The complete rules and regulations for the 2017 Grand Prix, to be held in Poreč, Croatia are attached below.
- The 2017 Grand Prix shall be open to athletes who are members of the organization whose Association/Federation are members of the World Baton Twirling Federation and the World Federation of National Baton Twirling Associations. All athletes must hold a valid passport (or a valid National Identity Card, for European nations) in their own name from the country he/she represents as proof of their citizenship.
- Certified judges from both the World Baton Twirling Federation and the World Federation of National Baton Twirling Association will judge 2017 Grand Prix and will utilize their federation’s judging system.
- Each federation will determine how the athletes will be selected to compete in the Grand Prix.
- Age divisions are determined by the athletes' age as of August 31 2017 (inclusive).
EVENTS, LEVEL & AGE DIVISIONS
The Events and Levels offered at the 2017 Grand Prix shall be as follows:
|Solo||One Level||Junior, Senior, Adult|
|Two Baton||One Level||Junior, Senior, Adult|
|Team||One Level||One age division only|
The age divisions offered at the 2017 Grand Prix are:
|Adult||22 years and over|
NUMBER OF COMPETITORS ALLOWED PER FEDERATION
|Solo||3 athletes in each age division per federation|
|Two Baton||3 athletes in each age division per federation|
|Team||1 team per federation|
If a country has only one federation (either WBTF or WFNBTA) they may elect to bring 6 athletes in each age division in Solo and Two Baton and 2 Teams.
Men and Women will compete in separate divisions for Solo and Two Baton. Therefore, there will be a total of 6 Solo categories (Junior/Senior/Adult in Men’s/Women’s) and also a total of 6 Two Baton categories (Junior/Senior/Adult in Men’s/Women’s). No alternates or reserve athletes are permitted.
Attached please find the rules and regulations for the 2017 Grand Prix.