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  • Gabi And Anna @ Sportel

    Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, two-time World Champions in the Latin American dances, visit Monaco and Sportel 2016, the Sports Marketing and Media Convention, on 25 October. There they showcase top-level DanceSport.

    24/10/2016 read more ...
  • New President For FIDS

    The Italian DanceSport Federation FIDS held its ordinary Elective General Meeeting on Saturday 22 October in Rome. Standing unopposed after the other two candidates had withdrawn, Giovanni Costantino was elected by acclamation.

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  • Combat Competition Manipulation | White Paper

    The members of the Presidential Task Force to Combat Competition Manipulation in DanceSport publish a "White Paper" that should serve as the basis to their discussions on and their efforts in improving integrity in DanceSport.

    22/10/2016 read more ...
  • Better Late Than Never

    At long last, the WDSF Communications team releases the second of its "My Very Best 2015" programmes: the Latin Edition. To say that it is merely a compilation of the very best Latin dancing during 2015 doesn't do it justice! It's more: it shows you the human side of it all!

    21/10/2016 read more ...
  • 2016 World Formation Standard

    The WDSF Sports Director advises the Member Bodies that the 2016 World DanceSport Championship Standard Formation will take place in Pécs, HUN, on 4 December. Another major event saved in less than one week!

    21/10/2016 read more ...
  • Meet The Elite

    The 2016 World Champions Latin, Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, MDA, will be present at this year's SPORTEL convention in Monaco and showcase DanceSport to the leaders in the sports marketing and media industry.

    19/10/2016 read more ...

It's Showtime! 27/11/2011

2011 World Standard Formation © Roland The first batch of photographs taken by Helmut Roland during yesterday's World Formation Standard in Braunschweig, GER, are in the Gallery.

19 formations from 11 countries have entered the championship, 14 advanced to the semi-final, and 6 danced the final in a sold out Volkswagen Hall. It was past midnight when the panel of seven judges finallly held up their cards with the placing for each of the six formations. 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2 read those of the team Germany I, BTSC Braunschweig. Unanimuos decision - well, almost!

Results of the Final



Braunschweiger TSC



ST Lotus, Jantar Elblag



Vera, Tyumen



1. TC Ludwigsburg



Impuls, Chelyabinsk



Univers Minsk

The final was broadcast live on German television, on ARD affiliate Norddeutscher Rundfunk NDR. The programme gets repeated at 13:30 CET today. Anyone in Europe with access to ASTRA should be able to watch. For those who cannot, WDSF Communications will start uploading Helmut's videos soon.