All India DanceSport Federation

Dance Sport

Dance Sport (competitive dancing) is a fascinating sport that has drawn people in over 84 countries on all 6 continents into its spell. From ballroom dancing, it was developed tremendously which is enjoyable & can be considered as a great social asset.DanceSport is a team sport generally defined as the pairing of male and female dancers as a couple (or a group of couples combining as a team), using the required technique together with floor craft and artistic interpretation to produce a highly disciplined dance performance.

Dance Sport championships are held in four disciplines:

Standard Dances.
Latin American Dances
Ten Dance
Rock 'n' Roll

Standard Dances
Standard comprises altogether five different dances: the Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Slow Foxtrot and Quickstep

Latin American Dances
Latin American comprises five different dances as well the Samba, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Paso Doble and Jive.

Ten Dance
Ten dance is the combination of the above, all the Standard and Latin American dances performed as one-day event.

Formation Dance
Formation features eight couples dancing a fixed choreography-in either Standard or Latin American discipline- to their own music.

Rock 'n' Roll
Championships in Rock 'n' Roll are conducted under the separate rules and regulations of the World Rock 'n' Roll Confederation

Proper technique is the organizers or the orchestra selects the foundation of Dance Sport. The music is required for all discipline except Formation. The athletes do not know which melodies they will dance to; although the basic rhythm and the tempo for music are both governed by the Competition Rules of the International Dance Sport Federation (IDSF). Through elimination rounds couple from first to sixth. Winners are the couple with the most' firsts' accumulated in different dances