The next World Games takes place in Wroclaw, Poland in 2017. DanceSport is also opening the Games in 4 disciplines over the first 2 days.
Currently the following styles allowed to take part in the World Games are Standard (Ballroom), Latin and Acrobatic Rock n Roll. Formation Dancing is also included. Salsa is included in the 2017 event
So what dance styles are classed as DanceSport? Essentially it is anything that starts life as a social or leisure dance form and importantly can become competitive. The following is a short list but for a full up to date list please visit www.ido-
A) Standard (Ballroom) -
B) Latin -
C) Sequence -
D) Latino -
E) Freestyle -
Formation Dancing isn’t a separate style of dance as such. Rather it is creative style in which participants develop shapes and lines based on particular dances. It normally requires a minimum of 4 individuals (or 6 couples) for an effective formation to be devised.