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  • Platja d'aro-bound

    The number of couples that have registered online for the upcoming GrandSlam leg in Platja d'Aro, ESP, has increased by 100% overnight. A total of 67 have entered Standard and Latin so far. Top-ten couples included!

    19/10/2016 read more ...
  • Counting On You

    The World DanceSport Federation and the organisers of the relocated GrandSlam leg are counting on the dancers to make the competitions in Platja d'Aro, ESP, a success - in terms of participation as well as of level of competition. 

    18/10/2016 read more ...
  • GrandSlam Moscow Moves To Costa Brava

    After careful consideration of pros and cons, the WDSF Managing Committee moves the fifth regular leg of the 2016 GrandSlam Series from Moscow to Platja d'Aro, the Mediterranean resort just north of Barcelona, ESP.

    17/10/2016 read more ...
  • GrandSlam Moscow: Two Scenarios

    In its efforts to ensure that the fifth regular leg of the GrandSlam Series 2016 gets danced as scheduled, the WDSF Managing Committee has identified two possible scenarios: one is Moscow, the other Platja d'Aro, ESP.

    16/10/2016 read more ...
  • GrandSlam Moscow Update

    WDSF President Lukas Hinder reflects on the unilateral cancellation of the next leg of the GrandSlam Series 2016 by the Russian DanceSport Union and commits to find an alternative host ... "no matter what!"

    15/10/2016 read more ...
  • GrandSlam Moscow Cancelled

    WDSF receives a letter from Irina Petrova, who is writing on behalf of the the Russian DanceSport Union, that announces the cancellation of the GrandSlam in Moscow. The  Managing Committee reacts by looking for another host to take on the fifth leg of the 2016 Series.

    14/10/2016 read more ...

2012 World Ranking 16/01/2012

Men at Work The World DanceSport Federation will extend the validity of the current World Ranking Lists, which were issued on 1 January 2012, through the end of March 2012.

As a consequence, all current lists will remain unchanged until 31 March 2012, with everything that this implies for the athletes and/or the organisers.

After new regulations for the conduct of World Ranking Tournaments have come into effect on 1 January 2012, the administrators refrain from publishing updates to the World Ranking Lists until 1 April 2012. Under the lead of Petr Odstrcil, they will instead work on improving the standards and procedures for the maintenance of the ranking lists from that date.

Athletes, officials and organisers are encouraged to study the new Ranking Regulations. 

Particularly the IDSF Ranking Points Schedule has undergone substantial change.

Ranking Regulations 2012 Onwards

Furthermore, and also from the beginning of 2012, the World Ranking Lists will no longer be accessible through the dedicated website of the WDSF Results and Licensing System. The lists can only be viewed at