Other expenses

In addition to the IFSC fees, some other budget items shall be considered for the World Cup. These are listed below but comprises mostly:

  • All costs associated with organizing and running the Event
  • The provision and award of prize money and trophies
  • Anti - doping tests 
  • Hospitality cost for some IFSC officers

Prize Money

The Event Organizer must ensure all prize money is net of any local taxes.

In case the Event Organiser is using cash or check prize money must be available to the finalists immediately after the award ceremony.

The Event Organizer is also allowed to use checks of proceed with post event bank transfer. 

The information will be stated in the pre-event information sheet so Athletes can prepare bank account information (IBAN and BIC). 

Prize money shall be transferred no later than month following the award ceremony day.

The first ranked of these competitions shall receive a Prize money paid by the Event Organizer and shall be as a minimum in accordance with the amounts listed in the table below.

Amount below represent the total per Category, per disciplines (Lead, Boulder, Speed).

Amount below are equal for Women and Men;

Figures are "net" and therefore represent what the Athletes should receive. 

The amount does not include taxes applicable for host National Federation which in any case are to be borne by the Event Organiser.


 Amount for 2019 


 3 990 EUR


 2 490 EUR


 1 445 EUR


 783 EUR


 508 EUR


 375 EUR


 9 591 EUR


1. The prize money are by default subject to a 5% increase per year, however some other adjustment may implemented by the IFSC, the table above is the reference.

2. Higher amount maybe proposed by the Event Organiser only after the approval of the IFSC.

Hospitality expenses of IFSC Officers

The IFSC maintains the right to use the event for meetings and/or representation. 
The IFSC will inform the Event Organiser in advance about the staff attending the event.
The Event Organiser will provide a access accreditation for IFSC staff and VIP.
The Event Organiser might also be requested to ensure airport pick-up and drop-off. 
The Event Organiser is responsible to provide free accommodation for the IFSC President, ensuring a three stars hotel minimum standard.

Please note that the EO could re-invoice the accommodation and the meals of IFSC staff up to a maximum of 75 €/night/person for the hotel and 35€/day/person for the meals.

Anti - doping test 

The Event Organiser shall arrange for anti-doping tests to be carried out in compliance with the national regulations governing international sport in their country, the IOC Medical Code, and the IFSC Anti Doping Rules (available on the IFSC website).

At a minimum, all winners of World Cup will be subject to anti-doping tests. In addition, post competition testing will be required for any world record in Speed. 


Sanctions to an Event Organizer is proposed by the Sport Department to the IFSC Executive Board following a breach in the EOH and a report from the Technical Delegate. 

The basic list of possible sanction is available here

At its discretion, the IFSC Executive Board can call the Disciplinary commission to adapt the sanction to the case.

Graphic Charter

All the Graphic Charter documents shall be sent to the IFSC for validation, see the Global Timeline.  A deposit of 1500 € shall be paid by the Event Organiser to the IFSC at the signature of this Agreement. This deposit will be returned to the organisers if the documents are received and validated by the IFSC in due time and fully displayed during the event.