LATIN-AMERICAN  &  BALLROOM 

Social dances are mostly danced in pairs. These are manuet, tango, rock n roll, salsa, mambo, paso doble, cha cha cha, waltz, polka, samba, rumba, disco fox, blues ... etc.

Social dances have been a favorite way of social entertainment for centuries. Older social dances required learning steps and movements, and dance skills were part of cultural behavior and social status.

For a well-educated man, ignorance of dance was tantamount to illiteracy.

Today, social / ballroom dances are divided into social and competitive. Almost all dances that are danced in pairs are social, and are competitively divided into several groups, two of which are the most popular; 1.Latin-American dances, 2.Ballroom dances.

Latin American dances are: - Cha cha cha, -Samba, -Rumba, -Paso Doble, -Jive

 

Ballroom dances are: -English waltz, -Tango, -Slow Foxtrot, -Quickstep, -Vienna waltz

 

There are several age and quality categories in the competition:

 

Age categories:            JUVENILLE I 1-10 yrs

                                       JUVENILLE II 10-12 years

                                       JUNIOR I 12-14 yrs

                                       JUNIOR  II 14-16 yrs

                                       YOUTH 16-19 yrs

                                       AMATEURS19 - 35 years

                                       SENIOR I 35-45 yrs

                                       SENIOR II 45-55 yrs

                                       SENIOR III 55+

Qualitative categories:

AMATEURS

BASIC - 3 dances (English waltz, Tango, Quickstep / Cha-cha-cha, Rumba, Jive)

            - 5 dances (English waltz, Tango, Slow Foxtrot, Quickstep, Viennese waltz / Cha-cha-cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive)

OPEN - 5 DANCES (English Waltz, Tango, Slow Foxtrot, Quickstep, Viennese Waltz / Cha-cha-cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive)

PROFESSIONALS

OPEN - 5 DANCES (English Waltz, Tango, Slow Foxtrot, Quickstep, Viennese Waltz / Cha-cha-cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive)