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 ...
This is the third and final part of Reinhard Egli's editorial on Competition Manipulation in DanceSport. Forever the keen observer, Reinhard sees this world of dance made up of "egocentric personalities with their sensitivities heightened."29/11/2016 read more ...
The second instalment of Reinhard Egli's editorial on competition manipulation should be eagerly awaited. Part I was widely read and commented on over the weekend. Part II looks at the first practical solutions.
The members of the Task Force to Combat Competition Manipulation in DanceSport decide to re-publish some of the editorials, articles and papers written on the topic of manipulation by different authors on this website. Here is a first editorial by Reinhard Egli of dance!26/11/2016 read more ...
On 25 October 2009 the International DanceSport Federation (IDSF) Working Group on VISION 2012 met for the first time in Sant Cugat, ESP, to discuss the further proceedings in trying to have IDSF evolve into the World DanceSport Federation over the years to come.
Present at the first meeting of the IDSF Working Group were:
The following joint declaration was drafted between the representatives of the different organisations at the conclusion of the meeting:
DanceSport as a Unifying Force
All organisations present support the World DanceSport Federation concept (Vision 2012) as worked out on 25/10/2009 in Sant Cugat.
All organisations agree to create a working group.
The working group is mandated to continue analysis based on information presented at the meeting with the intention of creating the WDSF.
Each organisation is to define the profile of its sport division within WDSF and to
Provide information on current organisation (incl. structure and statutes);
Provide information on financial activities.
Each organisation is to consider the list of obstacles and send proposed solutions to the IDSF Office.