CMAS - Athletes general informations

11th French Freediving Championship: Villefranche-sur-Mer

The 11th French Freediving Championship returns to the beautiful harbor of Villefranche-sur-Mer, France on Friday, June 28th, and Saturday, June 29th, 2024.

Here's how to be part of the action :

Event : CMAS Open Freediving Competition (open to qualified freedivers)

Location : Villefranche-sur-Mer harbor, France

Dates : June 28th & 29th, 2024

Number of Participants : Limited to 42 athletes

Registration :

Opens: April 28th, 2024 at 9:00 AM CEST (Central European Summer Time)

Closes: May 19th, 2024 at 11:00 PM CEST

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Selection Process :

Organizers will select 42 athletes based on their pre-registration information and minimum performance requirements.

Any remaining spots after selection will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Selected freedivers will be notified by email with a payment link and a registration file. This file must be completed and returned by June 2nd, 2024.

Important Dates :

May 19th : Registration closes

June 2nd : Deadline to return completed registration file

Event Day – 1 : Mandatory athlete meeting (details to be confirmed)

Don't wait ! Register now to be considered for the competition. Even if you're unsure about selection, there's a chance you can still participate if spots become available.

Note : This information is for preparation purposes only. Final details will be provided to selected athletes.

Eligibility Requirements :

Possess a valid CMAS license and individual deep apnea competition insurance.

Have a current medical certificate issued by a Sports or Hyperbaric doctor, specifically for competitive deep apnea.

Submit a complete registration file by the deadline.

Registration fees must be paid in full.

Registration fees : €100 per day for CMAS athletes

Minimum performance required to register:

CNF: Women 35m Men 45m

FIM: Women 50m Men 60m

CWT bi-fins: Women 50m Men 65m

CWT monofin: Women 60m Men 80m

Understanding and Agreement : You confirm that you have read and agree to follow the competition rules set by the federation and CMAS for freediving championships.

Image Rights : By registering, you grant the organizers permission to use photos and videos taken during the competition. This includes use in print, digital media, athlete bios, and other promotional materials approved by FFESSM.

Data Access and Correction : You have the right to request and receive your personal information held by the competition organizer. You can also request corrections to that information if needed. Contact the organizer by email ( or mail.