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President & 1st Vice-Presidents
Honorary Presidents
Executive Board
Statute
Members
Documents
SAMBO Rules
FIAS Regulations
SAMBO Ranking System
Calendar
Competition Results
Photo Gallery
History of SAMBO & FIAS
Archiv publications
FIAS Anti-doping Provisions

News

Open Letter from FIAS Vice President Mr. M.G.Shultz
During more than three years the direction of FIAS represented by its president Shestakov V.B. tries to create private commercial organization using the platform created during long-time history of development called SAMBO.
Essentially it is an attempt of theft, probably, with the aim of further sell of our kind of sport. For this it is used the tactics of defamation of people and organizations that occupied with sambo development throughout their life. These are attempts of liquidation or compulsion to sell famous successful projects in Sambo.
Read more...
[May 19, 2013]

Results and Statistics of 2013 Pan-Am Open SAMBO Championship
(Metuchen, NJ)

   Our Winners

   Championship Statistic

    [May 6, 2013]

!!! Update !!!
USA Open & Pan-American SAMBO Championship - Invitation and Regulations

[April 21, 2013]

Weigh-In locations
Saturday May 4, 2013 from 6:00 8:00 PM
Hotel CROWNE PLAZA - The Official Hotel of the tournament!
We have reserved a preferred rate of $109+tax for SAMBO Tournament participants. Please contact Hotel representative for details.
For Reservations: +1 877 834 3613


Saturday May 4, 2013 from 4:00 5:30 PM
Fight Factory Gym
24 Cobek Ct. / Ave Z / Brooklyn, NY (Tel. 646-401-5657)
www.FightFactoryNY.com


Meeting of FIAS Executive Committee - what's new?
We are forwarding to your attention the materials to the issues on Agenda of the FIAS EB meeting held on the 22.03.2013 in Moscow, which had been planned to, but were not correspondingly reviewed ...
Read more...
[March 24, 2013]

Pan-American Federation Congress
The Congress of the Pan-American Amateur SAMBO Federation was held in Punta-Cana, Dominican Republic. Five representatives out of 7 its official Members have been presented. The 6th official Member - the Panama, provided its voice with the power of attorney. Presidents and other members of the National Federations discussed the past results, the present issues and the future positive developments of SAMBO in to the American continent
Read more...
[March 4, 2013]


VOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE
Latest coomunications from various National SAMBO Federations in response to inadequate actions taken by President of FIAS, Mr. V.Shestakov.
Read more...
[February 10, 2013]

USA Open & Pan-American SAMBO Championship - Invitation and Regulations have been published
[January 5, 2013]

Latest from 2012 World SAMBO Championships
World Championships among youth and juniors
[October 15, 2012]
World Championship among masters
[October 21, 2012]
XXXVI World Sports and Combat Sambo Championships adults
[November 12, 2012]
World Cup among students
[December 03, 2012]

Birthday of FIAS Vice President Dr. Jack Kogan
[October 5, 2012]

International Sports Games "CHILDREN OF ASIA"
SAMBO: results of the first day

[July 6, 2012]

Sport will join the Republic of Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Republic of Rwanda
[July 4, 2012]

We congratulate all the sports journalists on their professional holiday!
[July 2, 2012]

Results of A. Astakhov Memorial World Cup Stage
[July 2, 2012]

SAMBO in CHILDREN OF ASIA Program of International Sports Games
[June 29, 2012]

A week of SAMBO in Morocco
[June 26, 2012]

Picture from SAMBO Tournament Wins the Grand Prix of International Photo Contest
[June 25, 2012]

Fedor Emelianenko has retired from MMA, but will continue to compete in SAMBO
[June 22, 2012]

Yuri Potapov Memorial in Vladivostok
[June 22, 2012]

Ivan Egorov is appointed as Adviser to the FIAS President
[June 21, 2012]

The FIAS President visited the capital of the Universiade 2013 as part of a working trip
[June 20, 2012]

Asian SAMBO Championship: New leaders and new opportunities for the Asian SAMBO
[June 20, 2012]

SAMBO'S CANADIAN EXPERIENCE
[June 1, 2012]

Results of the International tournament Paris Grand Prix
[May 31, 2012]

SAMBISTS of the CARRIBEAN
[May 31, 2012]

Video of the best moments of the European Championship 2012
[May 28, 2012]

SAMBO Legends in Moscow
[May 23, 2012]

Birthday of Lord Simon Reading
[May 22, 2012]

Europe Championship: the Final Day
[May 21, 2012]

Europe Championship: Day Two
[May 20, 2012]

European Championship: Day First
[May 19, 2012]

We congratulate Sergey Eliseev on the election as the President of European SAMBO Federation
[May 18, 2012]

European SAMBO Championship in Moscow: Condition No. 1
[May 17, 2012]

Only a Few Days Left until the European SAMBO Championship in Moscow
[May 12, 2012]

The ways of SAMBO: from Tokyo to Kazan
[May 11, 2012]

SAMBO in USA: Texas, Pennsylvania, New Jersey
[May 10, 2012]

SAMBO in program of Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan
[May 5, 2012]

SAMBO at the Seminar of European Olympic Committees
[May 2, 2012]

World Cup 2012 for Juniors and Youth: Preparations Have Begun!
[April 20, 2012]

Love to SAMBO has no bounds: Review of the National Championships in Asia. Part two
[April 12, 2012]

Love to SAMBO has no bounds: Review of the National Championships in Asia. Part one
[April 11, 2012]

Results of European SAMBO Championship in Bucharest (Romania)
[April 10, 2012]

Vasily Shestakov: interview on the occasion of his birthday
[April 9, 2012]

Best moments of "Kharlampiev Memorial" on Sports Hub
[April 9, 2012]

Valery Safronov passed away
[April 5, 2012]

Birthday of FIAS President Vasily Shestakov
[April 4, 2012]

Croatian SAMBO Federation and FIAS: a road to the medals of the European Champ
[April 3, 2012]

SAMBO World Cup Stage "A.Kharlampiev Memorial" - Results and Evaluations
[March 30, 2012]

SAMBO World Cup Stage "A. Kharlampiev Memorial" at the Sports Hub
[March 30, 2012]

SAMBO and the British Commonwealth
[March 29, 2012]

A. Kharlampiev Memorial World Cup Stage - First Two
[March 26, 2012]

A. Kharlampiev Memorial World Cup Stage - First Day
[March 25, 2012]

Results of the German national championships on sports and combat sambo
[March 23, 2012]

A. Kharlampiev Memorial World Cup Stage - for the Media
[March 21, 2012]

World Cup Stage "A. Kharlampiev Memorial" - Soon in Moscow
[March 13, 2012]

SAMBO seminars in Cameroon
[March 7, 2012]

Yakub Koblev passed away
[March 5, 2012]

Results of the Spain national championship on sports sambo
[March 5, 2012]

The Triumph of Belarusian Samb-athletes
[February 24, 2012]

International A-Category Tournament in the Prizes of the President of Republic of Belarus
[February 22, 2012]

XII International Research and Practice Conference in the memory of Professor Evgeniy Mikhaylovich Chumakov "SAMBO WALKS THE PLANET"
[February 17, 2012]

Results of the French national championship on sports sambo
[February 15, 2012]

Key Events in FIAS Sport Calendar 2012
[February 9, 2012]

Results of Sambo World Cup stage in prizes of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbaev
[January 30, 2012]

Regulations the individual SAMBO World Cup (M&W) 2012
[January 26, 2012]

Sambo World Cup Stage for the Awards of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
[January 25, 2012]

Updated weight categories for SAMBO competitors among cadets (15-16 years) and teenagers a (13-14 years)
[January 23, 2012]

New President of Japan Sambo Federation Elected
[January 23, 2012]

FIAS presentation at the Congress of the International Sport Press Association in Innsbruck
[January 16, 2012]

We congratulate Fdor melianenko on his victory!
[January 10, 2012]

Birthday of Mr. Herve Gheldman
[January 5, 2012]

Open SAMBO Championship of Austria
[December 30, 2011]

Results of the International Youth and Juniors Tournament "P. Ejgminas Memorial"
[December 26, 2011]

Birthday of Mr. Fernando Compte
[December 26, 2011]

Birthday of Birthday of Leonid Popovici
[December 19, 2011]

Birthday of Merabi Iliadis
[December 16, 2011]

