All India DanceSport Federation

Circulars

AIDSF CIRCULAR No-12

January-2007

Dear friends of dancesport,

I wish to sincerely thank you all for your active participation in the 3rd national dance workshop & 1st National DanceSport Championship which was held from 26th Dec.to 28th December,2006 at DDA Sports Complex,Sirifort,New Delhi.

International Tournament

It is informed that many DanceSport events are scheduled in 2007,for example, Asian Championships in Bangkok (April 21 & 22).Asian Pacific Championship in Seoul ( May 13),Asian Youth Championship in Singapore (August 25,together IDSF World Ten dance Championship).World Cup Standard in Shanghai (July 15).IDSF Grand Slam Finals in Taipei(December 1 & 2),IDSF Grand Slam in Tokyo (March 18),IDSF Open Competitions (Singapore on March 11,Tokyo on March 21,Shenzhen on July 1,Hong Kong on July 8,Shanghai on July 15,Cebu on September 22,Kuala Lumpur on October 7).

Summer Dance Festivals

It is informed that many DanceSport events are scheduled in 2007,for example, Asian Championships in Bangkok (April 21 & 22).Asian Pacific Championship in Seoul ( May 13),Asian Youth Championship in Singapore (August 25,together IDSF World Ten dance Championship).World Cup Standard in Shanghai (July 15).IDSF Grand Slam Finals in Taipei(December 1 & 2),IDSF Grand Slam in Tokyo (March 18),IDSF Open Competitions (Singapore on March 11,Tokyo on March 21,Shenzhen on July 1,Hong Kong on July 8,Shanghai on July 15,Cebu on September 22,Kuala Lumpur on October 7).

MEMBERSHIP FEE

Members are reminded to send their membership fee before 28th of February 2007.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

It is decided that the 2nd All India Dance Sport Championships will be held in the month of May-June’07. Details will be sent soon.

PARTICIPATION IN ADSF TOURNAMENT

I am happy to inform you that our Indian Couple Priti Gupta & Shannon Benjamin have successfully participated in the Creative DanceSport Championship on 6th January in Malaysia & got 9th position. AIDSF congratulates them for their success.

I am expecting 2007 to be a prosperous year for DanceSport. We have many projects and initiatives which are being undertaken and I hope that all of you can be part of these new developments

AIDSF CIRCULAR No-11

DECEMBER -2006

The year 2006 was a successful year for the Great family of DanceSport. This was possible due to active cooperation of the officials, coaches and sincere members of this family all around the country.

NATIONAL DANCESPORT CHAMPIONSHIPS

The National DanceSport Championship & Workshop is scheduled to be held at DDA Sports Complex, Sirifort, and New Delhi from 26th to 28th December, 2006. (26th & 27th will be dance workshop.28th Dec.will be national championship). It is decided that both the solo & couple Dance of different categories will be held this time. Hence you are requested to send your team to participate in the venture without fail.

ANNUAL MEETING

The Annual EC meeting of AIDSF will be held on 27th evening, December, 2006 at the National Venue. So all the State Associations are requested to send their representatives in time without fail.

REMINDER FOR MEMBERSHIP FEES

In spite of repeated reminders, some of the Affiliated State Associations have not responded to pay their Annual Affiliation Membership Renewal Fees till today. They are again requested to please pay their fees before 25th December 2006 positively. This may please be treated as the last request failing which we will be compelled to terminate your association membership & appoint new one.

Hope to see you in Delhi.

Wishing you a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2007.

AIDSF CIRCULAR No-11

DECEMBER -2006

This circular is to keep you informed with the forthcoming programmes in the next few months. It is decided to send our best couples to contest the following upcoming International events. Information regarding the events is now available. Members wishing to compete please let the AIDSF know before the closing dates. The selected athletes will be notified shortly.

