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  • Live From ...

    A live stream covering the 2016 WDSF PD World Latin in Moscow, RUS, should become available soon. We're waiting for the embedding code to be sent. Our colleague Helmut Roland is in Pecs, HUN, to report form the World Formation Standard.

    04/12/2016 read more ...
  • Today's Release: 2016 World Ten Dance

    The close to two hours of coverage on the 2016 World DanceSport Championship Ten Dance held in Vienna, AUT, on 19 November are now available as a Vimeo on Demand programme: US$ 3.75 for 3-month streaming!

    02/12/2016 read more ...
  • 2016 PD World Showdance Latin

    Another PD World Showdance Championship was held on the last day of the Austrian Open in Vienna. This year it was Latin! The performances in the final were all recorded by broadcaster ORF and are made available here as a free Vimeo programme.

    01/12/2016 read more ...
  • Peter Maxwell | Honorary Advisor

    DanceSport legend Peter Maxwell is appointed Honorary Advisor to the newly formed Adjudicators' Commission. His vast experience in the fields of dance and adjudication will be a tremendous asset to the work of the commission.

    30/11/2016 read more ...
  • Competition Manipulation | Part III

    This is the third and final part of Reinhard Egli's editorial on Competition Manipulation in DanceSport. Forever the keen observer, Reinhard sees this world of dance made up of "egocentric personalities with their sensitivities heightened."

    29/11/2016 read more ...
  • Competition Manipulation | Continued

    The second instalment of Reinhard Egli's editorial on competition manipulation should be eagerly awaited. Part I was widely read and commented on over the weekend. Part II looks at the first practical solutions. 

     
    28/11/2016 read more ...
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The IDSF Adjudicators' Congress 09/11/2009

The IDSF held an Adjudicators' Congress on 6 November in Maribor, SLO, just prior to the World Latin taking place there. An extensive summary on the outcome will follow soon. For preliminary information we refer you to another website at the bootom of this news item:

IDSF Adjudicators’ Congress

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Just prior to the IDSF 2009 World DanceSport Championship Latin in Slovenia, the organisers staged an Adjudicators’ Congress at a Maribor dance school. It was very well organised by Natasa Ambroz (unfortunately absent due to health reasons) and Heinz Spaeker. Well over 100 IDSF Adudicators attended, and everyone present agreed that the congress provided excellent information on the following topics: Wheelchair DanceSport, the new IDSF Judging System and the Viennese Waltz. DanceSport World correspondent Donna Edelstein and photographer Sharon Starkston (her pictures are above) report on the congress here! Just one thing needs to be pointed out before you go to the site: the International Olympic Committee calls for “less subjective” judging systems in all sports.