Administrative regulation

6th World cup – Paris 2022

271-2022-CTI/FR- 06-03-2022

Grand Master Tran Nguyen Dao

President of the International Technical Board.

Administrative Regulation

  1. Regulation – Laws – Official languages

All the delegations and participants must follow the administrative and competitive Cup regulation policies. 

The official languages of the Cup are French, English and Vietnamese.

  1. Organization Committee 

The Cup is organized by the Fédération Vovinam-Viet Vo Dao Belgium on delegation of authority from the World Federation of Vovinam Viet Vo Dao, and placed under the responsibility of the International Technical Board

The Organization Committee (O.C.) is composed of:

Grand Masters: NGO Huu Lien and NGUYEN Van CuongHonorary Presidents of the Cup
Grand Master NGUYEN The Thierry President of the World FederationPresidents of the Cup
SCHWEITZER DamienPresident of the Organization Committee
SEURIN Thierry et Isabella NGUYENResponsible for the final evening
NIASME LaurentLogistics manager for the final evening
Mai GUERRIB, Isabella NGUYEN, Kenan TRANReception manager
SEURIN Thierry et DAYANT FrédéricWebsite and Registration Manager
NGUYEN Dinh Hoang, TRAN Antonella, GALEA GregoryTransportation manager
Responsible for public relations, communication and sponsorship
Security Manager
COIC DavidGymnasium logistics manager
GALEA GregoryDecoration manager
NGUYEN Dinh Hoang, TRAN Antonella, TRAN Nguyen DaoAccommodation and catering manager
TRAN Antonella, CROZON-CAZIN Serge, HOANG Viet, LAROUBINE Sigrid, GREGORI EmmanuelCommunication, media, video and photography manager
  1. Technical Committee
Grand Master TRAN Nguyen Dao (Fr)President of the jury
Grand Master NGUYEN Tien Hoi (Ger)Grand Master NGUYEN The Hung (USA)Grand Master VO Trung (USA)Vice- President of the jury
Master GUERRIB Amar (Fr)Director of the Competitions
Master HA Kim Khanh (Fr)Master MIESCH Philippe (Fr)Master DOUIF Seydina (Senegal)Organization of theses presentation
Master HA Chi Thanh (Ch)Master Phi Long (Fr)Master Nguyen T. Kevin (USA)Responsible for claims
Master Crozon Serge (Fr)Master Appiah Georges (Ger)Master Mendez Francisco Javier (Es)Directors of Black belt Sparring events
Master GREGORI Emmanuel (Fr)Master HOLZWARTH Mark (Ger)Master NASSOURI Moussa (Burkina-Faso)Directors of blue belt Sparring events
Master Bloume Daniel (Fr)Master PY Michel (Fr)Master NGUYEN Ba Duong (USA)Master PHUNG Nguyen (Bel)Directors of Black belt technical events
Master Ha Kim Chung (Fr) Master TA Jean Pierre (Fr)Master NGUYEN Van Tam (USA)Directors of Blue belt technical events
Master TRAN Antonella (Fr)Master PHAM Thi Cuc (Fr)Master Mai Guerrib (Fr)Directors of Children events
  1. Participation – Invitation
  1. All the Federations, Associations, Centers, Clubs … member of the World Federation or guests of the O.C. can register without any limitation on the number of participants. 
  1. All the presidents of the National federation, members of the World Federation, all the masters (as from 4th Dang), members of the World Council of Masters and guests of the O.C. are official guests of the Cup. The O.C. will cover all the fees for lodging and food during the duration of the Cup, from July 20 to 23, 2022. 
  1. Delegation information

Each delegation must send an official member list to the O.C. prior June 15, 2022 with the following information:

  • Name, surname – birth date – address – nationality
  • Passport number (except for passport holders of the following countries: European Community & Schengen countries)
  • Category: responsible, competitor, accompanying person
  • Degree – Blood type – weight (in kilograms, only for sparring competitors)

Consent of the holder of parental authorization is required for minor children.

The C.O. will respond to the acceptance or rejection of entries no later than July 01, 2022.

The payment of accommodation, food, entry and competition costs must be made before May 31, 2022 to the following account number payable to:

Name of the recipient: Vovinam-Viet Vo Dao


IBAN: FR76 1870 6000 0097 5345 7792 779

The C.O. reserves the right to refuse registration for non-payment or late payment.

