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  • 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 ...
  • Platja d'aro-bound

    The number of couples that have registered online for the upcoming GrandSlam leg in Platja d'Aro, ESP, has increased by 100% overnight. A total of 67 have entered Standard and Latin so far. Top-ten couples included!

    19/10/2016 read more ...
  • Counting On You

    The World DanceSport Federation and the organisers of the relocated GrandSlam leg are counting on the dancers to make the competitions in Platja d'Aro, ESP, a success - in terms of participation as well as of level of competition. 

    18/10/2016 read more ...
  • GrandSlam Moscow Moves To Costa Brava

    After careful consideration of pros and cons, the WDSF Managing Committee moves the fifth regular leg of the 2016 GrandSlam Series from Moscow to Platja d'Aro, the Mediterranean resort just north of Barcelona, ESP.

    17/10/2016 read more ...

Open Source | Open Mind 20/11/2013

Marco Sietas and Olav Groehn © Roland The source codes of Judging System 2.0 and other resources including a Wiki have now been made available by their author Olav Groehn on

Seven months after the system was officially rolled out for the adjudicating of the first GrandSlam leg of 2013, the World DanceSport Federation and Olav provide National Member Bodies and software developers with the code on an OPEN SOURCE basis. System 2.0 can thus be put to a much broader use as well as be developed further by third parties.

Open Source WDSF puts Olav in charge of coordinating all such development and of monitoring that the terms of the GNU General Public Licence are respected.

WDSF and Olav invite others to contribute to this ambitious project that aims at improving the standards and procedures in the adjudication of DanceSport further. Olav can be contacted at