Birthday of Mr. Mikhail Shultz
[December 9, 2011]

Results of the Austrian Open hampionship on sports and combat SAMBO
[December 7, 2011]

SAMBO Legend Fedor Emelianenko inducted into the "Champions for Peace" club
[December 5, 2011]

Ukraine would like to host the European and World hampionships
[December 2, 2011]

Birthday of Mr. Vasily Perchik
[December 2, 2011]

Results of the International tournament "SAMBO-Germaniade"
[November 30, 2011]

The Romanian sambo federation is officially recognized by the Sports Ministry of the country
[November 29, 2011]

In Vien will pass the first Austrian Open SAMBO Championship
[November 24, 2011]

Today's SAMBO birthday
[November 16, 2011]

SAMBO at "Russia 2" TV Channel
[November 15, 2011]

The final day of World SAMBO Championship in Vilnius. Video
[November 13, 2011]

World SAMBO Championships in Vilnius: the final day
[November 13, 2011]

Second day of World SAMBO Championship in Vilnius. Video
[November 12, 2011]

World SAMBO Championships in Vilnius: Day 2
[November 12, 2011]

First day of World SAMBO Championship in Vilnius. Video
[November 11, 2011]

World SAMBO Championships in Vilnius: Day 1
[November 11, 2011]

XXIII Congress of the International Amateur Sambo Federation
[November 10, 2011]

2011 World SAMBO Championships Opening Press Conference
[November 10, 2011]

2011 World SAMBO Championships in Lithuania: four days before start
[November 7, 2011]

SAMBO at "Sport 2" TV Channel
[October 26, 2011]

Final results of World Cup 2011- 6 stages
[October 21, 2011]

World SAMBO Championships in Riga: day three, the final one
[October 16, 2011]

World SAMBO Championships in Riga: day two
[October 15, 2011]

World SAMBO Championships in Riga: first day and first medals
[October 14, 2011]

Legendary Russian athlete has passed away
[October 13, 2011]

Television and SAMBO: first steps towards each other
[October 13, 2011]

"Youth to Sport!" campaign in Tanzania and Burundi
[October 6, 2011]

Accreditation and media booking applications for the XXXV World Sports and Combat Sambo Championship
[October 3, 2011]

In SAMBO World Championship Symbols The Oldest Legends of Lithuania Are Hidden
[September 30, 2011]

Birthday of Mr. Josef BART
[September 29, 2011]

Birthday of Fedor Emelyanenko
[September 28, 2011]

Riga - the capital of youth SAMBO
[September 23, 2011]

SAMBO World Cup event for A.A. Aslakhanov's prizes
[September 15, 2011]

Accreditation and media booking applications for the World SAMBO Championship among juniors and youth
[September 13, 2011]

World SAMBO Championships in Riga: a month till the start
[September 13, 2011]

Birthday of Mr. Mohamed Dalil Scalli
[August 31, 2011]

SAMBO in Israel
[August 30, 2011]

Birthday of Nikolay Lents
[August 24, 2011]

SAMBO at the Summer Diplomatic Games
[August 20, 2011]

Birthday of Andrey Klyamko
[August 17, 2011]

Birthday of Vladimir Yaprintsev
[August 14, 2011]

Today is the birthday of Mr. Rudas Eduardas
[August 10, 2011]

Preparations for the XXXV World Sambo Championships in Vilnius (Lithuania)
[August 9, 2011]

Second SportAccord World Combat Games in Russia
[July 25, 2011]

SAMBO at the Sports Hub
[July 5, 2011]

SAMBOs Asian tour
[July 4, 2011]

Mr. Jean Isao SATO Departure
[June 16, 2011]

FIAS Executive Board Meeting
[June 12, 2011]

Championship Asia
[June 7, 2011]

V President of the Russian Federation Cup in Sambo. Results
[May 30, 2011]

Championship Europe. Results
[May 16, 2011]

2011 Pan-American Open Championship. Results and Statistic
   Our Winners
   Championship Statistic
   Championship Protocols
[May 8, 2011]

FIAS and AIPS sign partnership agreement
[April 20, 2011]

SportAccord Convention
[April 19, 2011]

European Championship among youth and juniors. Results
[April 18, 2011]

International seminar sports judges
[April 15, 2011]

Today is the birthday of the 1-st Vice-President of FIAS, the Honorary President of FIAS David Rudman
[April 13, 2011]

Pan-American and American SAMBO Federations are extremely thankful for the financial support provided by FIAS in preparation of 2011 Pan-Am Open SAMBO Championship!
We are very grateful to FIAS and personally Mr. V.Shestakov for the financial support and appreciate their commitment to this annual Championship. The funding will assist us with the quality of the Championship as well as its marketing/publicity plans.
/Acting AASF President Dr. J.Kogan/
[April 12, 2011]

Today is the birthday of the FIAS President Vasily Shestakov
[April 4, 2011]

World Cup stage Memorial A. Kharlampiev. Results
[March 28, 2011]

Today is the birthday of Sergey Eliseev
[March 27, 2011]

Charity account is opened to help the Japanese affected by the disaster!
[March 23, 2011]

Condolences to the Government and the people of Japan from the International Amateur Sambo Federation (FIAS)
[March 18, 2011]

German SAMBO Federation is 10 years old
[March 5, 2011]

Mr. Jean Paul MBOUELLE Departure
[February 28, 2011]

World Cup stage President Belarus prize (). Results
[February 18, 2011]

World Cup stage in prizes of the President of Republic Kazakhstan of N.Nazarbaeva (M-W). Results
[February 1, 2011]

News Archive



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News

Open Letter from FIAS Vice President Mr. M.G.Shultz
During more than three years the direction of FIAS represented by its president Shestakov V.B. tries to create private commercial organization using the platform created during long-time history of development called SAMBO.
Essentially it is an attempt of theft, probably, with the aim of further sell of our kind of sport. For this it is used the tactics of defamation of people and organizations that occupied with sambo development throughout their life. These are attempts of liquidation or compulsion to sell famous successful projects in Sambo.
Read more...
[May 19, 2013]

Results and Statistics of 2013 Pan-Am Open SAMBO Championship
(Metuchen, NJ)

   Our Winners

   Championship Statistic

    [May 6, 2013]

!!! Update !!!
USA Open & Pan-American SAMBO Championship - Invitation and Regulations

[April 21, 2013]

Weigh-In locations
Saturday May 4, 2013 from 6:00 8:00 PM
Hotel CROWNE PLAZA - The Official Hotel of the tournament!
We have reserved a preferred rate of $109+tax for SAMBO Tournament participants. Please contact Hotel representative for details.
For Reservations: +1 877 834 3613


Saturday May 4, 2013 from 4:00 5:30 PM
Fight Factory Gym
24 Cobek Ct. / Ave Z / Brooklyn, NY (Tel. 646-401-5657)
www.FightFactoryNY.com


Meeting of FIAS Executive Committee - what's new?
We are forwarding to your attention the materials to the issues on Agenda of the FIAS EB meeting held on the 22.03.2013 in Moscow, which had been planned to, but were not correspondingly reviewed ...
Read more...
[March 24, 2013]

Pan-American Federation Congress
The Congress of the Pan-American Amateur SAMBO Federation was held in Punta-Cana, Dominican Republic. Five representatives out of 7 its official Members have been presented. The 6th official Member - the Panama, provided its voice with the power of attorney. Presidents and other members of the National Federations discussed the past results, the present issues and the future positive developments of SAMBO in to the American continent
Read more...
[March 4, 2013]


VOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE
Latest coomunications from various National SAMBO Federations in response to inadequate actions taken by President of FIAS, Mr. V.Shestakov.
Read more...
[February 10, 2013]

USA Open & Pan-American SAMBO Championship - Invitation and Regulations have been published
[January 5, 2013]

Latest from 2012 World SAMBO Championships
World Championships among youth and juniors
[October 15, 2012]
World Championship among masters
[October 21, 2012]
XXXVI World Sports and Combat Sambo Championships adults
[November 12, 2012]
World Cup among students
[December 03, 2012]

Birthday of FIAS Vice President Dr. Jack Kogan
[October 5, 2012]

International Sports Games "CHILDREN OF ASIA"
SAMBO: results of the first day

[July 6, 2012]

Sport will join the Republic of Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Republic of Rwanda
[July 4, 2012]

We congratulate all the sports journalists on their professional holiday!
[July 2, 2012]

