CONGRATULATIONs - from DanceSport Australia, its National Councillors / Directors, management, staff and all members of the DanceSport Australia family - to
ADELE HYLAND - on being awarded the honour as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the General Division - for significant seivice to the performing arts as a choreographer and dance educator and to developing dance as a sport.
WAYNE DOUGLAS - on being awarded the honour of a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the General Division - for service to dance as a teacher and adjudicator.
DanceSport, in the genre of Break Dance, is to be included for the first time in an Olympic Games at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Argentina. Entry is available to athletes who meet the criteria through submission of a video of themselves performing. The initial adjudication will be by video only.
Background Information: World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) is the International Olympic Commission member for DanceSport. DanceSport Australia (DSA) is the National Member Body of the World DanceSport Federation and a member of the Australian Olympic Commission. The WDSF has been allocated the responsibility of selecting competitors for the 2018 Youth Olympics Break Dance events – solo male, solo female and duo team. DSA, as the National Member Body of the WDSF, has been co-opted to assist in the process of encouraging Australian athletes to compete in the preliminary selection process.
Entry: Eligible contestants may enter by uploading a 45-second ‘breaking’ video of him/herself to the WDSF platform between the first week of May and 31 July 2017.
Qualifying System For Break Dance: Click Here
Rules For Break Dance: Click Here
Eligibility: Born 2000, 2001, 2002.
Entry Process: 45 second video to be uploaded at https://www.breakingforgold.com/upload-entry
Music: Only the set music may be used. Download a track choice at https://www.breakingforgold.com/djs-and-music
Performance Examples: https://www.worlddancesport.org/Media/Gallery/View/Breaking_for_Gold__B- boysgirls_try_for_the_Olympics-38ebd40a-4972-428a-838f-a74e0089da30
Judging Panel: Storm (GER) – Leader Crazy Legs (USA) Jeskills (USA) – B-Girl AT (FIN) – B-Girl Katsu (JPN) Renegade (GBR) Lamine (FRA) Mounir (FRA) Moy (USA) Narumi (JPN) – B-Girl
Further Information: www.breakingforgold.com
DanceSport Australia are very excited to announce a that a new chapter is opening for the DanceSport Australia National Championship Event (D.A.N.C.E).
In 2017, this extremely important National Championship and Selection Event is moving to a new home - at the WIN Entertainment Centre – in the premier New South Wales regional centre of Wollongong.
The WIN Sports and Entertainment Centres comprises the WIN Entertainment Centre (WEC) and WIN Stadium. The WIN Entertainment Centre (WEC) includes the main auditorium, the Premiers Room and 3 expansive venue foyers.
The WIN Entertainment Centre is a first class sporting and events centre with state of the art facilities for both competitors and spectators alike.
DanceSport Australia will be announcing more details for transport, accommodation, entries, syllabus etc in the near future.
Dates: Saturday 24 and Sunday 25th June 2017
Venue: WIN Entertainment Centre – Wollongong Click Here - https://wec.org.au/
The below communication from WDSF President Lukas Hinder and the attached 'White Paper' - COMBATING COMPETITION MANIPULATION - is of the utmost importance to all in the DanceSport community - competitors, officials and volunteers. It is commended for review and study by all members of DSA.
The White Paper can be accessed HERE
Steve Edwards, CEO, DanceSport Australia
To the Member Bodies of the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF)
Dear Presidents, Dear Colleagues,
On behalf of the WDSF Presidential Task Force (TF) to Combat Competition Manipulation (CCM) I am providing you with the WHITE PAPER to CCM.
This White Paper is the first official publication that is released by the members of the Presidential Task Force to Combat Competition Manipulation in DanceSport. It follows up on the problem of competition manipulation that I have outlined in a letter to the international community that was circulated in April 2016.
This White Paper is published on our Website. For further information, I refer you to: http://www.worlddancesport.org/News/WDSF/The_White_Paper-2216
Otherwise I refer you to the recent publications re TF CCM:
The second instalment of "Skype The Prez," the informal exchange on topical issues between WDSF President Lukas Hinder and the chair of the Athletes' Commission, Ashli Williamson. Two issues were dealt with: a first question about the work of the Competition Manipulation Task Force, the other about a case of alleged competition manipulation in Stuttgart, GER.
Please forward this information to all of your Members in your country.
Thank you very much for your support.
Lukas Hinder WDSF President
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NSW - 2017 ADS Grand Prix - Competiton (DSA Registered) Barry Wall 0410 572 234 or 0447 572 234 http://www.australiandancingsociety.com.au
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VIC - 2017 ADS Southern Cross DanceSport Championship (DSA Registered)
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NSW - 2017 FATD Spring Dance Festival - Competition (DSA Registered) Ann Marie Sasso 0412 629 436 http://www.fatd.com.au
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NSW - 2017 ADS Australian Jazz Ballet & Theatrical Championship (Proposed) http://www.australiandancingsociety.com.au ADS NSW
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QLD - 2017 Glass House DanceSport Classic - Competition (DSA Registered) Bronwyn Molloy 0418 884 005
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SA - 2017 Night of Stars (Proposed) http://www.dancesportsa.org.au
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