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The Association, now in existence for over 60 years, continues to grow with members in 45 countries, across all five continents. Membership of IAPESGW gives you the opportunity to communicate with like-minded professionals who are working to promote and develop physical education, sport and dance for girls and women throughout the world. To accomplish our goals, we work in collaboration with other key international organizations, such as the International Council of Sport and Physical Education (ICSSPE)

4-Year Membership Rates 2017-2021
US $100 US Regular Membership
US $50 US Student Membership

– Discount to regional congresses
– Monthly email newsletter from around the world
– Opportunity to share your programs or research with other members
– Be an integral part of an international organization working to create more opportunities for girls and women in sport and physical education

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Monthly International Updates
The Association distributes monthly updates and encourages members to share activities that are happening in their regions.

Networking Opportunities
Network with other interested practitioners, researchers and policy makers, who are passionate about sharing and promoting life-enhancing opportunities for girls and women in physical education, sport and dance.

Participation in the International Congress
International Congress takes place every four years. The 2021 International Congress will take place in Tokyo, Japan.

Research Support
Members enjoy a vast network of research support and endorsement, through our committee of consultants — focused entirely on international development.

Eligibility for Esteemed Awards

Kluka  Love Award
Given to a woman, under 35 years of age, who delivers the best presentation at each Congress

Lynn Vendien Award and Dorothy Ainsworth Awards
Presented to members who provide outstanding service to the Association

IAPESGW Dance Development Award
Honors a respected dance practitioner/researcher, or teacher, who has sustained a strong reputation over many years and continues to work in the field of Dance in Education

The Audrey Bambra Award
Established in 2005, this award recognizes a member, or group of members, who demonstrated commitment to the learning process and pedagogy, while passing this on to others, in their own neighborhoods, countries, or internationally, over a sustained period of time

View the 2017 Award Winners