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  • No Visa, No World Gathering 

    We start our reporting about the World Latin and the two World Championships in Showdance with what are bad news indeed. Visa issuance has unfortunately been an issue for some who had planned to be in Chengdu, CHN, this weekend. 

    22/09/2016 read more ...
  • With A View To Chengdu

    Only a few more days until the 2016 World Latin and the two World Championships ShowDance get underway in Chengdu, CHN. The upcoming weekend, 24 and 25 September, will be taken up by three events that you are able to follow from the comfort of your home.

    20/09/2016 read more ...
  • I Am A Refugee

    We start into a week that will be concluded by two World Championships ShowDance with a look back at the winning performance in Saturday's WDSF PD European Latin ShowDance in Sibus, ROU: Kathrin Menzinger and Vadim Garbuzov, AUT, as "Refugees."

    19/09/2016 read more ...
  • A Long Time Coming

    If there ever was a project that fell behind the power curve, it must be this one: Standard and Latin versions of MY VERY BEST 2015 were supposed to be released on DVD in May. Nearly five months later we are proud to offer the two compilations through Vimeo on Demand.

    16/09/2016 read more ...
  • Across The USA

    The six-part "World DanceSport GrandSlam Series" that was produced by WDSF and USA Dance has started to air across the U.S. Public broadcasting stations in nearly all major markets show the programmes during primetime hours.

    16/09/2016 read more ...
  • The Perfect Ten

    Canadians Anton Belayev and Antoaneta Popova, who just started their rookie year as professionals, win all ten dances of the 2016 PD World Cup Ten Dance in Bratislava, SVK. Heidi Goetz reports about their exploit in the first PD competition.

    15/09/2016 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.

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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.