Results of A. Astakhov Memorial World Cup Stage
[July 2, 2012]

SAMBO in CHILDREN OF ASIA Program of International Sports Games
[June 29, 2012]

A week of SAMBO in Morocco
[June 26, 2012]

Picture from SAMBO Tournament Wins the Grand Prix of International Photo Contest
[June 25, 2012]

Fedor Emelianenko has retired from MMA, but will continue to compete in SAMBO
[June 22, 2012]

Yuri Potapov Memorial in Vladivostok
[June 22, 2012]

Ivan Egorov is appointed as Adviser to the FIAS President
[June 21, 2012]

The FIAS President visited the capital of the Universiade 2013 as part of a working trip
[June 20, 2012]

Asian SAMBO Championship: New leaders and new opportunities for the Asian SAMBO
[June 20, 2012]

SAMBO'S CANADIAN EXPERIENCE
[June 1, 2012]

Results of the International tournament Paris Grand Prix
[May 31, 2012]

SAMBISTS of the CARRIBEAN
[May 31, 2012]

Video of the best moments of the European Championship 2012
[May 28, 2012]

SAMBO Legends in Moscow
[May 23, 2012]

Birthday of Lord Simon Reading
[May 22, 2012]

Europe Championship: the Final Day
[May 21, 2012]

Europe Championship: Day Two
[May 20, 2012]

European Championship: Day First
[May 19, 2012]

We congratulate Sergey Eliseev on the election as the President of European SAMBO Federation
[May 18, 2012]

European SAMBO Championship in Moscow: Condition No. 1
[May 17, 2012]

Only a Few Days Left until the European SAMBO Championship in Moscow
[May 12, 2012]

The ways of SAMBO: from Tokyo to Kazan
[May 11, 2012]

SAMBO in USA: Texas, Pennsylvania, New Jersey
[May 10, 2012]

SAMBO in program of Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan
[May 5, 2012]

SAMBO at the Seminar of European Olympic Committees
[May 2, 2012]

World Cup 2012 for Juniors and Youth: Preparations Have Begun!
[April 20, 2012]

Love to SAMBO has no bounds: Review of the National Championships in Asia. Part two
[April 12, 2012]

Love to SAMBO has no bounds: Review of the National Championships in Asia. Part one
[April 11, 2012]

Results of European SAMBO Championship in Bucharest (Romania)
[April 10, 2012]

Vasily Shestakov: interview on the occasion of his birthday
[April 9, 2012]

Best moments of "Kharlampiev Memorial" on Sports Hub
[April 9, 2012]

Valery Safronov passed away
[April 5, 2012]

Birthday of FIAS President Vasily Shestakov
[April 4, 2012]

Croatian SAMBO Federation and FIAS: a road to the medals of the European Champ
[April 3, 2012]

SAMBO World Cup Stage "A.Kharlampiev Memorial" - Results and Evaluations
[March 30, 2012]

SAMBO World Cup Stage "A. Kharlampiev Memorial" at the Sports Hub
[March 30, 2012]

SAMBO and the British Commonwealth
[March 29, 2012]

A. Kharlampiev Memorial World Cup Stage - First Two
[March 26, 2012]

A. Kharlampiev Memorial World Cup Stage - First Day
[March 25, 2012]

Results of the German national championships on sports and combat sambo
[March 23, 2012]

A. Kharlampiev Memorial World Cup Stage - for the Media
[March 21, 2012]

World Cup Stage "A. Kharlampiev Memorial" - Soon in Moscow
[March 13, 2012]

SAMBO seminars in Cameroon
[March 7, 2012]

Yakub Koblev passed away
[March 5, 2012]

Results of the Spain national championship on sports sambo
[March 5, 2012]

The Triumph of Belarusian Samb-athletes
[February 24, 2012]

International A-Category Tournament in the Prizes of the President of Republic of Belarus
[February 22, 2012]

XII International Research and Practice Conference in the memory of Professor Evgeniy Mikhaylovich Chumakov "SAMBO WALKS THE PLANET"
[February 17, 2012]

Results of the French national championship on sports sambo
[February 15, 2012]

Key Events in FIAS Sport Calendar 2012
[February 9, 2012]

Results of Sambo World Cup stage in prizes of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbaev
[January 30, 2012]

Regulations the individual SAMBO World Cup (M&W) 2012
[January 26, 2012]

Sambo World Cup Stage for the Awards of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
[January 25, 2012]

Updated weight categories for SAMBO competitors among cadets (15-16 years) and teenagers a (13-14 years)
[January 23, 2012]

New President of Japan Sambo Federation Elected
[January 23, 2012]

FIAS presentation at the Congress of the International Sport Press Association in Innsbruck
[January 16, 2012]

We congratulate Fdor melianenko on his victory!
[January 10, 2012]

Birthday of Mr. Herve Gheldman
[January 5, 2012]

Open SAMBO Championship of Austria
[December 30, 2011]

Results of the International Youth and Juniors Tournament "P. Ejgminas Memorial"
[December 26, 2011]

Birthday of Mr. Fernando Compte
[December 26, 2011]

Birthday of Birthday of Leonid Popovici
[December 19, 2011]

Birthday of Merabi Iliadis
[December 16, 2011]

Birthday of Mr. Mikhail Shultz
[December 9, 2011]

Results of the Austrian Open hampionship on sports and combat SAMBO
[December 7, 2011]

SAMBO Legend Fedor Emelianenko inducted into the "Champions for Peace" club
[December 5, 2011]

Ukraine would like to host the European and World hampionships
[December 2, 2011]

Birthday of Mr. Vasily Perchik
[December 2, 2011]

Results of the International tournament "SAMBO-Germaniade"
[November 30, 2011]

The Romanian sambo federation is officially recognized by the Sports Ministry of the country
[November 29, 2011]

In Vien will pass the first Austrian Open SAMBO Championship
[November 24, 2011]

Today's SAMBO birthday
[November 16, 2011]

SAMBO at "Russia 2" TV Channel
[November 15, 2011]

The final day of World SAMBO Championship in Vilnius. Video
[November 13, 2011]

World SAMBO Championships in Vilnius: the final day
[November 13, 2011]

Second day of World SAMBO Championship in Vilnius. Video
[November 12, 2011]

World SAMBO Championships in Vilnius: Day 2
[November 12, 2011]

First day of World SAMBO Championship in Vilnius. Video
[November 11, 2011]

World SAMBO Championships in Vilnius: Day 1
[November 11, 2011]

XXIII Congress of the International Amateur Sambo Federation
[November 10, 2011]

2011 World SAMBO Championships Opening Press Conference
[November 10, 2011]

2011 World SAMBO Championships in Lithuania: four days before start
[November 7, 2011]

SAMBO at "Sport 2" TV Channel
[October 26, 2011]

Final results of World Cup 2011- 6 stages
[October 21, 2011]

World SAMBO Championships in Riga: day three, the final one
[October 16, 2011]

World SAMBO Championships in Riga: day two
[October 15, 2011]

World SAMBO Championships in Riga: first day and first medals
[October 14, 2011]

Legendary Russian athlete has passed away
[October 13, 2011]

Television and SAMBO: first steps towards each other
[October 13, 2011]

"Youth to Sport!" campaign in Tanzania and Burundi
[October 6, 2011]

Accreditation and media booking applications for the XXXV World Sports and Combat Sambo Championship
[October 3, 2011]

In SAMBO World Championship Symbols The Oldest Legends of Lithuania Are Hidden
[September 30, 2011]

Birthday of Mr. Josef BART
[September 29, 2011]

Birthday of Fedor Emelyanenko
[September 28, 2011]

Riga - the capital of youth SAMBO
[September 23, 2011]

SAMBO World Cup event for A.A. Aslakhanov's prizes
[September 15, 2011]

Accreditation and media booking applications for the World SAMBO Championship among juniors and youth
[September 13, 2011]

World SAMBO Championships in Riga: a month till the start
[September 13, 2011]

Birthday of Mr. Mohamed Dalil Scalli
[August 31, 2011]

SAMBO in Israel
[August 30, 2011]

Birthday of Nikolay Lents
[August 24, 2011]

SAMBO at the Summer Diplomatic Games
[August 20, 2011]

Birthday of Andrey Klyamko
[August 17, 2011]

Birthday of Vladimir Yaprintsev
[August 14, 2011]

