With the next elective Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) scheduled for 25 July 2021, some important information on changes to the presentation of candidates for elections follows.

With the introduction of paragraph 10.5* to the WDSF Statutes as approved by the Extraordinary General Meeting on 6 May 2021, candidacies for elections of Members of the WDSF Presidium, Disciplinary Council, and Ethics Commission must be submitted six weeks prior to the AGM to be considered eligible.

Candidacies for the upcoming AGM in July must therefore be submitted via e-mail to the WDSF Office at least six weeks before the AGM, with a firm deadline of 12 June 2021 at 24:00 CET. Any candidacies submitted after this date will not be considered for the 2021 AGM.

All submissions should be addressed to the WDSF General Secretary via

For more details on the procedures as well as what content should be included in the candidacies, please consult the Memorandum on the Presentation of Candidates for Elections 2021 WDSF AGM.pdf that was sent to all National Member Bodies today, as well as this Annex I – Template for Candidacy 2021 WDSF AGM.docx that was created to simplify the process.

*Paragraph 10.5: To be eligible candidacies for elections held at the General Meeting must be submitted to the General Secretary or a Presidium Member authorized by the Presidium or the Presidium in writing by mail, or e-mail not later than six weeks before the General Meeting. The candidacies shall be accompanied by a brief curriculum vitae, a brief motivation of the candidacy and a proof of the qualification of the candidate according to art. 13(bis) of the 15 Statutes, if necessary. The candidacies will be published no later than four weeks before the General Meeting on the internet web site where the agenda and the motions have been posted.

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