Calendars and rule modifications
confirmed at FIS Congress
The ski jumping competition calendars for the upcoming
summer and winter, and details concerning rule changes
resp. the testing periods were announced by the
International Ski Federation at the FIS Congress
in Barcelona, Spain.
New competition format for Ski Flying (tested during
the Grand Prix 2014):
- Allowed to start are:
Competitors, who have gained at least one World
Cup point (this restriction will be applied for
Ski Flying events only, not for the test events).
- Qualification round
The qualification round reduces the number of participants
to 40 (during the test events to 48).
The qualification round will be carried out with
10 athletes pre-qualified in the same way as up
to now with the following conditions:
- The total points achieved are decisive for the
seeding of the start order of the first competition
- The total points achieved are taken to the first
- Start order and format for the first competition
The 40 (48 at test events) athletes will be seeded
equally into 4 groups according to the reverse order
of the qualification round. Each group therefore
consists of 10 (12 at test events) athletes. The
six best athletes per group qualify for the final
- Final round
Only the top 24 athletes (4 x 6) qualify for the
final; All point scores (qualification and first
competition round) will be taken to the final round;
The competitors start with the same start number
but in reverse order of the total point score.
- Final result
The total score of all three rounds (qualification,
first competition round, final round) will count
for the final result. In case of a cancellation
of the final round, the total score of the two rounds.
World Cup Rules Ladies 2014/2015
Competition Mode and Starting Order:
Qualification round: The qualification round reduces
the number of participants to 40.
The Organizing Committee must provide prize-money
of at least the following amount in Swiss Francs
(CHF) per competition: Individual competition: CHF
19Т890.--, divided between the top 20 athletes (CHF
30,-- per World Cup point achieved)
Continental Cup Rules Men 2014/2015
The number of participants will be calculated periodically
according to the Continental Ranking List (CRL).
Basis for the calculation:
- the top 50 competitors in the CRL;
- each nation with less than 3 athletes in the nations
quota or without nations quota is entitled to enter
up to 3 athletes as a maximum;
- the host nation has the right to enter an additional
National Group of 6 athletes;
- the maximum starting quota of the host nation
can therefore be 12, however, all other participating
nations up to a maximum quota of 6 athletes.
Continental Cup Rules Ladies 2014/2015
Each National Ski Association can enter a maximum
of 6 jumpers. The host nation has the right to enter
an additional National Group of 6 athletes.
Specifications for Competition Equipment
Ski Jumping suits:
The structure of the surface of the material and
the composition of the material for all parts of
the suit must be the same. The only exceptions are
different colours of the same material. The thickness
of the suit may not exeed 6.0 mm, nor be less than
The use of crash helmets is compulsory for all events.
The shape of the helmet must conform to the shape
of the head. The shell and padding shall completely
cover the head and ears. The shell does not need
to extend to the ears which shall however be adequately
covered and protected (soft ear padding permitted).
The distance measured at any point between the outside
surface of the helmet and the head shall not exceed
7 cm. The surface (shell) of the helmet shall be
smooth for safety reasons. Helmets with visors or
integrated face shields, detachable or not are not