Today is the birthday of Mr. Rudas Eduardas
[August 10, 2011]

Preparations for the XXXV World Sambo Championships in Vilnius (Lithuania)
[August 9, 2011]

Second SportAccord World Combat Games in Russia
[July 25, 2011]

SAMBO at the Sports Hub
[July 5, 2011]

SAMBOs Asian tour
[July 4, 2011]

Mr. Jean Isao SATO Departure
[June 16, 2011]

FIAS Executive Board Meeting
[June 12, 2011]

Championship Asia
[June 7, 2011]

V President of the Russian Federation Cup in Sambo. Results
[May 30, 2011]

Championship Europe. Results
[May 16, 2011]

2011 Pan-American Open Championship. Results and Statistic
   Our Winners
   Championship Statistic
   Championship Protocols
[May 8, 2011]

FIAS and AIPS sign partnership agreement
[April 20, 2011]

SportAccord Convention
[April 19, 2011]

European Championship among youth and juniors. Results
[April 18, 2011]

International seminar sports judges
[April 15, 2011]

Today is the birthday of the 1-st Vice-President of FIAS, the Honorary President of FIAS David Rudman
[April 13, 2011]

Pan-American and American SAMBO Federations are extremely thankful for the financial support provided by FIAS in preparation of 2011 Pan-Am Open SAMBO Championship!
We are very grateful to FIAS and personally Mr. V.Shestakov for the financial support and appreciate their commitment to this annual Championship. The funding will assist us with the quality of the Championship as well as its marketing/publicity plans.
/Acting AASF President Dr. J.Kogan/
[April 12, 2011]

Today is the birthday of the FIAS President Vasily Shestakov
[April 4, 2011]

World Cup stage Memorial A. Kharlampiev. Results
[March 28, 2011]

Today is the birthday of Sergey Eliseev
[March 27, 2011]

Charity account is opened to help the Japanese affected by the disaster!
[March 23, 2011]

Condolences to the Government and the people of Japan from the International Amateur Sambo Federation (FIAS)
[March 18, 2011]

German SAMBO Federation is 10 years old
[March 5, 2011]

Mr. Jean Paul MBOUELLE Departure
[February 28, 2011]

World Cup stage President Belarus prize (). Results
[February 18, 2011]

World Cup stage in prizes of the President of Republic Kazakhstan of N.Nazarbaeva (M-W). Results
[February 1, 2011]

News Archive



 TopSport



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In accordance with the XVII FIAS Congress Minutes
(November2006, Sofia, Bulgaria)
Amended by the XVIII FIAS Congress
(November2007, Prague, Czech Republic)
Distributed and approved at the XIX FIAS Congress
(November2008, St Petersburg, Russia)

Federation Internationale Amateur de SAMBO

International SAMBO competitions managing Provisions[1]

1.          Basic Principles

1.1.    International SAMBO Competitions are held under the auspices of the FIAS on the basis of the FIAS Statute and decisions, the International SAMBO competitions provisions in accordance with the approved Calendar of competitions.

1.2.    The Calendar of competitions is based on applications made by FIAS-affiliated national and continental SAMBO federations.

1.3.    Applications for hosting international SAMBO competitions from FIAS-affiliated federations are considered by the FIAS Executive Committee and put to a vote at the FIAS Congress.

1.4.    The hosting organization shall be chosen on competitive basis.

1.5.    The FIAS calendar of competitions shall be approved by the FIAS Congress for subsequent four-year period.

1.6.    The national federation authorized to host competitions must sign a contract with the FIAS within 2 years prior to the competitions, and within the earlier of 1 year prior to the event it must file a termination payment security as confirmation of its engagement to properly organize the competitions.

1.7.    All the events listed in the FIAS calendar of competitions are classified as follows:

1)     World Championships;

2)     World Cups and Stages of World Cup;

3)     Continental Championships;

4)     Continental Cups and Stages of Continental Cup;

5)     International tournaments group A;

6)     International tournaments group B.

 

2.      Application of candidate organization for hosting the FIAS world SAMBO championship or cup.

 

2.1.      Any FIAS-affiliated organization can apply for hosting international SAMBO competitions.

2.2.      The application shall be submitted to the FIAS Secretary General within 4 years prior the said international even stated in the official FIAS events Calendar.

2.3.      FIAS Executive Committee considers the applications for hosting international SAMBO competitions, draws bidders list and tables the proposals for approval to the FIAS Congress.

2.4.      The application of candidate organization shall include the following:

 

1)     An official letter for the attention of the FIAS President specifying:

a)     precise dates of the event to be hosted;

b)     information of the venue (city);

c)      detailed information of the sports venues (gyms) and other corresponding facilities;

d)     detailed information of the places of accommodation (terms and conditions of stay, pricing);

e)     information of financial guarantees for national federations;

f)        information of financial guarantees for sponsors.

 

2)     Attachments to the competitive bid:

a)     Presentations of the venue (country/city), link to the city web-site if available (including information about weather conditions for the period of competitions, local currency, work hours of local banks, hotel information name, location, distance to the airport and competition venues, infrastructure, additional services, hotel pricing (full board and room only) per day, availability of telephone connection and the Internet a link to the hotel web site if available; airport name and location);

b)     Presentation of sport venue to hold the competitions, including technical characteristics;

c)      Copies of engagement agreements signed between organizers and sponsors.

3)     Registration fee.

National federation-bidder, along with submitting the application, must transfer a 1000 $ USD registration fee to the FIAS bank account[2].

 

3.             Rights and responsibilities of the host organization.

3.1        The National federation that got the right to host the World SAMBO championship or cup on the competitive basis, must:

a)    form the Organizing  Committee for preparation and conduct of  the competitions;
b)    elaborate a detailed program of arrangements to hold the sports event;  
c)     submit a financial plan with the analysis of all the expenditures necessary for holding the competitions in question.

3.2.      The program of the competitions and financial plan has to be submitted to the Executive Committee of the corresponding federation for the approval not later than 6 months before the start of the competitions.

3.3.      In case of unforeseen changes to the adopted program and schedule, the host organization shall agree its actions with FIAS Executive Committee.

3.4.      The President of the host organization (President of the national or continental federation, other) is taking personal responsibility for the preparation and running of the events to the FIAS Executive Board.

3.5.      The FIAS Executive Committee has the right to delegate the Chairman of the sports technical commission to the Organizing Committee to provide practical assistance in preparation and conduct of the competitions.

 

4.      Financial terms.

 

4.1.      The annual Membership fee paid to FIAS by affiliated national SAMBO federations is 500 $ USD and shall be paid duly to FIAS before the 10th of January of the preceding year.

4.2.      Each participant of international FIAS SAMBO championship should have a properly executed FIAS license book and FIAS identity card issued by FIAS upon the athletes first registration at an international SAMBO championship. Upon the first registration FIAS identity card is issued at no charge.

4.3.      The price of the FIAS license book is 10 $ USD. The license book should include registration of annual license pay charged for participation in FIAS international SAMBO competitions. The price of the annual license for participation in FIAS official competitions is:

Seniors and veterans - 25 $ USD
Youth (19-20) - 25 $ USD
Juniors (17-18) - 25 $ USD

4.4.      The athletes annual license fee is to be paid by the corresponding national federation within 6 months prior to the competitions. Payments are made by bank transfer to the FIAS account or any other pay method approved by the FIAS Treasurer.

4.5.      Athletes who fail to have paid the FIAS annual license in due time and carry no FIAS identity card may pay their license upon arrival at FIAS international competitions. They are also charged 25 $ USD fine and FIAS identity card re-issue (15 $ USD).

4.6.      Any national federation is to pay 100 $ USD entree fee per person per day to the Organizing Committee of the world championships and cups. The said fee covers the expenses for accommodation at the hotels not lower than 3 stars level, tree times catering, transportation from hotel (and back) to the sports venues. Transportation from the airport to hotel, from hotel to the airport shall be paid separately upon preliminary agreement with organizers (20 $ USD per person).

4.7.      The Organizing Committee provides 3 variants of accommodation for the delegations and fixes the deadlines for reservation of accommodation for the delegations (and also penalty sanctions for organizations that did not observe the deadlines).

4.8.      In case any delegation participating in the competitions wishes to reserve accommodation and provide catering to its members by itself - this national federation is to pay nonrecurring 100 $ USD fee per each member of its delegation to the Organizing Committee (the organizers correspondingly provide transfers from airport to hotels, from hotel to airport), and the said delegations shall pay for transfer from the hotels to the sports venues and back by themselves.

