FISU competition uniform guideline

Competition Uniforms
2016 FISU World University Speed Skating Championship – Baselga di Pine, Italy
The skaters of the same national Team must wear identical uniforms while within the premises of the arena or ice track during the whole period of the Championships or competition including official practice sessions, which clearly identify their country, with a design.
The NUSFs have the obligation to submit the design of the team uniform (skin suit, warming up jacket and zipper trousers) to the FISU for approval.
The racing uniforms and the warming-up uniforms may show the name of the Skater.

Competitors’ names or FISU Member Federation: The skaters may display on their clothing and on technical equipment their own name and the name and/or logo of their FISU Member Federation and/or official ISU Member country abbreviation with the maximum size of 45 cm2.

Country name: The racing and warm-up suits of the Skaters must display the name of the country (letters of minimum 5 cm and maximum 15 cm high). The country name or abbreviation shall be placed on the back of the upper body.
Manufacturer identification: One manufacturer’s trademark may appear on each piece of equipment and clothing. Skin suits are considered as two pieces; one piece upper body and one piece lower body. Skates are considered as consisting of 6 pieces namely 2 boots and 2 blades and a construction for connecting the blade to the boot.
The manufacturer’s trademarks shall reflect standard commercial practices and not exceed 20 cm2 per piece of equipment, with the following exceptions: two manufacturer’s trademarks with a maximum of 6 cm2 each are permitted per item for glasses, headgear and set of gloves maximum.
Advertising space: The skaters may display on their person and their clothing, advertising markings, trademarks, logos or other distinguishing signs (hereafter called “markings”) that do not refer to tobacco and alcohol in the competition area, in the television interview area and during the award ceremonies.

  • The total maximum surface area of all markings (excluding manufacturer trademarks) on clothing shall not exceed 650 cm2;
  • The maximum number of markings shall not exceed 6 on the clothing on the upper body (above the waist including arms) and 2 on the clothing on the lower body (below the waist) and shall be dignified;
  • The maximum surface area for a single marking is 45 cm2 for the upper body and 30 cm2 on the cap for Speed Skating;
  • The maximum surface area for a single advertising marking on the lower body is 250 cm2; and
  • No markings other than manufacturer’s trademarks as stated below are allowed on the technical equipment such as skates/boots, glasses, gloves, shin guards, headgear, helmets (without covers).

Armbands and helmet covers are not considered as technical equipment. Markings of maximum 30 cm2 per armband or helmet cover may be authorized by the organizing Member.

Entries Dead Line

The Organizing Committee will inform you that the ENTRIES DEAD LINE for the World University Championship 2016 has been postponed on FEBRUARY 17.

We will remember you that the World University Championship 2016 are going to be held in Baselga di Pinè, Trentino, Italy from 2 to 6 March 2016.

If you have other questions or you need more information do not hesitate to contact us.

ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating – 18th January 2016


Great emotions in the Italian Junior World Cup in long track speed skating, held Saturday 16th and Sunday 17 th January 2016, with the participation of over 130 athletes from 19 European countries.

The competition took place at the Ice Rink Piné in Baselga di Piné (Trentino, Italy), where have been held others important events such as World and European Championships, World Cup and the Winter Universiade Trentino 2013. ISU Junior World Cup Speed Skating saw a record participation both as athletes (80 males and 50 females) such as participating countries, that demonstrates the importance of the competition (valid for qualifying for the Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer planned from the 12th to the 21st of February) and how valuable the Organizing Committee, led by President Enrico Colombini and coordinators Luca De Carli and Nicola Condini, is. The Organizing Committee could count on the proven contribution of more than 50 local volunteers.

Great satisfaction for the Italian team, led by Giorgio Baroni and Flavio Sighel, with the third position of Francesco Tescari on the 500 m men race, with the time to 36.50, only 16 hundredths of a second far from the winning time realized by the Estonian Liiv Marten. Second place for the Russian Artem Zolotarev.

On the female race of 500 m the Russian Daria Kachanova ended first (40.00 her time), ahead of the Dutch Dione Voskamp and the Korean Kim Min – Jo.

Good test also for the Italian female team on the women 1,500 meters, which was won by the Korean Ji – Woo Park (2:05:57), ahead of the Polish Karolina Bosiek and the Dutch Loes Adegeest. The Italian athletes arrived very closed of the podium with the fifth time of Chiara Cristelli (CP Pinè) and sixth time of Gloria Malfatti.

In the next race of the 1,500 meters men the Korean Woog – Ki Park (1.52.98) finished first, preceding the Dutchman Marcel Bosker and the Russian Viktor Mushtakov.

The Italian women team (Bonazza, Grisenti, Malfatti) reached a good third position in the ladies Team Pursuit, at only five seconds from the winning time realized by the Korea team, second place for the Dutch team. Korea also finished first in the Team Pursuit men ahead of Belarus.

The greatest satisfaction for the Italian team came on the men 1,000 m with the Francesco Tescari’s victory with a time of 1:12:55, preceding of 24 hundredths of a second the Kazakh Stanislav Palkin and of 43 hundredths of a second the Belarusian Ignat Golovatsyuk .

In the 500 meters female, race won by the Russian Daria Kachanova (1:20:21) ahead of the two Polish Kaja Ziomek and Karolina Bosiek, the Italian team run a good performance.

Korean female success on 3,000 meters with Ji – Woo Park (4:22:40), who repeated the success obtained in the 1,500 meters, preceding the Czech Natálie Kerschbaummayr and the Dutch Femke Markus. The men 3,000 meters was instead dominated by the Dutchman Marcel Bosker (second place in the 1,500 meters) before the Koreano Ki – Woong Park (winner of the 1,500 meters) for only 31 hundredths of a second and the Norwegian Allan Dahl Johansson.

Emotions were entrusted to the final race in Mass – start line with all the skaters on the ice at the same time. The women competition was engaging and hard fought: at the end of the 10 laps the Korean Cho – Won Park was beating only at the sprint the Italian Gloria Malfatti, who obtained the silver medal. Bronze medal for the Dutch Isabelle Van Elst and fourth place for the other Italian athlete Noemi Bonazza. In the male race the Dutchman Marcel Bosker finished first ahead the Korean Hae – Yeong Lee and the Belarusian Igna Golovatsyuk.

The young Italian team closed the third leg of the Junior World Cup with a great haul of four medals (one gold, one silver and two bronze), a good result before the finals of the World Cup scheduled for March 5 and 6 in Changchun in China.

Ice Rink Piné will also host from the 26th to the 28th of February the Masters’ International Sprint Games, a world championship sprints (500 and 1,000 meters) for the categories over 35. Moreover from the 3rd to 6th of March will take place the third edition of the World University Speed Skating Championships (Fisu), which is hosted in Italy for the first time after the Trentino Universiade 2013.