After Minsk, BLR, renounced from hosting the 2016 World Formation Standard, Pecs, HUN, stepped up to the plate and saved the day for the 13 formations that had put in practice for months. First place goes to Russia, second to Germany!05/12/2016 read more ...
Andrey Zaytsev and Anna Kuzminskay, RUS, win their second consecutive title as World Champions in Professional Division Latin in front of their home crowd in Moscow ... and immediately announce their retirement from competition.05/12/2016 read more ...
A live stream covering the 2016 WDSF PD World Latin in Moscow, RUS, should become available soon. We're waiting for the embedding code to be sent. Our colleague Helmut Roland is in Pecs, HUN, to report form the World Formation Standard.04/12/2016 read more ...
The close to two hours of coverage on the 2016 World DanceSport Championship Ten Dance held in Vienna, AUT, on 19 November are now available as a Vimeo on Demand programme: US$ 3.75 for 3-month streaming!02/12/2016 read more ...
Another PD World Showdance Championship was held on the last day of the Austrian Open in Vienna. This year it was Latin! The performances in the final were all recorded by broadcaster ORF and are made available here as a free Vimeo programme.01/12/2016 read more ...
DanceSport legend Peter Maxwell is appointed Honorary Advisor to the newly formed Adjudicators' Commission. His vast experience in the fields of dance and adjudication will be a tremendous asset to the work of the commission.30/11/2016 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.-