— World Ethnosport
The World Ethnosport, in cooperation with local communities of traditional sports and games, as well as sports federations, holds a series of ETHNOSPORT CHALLENGE tournaments in order to present the nominees and winners of the World Ethnosport Award.
The concept of Ethnosport Challenge tournaments is unchanged for all competitions: four (eight) athletes or teams representing the Host Country team, against four (eight) athletes or teams from other countries representing the World Ethnosport team. The initial draw is held on the principle of challenge: the athletes of the host countries team choose their opponents from the World Ethnosport team, then the knockout principle is used. The final result in the team competition is considered by the number of victories of representatives of the teams, in addition, the winner of the tournament in each type of competition is revealed.
The tournament program Ethnosport Challenge consists of competitions ethnosport-strongmen and any local ethnosport competitions – wrestling, racing (boats, horses, camels, running, etc.), as well as various games. Competitions are held according to the rules and with the inventory of local traditional games in order to preserve and develop the intangible cultural heritage of ethnic groups.