BECOME A MEMBER of WCF

MEMBERSHIP IN THE WORLD CAPOEIRA FEDERATION


Irrespective of capoeira group, any capoeira organization can become a WCF member. While admitting to the WCF, capoeira organization can keep its belt (cordao) system and attributes.

The membership to the federation is voluntarily. Federation has many types of membership. 

For National Federations (Associations), Capoeira Groups, Clubs, school etc.

The national capoeira federations and such organizations equal to them that accept the statute of Federation, participate in its events can be come a FULL MEMBER of the WCF. WCF records one such kind of organization from each country.

International groups and any kind of capoeira organizations (Associations, schools, clubs etc) having the same aims and objects with WCF can be Associate members of the WCF. Associate members participate in conferences with consultative vote.


For individuals (capoeirista, instructor etc)

Athletes, coaches (instructors), team leaders etc. can request an individual membership  applying to: [email protected]

Individual members shall obtain Personal ID number and International Capoeira Passsport that will allow them to participate in International Capoeira competitions.

In addition to the above mention types of membership WCF has also Honorary members. The people who had a great contribution to  development of Capoeira and/or WCF, (Masters, athletes, coaches, as well as scientists, statesmen and public figures can receive a honorary membership from WCF.


What will membership give you?

It will be easy for WCF's members to join the international events as well as World and European Championships organized by WCF. Members who have full membership in the WCF will undertake registration procedure in its country. Full members of the WCF undertake to organize national championships with participation of all capoeira groups in its country and determine national team.

Participation in large-scale events that organize WCF will contribute rapid development of your organization and will increase admission of new members.

Winners of WCF competitions will be awarded by gold, silver and bronze medals, as well as diplomas and money (or valuable gifts. depends on age and category) award.

Moreover recognition of your organization by the WCF will give an opportunity to have Governmental and financial support in your country. Thus only those national organizations that have membership in international organizations receive financial support from the Government.



What is to be done to become a WCF member?

If your organization has Government registration, you have to send us by email copy (scanned version) of documents of your organization. After download (see link below) and fill in application form and send it by e-mail as well: [email protected]

WCF will reply you 5 working days after you submit your application.



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