Rules & Policies

Video & Photography

Video & Photography

A videographer will be available to videotape competitors upon request. A professional photographer will also be available to take action shots upon request.

Private photography and videography are allowed; however, unless you are an officially registered photographer, you may take photographs only while sitting in your seat or in a designated area in the ballroom. Please do not obstruct anyone else's view of the dancing. In addition, camera/video lenses that extend more than 6 inches beyond the base of the camera are not to be used. There will be no photographing or videotaping from the floor, the aisles or walkways. No flash photography is allowed unless you are an official photographer. All pictures/videos are for one's personal use and are not for commercial use or sales. Tripods are allowed only in the designated area at the end of the ballroom. Monopods are allowed as long as no one's view is obstructed, but one must be seated when using a monopod.

General Rules

This competition is run according to the current USA Dance DanceSport Rulebook. All competitors should refer to the rulebook prior to completing the entry form and competing. You may access and download the rulebook at WDSF guidelines are adhered to for those events.