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2017 Season Updates

Giant Rules Update Section 2017 Season Updates 1. We are removing the state residency requirements for regionals. Anyone from anywhere can compete at Pro. International competitors will be allowed to compete in Pro, but only the U.S. citizens/residents are eligible to move on to Nationals. Reminder, only top 2 in each region move to Nationals for spring 2017. 2. Professionals,…

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What Event Should You Enter? A Flow Chart

What Event Should You Enter? A Flow Chart

Do you have no idea what pole event to enter? Do you just have way too many ideas and need help narrowing it down? Well check out my handy dandy flow chart to make your life a little easier! Just a quick note: There are many reasons to compete and many ways to enter into each category so do not…

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8 DON’Ts Before Your Next Pole Competition

8 DON’Ts Before Your Next Pole Competition

Last month I tackled the 8 MUST-DOs before your next pole competition, so it only makes sense I talk about the stuff you should avoid in your competition prep too! When writing this post, a general theme ran through the list which was reminding you that there isn’t one right way to compete. So check out my top 8 DON’Ts…

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Transgender in the pole community

Transgender in the pole community

By Kate E. Gaga, PSO amateur competitor The new language in Pole Sport Organization’s rules for competition confirms what I already know about the pole world – that we are, and should continue to be, a community that values inclusion and understands the importance of affirming and including identities that are often marginalized in society. I hope that all polers, regardless of gender…

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2016 Season Updates

2016 Season Updates

At the end of each season, we do a review of the year, and see what worked, and what we could improve. Here’s our list of new happenings for 2016: OPTIONAL LEVEL EVALUATION RESOURCE For the competitor, one of the main challenges with the registration process is deciding which level to enter. While mandatory level testing is not something that…

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