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Saphir Cup 2021

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Posted on 20 August 2021

Tivoli Friheden Cup – Entries Now Open

Get ready for the most inspiring dancesport event in the spectacular Hermans concert Hall at the Tivoli Friheden amusement park, Aarhus, Denmark. Entries are open from 1st August 2021.

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Posted on 2 August 2021

Dancing through it

Following the ongoing Covid-19 situation and suspension of dance training and competitions, the Dancesport Great Britain Presidium have decided to extend all member’s subscriptions for a year or until we are able to return to the floor.

We know this is a difficult time for all of our dancers, teachers, coaches, officials and supporters and we hope that it will not be long before we can return to the wonderful world of dancing.

In the meantime we wish you all good health and hope to see you soon back on the floor.

The Dancesport Great Britain (DSBG) Presidium

Posted on 5 April 2021

What a Year!

The 2020 season started on a high note.

On 16th February an all-grades dance festival was taking place, with DSGB members taking part in 6 different categories.

The beautiful Coney Hall was full of dancers, young and old.  From Juvenile Beginners, to Juniors 1 & 2, to Youth & Adult participants in Standard and Latin, it was an incredibly successful day.

The first sign of trouble came when some of the trophies could not be presented due to delivery issues in Asia.

Few could have predicted that isolated cases of flu would grow into a Worldwide disaster.

As the country went into lockdown, events had to be paused, with DSGB dancers practising on Zoom.

We wish all our members a Happy 2021!

We can’t wait to come back on the floor, to dance, improve and see our dance partners and friends again!

Posted on 21 December 2020

Dazzling Dubai

At the end of last year several of our couples and adjudicators attended the Dubai Dance Week 2019 which gave a great end to the year for all.

Although Dubai has such a great reputation for glitz and glamour there are very few Ballroom and Latin competitions held there. Dubai Dance Week has certainly shown the Dancesport world how sparkling a competition can be.

George & Ada along with Nick & Charmaine both traveled from the UK on a relatively short flight and were greeted with all the hospitality that you would expect from the people of Dubai. Thanks to only a small amount of time difference little adjustment was required before our couples headed to the competition floor.

DDW 2019 was held across a number of days and included competitions for all, both amateur and professional as well as all age categories. For our two couples the competition provided an opportunity to dance in a number of events from Rising Star to the World Open both in Adult and Senior 1.

Great success was had by both couples with George & Ada placing 5th in Senior 1 Standard and 7th in Senior 1 Latin whilst Nick and Charmaine reached 3rd in the Senior 1 Latin and 7th in Senior 1 Standard.

Several Videos from the World Open competition (credit: George Borisov)

Posted on 6 January 2020

Every Little Helps

DSGB has been looking to celebrate Christmas in more ways than one: to help families with dance-related Christmas presents. 

Seven dancers who participated in a minimum of two events this season have received DSGB vouchers to the value of £15 towards dance shoes or lessons.  Smiles all around!

Posted on 16 December 2019

Ice Ball London

Finalists in both styles of the Ice Ball in London Chelsea, Oleg Terekhov & Anastasia Fokina. Beautiful venue, nice music and hall full of audience is what couples enjoy! This new event has attracted competitors from several countries and will surely become a must in the calendar.

Posted on 1 December 2019

Marathon Fortnight

Start of the season saw Juveniles, Juniors, Adults & Seniors competing in four different events from Surrey to Toronto.

Looking good at Leatherhead in Surrey, Juvenile & Junior couples are gaining experience, making finals and hauling trophies!


UK Open 10 Dance Championship in Crawley was a new experience for Oleg & Anastasia with participants from 9 countries taking part.


Semi-Final for Nick & Charmaine in the Senior Latin category of the International Championships in its 67th year.


George & Ada come home with a booty of medals from Grand Prix Canada in Toronto.

Posted on 25 October 2019

2018 – Year in Review

Paris Success

May 2018 – Nick & Charmaine travelled to Paris for the WDSF World Ranking Competition, arriving 7th in Senior 1 Latin, and 11th in Senior 1 Standard.

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German Open – Team DSGB goes to Stuttgart

George & Ada, Nick & Charmaine, and WDSF Adjudicator Olga Komarova were present at the 32nd GOC Championships for the entire 5 days packed with events from Juveniles to Professionals.


International Championships London

First outing for Oleg & Anastasia at Brentwood Centre, England.


Senior World Championships


Toe in the Water – Juveniles & Juniors at Leatherhead

Our Juvenile & Junior dancers participate at the Ballroom & Latin-American competition in Surrey: lots of trophies & smiles 🙂


Vienna – Viennese Twirl

George & Ada take the floor at the Austrian Open


Christmas Showcase

Special performances by DSGB couples at the Black & White Christmas Ball, Wimbledon, London.

Posted on 7 January 2019

GlitterBall Classic at Trim, Ireland

DSGB couple, Jakub and Shannon, travelled to Trim in Ireland to compete at the GlitterBall Classic competition on 19th May. The adult couple have been dancing and competing for a number of years in both Standard and Latin American categories.

Shannon said: “The competition at Trim has such a friendly and fun vibe, with the hosts being as accommodating as possible to ensure we felt welcome and to make it easy for us to get to and from the location.

“The other couples were supportive, even though we were not on home ground, and their cheering for one another made for a great atmosphere. We eased into things with each round, and with growing enthusiasm. As we’d attended the previous year we generally felt not too anxious and were just there to get the job done, which we did.”

For more details on how to get involved in DanceSport lessons and competitions, contact us on info@dancesportgb.org.uk

Posted on 22 June 2018

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