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  • Gabi And Anna @ Sportel

    Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, two-time World Champions in the Latin American dances, visit Monaco and Sportel 2016, the Sports Marketing and Media Convention, on 25 October. There they showcase top-level DanceSport.

    24/10/2016 read more ...
  • New President For FIDS

    The Italian DanceSport Federation FIDS held its ordinary Elective General Meeeting on Saturday 22 October in Rome. Standing unopposed after the other two candidates had withdrawn, Giovanni Costantino was elected by acclamation.

    24/10/2016 read more ...
  • Combat Competition Manipulation | White Paper

    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 ...
  • Better Late Than Never

    At long last, the WDSF Communications team releases the second of its "My Very Best 2015" programmes: the Latin Edition. To say that it is merely a compilation of the very best Latin dancing during 2015 doesn't do it justice! It's more: it shows you the human side of it all!

    21/10/2016 read more ...
  • 2016 World Formation Standard

    The WDSF Sports Director advises the Member Bodies that the 2016 World DanceSport Championship Standard Formation will take place in Pécs, HUN, on 4 December. Another major event saved in less than one week!

    21/10/2016 read more ...
  • Meet The Elite

    The 2016 World Champions Latin, Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, MDA, will be present at this year's SPORTEL convention in Monaco and showcase DanceSport to the leaders in the sports marketing and media industry.

    19/10/2016 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