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    Here is another debrief session that was conducted by Cor van der Stroet, the chair of the WDSF Adjudicators' Commission, following the 2018 GrandSlam Standard Helsinki. Today it is Svetlana Tverianovich's turn.

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    With the 2018 World Youth Breaking around the corner, WDSF calls on all the qualified participants to fill in a short questionnaire. Answers to a few simple questions will help the media to tell their story on the 87 dancers in Japan.

    16/05/2018 read more ...
  • Vimeo On Demand

    The Vimeo on Demand programme with extensive coverage on the recent 2018 European Latin in Debrecen, HUN, will become available from Friday 18 May. Pre-order now: 3.75 US$ for a six-month streaming period.

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2015 European Masters Games Nice 2015 18/03/2015

European Masters Games - Lignano 2011 After long negotiations in the matter, the organisers of the European Masters Games decided to follow Sports Director Marco Sietas' suggestion and to adopt the WDSF Senior I - IV age group classifications for all competitions held as part of the games.

The DanceSport events of the European Masters Games 2015 are scheduled from 2 through 4 October in Nice, FRA. They comprise two World Championships, five World Cups and seven Masters Games competitions for age groups Senior I - IV. Read up on it here!


Below are the definitions for the four WDSF Senior age groups.

  • SEN I | One partner must have reached his or her 35th birthday or more in the calendar year (1980 or before - Senior Ib). The other partner must have reached his or her 30th birthday in the calendar year (1985 or before - Senior Ia 
  • SEN II | One partner must have reached his or her 45th birthday or more in the calendar year (1970 or before - Senior IIb). The other partner must have reached his or her 40th birthday in the calendar year (1975 or before - Senior IIa)
  • SEN III |One partner must have reached his or her 55th birthday or more in the calendar year (1960 or before - Senior IIIb). The other partner must have reached his or her 50th birthday in the calendar year (1965 or before - Senior IIIa)
  • SEN IV | One partner must have reached his or her 65th birthday or more in the calendar year (1950 or before - Senior IVb). The other partner must have reached his or her 60th birthday in the calendar year (1955 or before - Senior IVa) 
Couples dancing in the Masters Classes of the WDSF Professional Division are elegible to participate.

It is also important to point out that - despite of their name - the European Masters Games are open to participants from all WDSF Member countries! Find out about the registration process here!