4.9.      The host organization will cover the expenses for transportation from airport to hotel and back, transportation from the place of accommodation to the competition and meetings sites and back; accommodation at the hotel not lower than 3 stars and three times catering for the following persons: FIAS President, FIAS General Secretary and Chairman of the FIAS Referee Commission, Chief Referee, Chief Secretary and 20 referees of competitions (World championships: Senior and Junior), FIAS Treasurer and FIAS accreditation and registration department (4 people at most) who assist at the competitions, Congress and other events.

4.10.  The host organization will cover the travel expenses of the Chairman of Referee Commission, Chief Referee and Chief Secretary (3 persons).

4.11.  FIAS will cover payment for work of the Chairman of Referee Commission, Chief Referee and Chief Secretary (3 persons) in the amount of 100 $ USD per day (work for the Chairman of Referee Commission, Chief Referee and Chief Secretary is paid 2 days more than the period of competitions) and for work of 20 referees (World championships: Senior and Junior) in the amount of 50 $ USD per working day during competitions.

4.12.  FIAS will also cover the travel expenses and payment for work of FIAS Treasurer and FIAS accreditation and registration department, who assist at international championships and Cups, Congress meetings and other FIAS events, at the rate of 50 $ USD per day. Work for FIAS accreditation and registration department (4 people at most) shall be paid 2 days more than the period of competitions.

4.13.  The host organization is to prepare awarding attributes for every weight category including:

a)     the set of medals for every weight category;
b)     2 gold ones (for the champion and his coach);
c)     1 silver ;
d)     2 bronze ones;
e)     the set of diplomas (according to the taken places);
f)       valuable or money prizes for the prize-winners.
Upon the summing up of the results of team event the host organization is to arrange the cups for each group (male, female, juniors, youth) for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.
In team competitions it is necessary to foresee the cups for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.
Five best officials by the results of competitions are awarded with valuable prizes.

4.14.  The organizers of the competitions in their bulletins must inform in details about all the expenses which the national federations shall cover for their participation in the World championships and cups.

4.15.  Termination payment security for hosting FIAS international SAMBO events amounts to:

a)     10 000 $ USD for World Championships;

b)     5 000 $ USD for continental championships, world cups and international tournaments-group A.

4.16.  In case the national federation-organizer refuses to host the competitions, which are included in the approved FIAS Calendar, less than a year prior to the said event then the national federation-organizer shall pay the above-mentioned fine.

 

5.      Information pool and advertising.

 

5.1.      Organizers must provide all National federations with the necessary information and program of the competitions approved by the FIAS Executive Committee.

5.2.      Organizers must within 3 months prior to the competitions advertise the event by means of mass media (newspapers, radio, TV, Internet) to popularize and develop SAMBO in the host country.

5.3.      All the advertizing materials (invitations, brochures, posters, videos) should feature the FIAS emblem.

5.4.      FIAS owns the right for license to show SAMBO world championships and cups on TV.

 

6.      Visa support and welcoming procedures

 

6.1.      The host organization shall guarantee visa support for free entry and departure from the host country to all the participants, referees, representatives and technical delegates of international competitions according to applications signed by the President of the corresponding national federation.

6.2.      The host country is to provide offices to welcome and see-off the national delegations at airports and train stations.

6.3.      In order to secure duly organized welcome and transportation to the hotel for national delegations heads of corresponding national federations should submit an official application not later than 30 days before the championship or cup, and inform the organizers of the travel details (airport, day, time etc.) of the national delegation at the latest 7 working days prior to their arrival.

7.      Transportation.

The host organization is to provide transportation for members of national delegations from hotels to the sports venues and back.

8. Accreditation.

 

8.1.      Organizers have to make accreditations for all participants, officials, and members of the Executive Committee, guests of honor, journalists, personnel and security.

8.2.      All the participants (sportsmen, referees, coaches, journalists) must obtain FIAS accreditations. FIAS accreditation for international SAMBO championships and cups listed in the FIAS Competitions Calendar (according to the FIAS Regulations and Statute) shall be carried out along with the accreditation held by the host national federation.

8.3.      Organizers must provide the workplace and facilities for FIAS accreditation, as well as the necessary equipment (as agreed with FIAS representative).

8.4.      Organizers must foresee 3-4 volunteers with foreign language and computer skills to assist to FIAS accreditation and registration department.

8.5.      Organizers must provide 10 accreditations with unrestricted access for FIAS representatives according to the list approved and signed by FIAS President.

8.6.      FIAS Executive Committee members and Heads of FIAS Commissions receive VIP accreditations.

8.7.      Organizers must foresee at least 20 bearer VIP accreditations for FIAS President.

8.8.      Organizers must foresee seats at the top table for FIAS President, Executive Committee members and Executive Director, as well as a VIP zone in the auditorium for VIP guests, heads of FIAS Commissions, Presidents of national and continental federations.

 

9.      SAMBO Competitions.

 

9.1.      Mandate Commission.

9.1.1.    Organizers have to provide the Mandate Commission with the separate office.

Full power of the Mandate Commission is regulated by art. 4 of the International SAMBO Rules.

9.1.2.    The heads of the National federation delegations have to submit to the Mandate Commission the following documents:

a)     the team entry application signed by the President of the national federation to participate in the competitions (according to appendix 7 of the Rules);
b)     passport;
c)      participants international license;
d)     receipt of the executed payment for FIAS membership annual fee;
e)     Besides, the heads of National federations have to submit 2 national flags and the national anthem reduced.

9.2.                       Weighing procedure.

 

9.2.1.    Official weigh-in is held one day before the competitions, the order and time is stated in the Regulations signed by FIAS President and the President of the National federation hosting the event. Official weigh-in is to meet all the requirements of Art.6 of the International SAMBO Rules.

9.2.2.    In case the competitions are held during 2 days the weigh-in is held every other category, starting with the lesser one (e.g. men 52627490 +100; women 486072 and so on).
If the competitions are held during 3 days, then the weigh-in is held every two categories, starting with the lesser one (e.g. men 52 74100; women 486072 and so on).

9.2.3.    The weighing procedure for each weight category is held only once, before the competitions of the same weight category. No additional weigh-in on the day of the competitions is allowed. The organizers shall foresee the electronic scales for athletes to weight at the places of their accommodation.

9.2.4.    Weigh-in is held on electronic scales approved by FIAS and connected to FIAS central computer database. Athletes are admitted to the weigh-in procedure only upon showing their FIAS identification card and license book with the notice of duly paid annual fee for the current year. FIAS identification card is swiped at the digital scanner connected to FIAS computer database.

 

9.3.     Athlete casting.

 

9.3.1.    The chief referee is responsible for athletes casting.

9.3.2.    The casting shall be conducted in two possible ways:

1)    The first way: the casting due to weight categories shall be done during the day of weighing of the corresponding weight category. As soon as the weighing is completed each athlete shall draw his lots. The athlete will get the place in the participating group due to the drawn lots (with no seeding of the strongest athletes).

2)    The second way: the casting shall be done during the arrival day upon the completed accreditation. The strongest athletes will be seeded due to the preliminary applications by using the computer systems.

9.3.3.    FIAS computer system shall be used in both cases to guarantee downright casting procedure according to International SAMBO Rules.

 

9.4 Competition venue.

 

9.4.1.    The chief referee and FIAS technical representative (entitled to check the necessary equipment and facilities) shall check each sports venue and verify if the equipment and all corresponding implements comply with SAMBO international standards.

The chief referee shall draw up a report on checking of the sports venues. The chief referee shall observe all necessary documentation.

9.4.2.    The host organization shall provide the following premises at the sports venues:

a)     a conference room;
b)        1 office for Executive Board;<
c)         1 office for referees
- one separate office for the chief referee
- one separate office for Chief Secretary;
d)        lockable cloak rooms,
e)        bathrooms with baths for participators (female and male)
f)           first aid room;
g)        office for interpreters to 3 FIAS official languages (Russian, English, French);
h)         massage room;
i)           press-center (with fax and telephone);
j)           interview room;
k)         weighing room (male and female);
l)           athlete warming up room;
m)      recreation room.

