Competition Rules

PARTICIPATION

  • The Massage World Cup (MWC) is open to professional massage and spa therapists.
  • All participants must register via the Registration Form on this website and pay the Participation Fee in advance.
  • The registration is binding and the participation fee will not be refunded (unless the competition is cancelled by the organizer).

 

COMPETITION CATEGORIES

  • The competition is divided into various Categories. Each category has its own result list and winners.
  • Participants may compete in 1-5 categories. The participation fee must be paid for each category.
  • The organizers reserve the right to merge, postpone or cancel categories with low participation.

POINTS AND RANKING

  • All massage videos are evaluated according to our Point System.
  • Each competition category will have its own result list and winners.
  • All participants get Ranking Points from each category, that add up to decide the overall World Champion.

 

PRIZES AND AWARDS

  • All competitors will receive high quality participant diplomas (for download).
  • 50% of the total participation fee is paid back as Prize Money.
  • The prize money is shared by the top overall winners based on Ranking Points.
  • The top 3 in each category and all money winners will also receive beautiful winner’s diplomas (for download).

Property Rights

MWC’s mission is to promote massage as a business, massage therapists as health professionals and to build a strong community for inspiration and lifelong learning.

We’ll make celebrities of our winners, and give them their deserved place on the global wellness map. Therefore, the following rules are very important:

By uploading competition videos, the participant automatically grants full distribution rights to MWC without reservations. The videos may be used by MWC in any form via any channel at any time. They may also be shared with third parties according to MWC’s wishes.

Membership

Massage World Cup (MWC) is a registered non-profit organization.

The competitions we organize must therefore be member activities, and all participants must be registered members of MWC.

When you Register for the competition, a membership fee of EUR 25,- is added to the participation fee, granting you a membership valid for one competition season.

Legal Notes

  1. Although the website is translated into many languages, English is the official language. In case of any substantial differences between the translations, the English version has legal priority.
  2. In case of any legal dispute, the venue will be Oslo District Court, Norway.