17. COVID-19

With respect to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Addendum to IFSC Rules, available on IFSC website, is integral part of this agreement and shall be respected by the Event Organiser. 

Under the circumstances where spectators are not authorised by the National authorities to attend the event, the event will be confirmed and the present contract between the parts remains valid. 

Under the circumstances where National authorities forbid the organisation of international events due to COVID-19, no sanctions will be applied from the IFSC to the Event Organiser.