Para Dance UK is the National Governing body for Para Dance Sport.
Para Dance Sport covers Ballroom and Latin. Freestyle has been added in recent years. Athletes will compete in different classes in varied medal competitions.
Internationally, Para Dance Sport is governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and co-ordinated by World Para Dance Sport’s Technical Committee which incorporates the rules of the World Dance Sport Federation (WDSF). The sport is not part of the Paralympic games but is recognised as a Para Sport.
To be recognised, all competitions in the UK, whether they are regional, national or international, must be approved by Para Dance UK.
The National Championships are held every year, usually in the summer months.
The last National Championships were held on the 26th October 2018, the date for 2019’s competition is 22nd June 2019.
Click here to view the official UK Competitor Ranking (November 2017).