The first Junior World Championships are planned for 2015. In the future, it is anticipated that the Senior World Championships will be held every even numbered year and the Junior World Championships will be held every uneven year.
Per the FEI website, the anticipated location is Ermelo, NED. Dates to be in early August. Events offered
Age Requirement: Per FEI vaulting rules, Article 702.1, Eligibility. Age of Vaulters, Individuals and Pas de Deux athletes must between the ages of 14 and 18. Squad members must be 18 or under. Per Appendix A, Definitions, of FEI General Regulations, 23rd edition, 1 January 2009, updates effective 1 January 2014, Junior athletes are defined as: “Category of Athletes who may take part in FEI Competitions for Juniors from the year they reach the age of fourteen (14) until the end of the year they reach the age of eighteen (18).” In other words, to compete in the 2015 Vaulting World Championships as individuals or members of a pas de deux, the vaulter must be born between January 1, 1997 and December 31, 2001. All members of a squad must be born on or after January 1, 1997. There is no minimum age for squad members.
Per Article 702.2.6, in Junior Championships a Vaulter is only allowed to start in two Competitions, i.e. Individuals and Squad, or Individuals and Pas de Deux, or Squad and Pas de Deux.
Certificate of Capability:
Please be advised that in order to qualify for the 2015 Junior World Championships, athletes must earn an FEI Certificate of Capability by meeting the following criteria according to article 703 of the FEI Vaulting Rules.
Eligibility requirements for each FEI Championship shall be published on the FEI website at least 12 months before the respective FEI Championship.
These scores must have been attained between January 1st of the year preceding the relevant FEI Championships and the closing date for Nominated Entries.
The current requirements are:
Note: Qualification Criteria may change from time to time. Updated criteria will be posted on the FEI website (www.fei.org; go to vaulting rules, then qualification criteria).
The List of 2014-2015 CVI 2* and CVIJ 2* competitions can be found on the FEI website under: