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All amateur competitors above beginner grade if entering competitions run under British Dance Council rules must register with the British Dance Council. The BDC Rules are available on the publications and Leaflets page.
You may choose to be a member of any other Organisation, however, you must obtain a licence registration with the British Dance Council.
All professional competitors in Great Britain must register with the British Dance Council.
Registration forms are available on the forms page.
The BDC Rulebook is available to download on our publications page.
Juvenile - Under 12 years, Junior - Between 12 and 15 years, Adult - 16 years and over
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British Dance Council rules find in the Publications and Leaflets .
Contact some of the dance Teacher Organisations listed on our website page - About Dance
Yes, you can dance in medallists competitions only. You do not need to register if you are only participating in medallists only competitions.
You will need to write to the BDC office explaining the situation, giving details of when you last taught and the matter will be considered and you will be advised of what action to take. The same applies if you are a professional competitor and wish to return to amateur status.
You can register immediately for amateur competitions. All registration forms are available on our forms page.
Yes, the BDC adjudicator application form is on our Forms Page.
Freestyle adjudicators must be over 21 yrs for competitions and over 25 yrs for competitions and championships, use the same adjudicator form on our Forms Page to apply.
Yes simply inform the BDC office and this will be amended . Please be aware that if a competitor goes up a category they cannot go down again.
The BDC Scrutineer examination comes in two forms, the one dance examination and the Full dance examination.You should study the Skating System available from the BDC office the fee is £5.00 including UK postage.
If you are ready to take the examination please write to the BDC giving the name of your invigilator and include the fee. The current fee is available by contacting the Company Secretary.
Charts of Championship dances are obtainable from each Teaching Organisation or from www.bblane.co.uk
Status cards are available from the BDC office. Complete the Freestyle Dance school registration form and the block Freestyle status card form.
Full detals of the BDC complaints procedure can be found on the Contact Us page of this website
All Formation Team names must be registered with the BDC. The form is available on the Forms Page of our website.
The next BDC inventive dance competition will be on the first Sunday in August.
Should you wish to report a concern directly to ourselves there is a confidential email address for
doing so: firstname.lastname@example.org