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Ecuador 16/02/2012


Dr Jorge Guiterrez is President of the Ecuadorean DanceSport Federation and a member of the WDSF Membership Commission. In this quality he elaborated an exhaustive report on DanceSport activities across Latin America during the year 2011. The second part of the "On The Move" series looks at his own country. DanceSport in Ecuador was buzzing with national competitions, training courses and much more ...

"I dance for the sport of it!" - "¡Yo bailo por deporte!"

The catchy slogan was certainly upheld in

  • 7 National Competitions with an average of 150 couples entered
  • 4 National Training Courses for Latin (with participants from other Latin American countries)
  • 4 National Traning Courses for Standard (with participants from other Latin American countries)
  • 2 National Adjudicatoers' Training Courses
  • The first "Mitad del Mundo" (Half of the World) Opens in Latin and Standard (August)

Ecuador For the latter, the Ecuadorean DanceSport Federation invited ten athletes from each Latin American country, assuming the costs for their transfers, lodging and meals. 86 athletes from abroad joined 36 from Ecuador for the two-day event. The Latin Open was contested by 31 couples from seven countries, the Standard Open by 24 couples from again seven countries.

Latin American Latin and Standard competitions saw an even higher number of entries: 170 athletes altogether.

DanceSport athletes and officials from Ecuador travelled abroad to 

  • Compete in WDSF Opens in Argentina (Buenos Aires) and Chile (Santiago)
  • Attend a WDSF Adjudicators' Congress

COE The Ecuadorean DanceSport Federation is recognised by the National Olympic Committee.