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NEWSFLASH: Preparing for the Soft Opening of the Dance Studios, 12 July 2020
13th July
2020

Online Congress: Dance with Me, 11 July 2020, 11h00
13th July
2020

Dear Dance Community

Thank you for supporting the third Online Conress, Dance with Me, presented by Clint Borez (Ballroom), Sylvester Sefothelo (Salsa) and Theo Williams (Line Dance). These 3 Professionals are experienced and very passionate on their respective topics. Everyone present, reaped the benefit of their insights.

Thank you greatly for your support,

Kind regards, SADF Development

Online Congress: The Anatomy of Dance, 13 June 2020, 10h00
11th June
2020

Dear Dance Community,

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our second Online Congress, "The Anatomy of Dance" on Saturday, 13 June 2020 where Fitness and Dynamic tips can be safely shared that you can tap into safely during lockdown.  The Congress is FREE to all registered Members (Professional and Amateur) with a small fee to those wanting to participate in our Digital Programme of Dance.

Kindly RSVP to our Development Officer, Clint Borez at clintborez@gmail.com and CC Claudeo Adams at claudeoadams.sadfwc@gmail.com.   You will receive the Congress Zoom Link on confirmation of attendance.  We encourage to enjoy our online development gifts and will keep you posted on further opportunities.

SADF Calendar of Events 2020
3rd February
2020

Dear Dance Community

 We are pleased to share our exciting Calendar of Events, that is jam-packed with Competitions, Workshops, Development Congresses, Professional Exams, WDC and WDC AL World Series events (refer to attached Official Calendar of Events). The Calendar of Events is a working document with the latest version available on our website. 

We are very pleased to announce we have remained consistent with the dates of the Super Series Championships, which draws top talent from ALL the Regions in South Africa and are our flag ship competitions.  The prestigious South African Open Dance Championships (SAODC), is on 5-6 December 2020 in the Gauteng Province, known for its eclectic mix of unique styles and tastes.  Gauteng has a plethora of activities and attractions meshed into a space of complete diversity.  South African Champion titles will be awarded in ALL dance styles. We have remained consistent with the scheduling of the SA Championship, which is the before the WDC AL Open to World Championships. The renowned WDC AL World Championships is scheduled for 18-21 December 2020 in Berlin, Germany.  The SADF remains the Official Member of World Dance Council (WDC) and WDC AL in South Africa, the World Controlling Body of Dance. We are very proud to announce that our Amateur representatives to the WDC AL World Championships 2019 in Dublin i.e.  Moeketsi Lichabe & Lethabo Monametsi,  Angelo Moroko & Percephone Cloete performed exceptionally well and benefited from sponsorship by our Flight Partner, Sta Travel. We acknowledge our official Professional Ten Dance couple, Isaac Moeng and Suretha Fortuin, who proudly represented SA at the WDC World Ten Dance Championships in 2019.

Kindly renew your SADF Membership to share in these benefits.  We encourage you to route queries with respect to WDC or WDC AL sanctioned events to my Office to ensure that the communication is effectively dealt with. We extend warm appreciation for your amazing support at the 2019 South African Open Dance Championships, which was hosted at the magical Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom in Kwazula Natal. We extend congratulations to all the dancers on their accomplishments at the SA Open Dance Championships. We look forward to growing our footprint in the KZN Region.  Kindly note the date and venue for the 2020 KZN Championship, in addition to the Social/Pro-Am events will be made available soonest.  

We encourage you to renew your annual SADF membership and/or join our progressive Association that provides an Open, Unified dance platform to ALL dancers bringing you a plethora of opportunities and World Class events (refer to attached Communique from Director of Membership). Members wanting to renew/obtain a WDC Competitor and Adjudicator licenses are encouraged to renew their annual licenses this week to remain in good standing as the WDC is strict with deadline date of 31 January 2020. The 2020 SADF Tariffs and Registration forms are  also accessible via the website,  and the Social registration forms are available directly from the Social Faculty.  

Kindly contact the Director of Membership, Mr Andre Cloete at andre.cloete1@gmail.com for any membership queries. There is increased focus on Professional Development with Exams scheduled on the Calendar. Kindly contact SADF Head Office or your Regional Office for more information. Additionally, Medal Exam dates and Congress events will be socialised by the Regions. We look forward to engaging with you at our exciting events during 2020.

SADF Festive Newsflash
19th December
2019

Dear Dance Community

Thank you so much for your support this year. We celebrated a successful year of dance that would not have been possible without your involvement. We thank you for being part of our incredible Dance Journey and stepping with a smile onto our dance platforms. We look forward to another memorable year of great dancing. 2020 is going to be amazing! PS: Our offices are closed from 23 December to 3 January 2020 for our festive break. We wish you and your family a wonderful Xmas and festive season filled with love and happiness!

SADF Registration Forms 2020
19th December
2019

SADF Membership 2020
19th December
2019

Dear Dance Community

On behalf of the Board Directors, I extend sincere appreciation to each and every one of you for your support in 2019. We celebrated a successful year of dance that would not have been possible without your involvement. We thank you so much for your support and being part of Our Incredible Dance Journey. We look forward to another memorable year of great dancing in the spirit of Freedom to Dance.

This email serves as a friendly to renew your SADF membership for 2020 by 31 December 2019. Thank you to all the members who renewed their registration already. If you are not presently a SADF member, we warmly invite you to become part of a progressive Association with international affiliation to the World Dance Council, World Dance Council Amateur League and Freedom to Dance. We are very happy to report that the SA licences increase by CPI only. There are no increases to WDC License fees for 2020. I encourage you to review the Communique from Mr. Andre Cloete, Director of Membership, highlighting our achievements for 2019. We invite you to register to enjoy the benefits the SADF offers.

Kindest regards, Office of CEO

South African Open Dance Championships Results, 23 November 2019, Sibaya Casino
27th November
2019

South African Open Dance Championships was most successful. We extend appreciation to all who contributed to this success. Thank you to our Sponsors, Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom and Sta Travel for making a valuable difference to promoting dance. 

We are proud to announce 2 couples will be participating in the WDC AL World Championships  on 5-8 December 2019, in Ireland. Thank you Sta Travel for sponsoring the flights. The two couples who will be representing South Africa are: Angelo Moroka & Percephone Cloete (Adult Championship) and Moeketsi Lichabe & Lethabo Monametsi (Youth Championship.

We encourage the dance community to renew membership for 2020 to enjoy our benefits.

The Competitive Results are attached. Wishing our dance community a fabulous festive season.

Kindest regards, Competitive Committee

Freedom Day Championship Results, 27 April 2019, Spring Civic Centre
17th October
2019

Dear Dance Community

The Official Results of the Freedom Day Championships, 27 April 2019, is ready for your perusal. We extend warm appreciation to all the Dance Studios that entered.

Kind regards, SADF Gauteng

Western Cape Coastal Super Series Results, 15 June 2019 are ready, GrandWest
3rd October
2019

Dear Dance Community

The Official Results of the WC Coastal Super Series Open Dance Championships, 15 June 2019, is ready for your perusal.  We extend warm appreciation to the 37 Dance Studios that entered.

We sincerely acknowledge the Sponsors of the competition i.e. GrandWest venue sponsored by Sun International, Ballet Dance Emporium, Baila Dancewear, sponsored Boat trip, Food vouchers, TFG Clothing. Thank you for contributing to the success of the Championship.

We look forward to seeing you ALL at the upcoming South African Open Dance Championships, 23-24 November 2019 at the Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom in Durban.