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Join us today...

Why choose to become a
BDSA member

Become a part of the BDSA today to make your mark in the world of Ballroom and Latin American dancing. Together, we can shape the future of DanceSport.

We're committed to values that resonate with every dancer—integrity, freedom, honesty, and fair play. With a focus on safety and good floor craft, we're ensuring that everyone dances not just with passion, but with a peace of mind.

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Types of Membership

  • Professional (18 and above)

  • Amateur Competing (16 and above)

  • Amateur Teacher (18 and above)

  • Music/Scrutineer/Promoter

  • International

  • Junior (12-15 inclusive)

  • Juvenile (up to 11 inclusive)

  • Parent or legal guardian

  • Photographer

  • Other

Which membership is right for you...

  • Amateur Teacher

    75£
    Valid for one year
    • Qualify for the league (able to enter competitions)
    • Dance insurance (training and competitions)
    • BDSA Newsletter
    • Access to members only competitions, events and giveaways
    • Access to DBS teachers
  • Amateur Adult, Junior, Juvenile

    25£
    Valid for one year
    • Automatic right to enter our competitions
    • Dance insurance
    • Newsletter
    • Access to members only competitions and events and giveaways
    • Access to DBS teachers
  • Professional

    100£
    Valid for one year
    • Professional dance insurance
    • Sponsorship for their adjudicating programme
    • Entrance to BDSA competitions
    • Free spectator entrance to all BDSA competitions
    • BDSA Newsletter
    • Adjudicators License
  • Parent or Legal Guardian

    25£
    Valid for one year
    • Access to enhanced DBS teachers list
    • Parent workshops
    • Newsletter
  • Photographers

    75£
    Valid for one year
    • Receive a DBS (Free until 31st December 2023)
    • BDSA registered lanyard (to be worn at all BDSA comp's)
    • Must provide a copy of their insurance documents to the BDSA
    • Newsletter
  • Music/Scrutineer/Promoter

    100£
    Valid for one year
    • Promoter events will go in newsletters
    • Reduced rates for advertising, newsletters, website, more
    • Event Insurance
    • Personal Indemnity Insurance
  • International Amateur

    25£
    Valid for one year
    • Eligible for UK competitions
    • Newsletter
    • Member offers
    • Insurance when competing in UK events
    • Assistance with Visas
  • International Professional

    100£
    Valid for one year
    • Eligible for UK competitions
    • Newsletter
    • Member offers
    • Insurance when competing in UK events
    • Assistance with Visas
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