ORANISATION of FISO
FISO GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE
NATIONAL MEMBER FEDERATIONS
The Fédération Internationale de Sports d’Obstacles (FISO) members are composed of National Member Federations administering Obstacle Sports and it’s related Disciplines (sub-sports) and Events. Each National Federation (NF) belongs to one of the five Continental Confederations; OCR Africa, OCR Asia, OCR Americas, OCR Europe and OCR Oceania.
The Congress is the General Assembly of the member National Member Federations and the highest authority of World Obstacle. The Congress meets every two years at a date and venue specified by the Secretary-General and is the platform for representation of the needs and interests of the athletes.
FISO’s top-level executive branch, the Central Board’s role is to supervise the practice of obstacles sports worldwide. It is composed of the President, the Secretary-General the Treasurer, the President of each Continental Confederation and 13 additional members of the Continental Confederations, Continental Confederations must include at least one female.
The Executive Committee manages the property and business of FISO. Between the meetings of the Central Board, the Executive Committee exercises the powers of the Central Board as per the FISO General Statutes.
The organisation of FISO includes the following commissions: Athletes, Development, Governance, Legal Affairs, Medical Health and Safety, Para-athlete, Technical and Women’s. The Commissions act in a consultative capacity and do not exercise executive authority. It is the responsibility of the members of each of the Commissions to support FISO´s efforts to develop Obstacle Course Racing and related Sports.
The organization of FISO includes the following committees: Coaches. Competitions, Diversity, Economic Development, Ethics, Finance, Governance Development, Masters, Media and Officials. Committees are working groups that are advisory to the commissions, Central Board, Executive Committee and Congress. It is the responsibility of the members of each of the Committees to support FISO´s efforts to develop Obstacle Sports, disciplines and events.