  1. Responsible for delegations
  1. Each delegation must be composed of the following persons: 
  • A Delegation Head: administrative contact person and representative of the delegation
  • An instructor: contact person for competitions, coach and medical assistant for the delegation
  • A Translator: for foreign delegations who do not speak French, English or Vietnamese
  1. One person can have two or three of the above-mentioned responsibilities.
  2. The delegation instructor cannot be a competitor, member of a jury or member of the referee team. 
  3. The competitors – technique or sparring – cannot be member of a jury or member of the referee team.
  4. Each delegation is entirely responsible for its own material and participants (competitors and accompanists). The delegation head is in charge of any activity performed by its members. The O.C. will not have any liability concerning any loss of material or personal objects.
  1. Official uniform for the delegation 
  1. The official Vo Phuc for competitors is as follow:
  • The Blue-Sky Vo Phuc of Vovinam-VietVoDao.
  • The only official badge of Vovinam-VVÐ on the left side of the chest on the Vo Phuc.
  • Optional: only one distinctive sign allowed. It is the name of the country or the state or the department of the delegation. The letters must be appeared in red color. Its location could be on the right arm or the back of the Vo Phuc. Example: “Senegal”, “France”, or “Paris”, “Geneva”…
  • Optional: the name of the competitor could be written on the Vo Phuc, located on the right side of the chest with the following requirements: 
  • For Blue Belts: the name in yellow with a Blue-Sky background 
  • For Black Belts and Yellow Belts: the name in Red with a Yellow background 
  • For Black Belt from 4th Dang: the name in White with a Red background
  1. The official belt is as follow:
  • Little belt with the degree (stripes) on the right side. No other written word allowed, except the term “Vovinam-Viet Vo Dao”.
  • For Blue Belt: Blue belt with yellow stripes on the right side.
  • For Black Belt or Yellow or 4th Dang: Black belt with White stripes on the right side (except for judges and referees except for the judges and referees who will wear the yellow belt with red barrette on the right side or the red belt lined with yellow).
  1. The O.C. will exclude any participant who does not follow those rules from any competition.
  1. Function of the Technical committee
  1. Referees and Judges 
  • The Referees and the Judges cannot be at the same time Competitors or Trainers.
  • The Referees and the Judges will be selected and appointed by the President of the Jury and the Director Competition.  
  1. Condition to be a Judge and Referee 
  • The Judges and the Referees must be at least 18 years old the day of competition.  
  • To be Judge of the Black Belt sparring championships, the candidates must be at least of level 4th Dang.
  • To be Referee, the candidates must be at least black belt of level 3rd Dang.  
  1. Doctor and times-Keeper Judge Nomination 
  • The presence of a doctor or a team of qualified first-aid workers is obligatory. Their role is to ensure medical care, as necessary, which might occur in the enclosure where the competition is held.  
  • The times-keeper judges, the doctors, the first-aid workers, the mats, the materials of competitions, will be selected and/or appointed by the President of the Organization Committee.
  1. The president of the Jury

 Has the role: 

  • To designate the Referees and the Judges with the Director of Competition.  
  • With assistants, ensure the smooth running of juries.  
  • To arbitrate and guarantee the right appreciation of the members of the Jury.  
  • To take disciplinary measures against the candidates or the delegations, as required, when rules are infringed.  
  • To sign the final results sheets of each test and the diplomas awarded to candidates
  1. The Director of Competition

 Has the role: 

  • To designate the Referees and the Judges with the President of the jury.  
  • To coordinate the totality of the Cup competitions.  
  • To arbitrate and make decisions for all the problems involved in the competition except those involving regulation of the Cup.
  1. Insurance – Responsibility
  1. Insurance

All the competitors – for technique or sparring – must have a valid national license or insurance and national medical certificate (aptitude for the competition). The medical examination preliminary to the competition must comprise a complete clinical examination, with particular emphasis on the cardiovascular, locomotion apparatus and with the coetaneous coating.

The O.C. will not be subject to any liability for anyone not adhering to this regulation.

  1. Responsibility

Each participating delegation is autonomous, and fully responsible for its equipment and the people who depend on it (competitors and guides). The head of the delegation is responsible for all the actions of the members of their delegation. The responsibility of the C.O. cannot in any way be blamed in the event of loss of materials or personal objects.

  1. Control anti-drug 

Anti-drugs controls may be operated at any time. These controls carried out at the initiative of the O.C. of the Cup.

Anti-doping controls may be organized by the competent Authority on its territory.

If a candidate controlled positive, severe disciplinary actions will be applied.

The instructors, the delegations’ heads and all people who would have contributed directly or indirectly to doping are liable to the same disciplinary actions.  

  1. Hygiene and safety in the gym

Weapons may only be used during events or in designated areas. Weapons and sports bags should not be left without protection / surveillance and throws around. In all cases, participants must ensure the safety of others and themselves.

Eating and drinking in the gym or in a non-designated place is strictly prohibited. It is expected that the waste will be sorted and placed in the specific bins.

  1. Disciplinary measures

Absolutely forbidden any political, racial or religious discussion, claims or manifestation during the competition.

  1. Sanction.

If one or more of the above rules infringed, the O.C. has the right to give a sanction, which can result in the exclusion of one or more persons and in some cases the entire delegation without appeal.

  1. Off regulation

The O.C. will decide any event not mentioned in the previous article.