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*** DanceSport New Zealand 2016 AGM ***

To be held on Sunday 14 February at Tararua Tramping Club, 4 Moncrieff Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington at 9.30am.

AGM Agenda 2016

Online Licence Application Form - New, Replacement or Update Details *** New 30/01/16 ***

Applying for a new licence or replacement (Athlete, Official, WDSF ID Card)?
Need to update your details?
Then use this form...
Online Licence Application Form

Athlete licences are required for athletes wishing to dance in all DanceSport New Zealand registered competitions and are compulsory for athletes wishing to dance in all Dancesport Australia and international events.

Please complete the above form as required and submit to the Sports Officer.
Alternatively print and email (or post) the forms below to the address shown.
On payment of the necessary fees and your form (either online or printed)being received, your licence will be issued.
Printable Athlete Licence Application Form

Printable Official Licence Application Form

New Fee Schedule

At the last Delegates meeting the new licence fees were approved for 2016.
Athletes fees were reduced by 50% from 27 September 2015 and will continue at the lower rate until December 2016.
Fee Schedule 2015-2016

Grade Changes 2015

Flow Chart
Press Release


Dancing in a WDSF event in Australia, New Zealand or internationally?

You will need a WDSF ID Card. The card will be needed to compete in the WDSF Open events at the Australian Dancesport Championships in Melbourne in December this year. More information here and here

WDSF Delegates Report 2015


DanceSport Jurisdiction in New Zealand

This article attempts to explain sport governance and how it relates to dancesport.
It also seeks to dispel some myths being circulated in the New Zealand on some social network sites.



Membership to Dancesport New Zealand is through the Regional Member bodies.
Membership to your local Regional DanceSport Association is included in your licence fee.
You can find links to each of the Regional associations on the links page.