The World DanceSport Federation takes a long and self-critical look at itself, asking, "If we are a mixed gender sport by default, why doesn't it show when it comes the our panels of adjudicators, our commissions or the Presidium?"17/03/2017 read more ...
The WDSF Academy has published a comprehensive Study Guide for those adjudicators who are about to take their General Knowledge Test. The guide contains hundreds of sample Q&As that are based on the required reading.14/01/2017 read more ...
The members of the Presidential Task Force to Combat Competition Manipulation in DanceSport publish a "White Paper" that should serve as the basis to their discussions on and their efforts in improving integrity in DanceSport.22/10/2016 read more ...
The Presidential Task Force to Combat Competition Manipulation in DanceSport starts with the publication of the reference documents that will serve as basis to the establishment of its own policies and procedures.17/10/2016 read more ...
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 ...
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 ...
The lecturers are first rate on the last day of the 2014 Adjudicators' Congress in Stuttgart too.
They put the emphasis on the Latin dances as they are adjudicated with the Judging System 2.1, with all lecturers addressing particular Performance Assessment Standards for the four Components.
Sports Director Marco Sietas will speak on the topic of measures taken against competition fixing in DanceSport.
The General Knowledge Test - which is mandatory for all participants - is also administered on this final day.
Monday 11 Aug 2014 - Latin Dances
11:00 a.m. - Anti-Competition Fixing Measures by MARCO SIETAS
12:00 p.m. - Judging Technical Qualities by NATASA AMBROZ
01:15 p.m. - Break
01:30 p.m. - Judging Movement to Music by LENE JAMES
02:45 p.m. - Judging Partnering Skill by ANNA BEZIKOVA
04:00 p.m. - Break
04:15 p.m. - Judging Choreography and Presentation by PETER MAXWELL
05:30 p.m. - General Knowledge Test/English Listening Comprehension Test - New Applicants Only
06:30 p.m. - End of Congress
Participants may choose to attend one, two or all three days of the 2014 Adjudicators' Congress in Stuttgart. Here are the fees.
1 day CHF 100 (day 1) / EURO 85.-
2 days CHF 160 (day 2 and 3) / EURO 130.-
3 days CHF 200 / EURO 160.-