June 13th and 14th 2009, Macau
Last weekend the IDSF Annual General Meeting took place in Macau, China, Regency Hotel. The President Mr. Carlos Freitag could welcome the delegates of 41 IDSF Member Bodies, as well as the President of WRRC Mrs. Miriam Kerpan Izak, the IPC Delegate Mrs. Grethe Andersen, Norway, The UCWDC Mr. Jeff Bartholomew and the Representative of IDO Mr. Bill Fowler. Mrs. Andersen introduced IPC – Wheelchair DanceSport to the delegates, Mr. Bartholomew presented Country and Western DanceSport.
The main item on Saturday, June 13th was the presentation of and open discussion on the Vision 2012 – the World DanceSport Federation, governing body of all Dancestyles.
The President Mr. Carlos Freitag presented the idea and Vision of the World DanceSport Federation - WDSF:
· Establish and manage a unified DanceSport per best practice standards and proven procedures of WDSF Members
· Improve DanceSport through the combined knowledge base and expertise of WDSF Members
· Promote DanceSport on the strength of a larger unified constituency, having a broader appeal, and benefiting from economies of scale
· Generate goodwill for DanceSport within the Olympic Movement and enhance its status in the international sports movement
On Sunday, June 14th 2009, the IDSF AGM 2009 was held.
After reports of the Presidium Members, there had been carried Motions from the Presidium and from the Members. Here you can see a short overview of the most important motions and decisions, further details you will find in the minutes to come :
Competition Rules :
All participants in IDSF-granted Competitions must be identified to the satisfaction of IDSF and IDSF Chairman of the competition
The Disciplinary Council was installed at the Annual General Meeting 2006 in Wels/Austria as a third body within the IDSF.
After the first 3-year term of the members of the Disciplinary Council there had to be elections for the next term.
Chairman : Erich Staeldi Switzerland
Vice Presidents : Marcos de Robles Spain
Christoph Rubien Germany
Ordinary Members : Juris Arajs Latvia
Noel A. Laman Philippines
Karina Geerts Belgium
Hermann Goetz Austria
Antun Marki Croatia
Lars Wallin Sweden
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The Zuvedra 1 Formation from Lithuania claimed victory at the 2013 WDSF European DanceSport Championship Lation Formation held in Vilnius, LTU.20/05/2013 read more ...
A "Live from Vilnius" blog has gone up with coverage on the WDSF European DanceSport Championship Latin Formation held in the Lithuanian capital tomorrow.17/05/2013 read more ...
The slogan of the WDSF World DanceSport Games 2013 and the two mascots "Dance Kao" and "Sport Shiung" were officially presented yesterday too.16/05/2013 read more ...
Yesterday's press conference on the World DanceSport Games 2013 launches the event towards a much broader public awareness in the host country.16/05/2013 read more ...