Words of the President

Dear STSV family, dear friends of dance sport After we thought we had overcome the worst at the end of last year, we were startled by new bad news at the end of February: war in Ukraine, war in Europe. As a result, 19 Ukrainian male and female dancers in the Ukrainian Dance Sport Community (UDSC) [...]

STSV Strategy Weekend in Liestal

How should the strategic priorities of the STSV be adapted and supplemented in 2023? Where do which measures need to be taken? How can the many tasks be distributed on different shoulders, does the STSV board want to strengthen its personnel? 

Wanted - Staff member STSV squad

Who wants to get involved in the Swiss Dance Sport Federation in the environment of the STSV squads and thus actively support Oliver Baumann, the head of the junior elite and senior squads?

STSV wants to tap new sources of funding from 2023 onwards

The STSV is looking for partner companies that identify with Swiss dance sport. The Swiss Dance Sport Federation wants to put itself on a broader financial footing in the medium to long term and would therefore like to tap into fresh sources of funding from 2023. The timing is ideal. Dancing is popular, as studies by the federal government show. The "Tanzsport Schweiz" product within the STSV is developing [...]

Dress code 2022

The dress code applies to all WDSF tournaments and also applies to the tournament regulations of the WDSF member states.

Quiet STSV Delegates Meeting in Olten

The ordinary STSV delegates' meeting on 15 May in the Bahnhofbuffet Olten went quietly and according to plan. 10 of the 15 member clubs were present and united over 80% of the possible voting power of the association. Although the projects envisaged for 2021 could not all be tackled and implemented in equal measure, the delegates present acknowledged the willingness to perform of the volunteer board under the [...]

Attractive support package for SM organisers

To date, the STSV has not been able to find an organiser for the 2022 Swiss Dance Championships. The board would like to send a clear signal to interested clubs with an attractive support package so that the national title competitions in standard, Latin and ten-dance can be realised. The following goals are to be achieved: The financial risk for organisers will be significantly reduced The [...]

STSV launches "Ukrainian Dancesport Community Suisse

More than 9000 people from Ukraine have already found shelter in Switzerland from the armed conflicts in their country. Among these refugees are also dance athletes, to whom the STSV would like to offer unbureaucratic, easy access. About 10 Ukrainians have already started training at the TTZ and DUZ. The two [...]

Further training for adjudicators with German expert

On the first weekend in March, the STSV adjudicators had the opportunity to refresh their know-how at the further training with the German WDSF adjudicator Petra Matschullat and at the same time to exchange professional knowledge with our colleagues. After the difficult pandemic period, it was a great opportunity for all participants to finally - and moreover without a mask - meet in person again (and [...]

WDSF cancels events in Russia and Belarus

The World Dance Sport Federation (WDSF) in its Communique of 27 February 2022 gives its full support to the recent communiqué of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the breach of the Olympic Truce.