SADF Freedom Day Championships Results are available, 25 April 2015
19th May

Dear Valued Members The results of the Freedom Day Championships are available for your perusal. Many thanks for contributing to the success of the Championships and being part of this awesome event. Warm regards, SADF   2015 SADF Fredom Comp - 25.04.2015

SADF GP Regional Festival is happening on 23 May 2015, Casa Da Madeira, Alberton
13th May

Dancing Community, be sure to enter the GP Regional Festival. It is happening on 23 May at Casa Da Madeira, 46 Goodwood Road, Newton, Alberton. This competition includes both Competitive and Pro-Am sections. Contact Marius Pieterse, email address: marius@dancewithme.co.za , GP Regional Chairperson, for more information. The competition promises to be amazing in true SADF culture.   SADF_GAUTENG_REGIONAL 2015_ENTRY_FORM

NEWSFLASH – SADF SOCIAL WC Regional Championships is on 6 June 2015
1st May

Dear Studio Owner / Managers and Members… Trust that you are all doing well….both personally and in business…?! Attached is the Poster for the SADF WC Social Championship….scheduled for 06 June 2015…! As per our last communiqué in February 2015…the first quarter of 2015 within the SADF - called for major restructuring; as well as the development and implementation of various infrastructures.   Mark Engelbrecht (National Social Faculty Convener) has not disappointed – and managed to (within a very short time) deliver on probably the most exciting products ever – on offer at the SADF WC Social Faculty…. American Style Syllabus Feedback on the progress of the American Style Syllabus will be shared in due course Competitive ProAm Division infrastructures to ensure an effective and functional platform for the Competitive ProAm Division; to showcase the best of our social dancers – are in progress.  We have made rapid progress with regard to the implementation of the processes below..!The necessary Point System for Competitive ProAm The Competitive ProAm Division has adapted a point system – similar to that of the competitive dance faculty; in that all promotions work on a point system, through placings – in order to advance through the relevant grades.    The Point System procedure will be distributed separately for your ease of reference National Colours It is with great enthusiasm that we announce the introduction of National Colours for Competitive ProAm Dancers…! This means that the SA Champions for the top Novice Competitive ProAm Sections (all 4 sections:  smooth, standard, latin and rhythm) – be awarded National  “JUNIOR” colours on an annual basis – starting 01st December 2015.   In time this will be expanded to also include Pre-Championship and Championship Colours. The Championship colours will be considered FULL colours.  A prerequisite for FULL colours will be, to have represented South Africa in an international dance competition… We wish to encourage all Novice Competitive ProAm Dancers to compete at the current scheduled SADF sanctioned ‘competitive’ competitions – and join the SADF on this exciting journey to achieve this ultimate goal in the sport of dancing…!  Further details on this will be distributed in due course SADF WC Social Provincial Championships We are extremely excited to present the annual SADF WC Social Provincial Championship which is scheduled for 06 June 2015 – at the beautiful Rusticana in Klapmuts.  This event promises to be an exciting day filled with awesome competition and dance entertainment… Professional Workshop In tandem with the above Provincial Championships - we are delighted to confirm our Professional Workshop with Tyrone Watkins on 07 June 2015. This workshop will focus on the various styles of choreography and promises to be a day packed with knowledge…skill and fun..! Please ensure the timeous registration of your Studio and Students – in order to participate in these exciting events…  Dance Cruise – MSC Sinfonia – April 2016 This is a reminder that the correspondence for the second intake for this cruise will be distributed by the last week in May 2015. It is imperative that you communicate the upcoming intake to your students in advance – as once the correspondence is distributed – we will have only 10 days to do the bookings and pay deposits… (as before)   Unfortunately no pricing is available until the quote comes through in May – however – what remains unchanged…is the R3000 deposit – per cabin. As stated before – this cruise is not only for SADF members….   So – please invite your students…their family…their friends…and anybody who loves dancing…!   Remember – this is about promoting  social dancing….about creating an awareness around how we can make a difference in the lives of those around us - through dancing…!   To show the public that dancing is not just about competing – but about finding confidence in yourself….living a healthy life through dancing...having loads of fun and meeting new friends…! Please look out for the next communiqué on this...and in the meantime….start spreading the news….we are looking for a name for our  ‘cruise’… And there is an awesome price up for grabs – to the winner…!!!   This cruise is going to rock…! Please feel free to contact me – should you need clarity on any of the above….OR feel free to share your input…!!!!! Warm regards… Ray Hill Chairperson:  SADF Social Faculty:  Western Cape Cell:  076 302 3278 Email:  paarl@dancedomain.co.za