Show recent news

Latest News

  • Trivium Premiere

    The judging system that will be used at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games to decide the outcome of the battles is field-tested today at the BOTY Central Europe breaking event in Zurich, SUI. The Trivium Value System ...

    23/09/2017 read more ...
  • Dancing Is About To Start

    Dancing is about to start in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan, where the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games are currently in full swing. The eleven (!) medal events in DanceSport will be held on 25 and 26 September.

    21/09/2017 read more ...
  • Ten Years of Professional Dancing in WDSF

    On the occasion of the 2017 PD World Standard in Prague, CZE, the community took a look back at the first ten years of WDSF PD and its predecessor organisation, celebrating together with some of the biggest names in dance.

    17/09/2017 read more ...
  • PD World Champions Standard

    Benedetto Ferruggia and Claudia Koehler, GER, won their second world title as professionals. First and second runners-up were Donatas Vezelis - Lina Chatkeviciute, LTU, and Bjorn Bisch - Ashli Williamson, DEN, respectively.

    17/09/2017 read more ...
  • Don't Miss This!

    History was made at the 2017 World Standard in Chengdu, CHN. Russians Dmitry Zharkov and Olga Kulikova equalled the three titles of four legendary couples. Germans Simone Segatori and Annette Sudol moved on to the PD.

    15/09/2017 read more ...
  • Double The Honours

    Four years ago, Vice-President James "Jim" Fraser was awarded the "Caring Canadian" in recognition of his services to non-profit organisations tied to DanceSport. Now he is honoured with the "Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers."

    15/09/2017 read more ...
Archives

News from the IDSF Presidium 01/09/2009


Ladies and Gentlemen, 

Avatar The so-called "2009 WDC Amateur League Open Amateur World Championships" scheduled to be held at Paris, France on December 4-6, 2009, was not granted by IDSF and was not registered with nor approved by the IDSF Member for France, FFD / CNDS.

Accordingly, the IDSF Presidium can take action against any athlete, adjudicator or other official, person or body associated with IDSF or an IDSF Member, who have participated in those competitions/events in any way, without any further notice to any of them, according to the applicable IDSF Rules and Regulations.

May I remind you  and point out the fact, that the announcement of this unregistered event has been published since October 7, 2009 permanently on the IDSF Website, under UNREGISTERED EVENTS.

IDSF has taken the following decision:

All IDSF registered athletes and IDSF Licensed Adjudicators who have participated in the above mentioned event, get a penalty of 6 months of no participation in IDSF competitions.

The couple Lenny Gouwerok and Laura Zmajlovicova (Netherlands) get a penalty of 12 months of no participation in IDSF competitions, on the reason of a case of recurrence.

In the event of any sanctions imposed by IDSF upon any participating athlete, adjudicator or other official, person or body associated with IDSF or an IDSF Member, IDSF will refuse to pay any expenses or other costs which might arise due to the sanction, neither in relation to these specific events nor in relation to any future IDSF event.

Best regards,

Heinz Spaeker, IDSF Sports Director

Heidi Götz 
IDSF Communications