22-25 AUGUST 2024

The World Obstacle UIPM 2024 OCR World Championships, including Adaptive OCR World Championship categories, are the official championships of the national federation members of World Obstacle, representing athletes from over 140 countries.

General questions? email [email protected]
National Federations questions? email [email protected]

Registration and details here


The venue for the 100m, short course, team race, opening and closing ceremonies is the Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica in the capital, San Jose.

The OCR 100m

The OCR 100m is an international standard course recognized by Guinness with established World Records. The course was developed as a standard in 2018 and included in the 2019 and 2023 Southeast Asia Games, a multisport Games recognized by the International Olympic Committee. Details for setting records and specifications for the OCR 100m Standard Course can be downloaded at the bottom of the world records page.

San Jose and Doka Estate, Costa Rica

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Preliminary Schedule – subject to change

Wednesday 21/8 – National Stadium
Arrivals, packet pick up, 100m practice, short course viewing
Thursday  22/8 – National Stadium
Packet pick up, opening ceremonies, 100m qualifiers, technical briefing
Friday 23/8 – National Stadium
Short Course, awards ceremony, 100m qualifiers, technical briefing
Saturday 24/8 – Doka Estate
Standard Course, awards ceremony, technical briefing
Sunday 25/8 – National Stadium
Team Race, Open Event
100m semifinals & finals, awards ceremony, closing ceremonies, concert

Race Formats

International standard 100 m sprint (12 obstacles), short course stadium, standard course cross country, team race, open.

Event Hosts

The 2024 OCRWCH are being hosted by Costa Rica Obstacle Sports in collaboration with Grupo Publicitario, Costa Rica Tourism Board, Essential Costa Rica, Costa Rica Ministry of Sports and Spartan.

Eligibility to Compete in FISO World Championships

The World Obstacle National Federation eligibility guideline specifies that for a competitor to represent their country in competitive categories of federation championships (national, continental, and international), they must be in good standing with their national federation per the World Obstacle Competition Rules. The nationality of a competitor is guided by the Olympic Charter Rule 4. Member federations of World Obstacle decide on the qualification criteria and national team size for the OCRWCH.


Competition Rules

Competition Rules are specific to each event. Rules for competitive categories allow only one attempt for hanging obstacle. The races and competition rules are formatted to facilitate fairness, event flow, judging and eliminate back-ups at obstacles. A high level of obstacle proficiency is required and courses and are designed for completion by world level athletes in all categories.

Results will be provided for all age categories in all events. National, Continental and World  Records can be set in all age groups for the 100m. Absolute World Records (better than 25.092 seconds for men and 32.732  seconds for women) may qualify for the Guinness Book of World Records.


100m  |  12 Obstacles  |  Individual



3 km +/-  |  20 Obstacles +/-  |  Individual



15 km +/-  |  40 Obstacles +/-  |  Individual


5 km +/-  |  20 Obstacles +/-  |  Mixed Team Assist


AUGUST 22-25

100m  |  Short  |  Standard  |  Team



5 km +/-  |  20 Obstacles +/-  |  Fun Run

2023 Day 1 Highlights

2023 Day 3 Highlights

2023 Standard Course – Geo Leven

2023 Day 2 Highlights

2023 Short Course Obstacles – Lluis Barbe

2023 Short Course 10-11 age group


Athlete and Entourage Conduct Guidelines (pdf) Download Eligibility to Compete (pdf) Download Uniform Guidelines (pdf) Download Adaptive Athlete Classification Form (pdf) Download OCRWC23 Invitation Letter (pdf) Download FISO TUE Application Form (pdf) Download OCR 100m Obstacle Rules (pdf) Download
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