Competition Rules, Regulations & Policies

USA Dance National Qualifying Event (NQE)


Official USA Dance Inc. DanceSport Rules Govern this Competition

Click for link to : Official USA Dance Inc. DanceSport Rulebook

The Royal Palm DanceSport Championships – NQE, is governed by the official DanceSport Rules of USA Dance, Inc. The applicable rules and regulations are found in the Official USA Dance Inc. DanceSport Rulebook. The most recent version of the Rulebook and other relevant USA Dance Policies are found on the USA Dance, Inc. website – also linked from the DanceSport Rulebook icon at right.

It is the responsibility of all competitors to familiarize yourselves with the official USA Dance DanceSport Rules, and comply with them.

USA Dance, Inc. from time to time announces Interpretations, Policies, or other Official Actions taken by USA Dance official governing bodies with respect to its DanceSport Rules, which we post on this website for information purposes, as we become aware of them. See: Other Rules, Regulations & Official Actions of USA Dance, Inc.

This Competition is sanctioned as a USA Dance National Qualifying Event (NQE).

Therefore, Competitors can qualify for the USA Dance National DanceSport Championships at this Competition (see Section 4.3 of the Rulebook), and Competitors can earn Proficiency Points (Rule 5.2.1 and Section 4.7 of the Rulebook), and USA Dance National Ranking Points (Section 4.8 of the Rulebook) at this Competition.

In addition, we offer WDSF Open Standard Events, so that Competitors can also earn World Ranking Points at this Competition.   See WDSF Regulations for World Ranking Tournaments (Section 6, page 7), for the Schedule of World Ranking Points that can be earned in WDSF Open Standard Events, such as those offered at this Competition.

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Count Down to Our Next Competition - February 28-29, 2020

USA Dance National Qualifying Event (NQE)

World DanceSport Federation (WDSF)

The Royal Palm DanceSport Championships NQE
February 28-29, 2020 in Sunny South Florida!!
USA Dance National Qualifying Event (NQE) & WDSF Open
Open to the World!   WDSF Open Events Included!

The Annual USA Dance Royal Palm DanceSport Competition,
sponsored & organized by USA Dance, Royal Palm Chapter # 6016, and now in it's 17th year,
is one of the most highly regarded
dancesport competitions in Florida and in the United States.
We welcome Amateur, Pro/Am, and Professional competitor couples
from around the United States, Canada, and the World!

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