International Federation of Popular Sports

Internationaler Volkssportverband.

IVV Events 2021 - 2024

2023-01-06 - A new IVV-Europe 2023 Challenge is announced.

2022-12-12 - The 7th Europiad will take place in Waidring, AUSTRIA which is in near Kitzbüheler-Alpen - Pillersee Tal from May 29 to June 01 2024.

2022-09-11 IVV/IML Cooperation Cup Events 2023


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

IVV-Europe 'Europiad'

The sixth Europiade will take place in 2022 in Kehl, Germany.

     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


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

               More information here. All information

IVV-Asia 'Asianpiad'

2022: Vladivostok, Russia  -  The 5th Asianpiad in Vladivostok, Russia will take place Oct 22-23, 2022.  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

          2021: 27-28.März; 2022: 26-27.März

     Canada: Victoria, BC - Phoenix Walking Festival (every 2 years)

          2021: Dates to be announced in early 2021

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