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  • Tommy Shaughnessy Resigns

    Tommy Shaughnessy, WDSF Sports Director for the past twelve months, steps down for health reasons. The Presidium accepts Tommy's resignation and thanks him for the extraorinary services he rendered at a very high cost.

    20/01/2018 read more ...
  • The YOG Breaking Picto

    The Organising Committee for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games rolls out the pictogrammes that will be used to identify 34 sports and disciplines featuring with competitions. Draw a b-boy - don't lift the pencil!

    20/01/2018 read more ...
  • Breaking For Gold | Stage Three

    The WDSF World Youth Breaking Championship in Kawasaki, JPN, is the third and final stage in the qualifying process for the 24 places at the Buenos Aires 2018 YOG. The Japan DanceSport Federation holds a press conference today!

    18/01/2018 read more ...
  • In The News

    The move of Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus from "Amateur" to the  Professional Division is stirring up the community. It is commented and reacted upon in the social media by their fans around the world. 

    17/01/2018 read more ...
  • Leaving It At Three!

    Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, three-time World Champions in Latin (2015 - 2017) announce that they will forthwith dance in the Professional Division. A statement on Anna's Facebook page should make it official.

    15/01/2018 read more ...
  • THE FINAL PUSH

    The final push in the #voteJacekandAnna campaign! Make sure that you vote one more time on the last day of stage one in the ballotting for the IWGA Athlete of the Year award. They appear on track to make the cut ...

    15/01/2018 read more ...
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Trivium Value System 23/09/2017

BOTY Central Europe © BOTY After it had done so for Latin and Standard over the past ten years, the World DanceSport Federation collaborated once more with experts and software engineers to develop a judging system for top-tier competitions in Breaking.

What made this project particularly challenging was the fact that the timeline called for a roll-out only six months after the start of the development. Somehow the group contracted by WDSF to do the actual work was able to meet the deadline imposed by the first Continental Qualifier for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games taking place in Philadelphia, USA, during the Silverback Open on 6 October. Two weeks ahead of that, the "Trivium Value System" gets field-tested for the first time today at the BOTY Central Europe event in Zurich, SUI. We will report on the premiere next week.