World OCR, the Fédération Internationale de Sports d’Obstacles (FISO) is the world governing body and sole competent authority for obstacle sports and related disciplines. We are an independent association composed of national member federations worldwide.


The Mission of World OCR is to promote the sport of Obstacle Course Racing and it's related  disciplines throughout the world, to lead Obstacle Racing, and meet the requirements as specified by the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee. We promote the official OCR World Series and OCR World Championships for our member federations and their athlete members.


World OCR facilitates safety, fairness and opportunities for athletes to compete at every level, including OCR World Championships, World Series and Continental Championships. This includes international results and rankings, officials, training, rule enforcement, insurance services, coaching, training camps, event information, event services, news, education, adjudication and more. 


Interested in representing your country as a National Federation or national governing body? We are currently working with over 60 countries and expect 75 by the end of 2019. Please contact us if you have an existing organization and are interested in becoming a National Federation member, or if you want to form an association to represent your country.

Who We Are

World OCR is a not-for-profit independent international organisation made up of volunteers to represent the needs of the athletes. The President presides over all its activities, while the Congress and Executive Committeeare responsible for taking the main decisions for the organisation. Member national federations represent the athletes in the FISO Congress and propose and vote on policies and rules for their benefit.


The goal of World OCR is to contribute to the greater good of human kind by educating all through participation in sport, without discrimination or bias of any kind. We aim to facilitate mutual understanding, collaboration, friendship and fairness between the athletes and all parties of interest.


World OCR sanctions and produces world and continental championships and events. These include the Shardana World Team Challenge, University OCR World Championships, Youth OCR World Championships, Expedition OCR World Championships and global coach certification program. Additional OCR World Championships are starting in 2019.

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