Become a Member

Contribute to School Sport development worldwide

Step 1: Before preparing your application

• The applicant organisation shall see if their national activities fall the under the School Sport definition and share the values of education through Sport
• Make sure that your organisation is the leading body of school sport in your respected country.
• The applicant shall inform the International School Sport Federation of its intention to apply for membership.

Step 2: Prepare your application

• Read carefully the information with reference to the membership acceptance terms in the ISF Statutes
• Fill in and sign the application form
• Send a complete presentation form of your school sport organisation
• Fill in the declaration of honour of your organisation’s engagement to pay the annual membership fee from the moment your country is accepted as ISF member country
• All document required above should be sent to the ISF Secretariat to: jan.coolen@isfsports.org

Step 3: Evaluation process

The Executive Committee will revise the application and will temporary approve or postpone your membership before the official approval of the upcoming General Assembly.

Your opportunities as an ISF member :

• Raise your voice and represent your country at international school event
• You have the right to vote during biennale General Assembly (full members only)
• You can apply to be elected member of the Executive Committee to contribute to the school sport movement
• You can be appointed in a Technical Commission to develop and organise the ISF events
• Your country can host and organise the biennale sporting events like World Schools Championships and Gymnasiade or representation events like bi-annual Executive Committee & Biennale General Assembly.
• Reinforce your network and be a decision maker
• Receive all news about ISF’s activities and projects
• Highlights of your organisation on the ISF website, bimestrial magazine and social media
• Be invited to seminars and forums organised by ISF and its members.
• Benefit from the support of the School Sport Foundation
• Endevaour Bilateral cooperation with school sport entities or international federations