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IVV Olympiads

The 18th IVV Olympiad in San Antonio, Texas USA - Registration is now open. The IVV Olympiad will take place from Feb. 19-23, 2023, and be followed by the IML Texas Trail Roundup, Feb 24-26, 2023. Discounted registration fees are available until September 30, 2022.


Promotional video        Olympiad website        FaceBook        Online registration


The IVV Olympiad is held every second year in the country of an IVV member. It is a celebration of Volkssports and everyone is invited to participate. Olympiad Volkssport events include walking, swimming, biking, and sometimes other non-competitive sports. Social and cultural activities promote harmony, mutual understanding, and friendships among those who attend.


2022-02-24  Announcement: Unfortunately, the 17th Olympiad in Seoul, South Korea has been cancelled due to the pandemic situation.


IVV Congress of Delegates

2022: The Congress of Delegates previously chosen for Ottawa, CANADA has been cancelled and rescheduled for Kehl, GERMANY on 23.08.2022. Procedures and deadlines are announced on the IVV News page for 2022.


IVV-Europe Congress of Delegates



2022: IVV-Europe 'Europiad'

     The sixth Europiade will take place in Kehl, Germany.  Schedule (D) (current status)

     Proposed schedule of Events:

          2022-08-25: President’s Walk and Opening Ceremony

          2022-08-26/27: Core program - 2 days; 2022-08-27: Closing Ceremony

          2022-08-28: Departure day, including 5 & 10 km walks

               Further information here.



IVV-Asia 'Asianpiad' - CANCELLED


IVV-Americas 'Americaspiad' - The Governing Council of IVV-Americas announces that there will be no Americaspiad in 2020. Other walking festivals in Australia and Canada for 2020 and beyond are as follows:

     Australia: Canberra 2-Day Walking Festival

          2022: 26-27.März

     Canada: CVF Walking Festival

          2022: Penticton, BC - See 'News' on the CVF Home Page for dates and registration.

IVV Calendar 2021 ~ 2023

Last update: 2022-05-13