One of the highlights of 2017 will undoubtedly be The World Games that are held in Wroclaw, POL, from 20 to 30 July. For the fifth consecutive time, DanceSport will be among the 30+ sports that are contested. Four disciplines are featured!17/01/2017 read more ...
The first figures are in for the six-part World DanceSport GrandSlam Series airing on public broadcast stations all across the United States. Six hours of Latin and Standard dancing in the GrandSlams were broadcast 2,000 times!16/01/2017 read more ...
The first "Live from blog ..." to get rolled out in 2017 is the one of the Helsinki leg of this year's GrandSlam Series. On 17 March 2017, two month from now, it all starts back up! Wouldn't it be nice to welcome our first "IWGA Athletes of the Year" to the floor on this occasion too?13/01/2017 read more ...
Since early December 2016, a task force made up of experts from WDSF as well as several other organisations is hard at work, preparing for the breakin' events at the Buenos Aires 2018 YOG. Others signal their approval of the approach taken.12/01/2017 read more ...
With WDSF too often cast as a "ballroom" organisation by people without proper insights and grasp, it is appropriate to look back at the World DanceSport Games in Kaohsiung, TPE, as they visualise best what the DS in our acronym stands for.11/01/2017 read more ...
Ever since the December 2016 announcement of breakin' making its première in the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games, much has been said about dance as sport. In the general media as well as in the specialist publications! Here is one view that counts ...10/01/2017 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.-