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.


The cost of the individual membership is 5 (five) Euro a year. The amount shall be paid online or during any event of WCF. Yearly payment of individual membership fee shall be made in the date of the first registration. Individual members will have 30 days to do a payment from the date of the registration. In case of non-payment within the period specified above, a membership will be suspended.

The cost of the passport is 30 Euro. It is a one-time payment and it is not renewable annually.

By buying the passport for 30 Euro the new member gets automatically 2 (two) years membership for free (the offer is valid up to 31.12.2019)

In short, the amount of 30 Euro includes the cost of the passport, 2 years membership fee, and the shipping cost of the passport.

The passport and the membership fees are not refundable.


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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1 Nahid Aghazada

Azerbaijan

208
Point

Nathanael Edson Barros Morais

2 Nathanael Edson Barros Morais

Brazil

195
Point

Murat Cepel

3 Murat Cepel

Turkey

150
Point

Mykhaylo Sushytskyy

4 Mykhaylo Sushytskyy

Portugal

135
Point

Claudio Roberto Pereira da Silva

5 Claudio Roberto Pereira da Silva

Hungary

110
Point

Kamran Abbasov

6 Kamran Abbasov

Azerbaijan

98
Point

Mirnihad Aghayev

7 Mirnihad Aghayev

Azerbaijan

95
Point

Javidan Piriyev

8 Javidan Piriyev

Azerbaijan

85
Point

Murad Mammadli

9 Murad Mammadli

Azerbaijan

75
Point

Douglas Rafael Santos Oliveira

10 Douglas Rafael Santos Oliveira

Brazil

75
Point

Vinicius Mateus De Souza Dias

11 Vinicius Mateus De Souza Dias

Brazil

75
Point

Amal Heydarzadeh

12 Amal Heydarzadeh

Azerbaijan

75
Point

Artem Burke

13 Artem Burke

Russia

75
Point

Konstantinos Theodosopoilos

14 Konstantinos Theodosopoilos

Greece

75
Point

Jeremy Tolet

15 Jeremy Tolet

France

65
Point

Denis Pustonski

16 Denis Pustonski

Estonia

65
Point

Valeh Valehli

17 Valeh Valehli

Azerbaijan

55
Point

Huseyn Askerzadeh

18 Huseyn Askerzadeh

Azerbaijan

55
Point

Aleksei Gurov

19 Aleksei Gurov

Russia

45
Point

Jain Sagar Rajeshi

20 Jain Sagar Rajeshi

India

45
Point

Jalil Ganiyev

21 Jalil Ganiyev

Azerbaijan

45
Point

Andrei Mitrofanov

22 Andrei Mitrofanov

Russia

45
Point

Rustam Iunusov

23 Rustam Iunusov

Russia

45
Point

Severiano Andrade dos Santos

24 Severiano Andrade dos Santos

Germany

45
Point

Maksym Serdiuk

25 Maksym Serdiuk

Ukraine

45
Point

Chingiz Zeynalov

26 Chingiz Zeynalov

Azerbaijan

45
Point

Lionel Lang

27 Lionel Lang

Switzerland

45
Point

Shahin Rahimov

28 Shahin Rahimov

Azerbaijan

40
Point

Erhan Topan

29 Erhan Topan

Turkey

40
Point

Vusal Babayev

30 Vusal Babayev

Azerbaijan

40
Point

Cihangir Tezcan

31 Cihangir Tezcan

Turkey

40
Point

Emir Ekinci

32 Emir Ekinci

Turkey

40
Point

Elmir Aghagulov

33 Elmir Aghagulov

Azerbaijan

40
Point

Nihad Gurbanli

34 Nihad Gurbanli

Azerbaijan

40
Point

Nikita Mayer

35 Nikita Mayer

Kazakhstan

40
Point