Championship

  • Events
  • IDSF World Cup Latin
  • Asian Pacific Championship
  • IDSF Open Latin & Standard
  • IDSF World Latin
  • World Super Series
  • IDSF World Youth Ten Dance
  • DSF World Junior II Latin
  • Kings Cup Thailand Open
  • IDSF World Ten Dance
  • World super Series
  • IDSF Grand SLAM Finals
  • IDSF World Youth Ten Dance
  • IDSF World Junior II Standard

  • Dates
  • 26 August
  • 09-10 September
  • 15 September
  • 30 September
  • 01 October
  • 14 October
  • 21 October
  • 21-22 October
  • 29 October
  • 05 November
  • 02 December
  • 09 December
  • 16 December

  • Place
  • Singapore (Team confirmed)
  • Macau (Team confirmed)
  • Kingston, Canada
  • Karlsruhe, Germany (Team Confirmed)
  • Taipei, Chinese Taipei
  • Platja d’Aro, Spain
  • Liege, Belgium
  • Thailand
  • Moscow, Russia
  • Korea
  • Shanghai, China
  • Salou, Spain
  • Riga, Latvia

AIDSF Id card

We are pleased to inform you that members Identity cards are being issued to the concerned state representatives. State Secretary / Chief Instructor will sign before lamination.

AIDSF CIRCULAR No-9

June-2006

2ND AIDSF DANCESPORT TRAINING COURSE GOA 2006

It is our pleasure to inform you that the second DanceSport training workshop was successfully conducted at Goa from 6th to 9th June 2006. We heartily congratulate the participants from Gujarat, U.P, Maharastra, Delhi, Tamilnadu, Orissa & Goa, who attended the workshop & were benefited as preparatory exercises before national. The four-day course was accomplished under the supervision of the course director, Ms. Ewa Maria. 80 participants from different parts of India participated the course. AIDSF Technical Director Mr.Sandip Sopparker shared his knowledge & experience with the participants on the final day of the workshop. It was held at the Don Bosco Oratory, Goa. Participants & instructor got a chance to learn a lot about the sport by attending the course.

Chief Guest, Mr. Pratap Singh Rane, the chief minister of Goa inaugurated the workshop. Certificates & mementoes were distributed to the participates & officials at the last day of the course.

AIDSF NEWSLETTER

It is decided to bring out a quarterly newsletter from August 2006.All members & instructors wishing to contribute articles should do so now to make the newsletter more exciting & informative.

MEMBERSHIP FEES DUE

In spite of repeated reminders many State Members have not paid their Annual Membership Renewal fees for the last two years. So, they are requested to pay their Membership Renewal Fees by 30th June 2006.In case of failure of payment, disciplinary action including disaffiliation will be initiated. Please treat this as a final reminder.

Many innovative steps are taken to develop dance sport in our country. Due to our sincere effort and with your cooperation we have established AIDSF branches in 13 states and are fast expanding to other states. We expect more associations to be associated with this dance sport.

UPCOMING DANCE EVENTS

It is decided to send our best couples in each style (Standard and Latin) to contest the following upcoming International events.

05-08-2006 IDSF Open Standard & Latin – Tokyo, Japan

26-08-2006 World Cup Latin, Singapore

09-09- 2006 Asian Pacific Latin Championship – Macau

AIDSF CIRCULAR No-8

May-2006

INTERNATIONAL DANCESPORT CHAMPIONSHIPS

It gives us great pleasure to inform you that the 2006 IDSF World Cup Latin will be held on 26thAugust in Singapore. It is decided to send two of our best Latin couples for this event. You are advised to send the names of your couples for final selection camp at Goa during 6th-9th June 2006. Please confirm your participation before 15th May 2006.

DANCE WORKSHOP

All India DanceSport Federation (AIDSF) is going to hold a four days “Dance Workshop” in Goa, which will be conducted by renowned dance sport teachers. The workshop will be conducted at Goa from 6th-9th June 2006. The training Courses has been scheduled keeping in mind the forthcoming National DanceSport Championships in Chennai in October, 2006, IDSF World Cup Latin Championship on 26th August 2006 in Singapore & Asian Indoor Games 2007 in Macau and also many other forthcoming International Championships.

