Pole Dancing Organizations


There are several recognized pole dancing organizations, associations and federations that are working to and dedicated to bringing pole professionals within their country together and holding national competitions as well as contribute to bringing standards to the sport.

These organizations host annual and international events such as The Pole Expo, strive to bring standardization to the industry such as the Pole Fitness Association and others like the US Pole Dance Federation bring judging standardization to the competition ring. 

Here is a list of some of the pole dancing organizations. Click on each one to learn more about them:

United States

  • Pole Fitness Association (US)
  • International Pole Dance Fitness Association (IPDFA)(US)
  • American Pole Fitness Association (APFA)(US)
  • International Pole Sports Federation (IPSF) (US)


  • Pole Dance and Fitness Interregional Public Organization (Russia)
  • Pole Dance Federation Russia (Russia)
  • Pole Sport Federation Russia (Russia)


  • Ukrainian Pole Dance and Fitness Association (UPDFA)(Ukraine)


  • Irish Pole Dance Fitness Association (IPDFA)(Ireland)


  • Polish Pole Dance Association (Poland)


  • Federazione Italiana Pole Dance (FIPD)(Italy)


  • Public Association Republican Federation Pole Acrobatics and Sportive Dance on a Pole of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan)
  • Pole Dance Federation of the Kirghiz Republic (Kirghiz Republic)


  • World Pole Dance Federation France (France)


  • China Pole Dance Federation (China)


  • Federación Mexicana de Pole Dance (Mexico)


  • Pole Sports Confederation of India (India)

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