performance on the spot from both competitors and management result will be the final decision.

 

Tie-Brake Golden round:

 

In this round competition will be according to the lottery system and Competitors have to perform 3 out of the following 12 asanas plus 2 asanas of their own choice. ( Total: 5 Asanas)

 

SECTION 3:


DETAILS OF ARTISTIC YOGA COMPETITION & RHYTHMIC COMPETITION

 

(1) Artistic Yoga Competition: (Singles):

Artistic Yoga will involve the competitor(s) performing a series of asanas, choreographed with music. The competitor(s) should use a diversity of asanas including
Forward bend,
Backward bend,
Balancing: - Arm-balancing,
Lying and sitting postures, etc.

It will be judged on the grace of the body movement along with the synchronisation with music without break. The Competitor(s) should try to utilise all 4 corners of the stage during the performance. Competitor(s) should perform at least 8-10 asanas within the time limit of 2:30  minutes. The Artistic Yoga Competition will be held in the following age groups.
1. Below 18 (Junior)
2. Above 18 Years (Senior)

 

                             2. Artistic yoga Competition (pairs)           

artistic pair yoga will involve either 2 femails or 2 mails or 1 male 7 1 femail from the same age category performing a series of asana, choreographed with music. The asanas need to be in perfect synchronization with each other and there must be body contact etween the both competitors. They will be judged on the grace & execution of the body movement along with music without break. The competitors should use a diversity of asanas including forward bend, backbend, leg & arm balanceing, lying and sitting postures, etc. The competitors should try utilize all 4 cornersof the stage during their performance. Competitors should perform at least 8-10 asanas within the time limit of 2:30  minutes.  The Artistic Yoga pair Competition will be held in the following age groups:


1. Below 18 (Junior)
2. Above 18 Years (Senior)

(3) Rhythmic Yoga Competition (Pairs)

: Rhythmic yoga consists of either 2 female or 2 male performing in perfect synchronisation of body movements with music. Rhythmic Yoga will involve the pair performing a series of asanas, including:
Forward bend,
Backward bend,
Leg balancing,
Arm-balancing,
Lying and sitting postures,
with no variations between the two. There should not be any body contact between the two competitors and they should try to utilise all 4 corners of the stage during the performance. The performance should involve at least 8-10 asanas within the time limit of 2:30 minutes. The Rhythmic Yoga Competition will be held in the following age groups.
1.Below 18 (Junior)
2.Above 18 Years (Senior)

CRITERIA FOR JUDGEMENT

The following officials shall be appointed for the management of the Competition / Championship:

a) Competition / Championship Secretary: (One)
b) Observer: (One)
c) Technical Controller who shall be the Chairman / Secretary of Technical Committee: (One)
d) Chief Judge who shall be the Chairman / Secretary of Judges Board / Referees Board / Grade ‘A’ Judge: (One)
e) Judges: (Five)
f) Scorers, one of them may be the official of participating team: (Two)
g) Time Keeper: (One)
h) Announcer: (One)
i) Stage Manager: (One)
Note::-a) The officials (as mentioned in sub-clause to i’) shall be 11 in numbers. The Judges Board / Referees Board shall appoint them.

OFFICIALS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF CHAMPIONSHIP / COMPETITION

1. All the asana whether it is compulsory or optional, equally carries 10 marks for each.
(a) Every 10 marks for a ‘Compulsory Asanas’ are divided in to four parts in the following manner:
Way of performing (Starting & Returning) the asana: 2 Marks
Perfection of the posture (Correctness / Accuracy): 4 Marks
Exhibition of the posture (Stability & Tenseless): 2 Marks
Fixed Retention Duration of the posture (Time): 2 Marks
(b) Every 10 marks for an ‘Optional Asanas’ are divided in to five parts in the following manner:
Way of performing (Starting & Returning) the asana: 2 Marks
Perfection of the posture (Correctness / Accuracy): 2 Marks Difficulty of the Posture: 2 Marks
Exhibition of the posture (Stability & Tenseless): 2 Marks Fixed Retention Duration of the posture (Time): 2

 

Marks


Further, order of difficulty for Optional Asana is as under:
1. Flexibility
2. Balance
3. Twisting
4. Flexibility with Balance & twisting.
(Note: Priority is to be given No. 4, then No.3, No. 2 and lastly to No. 1.)

CRITERIA FOR JUDGEMENT

MERIT AND PARTICIPATION CERTIFICATES, TROPHIES ETC

Organisation shall issue merit and participation certificates to the Competitors, Manager, Coach appointed as notified officials including office bearers of the

Organisation, Chairman / Convener sub-committees and other essentials officials during the Championships for all age groups. On merit certificate, Photograph of the participant may be pasted. Manager / Coach shall collect two (2) stamp size photographs from each competitor in each age group and handover to Stage Manager / Technical Committee to affix on certificates etc.

MERIT CERTIFICATE: – (By Organisation) The Merit Certificates shall be issued to the Winner, Runner, Third Place and 4th to 6th place holders to all age group competitors. Merit Certificate shall be issued by the Organisation only.

PARTICIPATION CERTIFICATE:

- (By Host)1) Participation certificate shall be given to all competitors, managers, coaches, specified officials of all age groups and to other notified officials of the Host State Association / Organising Committee. These certificates shall be signed by the Federation General Secretary, Honorary Secretary of Host Association, President of the State Association or Organising Committee and Organising Secretary of sponsoring agency if any.
(2) The participation certificates model shall be got approved in advance from Gen. Secretary of the Organisation before printing by the host state Secretary / Organising Secretary.3) The judges / officials of technical nature who attend the championship duty during any championship will be given participation certificates by "Canadian Yoga Association" or by Referee’s Board.


TROPHIES: -

(By Organisation / Host) Organisation will give trophies to Winner and Runners up of of overall Team Championship. Rolling Trophies or permanent trophies sponsored by the Well-wishers / Donors and also Cash Award may be given as per decision of the Organisation. Gold, Silver, Bronze medals shall be given to first three place holders in all age groups by Organisation of Organising Committee.

Location
Head office: 160 eaglewood dr, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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