9.4.3.    The host organization shall provide the following implements at the SAMBO gyms:

a)     three (3) special electronic scales for athletes to weight;
b)     three (3) SAMBO mats;
c)      three (3) electronic indicator boards with signals to inform participators and spectators about the combat results;
d)     three (3) stop-watches;
e)     one (1) table and 20 chairs (for Executive board);
f)        one (1) table and 2 chairs (for chief referee);
g)     one (1) table and 2 chairs (for chief secretary);
h)      one table (1)and 10 chairs nearby each SAMBO mat (for referees);
i)        one table (1) nearby each SAMBO mat for personal referees;
j)        one table (1) and 4 chairs nearby each SAMBO mat for medical personnel;
k)      one (1) microphone nearby each SAMBO mat
l)        one (1) microphone at the table for Executive board
m)   one (1) large information desk with stand to provide the events schedule, events results and other necessary information to all participators and delegates of the SAMBO international Events.

Besides, the following shall be provided for the Secretariat:

-         3 (three) computers with printers, connected to the Internet;
-         2 (two) copy-machines ;
-         consumables (paper, cartridges for printers and copiers, folders, loose-leaf binders, clips, pens and other office supplies).

9.4.4.    Organizers shall provide vacant seats in the sports hall for participants, guests, officials, representatives of press and TV. The entrance to the competition venue is allowed only to people with accreditations.

9.5.     Referees board and personnel.

9.5.1.    The referees board shall be designated by FIAS. The referees board acts in accordance with Article 3 of the International SAMBO events Regulations.

9.5.2.    To make the referees work successful, the organizers must provide the Referees Board with the following personnel:

a)     interpreters to translate all the announcements into at least two official languages of FIAS;
b)     courier to deliver the Protocol lists to the secretariat;
c)      courier to deliver the Protocol lists to the central table;
d)     two engineers to make the work of computers and the electronic board continuous;
e)     two persons for every mat to accompany athletes to the bout.

Superintendent of the competitions has to provide the continuous work of the personnel as well as the work of security.

9.6.     Opening ceremony.

9.6.1.    The host organization shall arrange the opening ceremony. The following main standard steps of the opening ceremony shall be observed:

a)     Participating delegations shall stand still due to alphabetical order holding national flags and poles with tables, bearing country names.
b)        The team of host country shall be the final team to enter the parade.
c)         The members of referees board take their places due to the participants SAMBO mats.
d)        National flag of the host country shall be raised while the host country national anthem is sounding. Then there shall be raised the flag of FIAS and flag of corresponding continental federation.
e)        The President of the host country or the Chairman of the Organizing committee are the first to welcome the participants of the SAMBO events.
f)           The President of FIAS is the second to welcome the participants of the SAMBO events.
g)        The President of FIAS shall declare the SAMBO international events open.

9.7.                       Competitions.

The competitions are held in accordance with the Regulations of Competitions composed on the basis of the International SAMBO Rules. During the bouts only the Referees Board, medical personnel and the coach-second are allowed to be present at the mat. The athlete goes to the mat accompanied by a specially designated person (support personnel).

9.8.     Awarding ceremony.

On finishing each weight category event all athletes, participated in the said category who won the prize-winning places shall gather at certain place advised by the organizers to be awarded.
The Referees board takes certain places, provided by the organizers (as usual in front of spectators) .
The announcer declares the family name, name and country of the certain athlete - after that the announced athlete shall take his place at the podium due to his place.
The FIAS President together with the President of the host national SAMBO federation shall award the winners in team classification. Presidents of National and Continental federations and guests of honor award the winners in individual classification.
Upon the prizes have been presented to appropriate athletes - each corresponding national flag shall be raised, simultaneously with each corresponding national anthem sounding during the ceremony.
At the end of the awarding ceremony 5 best referees shall be awarded due to the results of the events.

9.9. Closing ceremony.

Upon the last weight category has been awarded the President of FIAS declares the events closed (the members of Executive board shall stand opposite the participators of the SAMBO events).
After this, the national flag of the host country together with the flag of FIAS shall be drawn down, all must be done to the national anthem of the host country.
The FIAS flag shall be forwarded to the delegate of the host national SAMBO federation, responsible for the next world championship or cup.

10. Press center.

10.1. The host organization shall provide the following to the journalists and photo operators a press-center with the following equipment:

a)     A few computers with internet access;
b)     File holders and shelves;
c)      Copy machines;
d)     telecommunication equipment with minimal number of fax machines:
              10 devices - during the World championship or cups among seniors,
              5 devices - during the World championship or cup among youth.

10.2. All journalists, photo and video reporters must complete accreditation procedures the day prior to the competitions.

10.3.  All reporters shall cover the expenses for using telecommunication lines.

10.4.  The host organization shall provide managing staff for the press center. The chief executive of the Press center shall provide communication with the events secretariat. All reporters of newspapers, radio and TV companies may get the information only at the press center.

10.5.  The press center shall provide all final documentation with results of the events in two official languages of FIAS.

10.6.  The timetable of working hours of the press center shall be convenient for all journalists.

10.7.  The host organization shall provide accommodation for all accredited mass media delegates. All expenses of the mass media delegates accommodation and catering, applied for participation by the national SAMBO federations shall be covered by the corresponding national federations or media companies.



[1] the provisions are the 1st part of the composite document Federation Internationale Amateur de SAMBO Regulations (FIAS)

[2] Registration fee is aimed to refund the cost of venue expert evaluation, i.e. trip and inspection.


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In accordance with the XVII FIAS Congress Minutes
(November2006, Sofia, Bulgaria)
Amended by the XVIII FIAS Congress
(November2007, Prague, Czech Republic)
Distributed and approved at the XIX FIAS Congress
(November2008, St Petersburg, Russia)

Federation Internationale Amateur de SAMBO

International SAMBO competitions managing Provisions[1]

1.          Basic Principles

1.1.    International SAMBO Competitions are held under the auspices of the FIAS on the basis of the FIAS Statute and decisions, the International SAMBO competitions provisions in accordance with the approved Calendar of competitions.

1.2.    The Calendar of competitions is based on applications made by FIAS-affiliated national and continental SAMBO federations.

1.3.    Applications for hosting international SAMBO competitions from FIAS-affiliated federations are considered by the FIAS Executive Committee and put to a vote at the FIAS Congress.

1.4.    The hosting organization shall be chosen on competitive basis.

1.5.    The FIAS calendar of competitions shall be approved by the FIAS Congress for subsequent four-year period.

1.6.    The national federation authorized to host competitions must sign a contract with the FIAS within 2 years prior to the competitions, and within the earlier of 1 year prior to the event it must file a termination payment security as confirmation of its engagement to properly organize the competitions.

1.7.    All the events listed in the FIAS calendar of competitions are classified as follows:

1)     World Championships;

2)     World Cups and Stages of World Cup;

3)     Continental Championships;

4)     Continental Cups and Stages of Continental Cup;

5)     International tournaments group A;

6)     International tournaments group B.

 

2.      Application of candidate organization for hosting the FIAS world SAMBO championship or cup.

 

2.1.      Any FIAS-affiliated organization can apply for hosting international SAMBO competitions.

2.2.      The application shall be submitted to the FIAS Secretary General within 4 years prior the said international even stated in the official FIAS events Calendar.

2.3.      FIAS Executive Committee considers the applications for hosting international SAMBO competitions, draws bidders list and tables the proposals for approval to the FIAS Congress.

2.4.      The application of candidate organization shall include the following:

 

1)     An official letter for the attention of the FIAS President specifying:

a)     precise dates of the event to be hosted;

b)     information of the venue (city);

c)      detailed information of the sports venues (gyms) and other corresponding facilities;

d)     detailed information of the places of accommodation (terms and conditions of stay, pricing);

e)     information of financial guarantees for national federations;

f)        information of financial guarantees for sponsors.

 

2)     Attachments to the competitive bid:

a)     Presentations of the venue (country/city), link to the city web-site if available (including information about weather conditions for the period of competitions, local currency, work hours of local banks, hotel information name, location, distance to the airport and competition venues, infrastructure, additional services, hotel pricing (full board and room only) per day, availability of telephone connection and the Internet a link to the hotel web site if available; airport name and location);

b)     Presentation of sport venue to hold the competitions, including technical characteristics;

c)      Copies of engagement agreements signed between organizers and sponsors.

3)     Registration fee.

