Send your completed form in to the BDC office - paying bank to bank transfer is quicker and it will be processed as soon as possible. Cheques take four working days to clear when paid in at the BDC.
2019 Amateur competitor registration forms click to download you may scan and send your form to email@example.com - forms that have been photographed and sent by email will not be accepted ,
see age groups below:
Looking for Freestyle forms go to the foot of this page
Please avoid using Recorded delivery or Special Delivery as they may be returned to the sorting office for collection ad delay your application..
You may also complete and scan your form and send to firstname.lastname@example.org and pay direct to the BDC account by contacting your bank.
Please do not send photograph copies of forms, these will be rejected and sent back to you!
Ballroom, Latin and Sequence for all amateur competitors above beginner grade:
All applications must be made direct to the British Dance Council.
The British Dance Council has no agreement with any organisation regarding amateur registration all application forms must be signed by the applicant or parent/guardian and forwarded to the BDC with the fee.
When going up to the next age group you must send your card back for amendment before your birthday a new card will be sent out to you. You should download and complete a new form and mark it "upgrade to higher age group" and you will be sent a new card free of charge.
All amateur competitors: juvenile, junior and adult must be registered with the British Dance Council. You may choose to become members of any organisation, however, a Brtiish Dance Council licence registration is required to compete in all competitions and championships run under BDC rules. Please register in the age group you are in at the time of applying you may upgrade your card later in the year by returning it to the BDC office to be amended to download the form see link above.
Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence competitions and championships.
If you are competing in professional competitions or championships in Great Britain under BDC rules it is required that you register as a professional competitor. Each partner should submit a separate application.
2019 Professional Competitor application form .....click here to download form
Professional competitors if you are competing outside Great Britain and you are registered as a professional competitor contact the Secretary If you have not registered as an international competitor before also contact the BDC Secretary
If you only compete in Sequence Competitions contact the BDC Secretary
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If you are a new adjudicator when applying for a BDC adjudicator licence to comply with legal requirements you are required to view an on-line Equality & Unconscious Bias development programme, email the secretary to register on the programme email@example.com
Adjudicator licence form click to download here
If you run competitions under BDC rules in accordance with BDC rule 81. You must register as an organiser/promoter with the BDC
Organisers/Promoters form for 2019. To register please download and complete the form and return the form to the BDC office: Click here to download the form
(please note: if you have applied to run a granted BDC championship for the current year you will be registered automatically as an organiser / promoter with the BDC.)
If you are entering a formation team in an event you must register each team name separately.
Swipe cards for Freestyle competitors are being issued for all status cards from now all competitors must be registered to enter Freestyle competitions.
BDC Freestyle Status Cards
All Freestyle Competitions must be registered - Contact the BDC Secretary for full details firstname.lastname@example.org
All Freestyle competitors must be registered for Freestyle status cards to enter competitions
Solo, Pairs. Slow and Teams forms below
The BDC request that you send your Freestyle applications for registration and for status cards by post, WE DO NOT ACCEPT FREESTYLE APPLICATIONS BY EMAIL - FOR TROPHY DAYS OR STATUS CARDS OR REGISTRATION.
ALL matters relating to Freestyle are governed by the BDC/ADFP Official Freestyle Rules
1. Dance school registration form to register your school to obtain status cards
2019 click to download school registration form
2. Status card - 2019 status card block application form ... click to download
3. Trophy Day forms - MUST be applied for 28 days before the event 2019 ..... click here to download TROPHY DAY application form
4. Change of school form 2019 click here to apply for a change of school