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.