National federation-bidder, along with submitting the application, must transfer a 1000 $ USD registration fee to the FIAS bank account[2].

 

3.             Rights and responsibilities of the host organization.

3.1        The National federation that got the right to host the World SAMBO championship or cup on the competitive basis, must:

a)    form the Organizing  Committee for preparation and conduct of  the competitions;
b)    elaborate a detailed program of arrangements to hold the sports event;  
c)     submit a financial plan with the analysis of all the expenditures necessary for holding the competitions in question.

3.2.      The program of the competitions and financial plan has to be submitted to the Executive Committee of the corresponding federation for the approval not later than 6 months before the start of the competitions.

3.3.      In case of unforeseen changes to the adopted program and schedule, the host organization shall agree its actions with FIAS Executive Committee.

3.4.      The President of the host organization (President of the national or continental federation, other) is taking personal responsibility for the preparation and running of the events to the FIAS Executive Board.

3.5.      The FIAS Executive Committee has the right to delegate the Chairman of the sports technical commission to the Organizing Committee to provide practical assistance in preparation and conduct of the competitions.

 

4.      Financial terms.

 

4.1.      The annual Membership fee paid to FIAS by affiliated national SAMBO federations is 500 $ USD and shall be paid duly to FIAS before the 10th of January of the preceding year.

4.2.      Each participant of international FIAS SAMBO championship should have a properly executed FIAS license book and FIAS identity card issued by FIAS upon the athletes first registration at an international SAMBO championship. Upon the first registration FIAS identity card is issued at no charge.

4.3.      The price of the FIAS license book is 10 $ USD. The license book should include registration of annual license pay charged for participation in FIAS international SAMBO competitions. The price of the annual license for participation in FIAS official competitions is:

Seniors and veterans - 25 $ USD
Youth (19-20) - 25 $ USD
Juniors (17-18) - 25 $ USD

4.4.      The athletes annual license fee is to be paid by the corresponding national federation within 6 months prior to the competitions. Payments are made by bank transfer to the FIAS account or any other pay method approved by the FIAS Treasurer.

4.5.      Athletes who fail to have paid the FIAS annual license in due time and carry no FIAS identity card may pay their license upon arrival at FIAS international competitions. They are also charged 25 $ USD fine and FIAS identity card re-issue (15 $ USD).

4.6.      Any national federation is to pay 100 $ USD entree fee per person per day to the Organizing Committee of the world championships and cups. The said fee covers the expenses for accommodation at the hotels not lower than 3 stars level, tree times catering, transportation from hotel (and back) to the sports venues. Transportation from the airport to hotel, from hotel to the airport shall be paid separately upon preliminary agreement with organizers (20 $ USD per person).

4.7.      The Organizing Committee provides 3 variants of accommodation for the delegations and fixes the deadlines for reservation of accommodation for the delegations (and also penalty sanctions for organizations that did not observe the deadlines).

4.8.      In case any delegation participating in the competitions wishes to reserve accommodation and provide catering to its members by itself - this national federation is to pay nonrecurring 100 $ USD fee per each member of its delegation to the Organizing Committee (the organizers correspondingly provide transfers from airport to hotels, from hotel to airport), and the said delegations shall pay for transfer from the hotels to the sports venues and back by themselves.

4.9.      The host organization will cover the expenses for transportation from airport to hotel and back, transportation from the place of accommodation to the competition and meetings sites and back; accommodation at the hotel not lower than 3 stars and three times catering for the following persons: FIAS President, FIAS General Secretary and Chairman of the FIAS Referee Commission, Chief Referee, Chief Secretary and 20 referees of competitions (World championships: Senior and Junior), FIAS Treasurer and FIAS accreditation and registration department (4 people at most) who assist at the competitions, Congress and other events.

4.10.  The host organization will cover the travel expenses of the Chairman of Referee Commission, Chief Referee and Chief Secretary (3 persons).

4.11.  FIAS will cover payment for work of the Chairman of Referee Commission, Chief Referee and Chief Secretary (3 persons) in the amount of 100 $ USD per day (work for the Chairman of Referee Commission, Chief Referee and Chief Secretary is paid 2 days more than the period of competitions) and for work of 20 referees (World championships: Senior and Junior) in the amount of 50 $ USD per working day during competitions.

4.12.  FIAS will also cover the travel expenses and payment for work of FIAS Treasurer and FIAS accreditation and registration department, who assist at international championships and Cups, Congress meetings and other FIAS events, at the rate of 50 $ USD per day. Work for FIAS accreditation and registration department (4 people at most) shall be paid 2 days more than the period of competitions.

4.13.  The host organization is to prepare awarding attributes for every weight category including:

a)     the set of medals for every weight category;
b)     2 gold ones (for the champion and his coach);
c)     1 silver ;
d)     2 bronze ones;
e)     the set of diplomas (according to the taken places);
f)       valuable or money prizes for the prize-winners.
Upon the summing up of the results of team event the host organization is to arrange the cups for each group (male, female, juniors, youth) for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.
In team competitions it is necessary to foresee the cups for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.
Five best officials by the results of competitions are awarded with valuable prizes.

4.14.  The organizers of the competitions in their bulletins must inform in details about all the expenses which the national federations shall cover for their participation in the World championships and cups.

4.15.  Termination payment security for hosting FIAS international SAMBO events amounts to:

a)     10 000 $ USD for World Championships;

b)     5 000 $ USD for continental championships, world cups and international tournaments-group A.

4.16.  In case the national federation-organizer refuses to host the competitions, which are included in the approved FIAS Calendar, less than a year prior to the said event then the national federation-organizer shall pay the above-mentioned fine.

 

5.      Information pool and advertising.

 

5.1.      Organizers must provide all National federations with the necessary information and program of the competitions approved by the FIAS Executive Committee.

5.2.      Organizers must within 3 months prior to the competitions advertise the event by means of mass media (newspapers, radio, TV, Internet) to popularize and develop SAMBO in the host country.

5.3.      All the advertizing materials (invitations, brochures, posters, videos) should feature the FIAS emblem.

5.4.      FIAS owns the right for license to show SAMBO world championships and cups on TV.

 

6.      Visa support and welcoming procedures

 

6.1.      The host organization shall guarantee visa support for free entry and departure from the host country to all the participants, referees, representatives and technical delegates of international competitions according to applications signed by the President of the corresponding national federation.

6.2.      The host country is to provide offices to welcome and see-off the national delegations at airports and train stations.

6.3.      In order to secure duly organized welcome and transportation to the hotel for national delegations heads of corresponding national federations should submit an official application not later than 30 days before the championship or cup, and inform the organizers of the travel details (airport, day, time etc.) of the national delegation at the latest 7 working days prior to their arrival.

7.      Transportation.

The host organization is to provide transportation for members of national delegations from hotels to the sports venues and back.

8. Accreditation.

 

8.1.      Organizers have to make accreditations for all participants, officials, and members of the Executive Committee, guests of honor, journalists, personnel and security.

8.2.      All the participants (sportsmen, referees, coaches, journalists) must obtain FIAS accreditations. FIAS accreditation for international SAMBO championships and cups listed in the FIAS Competitions Calendar (according to the FIAS Regulations and Statute) shall be carried out along with the accreditation held by the host national federation.

8.3.      Organizers must provide the workplace and facilities for FIAS accreditation, as well as the necessary equipment (as agreed with FIAS representative).

8.4.      Organizers must foresee 3-4 volunteers with foreign language and computer skills to assist to FIAS accreditation and registration department.

8.5.      Organizers must provide 10 accreditations with unrestricted access for FIAS representatives according to the list approved and signed by FIAS President.

8.6.      FIAS Executive Committee members and Heads of FIAS Commissions receive VIP accreditations.

8.7.      Organizers must foresee at least 20 bearer VIP accreditations for FIAS President.

8.8.      Organizers must foresee seats at the top table for FIAS President, Executive Committee members and Executive Director, as well as a VIP zone in the auditorium for VIP guests, heads of FIAS Commissions, Presidents of national and continental federations.

 

9.      SAMBO Competitions.

 

9.1.      Mandate Commission.

9.1.1.    Organizers have to provide the Mandate Commission with the separate office.

Full power of the Mandate Commission is regulated by art. 4 of the International SAMBO Rules.

