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  • Breaking in Paris 2024

    Breaking included on the sports programme of the Olympic Games Paris 2024.

    25/06/2019 read more ...
  • World Breaking Champions

    B-girl Ami (JPN) and B-boy Menno (NED) outlasted a strong international pool of 150 breakers to win the 2019 WDSF World Breaking Championship today in Nanjing, China, earning them the title of World Champions.

    23/06/2019 read more ...

  • WDSF World Breaking Championship medalists are here!

    Menno (Netherlands) and Issei (Japan) faced each other in the b-boy final. Ami (Japan) and Sunny (United States) battled each other in the b-girl final.

    23/06/2019 read more ...

  • The result for top 4 b-girls and top 8 b-boys are out!

    Who will be able to bring some presence and soul on the stage and execute their moves clean?

    23/06/2019 read more ...

  • Top 16 b-girls and top 32 b-boys results

    The line ups for the top 16 b-girls and the top 32 b-boys are looking strong!

    23/06/2019 read more ...
  • Olympic Day on June 23rd

    The goal of Olympic Day, celebrated around the world on June 23rd to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games on the same day back in 1894, is to promote participation in sport regardless of age, gender or athletic ability and to get as many people as possible active.

    23/06/2019 read more ...

New Adjudication System 19/12/2009

IDSF IDSF made history at the 2009 Grand Slam in Shanghai. For the first time the new judging system was implemented in one of the most important competitions in the IDSF calendar. The new judging system that was introduced at several adjudicator`s congresses earlier this year, such as in Stuttgart, Maribor, Bologna etc., will grade the IDSF finalists in five component criteria Posture, Balance and Coordination, Quality of Movement, Movement to Music, Partnering and finally Choreography and Presentation .

Successful Test in Shanghai!

A day prior to the competition all the Grand Slam participants were given a briefing on the new judging system. Some were a little apprehensive but the majority saw that this is the way forward to introduce Dancesport as a sporting event.

Whilst it is necessary to introduce Dancesport as a sport and also to live up the Olympian spirit of fair judging, the new judging system set of criteria is a justifiable basis to be implement in the future main events like World Games, World Championships and Grand Slams.

This is not a replacement of the reliable skating system that is still being used in the IDSF Ranking Tournament program but an important development for garantueing  transparency and fair judging.