A competitor must have competed in at least two World Championships at the Open Level in the discipline from which he/she is selected. Competition in Junior or Senior World Championships is not to be counted for this purpose.
A competitor must have been retired for a period of at least two World Championships at the Open level at the time of consideration for election to be eligible. The competitor may, however, continue to be active in Senior or other divisions or disciplines or as an official or may be otherwise involved in the sport.
The Committee will consider the following factors in voting: -
(a) Major Factors
(ii) Open competition performance record in the World Championships and other major International tournaments including the World Cup
(ii) World Records set where applicable
(iii) Sportsmanship, character and integrity
(b) Minor Factors
(i) Competitive history in World Junior or Senior Championships, Confederation, and National Championships
(ii) National Records set
(iii) Service as a judge, driver, administrator or in the promotion of the sport
(iv) Competition history of performances in other competitive disciplines