Welcome to the official site of the «American Pole League» - committed to and created by pole athletes, for pole athletes.

APL is a non-profit organization and a member of the International Pole Sports Federation also known as the International Governing Body of Pole Sport. In 2017 IPSF was awarded Global Association of International Sports Federations Observer Status (GAISF, formerly known as Sport Accord).

Our goals are to positively promote pole and aerial as athletic disciplines. We are part of the movement to get Pole Sports recognized nationally and globally and eventually included into the Olympic Games.


National and Open «American Pole League Championships 2022» will be held

in Charleston, SC on June 18th with special Vertical.Show and guest workshops

on June 19th, 2022. Championships will run in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the International Pole Sports Federation (IPSF) in the following disciplines:

Pole Sport               

Artistic Pole            

Ultra Pole

Para Pole

Aerial Hoop Sport

Artistic Aerial Hoop

Aerial Pole Sport

APL applications are open from February 1st. Applications close on May 20th for all Sport disciplines and on June 1st for all Artistic & Ultra disciplines submissions. Athletes from 6 to 70 years old can participate in the competitions. The Championships are open to representatives of other countries that do not hold their qualifying national competitions. Please visit Championships section for disciplines, categories and divisions description.

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USA World Champions

Paige Olson
Paige Olson

World Pole Sports Champion 2016 2 x World record holder «Youth Athlete of the Year Award 2018, 2019»

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Greta Pontarelli
Greta Pontarelli

World Pole Sports Champion 2013, 2014, 2016

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Pink Puma & Dimitry Politov
Pink Puma & Dimitry Politov

2 x World Pole Sports Champion 2016, 2017 World Artistic Pole Champions 2017 2 x World record holders «Lifetime Achievement Award 2018»

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Rafaela Montanaro
Rafaela Montanaro

World Pole Sports Champion 2016 2 x World record holder

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