DSA’s National Council recently reviewed and approved the following changes to the ‘Rules of DanceSport’, effective as from 1st July, 2016.
Rule 28.1 Music Tempi
The DSA music tempi is amended in the following dances -
|Dance (Bars per Min)||Present DSA Rule||WDC Rule||Proposed DSA Rule|
Rule 13.2 Elevation Points – Recreational Division
The points required to elevate are now altered to 250 (from 300) for the Beginner and Intermediate levels.
Rule 13.6 Elevation Calendar – Recreational Division
Rule 13.6 is now - In the Recreational Division the competitors ‘Level’ will be assessed at 30th June and 31st December in each calendar year according to the points system.
Rule 13.5 (b) Bonus Points
That Rule 13.5 becomes 13.5 (a), and that a new rule 13.5 (b) be added to read –
13.5 (b) Bonus Points – Additional points will be awarded to DSA Amateur Division competitors attending DSA events registered at “Competition” level as follows -
ACT, NT, Q’land & Tasmania 20 Bonus Points
South Australia 15 Bonus Points
NSW & West Aust 10 Bonus Points
Victoria 0 Bonus Points
Rule 12 Rule Title
The descriptive title of Rule 12 now becomes
12. RECREATIONAL and AMATEUR DIVISION EVENTS and NOVELTY EVENTS
Rule 16.5 (a) (i) Competitors Compliance with Dress Regulations
Rule 16.5 (a) (i) becomes
(i) ‘non-competitive attire’ as defined by the conditions for ‘Optional Simple Dress and Shoes’ regulations as set out on page 4 of the “DSA Restrictions on Competitor Dress”;
Rule 10.2 (b) Adjudicator Licensees’ Return to Amateur Division
Rule 10.2 (b) is amended to become -
An application for membership in the Amateur Division of competition shall not be granted to any applicant who has been awarded or has held an adjudicators licence in the fifteen (15) years preceding such an application. In the circumstance that permits such an application being granted, then the applicant is to be reinstated at the A Grade level of competition. This rule does not apply to adjudicators who partner competitors in the events defined under rules 24.3 b), c) and d).