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Participation in A-class competitions 2014

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In Adult A, Senior I A and II A competitions at the GOC, only couples of the second highest national category of the national WDSF member federation with A-class competition book are allowed to participate.
Senior I A and Senior II A couples are not allowed to participate if the couple is listed in the WDSF ranking list Senior I + II at place 1 to 50 (15.07.2014).
Senior II A1 couples from Italy are not allowed to dance.
This will be exactly controlled at the check-in.
Couples without competition book are only allowed to start in A-class competitions at the GOC with a class-confirmation from their national WDSF DanceSport federation (not from the club).
Without competition book or class-confirmation given by the national WDSF member federation a participation in A-class competitions at the GOC is not possible.

Petra Dres 2014-07-28 11:12 am

Meeting for couples with Marco Sietas - Time change on Friday

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On Wednesday 13 August and again on Friday 15 August WDSF Sports Director Marco Sietas will make himself available to meet with the athletes competing at the 2014 German Open Championship in Stuttgart. Representatives of the WDSF Athletes' Commission will also be present on the occasion.

The two open meeting with the Sports Director will take place at the Maritim Hall of the Maritim Hotel. An important item that will get addressed by Marco is the WDSF Judging System 2.1. But the athletes in attendance will be able to raise other items of interest to them.

The two meetings:
August 13th, 11 am - Maritim Hall at Maritim Hotel
August 15th, 2 pm - Maritim Hall at Maritim Hotel

Petra Dres 2014-07-21 07:11 am


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Saturday, 16. August 2014, 22.35 – 00.05 Uhr SWR Fernsehen
"Tanzen Total" - LIVE from the Beethovensaal of the Stuttgarter Liederhalle
WDSF GrandSlam Standard and World Masters Boogie Woogie Main Class as well as a review on WDSF GrandSlam Latin

Petra Dres 2014-07-17 05:31 pm

Secretary of the interior takes over patronage

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Minister Dr. Thomas de Maizière (Foto: Bundesinnenministerium)

Dr. Thomas de Maizière, Secretary of the Interior of Germany, accepted the patronage for the 28th German Open Championships.

De Maizière sent in his letter the best regards. He wishes success to the athletes at their competitions, as well as the organizers, the volunteers and the audience all the best for the 28th German Open Championships.

Petra Dres 2014-07-10 04:49 pm

New GOC-mascot: Stepo and Stepi

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Stepo und Stepi

They were named „Samba“, „Fox-Trott“ and „Bongo“. Now they have found an successor, the GOC have a new mascot. The new mascot will be sold in two variations and it is named „Stepo“ (black) and „Stepi“ (white).

The mascots can be bought in different designs exclusively during the German Open at the Liederhalle in Stuttgart.

Petra Dres 2014-07-08 05:31 pm

DTV-Geschäftsstelle und Tanzwelt Verlag umgezogen

Die DTV-Geschäftsstelle ist vorübergehend nach Neu-Isenburg umgezogen. Die Telefonnummern (Vorwahl Frankfurt a.M. und Durchwahl-Nummern) sowie E-Mail-Adressen sowie die Postanschrift bleiben unverändert. Für Päckchen, Pakete und Besuche gilt die folgende Anschrift:
Deutscher Tanzsportverband e.V. / Tanzwelt Verlag GmbH
Siemensstraße 12A
63263 Neu-Isenburg

Ulrike Sander-Reis 2014-07-03 09:17 am

Registration still possible

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Registration for the competitions of the 28th German Open Championships is still possible. From July 1st, 2014 the registration fee is Euro 40,--

For registration

Petra Dres 2014-07-01 09:44 am

WDSF Chairman’s Congress Standard/Latin

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Further Information concerning the WDSF Chairman’s Congress in Stuttgart:
From 09:30 am to 12:30 pm - Licensed Chairmen
From 01:30 pm to 05:00 pm - New Applicants

Petra Dres 2014-07-01 09:27 am

Registration deadline for the GOC

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The deadline for registration for this year’s GOC ist June 30th, 2014. You can register for the competitions after June 30th, 2014, the registration fee then will be 20,-- Euro per person. So log in before the registration deadline and you will save money,

In case you cancel your competition participation, reimbursement of entry fee is only possible until June, 30th 2014 (registration deadline).

Petra Dres 2014-05-29 11:56 am

WDSF Multi-Discipline Congress in Stuttgart

Auch für Formationswertungsrichter

The main focus of the congress shall be the new Judging System 2.1.  This year's congress will focus on :
1. Changes made in the Judging System.
2. The development of Performance Assessment Standard(PAS) to support the judging system.
3. Our team of lecturers will further elaborate on the technical details of the PAS.

Adjudicators attending the congresses will be given an added qualification on Judging System 2.1. This can be taken as an advance training and the qualification will be taken into consideration during the judges selection by the Sports Commission.

The schedule of the congress is as follows:

Day 1 - Saturday 9 Aug 2014 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm - Formation DanceSport and ShowDance
Attendees to this congress will meet the prerequisite for selection to judge the Formation and ShowDance Championships. Licensed judges who have attended the Formation and ShowDance Congress in Stuttgart last year will have the added qualification for 2 years for 2013 and 2014. However as we are introducing the enhanced training system for judging, you are encourage to take part in this year's congress again.
Hinweis: Formationstrainer und Formationswertungsrichter sind zu diesem Lehrgang zugelassen, aber ohne Anrecht auf eine WDSF-Lizenz.

Day 2  - Sunday 10th Aug 2014 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm - Advance Training on Judging System 2.1 Part I

Day 3 - Monday 11th Aug 2014 11:00 pm to 5:00 pm - Advance Training on Judging system 2.1 Part II

This congress will provide an in depth understanding of the WDSF Judging system 2.1 and the assessment system. Participants who wish to attend this congress should attend both Day 2 and Day 3 and receive an added qualification as an accreditation of skills.

Day 4 - Sunday 17 Aug 2014 - Chairman's Congress

09.30 am to 12.30 pm - Licensed Chairman
01.30 pm to 05.00 pm - New Applicants

All participants for the Adjudicator's congress can choose to attend only Day 1 or Day 2 and 3 or all 3 days. The cost is as follows:
1.       1 day CHF 100 (day 1) / EURO 85.
2.       2 days CHF 160 (day 2 and 3) / EURO 130.
3.       3 days CHF 200 / EURO 160.

Hinweis für deutsche Wertungsrichter: Bitte schicken Sie Ihre Anmeldung an die DTV-Geschäftsstelle. Der DTV wird alle Teilnehmer gesammelt an die WDSF melden.

Petra Dres 2014-05-27 11:02 am