rules

Rules

This event is officially sanctioned by the IFPA, and the winner of each event will be an official World Champion for 2021. Please make sure to read all information on this page carefully since there are some changes respect previous years, as well as the Video Entries section.

  • For Sick 3, players may submit up to two videos for each round; for all other events, players may only submit one video for each round.
  • To prove that videos are recorded within the valid dates, players must clearly show the correct code (provided for each event and each round) in each clip of their submission (visual codes only). The code cannot be edited in post-production.
  • See the Online Event Guidelines for exact video requirements and rules.
  • Worlds 2021 side events have their own rules. See them here.

  • All entries will be judged by a panel of at least 5 experienced judges from various countries.
  • Like in-person events, the judges cannot confer with each other during the judging term.
  • Results for each round will be published within 48 hours of the round’s deadline.
  • See the Online Event Guidelines for exact judging requirements and rules.

This event demonstrates a player’s (or players’) ability to perform freestyle footbag in an artistic and technical manner choreographed to music. The competitor(s) are judged primarily on their ability to create an artistic expression through freestyle footbag, as well as their technical ability through elements such as trick difficulty, variety, and control.

Disciplines: Intermediate Singles (45 seconds-60s), Women Singles (90s – 120s), Open Singles (90s – 120s), Mixed Doubles (135s – 180s), and Master Singles (45s – 60s)

The full rules can be found in the Routine Rules document.

DISCIPLINE TIME LIMITS
Open/Women Singles: between 90 seconds and 120 seconds
Open/Mixed Doubles: between 135 seconds and 180 seconds
Intermediate/Masters Singles: between 45 and 60 seconds

QUALIFICATION ROUND (All disciplines with more than 8 registered players)
Deadline
: 13rd August 2021 at 23.59 PT (GMT -7)
Code: DLO

FINALS
Deadline: 25th August 2021 at 23.59 PT (GMT -7)
Code: To Be Announced

Shred 30 is a technical and objectively-judged event. Competitors have to execute as many unique and high-ADD tricks in a 30-second period as possible. The score is calculated based on the total ADD count and the number of unique tricks performed, with drops and repeated tricks lowering the final score.

Disciplines: Women, Open, and Masters

The full rules can be found in the Shred 30 Rules document.

ONE ROUND ONLY
Deadline: 20th August 2021 at 23.59 PT (GMT -7)
Code: DLO

Sick 3 is a technical event where players aim to link three tricks together to create a difficult, unique, and well-executed combo. Combos are judged on their overall difficulty, “freshness,” and execution. Players may submit two combos in each round.

Disciplines: Women, Open, and Masters.

The full rules can be found in the Sick 3 Rules document.

QUALIFICATION ROUND (All disciplines with more than 8 registered players)
Deadline: 13th August 2021 at 23.59 PT (GMT -7)
Code: DLO

FINALS
Deadline: 25th August 2021 at 23.59 PT (GMT -7)
Code: To Be Announced

Shred-Off is a free-form technical event where players can demonstrate their best freestyle footbag ability in whatever way they desire. The submission is a fixed-length video comprised of as many individual clips as the competitor wants that should highlight their strengths in the sport.

Disciplines: Intermediate, Women, Open and Master.

The full rules can be found in the Shred-Off Rules document.

Every submission video must content the official intro. Download here.

SUBMISSION ROUND (With the registration)
Deadline: 1st August 2021 at 23.59 PT (GMT -7)
Code: “CLIPPER”
Length of video: 0.30 min

QUALIFICATION POOLS
No player will be disqualified from the previous round. According to the number of players and the ranks from the judges, 8 pools will be created for Open and 4 pools for Intermediate and Female.
Deadline: 6th August 2021 at 23.59 PT (GMT -7)
Code: DLO
Length of video: 1.30 min

TOP 16 
First and second ranked from each pool advance to Top 16. 4 groups of 4 players. Best player of each pool advances to final.
Deadline: 13th August 2021 at 23.59 PT (GMT -7)
Code: To Be Announced
Length of video: Open 2.00 min | Female 1.30 min | Intermediate 1.30 min | Master 1.30 min

FINAL
Group of 4 players for each category. Judged at the moment by a panel of judges during The Final Show.
Deadline: 25th August 2021 at 23.59 PT (GMT -7)
Code: To Be Announced
Length of video: Open 2.30 min | Female 2.00 min | Intermediate 2.00 min | Master 2.00 min