Teams shall be awarded points in respect of all championships whereby points awarded to male teams and to female teams shall cover a period of two calendar years. 50 points shall be awarded to the winner of a USIC championship, 48 points to the runner-up, 47 points to the second runner-up, etc.
The number of points gained over a 2-year period shall determine the country ranking. The most successful country within two calendar years for men and the most successful country within two calendar years for women shall receive the USIC trophy. Honorary prizes shall be awarded in respect of second and third places.
Award ceremony Men 2012 - 2013
from left to right: Dominique Paget (FRA), USIC president David Franks, Jürgen Happich (GER) and Kiril Angelov (BUL)