BECOME A MEMBER of WCF

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


INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP
(for Capoeiristas: athlete, coach, referee, master etc.)


Irrespective of capoeira group, any Capoeirista who is 18 years old can become a WCF member. Upon admission to the WCF membership, Capoeirista will 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 still keeps the same cordão that was received from his/her Master). Individual members has no right to vote in Conferences, elections etc.


BENEFITS OF INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP:

- opportunity to participate in WCF events;
- opportunity to get WCF passport;
- you will receive a personal ID number from WCF that will grant you access to personal cabinet in the website of WCF ;
- your name will appear in the World Ranking immediately after the participation at least in 1 event of WCF as an athlete.


When you become a member you have to get International Capoeira Passport and personal ID number which will be indicated in the passport.


Cost of 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 calendar date of the first registration every year. 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.

Cost of Passport is 30 Euro. It is a one-time payment and it is not renewable annually.

By buying the passport for 30 Euro you will have got 2 (two) years membership for free (the offer is valid up to December 31, 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


National capoeira federations which:

- include (has in their membership) over 50% of national capoeira schools (clubs);
- are ready to accept and follow statute, rules and regulations of WCF;
- regularly participate in WCF events;
- have legal structure (legal form) of non-profit association

can become a FULL MEMBER of WCF.

WCF will register only 1 (one) capoeira organization from each country as Full member.


BENEFITS OF FULL MEMBERSHIP:

- your organization becomes the only and sole capoeira partner of WCF in your country (all activities of WCF in your country will go through your organization);
- exclusive right to select a national team of your country to participate in WCF events;
- right to represent your country in all WCF events (competitions, conferences etc);
- right to vote in WCF general elections and nominate candidates for vacancies;
- 50 (fifty) individual membership fees are included in Full membership fee (means: when you pay 200 Euro for Full membership of your federation, 50 membership licenses for Capoeiristas will be given to your organization complimentary);
- an opportunity to host World and Continental Capoeira Championships;
- Full membership certificate and other required documents to support and promote your organization.

Cost of Full membership is 200 (two hundred) Euro a year. The payment of the Full membership fee shall be done between 1st January and 31th of March every 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 button 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 fees is not refundable.

Click here to download a membership application form for organizations



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 objects identical to those defined by WCF can become Associate members of WCF. Associate members participate in WCF conferences with consultative vote.

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

Associate membership in WCF is free of charge.

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 a honorary membership by WCF.

The Honorary members can participate in WCF conferences with consultative vote.
The Honorary membership in WCF is free of charge.



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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
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Artem Burke

13 Artem Burke

Russia

75
Point

Konstantinos Theodosopoilos

14 Konstantinos Theodosopoilos

Greece

75
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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