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    The Friendship Camp, which is organised by the WDSF Athletes' Commission in the Netherlands this July, is all about dance! Virtually any dance! The line-up of teachers and lecturers will also include a name for Hip Hop and Breaking. 

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  • DanceSport | University Sport

    The decision of the International University Sports Federation to grant DanceSport recognition makes it eligible (as an optional sport) for the programme of the Universiade. Many top-level dancers are also university students. Great!

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  • A Matter Of Principle

    Every National Olympic Committee is aware of the general "Qualification System Principles" upon which the sport-specific system is based. They are: universality, performance, host country representation and gender equality. 

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  • The Friendship Camp

    The WDSF Athletes' Commission is proud to announce the line-up of teachers and lecturers for its upcoming training camp. The "Friendship Camp" takes place in Papendahl, NED, from 11 to 13 July. Sign up for the only not-for-profit!

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  • Olympic Qualifying

    The World DanceSport Federation points out to the National Member Bodies that the first stage of qualifying for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games must be open to all breakers and without any restrictions other than the age range. 

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  • Live From Olomouc, CZE

    The countdown is on for the 2017 European DanceSport Championship Standard tomorrow. As always, we provide you with "nearly" real-time coverage that allows you to keep up with what is happening in Olomouc, CZE.

    18/05/2017 read more ...
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European Masters Games - Lignano 2011 19/09/2011

EMG Lignano, ITA

124 Masters - mature athletes and known as Seniors in DanceSport - took part in the 2011 European Masters Games held through Tuesday, 20 September, in Lignano, ITA.

Maybe the total number of entries was somewhat lower than expected by WDSF, but couples came from as far as Australia for the privilege to compete in the first ever Masters Games with DanceSport on the programme.

The medal tables for the Latin and Standard events in the Senior I, II and III categories can be found here. To get an idea of the scope of the Masters Games, why not watch the daily highlight of 18 September featuring sports as different as Beach Volleyball ... and DanceSport (at the end of the video)? And one only needs to imagine the World Masters Games Turin 2013, with even more sports and as many as 15,000 athletes competing.

DjmPqB5r_Ro|2011 European Masters Games

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