So please inform us the number of participants to join from your state. The coaching fee excluding food & lodging will be Rs.2, 000/-per individual & Rs.3, 500/- for couple each participants. Entry form has already been sent to you earlier. Please inform immediately about the number of your participants for the aforesaid programme.

Non-participation from any state may loose the associationship. Pending affiliation fees from the member states may be paid immediately.

COMPETITORS PARTICIPATION IN UNAUTHORISED EVENTS

It is AIDSF policy that couples affiliated with AIDSF member bodies shall not participate in any unregistered events. Members whose athletes participate in any unauthorized events shall be subject to AIDSF sanctions (for example exclusion of specific couples or athletes from IDSF granted competitions), or sanctions against couples or athletes as agreed by the governing body.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

The National Dance Sport Championship will be held during October/November 2006 in Chennai or New Delhi. We will be sending you the details soon.

PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENTS

- I am happy to inform you that our Indian Couple Jason & Sylvia participated in the 2006 Hong Kong International DanceSport Championships on 16th April 2006.Their dream came true as the duo reached the quarter finals.

- Our Indian couple Angelika & Kravchuk also participated in the IDSF World Youth Latin Championship, which was held on April 15, 2006 in Slovenia & Austrian Youth Open on 22nd April. They also reached up to quarterfinal levels. Their achievements have helped India earn international recognition. We wish them best of luck

Thank you for your trust and co-operation. We look forward to seeing all of you at the next National Championship & Training Camp.

Happy dancing,

AIDSF CIRCULAR No-6

May-2005

REMINDER-2005 MEMBERSHIP FEES

Members are reminded that their Annual membership subscription is now overdue. Please make DD/Cheque payment of Rs.5, 000/- to "All India Dance Sport Federation" before end of this month (Refer to AIDSF Circular 5/2005 dtd.1st March) The Federation will take action as per the provisions in the Constitution against the defaulting State Associations including de-affiliation.

NATIONAL DANCESPORT CHAMPIONSHIP

DATES: dates will be notified.

VENUE: To be confirmed

Application Forms will be made available when dates are notified.

For a long time we are looking out for sponsorer to organize annually the National Championships and even Open and IDSF competitions. Negotiations are on. If you know of any potential sponsors, please encourage them to contact us at indiadance@rediffmail.com

DANCESPORT IN ASIAD

It is good news that Dancesport Athletes will compete in the medal programme at the 2005 World Games in Germany and 2005 Asian Indoor games in Bangkok from 12th to 19th November. We are sure India has a good chance of winning medal in this new discipline. You are requested to prepare your member to participate in National & International matches including Asiad.

UPDATE OF AIDSF WEBSITE

Our website will be updated soon. So please send your current address, Name of the President & Secretary, phone, e-mail, fax no and any dance news you have. Please help us to build this site into a useful information center

REQUEST FOR PICTURES

In order to maintain up to date pictures on the website that are appealing to our membership, I would ask that those individuals who are willing to share some of pictures of winning competitors or memorable events or occasions to forward them to me, so I can post them on our AIDSF website.

If you are interested in sharing pictures attach them to an e-mail and address it me at biswajit_mohanty2001@rediffmail.com

AIDSF CIRCULAR No-5

March-2005

The years 2004-2005 were a successful year for the Great family of DanceSport and these were possible by the cooperation of the officials, coaches and sincere members of this family all around the country.

MEMBERSHIP FEES DUE

The Affiliated State Associations are requested to pay their Annual Affiliation Membership Renewal Fees by Draft of Rs. 5,000/- for the Financial year 2005 – 06 within 31st May 2003.The Federation will take action as per the provisions in the Constitution against the defaulting State Associations including de-affiliation.

NATIONAL DS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Due to Academic Annual Exams, The National Dance Sport Championship will be held during the month of May 2005, Any state who is interested to host the National championship is requested to communicate expression of interest to AIDSF by 30th March 05.The championship will be followed by a training camp which will benefit the host state. Any participants want to participate in International Competitions/Training may be encouraged with intimation to AIDSF.

