The WDSF Competition Rules apply to all international WDSF DanceSport competitions granted to and organised under the responsibility of an WDSF National Member Body, including but not limited to competitions in Standard, Latin-American, Artistic Dance, Caribbean
Dances, Folkloric Dances, Performing Art Dances, Smooth Dance, Urban Dances, Disco Dance. Rules for Rock 'n' Roll and a number of other dance styles/forms are administered by the WDSF Associate Members, the World Rock’n Roll Confederation (WRRC),
and by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for Para DanceSport.
For Breaking please refer to the WDSF Rules and Regulations Manual for Breaking below.
The Competition Rules below are in effect since 17 June 2018.
WDSF Competition Rules (valid as of January 1, 2024) (Tracked
Changes) Competition Rules 2023
WDSF Competition Rules B5 Appendix:
Reimbursement of Expenses
WDSF Competition Rule B5 appendix (version with tracked changes)
Rules and Regulations for Allocation of Judges
Overview WDSF Judging Systems
WDSF Solo Competition Rules
WDSF Synchro Competition Rules
WDSF Choreographic Competition Rules
WDSF Presidium Operating Policy, Competition Rules for Caribbean
BRRM WDSF Rules and Regulations Manual for Breaking (v.5, April 2023)
WDSF Rules and Regulations Manual for Breaking (old version)
WDSF Breaking Championship Protocol
Disco Dance / Stage Dance
Operating Policy WDSF Disco DanceSport discipline
Operating Policy WDSF Rules Stage DanceSport discipline