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This is intended for the prospective users of the official emblem and logotype of FISU. It describes the conditions and standards for their correct and effective use. The FISU emblem and the designations of FISU sporting events are "copyrighted" and protected names. This means that they cannot be modified in any way. Only FISU may authorise the use of its properties or delegate their use to an Organising Committee or a third party. In each case, the use of its properties must be done in accordance with the spirit and regulations of FISU. Any grant, license or commercial use must contain the appropriate FISU regulation and be respected by the parties concerned.
The emblem and designations must be used in the same manner for all aspects of the event, whether printed or in another form. The designation may be in the language of the host country, but it must also appear in English and French unless authorised by FISU. The designation of the event along with the FISU emblem must appear on all official and promotional materials, and in all the facilities and surroundings (starting numbers, scoreboards, billboards in all the stadiums and sports venues, flags and billboards around the sports facilities). The emblem of the event must be in accordance with these guidelines and be approved by the FISU Executive Commitee. The use of the emblem of the event is authorised for commercial purposes. However, the emblem may not be associated with the name of certain commercial companies when used on official documents or at official ceremonies. In any case, the association with another name or logo may not alter the official emblem; the name or logo may not exceed one-fourth of the size of the official emblem.
The FISU flag will include the emblem of FISU centred on a flag made out of white material.
The recommended size is:
The medals should be:
Traditionally, both the FISU 'U' and the title of the Universiade or Championship appear on the heads side of the medal. On the tails side there usually is some kind of artistic design. The average size is 60 mm in diameter, with a 5 mm thickness.
The official FISU emblem was inspired by the 'U' of 'University', accompanied by five stars that symbolise the five continents. The original emblem (1), created by the CUSI (Italian University Sports Centre) during the 1st Universiade in 1959, symbolises FISU.
The colours of the emblem are to be used based on the following process colours:
The following Pantone colours, based on the European scale (PANTONE® Colour Formula Guide - 747 XR), are recommended:
For a single colour, the five colours have to be reproduced on a percentage basis to obtain the colour chosen:
Blue or Black are exclusively recommended for single-colour applications.