2022 IBTF Competition Policies & Procedures Handbook

The Competition Policies & Procedures Handbook for the 2022 IBTF Nations Cup and World Baton Twirling Championship IS attached below.

The disciplines included in the 2022 Nations Cup and World Baton Twirling Championship competitions are: Solo Two-Baton Three-Baton Artistic Twirl X-Strut Duet Artistic Pair Twirl Team Artistic Team The additional disciplines included in the 2022 World Baton Twirling Championship only.

The contents of this manual covers the following: 

1.   COMPETITION PREPARATIONS & WARM-UPS PRACTICE AREA 

2.   COMPETITION PROCEDURES                                                           

       Number of Judges

       Order of Disciplines

       Order of Rounds

       Order of Appearance

       Competition & Announcement Procedures

       Competition Floor

3.   NUMBER OF ROUNDS                                                                         

4.   SCORING PROCEDURES                                                                    

5.   TABULATION/PENALTY PROCEDURES                                             

6.   POSTING OF RESULTS                                                                        

7.   CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION                                                         

8.   NATIONS CUP CEREMONIES & AWARDS                                             

9.   WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CEREMONIES & AWARDS                               

10.  SPORTSMANSHIP/ETHICS                                                                               

11. PROTESTS / APPEALS                                                                                                                              

12. DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE                                                                            

13. LIABILITY INSURANCE                                                                               

14. MUSIC ROYALTIES                                                                                   

15. APPENDIX – REQUIRED FORMS