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Dancesport Worthing Congress 2014


Start date: Saturday 26 Jul 2014 Start time: Please see the current programme below.
End date: Sunday 27 Jul 2014
Venue: Assembly Rooms, Stoke Abbot Road, Worthing, West Sussex
Country: United Kingdom Faculty: Modern Ballroom, Sequence, Latin American, Authentic & Emerging Dance Sub-Committee
Dancesport Worthing Congress 2014

Event summary:

A weekend of workshops, demonstrations and evening dance, which also includes the Phyllis Haylor Scholarship. The Pierre Trophy has been brought back this year, and will be held on the evening of Saturday 26th July.

Event details:

The Pierre Trophy is being brought back to Worthing this year, to be held on the Saturday evening. It will be judged by the Latin American Committee members. Although dancing in couples, all entrants will be judged individually. Anyone who holds an ISTD Latin Associate exam or above is eligible to enter. Practice wear is to be worn, no competition dress allowed. The dances for the competition are all five Latin dances restricted to ISTD syllabus figures. For entry forms and registration enquiries please contact the Latin Secretary, Mrs Joanne Blackshaw latinsecretary@aol.com.

Day Delegates
Tickets are £15 for Saturday afternoon and £25 for all day Sunday, with a combined ticket of £35 if you book before the 18th of July 2014.

Saturday Evening Delegates
Tickets for the evening dance and Pierre Trophy Latin American Competition are £20 each. If you purchase 20 tickets in one advance transaction you will receive one ticket free.

See below for booking form downloads.

Members will receive a free DVD. Personal filming of this event is strictly prohibited.


Saturday 26th July 2014

13:00 Salsa, What’s the Difference?* Suzanne Hammond
13:30 Let’s Move Up a Gear – Cha Cha Cha*  Alex Ivanets & Lisa Ivanets-Bellinger
14:00 Developing Ballroom Style My Way       Christopher Hawkins
14:45 Break
15:15 Developing Ballroom Style My Way   Christopher Hawkins
15:45 Let’s Move Up a Gear – Jive*  Alex Ivanets & Lisa Ivanets-Bellinger
16:30 Finish
19:30 Dance & Pierre Trophy Competition


Sunday 27th July 2014

09:00 Reception & coffee  
09:30 Attractive Syllabus Developments* –  Foxtrot & Quickstep Mark & Olga Elsbury
10:15 Let’s Move Up a Gear – Rumba & Paso Doble* Gunnar Gunnarsson & Marika Doshoris 
11:00 Break
11:30 Common Misunderstandings in Sequence* Jill Bush
12:00 Attractive Syllabus Developments* – Waltz & Tango Olga & Mark Elsbury
12:30 Break for lunch
14:00 Let’s Move Up a Gear – Samba*       Simon Cruwys
14:30 Professional Training in Sequence Jill Bush
15:00 Suggestions For Both Musicality and Partner Respect in Foxtrot & Tango*    Geoffrey Hearn
15:45 Let’s Go For a Walk*    Graham Oswick
16:30 Finish

* denotes participation lecture

In order to register your attendance, please download the booking form and return to the Education & Training Department by post, email coursebookings@istd.org or telephone
020 7377 1577.

Booking Form - PDF version

Booking Form - Word version

To order copies of 2014 Congress dvds please contact Mr Derek Brown


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