::: WDSF Press Release ::: Issue 01/03/2017 :::
DANCESPORT ON THE OLYMPIC CHANNEL
The World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) and the Olympic
Channel have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that serves as the
basis to the future cooperation between them. WDSF thus joins 48 other
governing bodies, including International Sport Federations, IOC
Recognised Federations, and IOC Recognised Organisations, who are
collaborating with the global digital platform in providing fans and new
audiences with a new way to engage with the Olympic Movement all year
“The Olympic Channel provides a platform for the
promotion of all sports and athletes within the Olympic Movement,” said
Mark Parkman, General Manager of the Olympic Channel. “We are excited to
work together in our collective efforts to help expand the reach of
these sports through the creation and distribution of content to
“The World DanceSport Federation is proud to work with
the Olympic Channel to distribute our content to a wider audience,” WDSF
President Lukas Hinder commented the cooperation. “Particularly in view
of the fact that Breaking (Breakdance) has been added to the programme
of the Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, the synergies
between the Channel and our sport stand to set promising benchmarks for
“The qualifying process for YOG 2018 should generate
spectacular images of talented B-Boys/Girls from around the world giving
it their all to be in these Games, and their ‘Road to Buenos Aires’ will
be prominently featured on the Olympic Channel,” Hinder concluded.
In addition to coverage of Breaking in the YOG 2018
qualifiers, WDSF will provide highlights, news and features of its other
disciplines, including Acrobatic Rock ‘n’ Roll, Boogie Woogie and
Cheerleading, to the Channel.
The Olympic Channel, which recently announced the
multiple languages on the global digital platform, is currently
scheduled to present nearly 500 competitions across nearly 200 events in
2017. The Channel provides an ancillary platform to distribute content
and collaborations to broadcast live events are complementary to current
broadcast and distribution arrangements.
The Olympic Channel is a multi-platform destination where
fans can experience the power of sport and the excitement of the Olympic
Games all year round, and is available worldwide via mobile apps for
iOS devices and at
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2017/2018 SGDF NATIONAL RANKING CHAMPIONSHIPS
The following events have been nominated to be SGDF National Ranking
Events. All SGDF athletes are recommended to participate in
order to accumulate ranking points.
||Saturday 15 April
||Raffles Cup 2017
||Saturday 15 July 2017
||BD Dance World Superstars
||20th SGDF Singapore National
2nd KLDSA MALAYSIA OPEN
DANCESPORT CHAMPIONSHIP 2017
DanceSport Federation is proud to present the 2nd KLDSA
Malaysia Open DanceSport Championship 2017.
Evolve Concept Mall@Ara Damansara
Kuala Lumpur DanceSport Association
As advised on the Entry Form.
is now available and closing date is Saturday 25 March 2017 (for
SGDF to submit and meet the organiser's deadline of 31 March
All SGDF Members are to note that submission is only through
SGDF, and your membership for FY17 ie 1 April 2017 to 31 March
2018 must be valid.
WDSF JUDGING SYSTEM
2.1 (JS 2.1) METHODS OF JUDGING AND ASSESSMENT COURSE
WDSF JS 2.1 Methods of Judging and Assessment Course will be held as follows:
Venue / Address
3, 4th April 2017
10:00am to 7pm
Brno, Vienna, Bratislava
Czech danceSport Federation
Masaryk University Campus, Brno-Bohunice
To be Confirmed
CHF 250( Euro 235) paid in advance through the
National Member body or pay CHF 255(Euro 240) on the day.
Registration starts 45 minutes before the course starts and end 15
minutes before the commencement of the course.
The course will focus on:
1. The evolution of WDSF Judging System.
2. Principles of Absolute Judgement.
3. Definition and usage of Performance Assessment Standards(PAS).
4. Definition and usage of Indicative Qualities (IQs).
5. Practical Assessment using Absolute Judgement.
Part I : Theory test(Multiple choice) on PAS and IQS taught in the
course and information in the WDSF Adjudicator’s Handbook. Once the
entry is being received by the WDSF Office through the National
Federation, a copy of the WDSF Adjudicator’s Handbook will be
emailed to all participants free of charge. Participants should
register as early as possible and start preparing for the exam by
reading and understanding the Handbook.
Part II : Practical Test(watch a video performance, analyse the
performance, identify the qualities and award the points)
It is the
intention of the WDSF DanceSport Academy to provide informative
training courses accessible to our license Adjudicators as well as
trainers who wish to study the judging criteria of the WDSF JS 2.1
Judging system. Trainers who wish to formulate training based on the judging
criteria can apply to attend this course as an observer through
their respective National Federation.
Please send your entries to WDSF office as soon as possible so we
can forward you a copy of the Hand Book.
All participants must bring either a laptop, Mac Book, tablet or any
android or Apple i Phone/i Pad for practice with the JS 2.1.
The above information is for the information of all your
licensed adjudicators and interested applicants.
FEDERATION MANAGING COMMITTEE & COMMISSIONS
(1 Jan 17 - 31 Dec
Vice-President & Advisory Director
Jaran Chiaravanont (Thailand)
Wanlop Chiaravanont (Thailand)
Leong On Kei (Macau)
Keiji Ukai (Japan)
Jimmy Su-Jie (China)
Shawn Tay (Singapore)
Becky Garcia (Philippines)
Rainbow Ho (Dr) (Hong Kong)
Mary Yeh (Chinese Taipei)
Royce Yeh (Chinese Taipei)
Sittichai Preyadara (Thailand)
Kiyotaka Uzaki (Japan)
Su-Tu Ok (Korea)
Eric Loretizo (Philippines)
Kiyotaka Uzaki (Japan)
[ vacant ]
Robert Ong (Singapore)
George Yip (Hong Kong)