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  • U.S. A Success!

    The first figures are in for the six-part World DanceSport GrandSlam Series airing on public broadcast stations all across the United States. Six hours of Latin and Standard dancing in the GrandSlams were broadcast 2,000 times!

    16/01/2017 read more ...
  • Firsts Around The Corner

    The first "Live from blog ..." to get rolled out in 2017 is the one of the Helsinki leg of this year's GrandSlam Series. On 17 March 2017, two month from now, it all starts back up! Wouldn't it be nice to welcome our first "IWGA Athletes of the Year" to the floor on this occasion too?

    13/01/2017 read more ...
  • Positive Perspective

    Since early December 2016, a task force made up of experts from WDSF as well as several other organisations is hard at work, preparing for the breakin' events at the Buenos Aires 2018 YOG. Others signal their approval of the approach taken.

    12/01/2017 read more ...
  • DS in WDSF

    With WDSF too often cast as a "ballroom" organisation by people without proper insights and grasp, it is appropriate to look back at the World DanceSport Games in Kaohsiung, TPE, as they visualise best what the DS in our acronym stands for. 

    11/01/2017 read more ...
  • Dance As Sport

    Ever since the December 2016 announcement of breakin' making its première in the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games, much has been said about dance as sport. In the general media as well as in the specialist publications! Here is one view that counts ...

    10/01/2017 read more ...
  • Did You Vote Today?

    Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus will need your all-out support if they are to stand a chance to be voted as the "Athletes of the Year" in the polling by the International World Games Association. 

    09/01/2017 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.