International Surfing Federation (ISF)

Fédération internationale de surfing
Federación Internacional de Surfing
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1960 Palm Beach FL USA


1960, Palm Beach FL (USA), as International Council for the Advancement of Surfing (ICAS), a Hawaiian National body having been in existence for some time. Name subsequently modified to International Council of Associations of Surfing -- Conseil international des associations de surfing -- Consejo Internacional de Asociaciones de Surfing. Name changed, 1986, to International Surfing Committee (ISC) -- Conseil international de surfing -- Consejo Internacional de Surfing. Present name adopted 1998. Constitution and Statutes adopted in 1960; modified in 1982 and 1996. Subsequently amalgamated into F-XC7900 - International Surfing League (ISL) - previously 'International Professional Surfing Federation (IPSF)' - which acts as umbrella organization for the then professional and amateur surfing. Merged completely into the ISL and exists now to cover 2 disciplines, namely International Surfing Federation (Watersurf) and International Surfing Federation (Snowsurf). Registered in accordance with laws of the USA. 2003, reconstituted as non-competition sports foundation.


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