9.1.2.    The heads of the National federation delegations have to submit to the Mandate Commission the following documents:

a)     the team entry application signed by the President of the national federation to participate in the competitions (according to appendix 7 of the Rules);
b)     passport;
c)      participants international license;
d)     receipt of the executed payment for FIAS membership annual fee;
e)     Besides, the heads of National federations have to submit 2 national flags and the national anthem reduced.

9.2.                       Weighing procedure.

 

9.2.1.    Official weigh-in is held one day before the competitions, the order and time is stated in the Regulations signed by FIAS President and the President of the National federation hosting the event. Official weigh-in is to meet all the requirements of Art.6 of the International SAMBO Rules.

9.2.2.    In case the competitions are held during 2 days the weigh-in is held every other category, starting with the lesser one (e.g. men 52627490 +100; women 486072 and so on).
If the competitions are held during 3 days, then the weigh-in is held every two categories, starting with the lesser one (e.g. men 52 74100; women 486072 and so on).

9.2.3.    The weighing procedure for each weight category is held only once, before the competitions of the same weight category. No additional weigh-in on the day of the competitions is allowed. The organizers shall foresee the electronic scales for athletes to weight at the places of their accommodation.

9.2.4.    Weigh-in is held on electronic scales approved by FIAS and connected to FIAS central computer database. Athletes are admitted to the weigh-in procedure only upon showing their FIAS identification card and license book with the notice of duly paid annual fee for the current year. FIAS identification card is swiped at the digital scanner connected to FIAS computer database.

 

9.3.     Athlete casting.

 

9.3.1.    The chief referee is responsible for athletes casting.

9.3.2.    The casting shall be conducted in two possible ways:

1)    The first way: the casting due to weight categories shall be done during the day of weighing of the corresponding weight category. As soon as the weighing is completed each athlete shall draw his lots. The athlete will get the place in the participating group due to the drawn lots (with no seeding of the strongest athletes).

2)    The second way: the casting shall be done during the arrival day upon the completed accreditation. The strongest athletes will be seeded due to the preliminary applications by using the computer systems.

9.3.3.    FIAS computer system shall be used in both cases to guarantee downright casting procedure according to International SAMBO Rules.

 

9.4 Competition venue.

 

9.4.1.    The chief referee and FIAS technical representative (entitled to check the necessary equipment and facilities) shall check each sports venue and verify if the equipment and all corresponding implements comply with SAMBO international standards.

The chief referee shall draw up a report on checking of the sports venues. The chief referee shall observe all necessary documentation.

9.4.2.    The host organization shall provide the following premises at the sports venues:

a)     a conference room;
b)        1 office for Executive Board;<
c)         1 office for referees
- one separate office for the chief referee
- one separate office for Chief Secretary;
d)        lockable cloak rooms,
e)        bathrooms with baths for participators (female and male)
f)           first aid room;
g)        office for interpreters to 3 FIAS official languages (Russian, English, French);
h)         massage room;
i)           press-center (with fax and telephone);
j)           interview room;
k)         weighing room (male and female);
l)           athlete warming up room;
m)      recreation room.

9.4.3.    The host organization shall provide the following implements at the SAMBO gyms:

a)     three (3) special electronic scales for athletes to weight;
b)     three (3) SAMBO mats;
c)      three (3) electronic indicator boards with signals to inform participators and spectators about the combat results;
d)     three (3) stop-watches;
e)     one (1) table and 20 chairs (for Executive board);
f)        one (1) table and 2 chairs (for chief referee);
g)     one (1) table and 2 chairs (for chief secretary);
h)      one table (1)and 10 chairs nearby each SAMBO mat (for referees);
i)        one table (1) nearby each SAMBO mat for personal referees;
j)        one table (1) and 4 chairs nearby each SAMBO mat for medical personnel;
k)      one (1) microphone nearby each SAMBO mat
l)        one (1) microphone at the table for Executive board
m)   one (1) large information desk with stand to provide the events schedule, events results and other necessary information to all participators and delegates of the SAMBO international Events.

Besides, the following shall be provided for the Secretariat:

-         3 (three) computers with printers, connected to the Internet;
-         2 (two) copy-machines ;
-         consumables (paper, cartridges for printers and copiers, folders, loose-leaf binders, clips, pens and other office supplies).

9.4.4.    Organizers shall provide vacant seats in the sports hall for participants, guests, officials, representatives of press and TV. The entrance to the competition venue is allowed only to people with accreditations.

9.5.     Referees board and personnel.

9.5.1.    The referees board shall be designated by FIAS. The referees board acts in accordance with Article 3 of the International SAMBO events Regulations.

9.5.2.    To make the referees work successful, the organizers must provide the Referees Board with the following personnel:

a)     interpreters to translate all the announcements into at least two official languages of FIAS;
b)     courier to deliver the Protocol lists to the secretariat;
c)      courier to deliver the Protocol lists to the central table;
d)     two engineers to make the work of computers and the electronic board continuous;
e)     two persons for every mat to accompany athletes to the bout.

Superintendent of the competitions has to provide the continuous work of the personnel as well as the work of security.

9.6.     Opening ceremony.

9.6.1.    The host organization shall arrange the opening ceremony. The following main standard steps of the opening ceremony shall be observed:

a)     Participating delegations shall stand still due to alphabetical order holding national flags and poles with tables, bearing country names.
b)        The team of host country shall be the final team to enter the parade.
c)         The members of referees board take their places due to the participants SAMBO mats.
d)        National flag of the host country shall be raised while the host country national anthem is sounding. Then there shall be raised the flag of FIAS and flag of corresponding continental federation.
e)        The President of the host country or the Chairman of the Organizing committee are the first to welcome the participants of the SAMBO events.
f)           The President of FIAS is the second to welcome the participants of the SAMBO events.
g)        The President of FIAS shall declare the SAMBO international events open.

9.7.                       Competitions.

The competitions are held in accordance with the Regulations of Competitions composed on the basis of the International SAMBO Rules. During the bouts only the Referees Board, medical personnel and the coach-second are allowed to be present at the mat. The athlete goes to the mat accompanied by a specially designated person (support personnel).

9.8.     Awarding ceremony.

On finishing each weight category event all athletes, participated in the said category who won the prize-winning places shall gather at certain place advised by the organizers to be awarded.
The Referees board takes certain places, provided by the organizers (as usual in front of spectators) .
The announcer declares the family name, name and country of the certain athlete - after that the announced athlete shall take his place at the podium due to his place.
The FIAS President together with the President of the host national SAMBO federation shall award the winners in team classification. Presidents of National and Continental federations and guests of honor award the winners in individual classification.
Upon the prizes have been presented to appropriate athletes - each corresponding national flag shall be raised, simultaneously with each corresponding national anthem sounding during the ceremony.
At the end of the awarding ceremony 5 best referees shall be awarded due to the results of the events.

9.9. Closing ceremony.

Upon the last weight category has been awarded the President of FIAS declares the events closed (the members of Executive board shall stand opposite the participators of the SAMBO events).
After this, the national flag of the host country together with the flag of FIAS shall be drawn down, all must be done to the national anthem of the host country.
The FIAS flag shall be forwarded to the delegate of the host national SAMBO federation, responsible for the next world championship or cup.

10. Press center.

10.1. The host organization shall provide the following to the journalists and photo operators a press-center with the following equipment:

a)     A few computers with internet access;
b)     File holders and shelves;
c)      Copy machines;
d)     telecommunication equipment with minimal number of fax machines:
              10 devices - during the World championship or cups among seniors,
              5 devices - during the World championship or cup among youth.

10.2. All journalists, photo and video reporters must complete accreditation procedures the day prior to the competitions.

10.3.  All reporters shall cover the expenses for using telecommunication lines.

10.4.  The host organization shall provide managing staff for the press center. The chief executive of the Press center shall provide communication with the events secretariat. All reporters of newspapers, radio and TV companies may get the information only at the press center.

10.5.  The press center shall provide all final documentation with results of the events in two official languages of FIAS.

10.6.  The timetable of working hours of the press center shall be convenient for all journalists.

10.7.  The host organization shall provide accommodation for all accredited mass media delegates. All expenses of the mass media delegates accommodation and catering, applied for participation by the national SAMBO federations shall be covered by the corresponding national federations or media companies.



[1] the provisions are the 1st part of the composite document Federation Internationale Amateur de SAMBO Regulations (FIAS)

[2] Registration fee is aimed to refund the cost of venue expert evaluation, i.e. trip and inspection.