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Competition Rule C.6.6.1 26/06/2013

WDSF Adjudicators The 2013 General Meeting of the World DanceSport Federation amended the Competition Rule C.6.6.1 in a way that it applies to all competitions under WDSF Rules.


Forthwith all officials officiating at a WDSF competition will have to dress in compliance with Rule C.6.6.1, putting more emphasis on them appearing and working as a team.



The amended wording of the Rule reads as follows.

In all WDSF competitions granted under these Rules, Chairmen, and Adjudicators and all other officials (including, but not limited to, any speaker, chairman, scrutineer or other manager) serve as a team and shall dress or costume as follows:

  • Men: black or midnight-blue business suit, dress shirt, WDSF necktie, dress shoes;
  • Women: black or midnight-blue business suit with either skirt or trousers, dress blouse, WDSF scarf.