License requirements

Conditions for the application of a WDSF Adjudicator license

C License

  1. Over 21 years old.
  2. Must be a former (retired) DanceSport competitor.
  3. Holder of a highest-level national adjudicator’s license for a minimum of 2 years
  4. Must have passed a National Adjudicator’s Course and Technical Examination (Prequalified by WDSF Presidium) or passed WDSF Technical Examinations conducted by WDSF Technical Examiners.
  5. Must have attended two (2) WDSF Adjudicator’s congresses and passed the WDSF General Knowledge Test and the WDSF English comprehension examination.
  6. A C license cannot be upgraded to a B license

B License

  1. Over 21 years old.
  2. Must be a former (retired) DanceSport competitor of grade A or S class and competed in international competitions.
  3. Holder of a national adjudicator license for a minimum of 2 years with qualification to judge national championships.
  4. Must have passed a National Adjudicator’s course and Technical Examination (Prequalified by WDSF Presidium) or passed WDSF Technical Examinations conducted by WDSF Technical Examiners.
  5. Must have attended two (2) WDSF Adjudicator’s congresses and passed the WDSF General Knowledge Test and the WDSF English comprehension examination.

A License

After June 15, 2014, a WDSF Adjudicators A Licence may be issued by the WDSF Sports Director, the WDSF Academy and the Education Commission only to an adjudicator who:

  1. Has held a valid and subsisting WDSF Adjudicators B Licence for at least one (1) year.
  2. Fulfills the requirements for a WDSF Adjudicators B License.
  3. Attended and successfully completed the WDSF Absolute Judgement Course and successfully passed the associated exams.
  4. Must have judged not fewer than 5 (3 for member bodies with WDSF Pre-Qualified Education System) WDSF Open or WDSF International (World Ranking Tournament) competitions, each with a minimum of 2 weeks apart.