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  • Parting Ways | Staying Friends

    During the Finnish DanceSport Championships last Saturday, the country's stand-out dancers and reigning World Champions Ten Dance, Jaak Vainomaa and Taina Savikurki, announced the end of their partnership and looked back at their career.

    27/02/2017 read more ...
  • Le Tout-Moscou

    The traditional Latin Quarter open competitions bring again couples by the hundreds to the floor of the Crocus Expo on the outskirts of Moscow. It's good to see that DanceSport is trhiving in Russia despite the adversities it is facing.

    27/02/2017 read more ...
  • Bassano: Day Two

    Streaming continues from the 2017 Bassano Open today. After yesterday's World U-21 Latin, the highlights are an International Open, Opens and these four gentlemen, the "Swinguys." The transmission starts again from 14:00 UTC/GMT. 

    26/02/2017 read more ...
  • Live from Bassano, ITA

    The live webcast from the 2017 Bassano Open starts at 14:00 UTC/GMT with the Open finals of the SEN I and SEN III Standard plus the Rising Star Latin. The U-21 World Latin get's underway at 15:00 UTC with the Opening Ceremony.

    25/02/2017 read more ...
  • In Diretta Da Bassano

    Another live webcast coming up this weekend: as they did on previous occasions, the Bassano organisers provide a quality stream from their Open that includes the 2017 World U-21 Latin as the absolute highligh on Saturday.

    24/02/2017 read more ...
  • Follow Us Here Too

    WDSF has been present on Instagram for four years already, has posted some 150 photographs and even a few videos over this time, and has treated its presence on the platform in rather nonchalant way. Well, this shall change ...

    24/02/2017 read more ...
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Identification: Yes | Promotion: Too 11/07/2012

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By applying for the Athlete’s ID Card you provide information on your person to WDSF. It is then stored and used by WDSF for the purpose of managing its ever more comprehensive competition system with maximum efficiency.

Only parts of your personal information will be made public on worlddancesport.org.

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As an athlete competing in WDSF competitions you are a public figure in the sense that your name appears in our database together with that of your partner, your results and your World Ranking points. By adding just a little bit of colour and depth, you will make this figure much more compelling for the media and the people who take an interest in DanceSport. Please, fill in at least some of the fields in the Profile section – it should take all of two minutes! The WDSF Communications team appreciates your help in this important matter.

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