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DanceSport

DanceSport is the new term for competitive ballroom dancing.

USA Dance:

  1. Serves as the National Governing Body for DanceSport, the competitive version of ballroom dancing, in the United States subject to the statutes of : a) the International DanceSport Federation (IDSF);b) the United States Olympic Committee (USOC); and c) the Amateur Sports Act of the United States Congress;
  2. Organizes and supports DanceSport events internationally and nationally, including national, regional and local championships;
  3. Selects the DanceSport Athletes to represent the United States in the IDSF World DanceSport Championships and the World Games and helps to finance their participation;
  4. Promotes DanceSport as a sport both nationally and internationally and fosters its inclusion in the Olympic and Pan American Games.

Interested in competitive dancing? See USA DanceSport

Current Status of DanceSport with respect to the Olympics

(18 March 2001): DanceSport has been recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as being a sport and the International DaneSport Federation (IDSF) has been designated as the World Governing Body of that sport. The next step in DanceSport's journey into the Olympics will be for the IOC to designate DanceSport as a medal sport.

Here in the United States the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the IDSF has officially recognized the United States amateur Ballroom Dancers Association (USADance) as the National Governing Body for DanceSport.

For the latest Olympic Updates.

All dances held at

The Point Community Center
2595 N 10th St. (Oshtemo)
Kalamazoo, MI

except where noted
Saturday Dec 16, 2017
Instructor: Art & Jill Downey
Lesson: Samba
Saturday Jan 20, 2018
Instructor: Teri Geer
Lesson: East Coast Swing
Saturday Feb 17, 2018
Instructor: Dominic & Jaime Lovett
Lesson: Foxtrot
Saturday Mar 17, 2018
Instructor: Byron Doss
Lesson: Rumba
Saturday Apr 21, 2018
Instructor: Jean Guild
Lesson: West Coast Swing
Saturday May 19, 2018
Instructor: Lori Marco
Lesson: Waltz
For more information on our upcoming events, visit our calendar or email us