On the occasion of the 2017 PD World Standard in Prague, CZE, the community took a look back at the first ten years of WDSF PD and its predecessor organisation, celebrating together with some of the biggest names in dance.17/09/2017 read more ...
Benedetto Ferruggia and Claudia Koehler, GER, won their second world title as professionals. First and second runners-up were Donatas Vezelis - Lina Chatkeviciute, LTU, and Bjorn Bisch - Ashli Williamson, DEN, respectively.17/09/2017 read more ...
History was made at the 2017 World Standard in Chengdu, CHN. Russians Dmitry Zharkov and Olga Kulikova equalled the three titles of four legendary couples. Germans Simone Segatori and Annette Sudol moved on to the PD.15/09/2017 read more ...
Four years ago, Vice-President James "Jim" Fraser was awarded the "Caring Canadian" in recognition of his services to non-profit organisations tied to DanceSport. Now he is honoured with the "Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers."15/09/2017 read more ...
Eva Bartunkova and Petr Bartunek report on another visit to Lesotho which served to promote DanceSport on the "Dark Continent." Couples from Estonia, Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland danced in the first WDSF Lesotho Open.08/09/2017 read more ...
Live streams will be available on the 2017 European Youth Standard - today, 8 September - and the 2017 World Junior II Standard - tomorrow, 9 September. Both are held in Brtaislava as part of the Slovak Open Championship. Enjoy!08/09/2017 read more ...
The lectures and the schedule for the second day of the 2014 Adjudicators' Congress in Stuttgart, GER, follow the pattern that was established for the inaugural day.
The emphasis will be on the Standard dances and the specific Performance Assessment Standards that are applied when the Judging System 2.1 is used.
Sports Director Marco Sietas will present the judging system to the congress.
Sunday 10 Aug 2014 - Standard Dances
12:00 p.m. - Judging System 2.1 by MARCO SIETAS
12:45 p.m. - Systematic Approach to Objective Judging by LUCA BARICCHI
01:15 p.m. - Judging Technical Qualities by PAOLO BOSCO AND SILVIA PITTON
02:30 p.m. - Break
02:45 p.m. - Judging Movement to Music by LUCA BARICCHI
04:00 p.m. - Judging Partnering Skill by MARTINA WESEL-THERHORN
05:15 p.m. - Break
05:30 p.m. - Judging Choreography and Presentation by DOMENICO SOALE AND GIOIA CERASOLI
06:45 p.m. - End of Congress
Important to point out that participants may choose to attend one, two or all three days. 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.-