OCR Asia is a Zone created under the General Statutes of World OCR, the Fédération Internationale de Sports d’Obstacles (FISO) and has acquired legal status and is organised in accordance with the laws governing the country in which its Headquarters are located.
The institutional (legal) name of the Association is "Obstacle Sports Federation Asia" (OSFA) and the brand (common) name is OCR Asia. Its seat shall be in Lausanne, Switzerland (initially, it will be located in the home country of the President).
Individuals and positions named in these By-Laws as “him” or “he” refer to all gender identities, for example “she” and “her”.
OCR Asia consists of those national member federations of FISO assigned to it by FISO. The national federations which are members of OCR Asia are listed on the World OCR website, as updated from time to time.
OCR Asia is designated as the sole competent authority authorised and delegated by FISO for promoting, supervising, and directing all men’s and women’s obstacle course racing activities within the Zone.
OCR Asia has the purpose to promote, supervise and direct obstacle course racing in Asia. OCR Asia fulfils this purpose in particular by:
The Association shall not act for its own gains and shall not primarily pursue economic goals of its own. The resources of the Association may only be used for the purposes which are in accordance with these Bye-Laws. The members shall not receive any remuneration out of the resources of the Association.
No person shall be preferred through expenditure which is foreign to the purposes of the Association or by disproportionately high remuneration.
National federations shall benefit from the rights granted to them by these Bye-Laws and Regulations and decisions made under them. Registration for OCR Asia competitions shall be open to national teams and club teams affiliated to national federations, according to the structure of competitions as defined by the Board of OCR Asia in accordance with Article 15 of these Bye-Laws.
National federations shall:
A national federation may be sanctioned if it violates, contravenes or otherwise fails to comply with these provisions.
Leagues or any other groups of clubs at national federation level shall be permitted to operate only with the national federation's expressed consent and shall be subordinate to it. The national federation shall define the powers delegated to any such group, as well as its rights and obligations. International Leagues or any other group of clubs at Asian level shall be permitted to operate only with the expressed consent of OCR Asia. OCR Asia shall define the powers delegated to any such group, as well as its rights and obligations. The regulations of any such group shall be subject to the approval of OCR Asia.
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