AIDSF CIRCULAR No-4

Agust-2004

Dear Colleagues,

The present issue of AIDSF news, the fourth in the series, confirms our commitment to transparency in the functioning of the Federation. The year 2003 had been quite busy for us and we could set our house in order to some extent.

Recently held Executive Council Meeting at Bangalore from 11th to 13th February 2004 was a resounding success. I congratulate Shri. P.Maleswaran, Secretary of Karnataka Olympic Association & adviser AIDSF, for putting their best efforts towards its grand success.

It is with great pride and honor that AIDSF team, which represented India at the World Junior Standard Championship which was held in Spain on 4th July 2004, created history by becoming the first Indian to win fifth position. AIDSF is proud of their achievement & congratulate Kumar Anzhelika and her dance partner Kravchuk Oleksandr on this glorious achievement and wish the dance duo a bright future.

It is decided that the 1st All India Dance Sport Championships will be held at Delhi on November 6-7, 2004.We will be sending you the details soon.

I would request all the State Associations to gear up for making India a strong DanceSport nation in the world. With these words, I expect all co-operations from the State Associations, athletes, officials and coaches.

All DanceSport lovers are requested to visit AIDSF website www.indiandancesport.org.for up to date information about the organisation and its activities. Suggestions for its improvement are welcome.

AIDSF CIRCULAR No-3

March-2004

Dear Friends,

This is the third circular being sent to all the members of the federation.It has been quite some time and we have not received any reply from you in response to the last two circulars except a very few members. You will be glad to know that Dance Sport is all set to introduce in 2005 Asian Indoor games in Bangkok. We think that India has a good chance of winning medal in this new discipline.

We are working hard to develop dance sport in our country. Due to our sincere effort & with your cooperation we have established AIDSF branches in Maharastra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhatisgarh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Orissa,Delhi & Rajasthan and fast expanding to other states. We expect more associations to be associated with this dance sport. Please recommend any other member whom you know from any other states to increase our membership.

The AIDSF Web Page is under construction. We are including information on Brief Profile, Objectives, and List of Member States etc. We will be thankful if you can send your ideas, address, e-mail, phone & fax, mobile number etc. to be included in the web site.

Any State member who is interested to hold the next AGM, which are to be held before June 15 may inform us immediately.We are also not receiving student’s admissions from several states.

We request you to kindly furnish at least two names of reputed persons of repute with whom you are dealing for our reference.

I look forward to hearing from you and also meeting you at AGM in June. PLEASE NOMINATE 1 (ONE) REPRESENTATIVE TO BE A MEMBER OF AIDSF EXECUTIVE COUNCIL.

THIS MAY BE TREATED AS URGENT.

AIDSF CIRCULAR No-2

Dear Colleagues,

I am doing well and hope to be so.It is a great pleasure for us to inform you that Dance Sport has since been recognized by the Olympic Council of Asia. Therefore the dance Sport will be an event sport in the 1st Asian Indoor Games to be held at Bangkok during 2005.

Dance Training

A four days dance coaching camp & seminar will be conducted by a renowned dance sport teacher from abroad which will be held at Delhi during August 2004.The coaching fee including fooding & lodging will be Rs.500/-per each participant please inform immediately about the number of your participants for the aforesaid programme. Participation in IDSF Tournament
I am happy to inform you that our Indian Couple Kumar Anzhelika & Kravchuk Oleksandr has successfully participated in the Russia Cup on 7th & 8th February in Moscow.

AIDSF Branches

Till now, we have established our branches in eleven states like Maharastra,Gujarat,Madhya Pradesh,Haryana,Orissa, J & K,Andhra Pradesh,Karnataka,Kerala,West Bengal,& Chhatisgarh & fast expanding to other states.

Student Admission

You might have received our previous circular & student’s enrollment forms. I hope you will now start registering your dancers. You follow up the guidelines. It is very important for the dancers to be fully equipped & educated at this early stage, empowering them to face stiff competition & challenges.Please familiarize yourself with the IDSF rules that are available on the IDSF Website

I look forward to hear from all of you at the earliest.

Best Regards,

Biswajit Mohanty,
AIDSF General Secretary.