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  • Tommy Shaughnessy Resigns

    Tommy Shaughnessy, WDSF Sports Director for the past twelve months, steps down for health reasons. The Presidium accepts Tommy's resignation and thanks him for the extraorinary services he rendered at a very high cost.

    20/01/2018 read more ...
  • The YOG Breaking Picto

    The Organising Committee for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games rolls out the pictogrammes that will be used to identify 34 sports and disciplines featuring with competitions. Draw a b-boy - don't lift the pencil!

    20/01/2018 read more ...
  • Breaking For Gold | Stage Three

    The WDSF World Youth Breaking Championship in Kawasaki, JPN, is the third and final stage in the qualifying process for the 24 places at the Buenos Aires 2018 YOG. The Japan DanceSport Federation holds a press conference today!

    18/01/2018 read more ...
  • In The News

    The move of Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus from "Amateur" to the  Professional Division is stirring up the community. It is commented and reacted upon in the social media by their fans around the world. 

    17/01/2018 read more ...
  • Leaving It At Three!

    Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, three-time World Champions in Latin (2015 - 2017) announce that they will forthwith dance in the Professional Division. A statement on Anna's Facebook page should make it official.

    15/01/2018 read more ...
  • THE FINAL PUSH

    The final push in the #voteJacekandAnna campaign! Make sure that you vote one more time on the last day of stage one in the ballotting for the IWGA Athlete of the Year award. They appear on track to make the cut ...

    15/01/2018 read more ...
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Identification: Yes | Promotion: Too 11/07/2012

Andrey Zaytsev - Anna Kuzminskaya, RUS © Roland

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.

  • Name
  • Surname
  • Sex
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • National Member Body representation

The above constitute your basic public profile and they are visible to anyone searching our database under All Athletes. Other parts – namely your contact information (e-mail) – will not be published without your specific consent.

Furthermore, you are able to expand on your profile yourself by providing – online – additional information under

As you are aware, WDSF has stepped up efforts to make media coverage on its championships and premier competitions available to the public at large. Whether for a television programme, a live stream on YouTube or an article, the producers of such coverage depend on your active collaboration in making some background on your person and your career in DanceSport available.

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.

WDSF assures you that your data – to the extent that you provide it – will be dealt with exactly as outlined in the WDSF Privacy Policy and in other documents (i.e. WDSF Athlete’s ID Card application), and that all privacy laws applicable in your country will be respected by WDSF and its National Member Bodies.