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BECOME A MEMBER of WCF

The WCF membership is voluntary. There are 4 types of membership:

 

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP
(for Capoeiristas: athletes, coaches, referees, masters etc.)


Irrespective of a capoeira group, any Capoeirista over 18 years old can become a WCF member. Upon admission to the WCF membership, Capoeirista can keep his/her cordão or other attributes of his/her group (for example: if a Capoeirista of Grupo Muzenza becomes a member of WCF, he/she ca  still keep the same cordão that was received from his/her Master). Individual members have no right to vote in Conferences, elections etc.


BENEFITS OF  THE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP:

- To participate in WCF events;
- To get WCF passport;
- To be able to get a personal ID number from WCF that grant access to a personal account in the website of WCF ;
- To have the name listed in the World Ranking immediately after the participation in at least one (1) WCF event as an athlete.

The new member gets an International Capoeira Passport and a personal ID number, which is shown in the passport.


By accepting these Terms you agree to pay 30 Euro at once. This amount will include the price of WCF international Capoeira passport, the cost of shipping of the passport to your home address and 2 (two) years individual membership fee. After the completion of period of 2 (two) years, your annual membership fee will be 5 (five) Euro per year. A receipt will be issued upon receipt of payment for a full subscription.

All sums properly invoiced to the individual member must be paid due to the date.  If any such sum is outstanding then from such time the individual membership shall be suspended.

There is no refund of any membership fees nor the passport, should you cancel your membership at any stage during your membership year.

The WCF reserves the right to alter the individual membership fees from time to time. Changes to membership fees will only be made at the time of annual renewal of your membership.



Click here to become an individual member of WCF

 

 

MEMBERSHIP FOR NATIONAL FEDERATIONS - Full membership


It is available to the national capoeira federations with the following criteria:

- To have in their membership over 50% of national capoeira schools (clubs);
- To accept and follow statute, rules and regulations of WCF;
- To participate regularly in WCF events;
- To have the legal status of a non-profit association
;
- To provide transparent, impartial and independent elections and the process of nominating candidates for the chair of the main bodies of the organization

 

The WCF registers only 1 (one) capoeira organization from each country as Full member.


BENEFITS OF FULL MEMBERSHIP:

- To become the only and sole capoeira partner of WCF in the country (all activities of WCF in the country will go through the organization);
- To have the exclusive right to select a national team of your country to participate in WCF events;
- To have the right to represent the country in all WCF events (competitions, conferences etc.);
- To be able to vote in WCF general elections and nominate candidates for vacancies;
- To receive 50 (fifty) individual membership fees, which are included in Full membership fee (means: as the result of the 200 Euro fee paid for full membership by the federation, 50 membership licenses will be given to it);
- To be able to host World and Continental Capoeira Championships;
- To get the full membership certificate and other required documents to support and promote the federation.

 

The cost of full membership is 200 (two hundred) Euro a year. The payment shall be done between 1st January and 31th of March in a given year. New members joining WCF after 31th of March of the calendar year will be charged for the remaining quarters. In case of non-payment within the period specified above, a full membership of the organization will be suspended.


Payment for Full membership shall be made by one of the following methods:

- Online via PAYMENTS option in this website (click here);
- By bank transfer (click here to get WCF bank account details);
- By cash to the appropriate financial representative of WCF during WCF events.


The Full membership fee is not refundable.

 

Click here to become a Full member of WCF

 



MEMBERSHIP FOR CAPOEIRA GROUPS, SCHOOLS etc. - Associate membership

International Capoeira groups (for example: GCB, Muzenza, Axe Capoeira etc.) and any kind of capoeira organizations (Associations, schools, clubs, etc.) having aims and objectives identical to those defined by WCF can become Associate members of WCF. Associate members may participate in WCF conferences with consultative vote.

Upon admission to Associate membership, capoeira organization shall keep its cordão system and other attributes.

Associate membership is not subject to payment of a fee.

 
Click here to become an Associate member

 

HONORARY MEMBERSHIP

WCF periodically elects Honorary members. The persons who had a great contribution to development of capoeira and/or WCF (Masters, athletes, coaches, as well as scientists, statesmen and public figures) can be awarded an honorary membership by WCF.

The Honorary members can participate in WCF conferences with consultative vote.
The Honorary membership is not subject to payment of a fee and it is awarded for life to an individual.

 




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Azerbaijan

201344
points

Nathanael Edson Barros Morais

2 Nathanael Edson Barros Morais

Brazil

188760
points

Murat Cepel

3 Murat Cepel

Turkey

145200
points

Mykhaylo Sushytskyy

4 Mykhaylo Sushytskyy

Portugal

130680
points

Claudio Roberto Pereira da Silva

5 Claudio Roberto Pereira da Silva

Hungary

106480
points

Kamran Abbasov

6 Kamran Abbasov

Azerbaijan

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Mirnihad Aghayev

7 Mirnihad Aghayev

Azerbaijan

91960
points

Javidan Piriyev

8 Javidan Piriyev

Azerbaijan

82280
points

Murad Mammadli

9 Murad Mammadli

Azerbaijan

72600
points

Douglas Rafael Santos Oliveira

10 Douglas Rafael Santos Oliveira

Brazil

72600
points

Vinicius Mateus De Souza Dias

11 Vinicius Mateus De Souza Dias

Brazil

72600
points

Amal Heydarzadeh

12 Amal Heydarzadeh

Azerbaijan

72600
points

Artem Burke

13 Artem Burke

Russia

72600
points

Konstantinos Theodosopoilos

14 Konstantinos Theodosopoilos

Greece

72600
points

Jeremy Tolet

15 Jeremy Tolet

France

62920
points

Denis Pustonski

16 Denis Pustonski

Estonia

62920
points

Valeh Valehli

17 Valeh Valehli

Azerbaijan

53240
points

Huseyn Askerzadeh

18 Huseyn Askerzadeh

Azerbaijan

53240
points

Aleksei Gurov

19 Aleksei Gurov

Russia

43560
points

Jain Sagar Rajeshi

20 Jain Sagar Rajeshi

India

43560
points

Jalil Ganiyev

21 Jalil Ganiyev

Azerbaijan

43560
points

Andrei Mitrofanov

22 Andrei Mitrofanov

Russia

43560
points

Rustam Iunusov

23 Rustam Iunusov

Russia

43560
points

Severiano Andrade dos Santos

24 Severiano Andrade dos Santos

Germany

43560
points

Maksym Serdiuk

25 Maksym Serdiuk

Ukraine

43560
points

Chingiz Zeynalov

26 Chingiz Zeynalov

Azerbaijan

43560
points

Lionel Lang

27 Lionel Lang

Switzerland

43560
points

Shahin Rahimov

28 Shahin Rahimov

Azerbaijan

38720
points

Erhan Topan

29 Erhan Topan

Turkey

38720
points

Vusal Babayev

30 Vusal Babayev

Azerbaijan

38720
points

Cihangir Tezcan

31 Cihangir Tezcan

Turkey

38720
points

Emir Ekinci

32 Emir Ekinci

Turkey

38720
points

Elmir Aghagulov

33 Elmir Aghagulov

Azerbaijan

38720
points

Nihad Gurbanli

34 Nihad Gurbanli

Azerbaijan

38720
points

Nikita Mayer

35 Nikita Mayer

Kazakhstan

38720
points