In order to enter these competitions both of the partnership must be amateur. Juvenile & Junior: all couples can dance in their own agegroup and one agegroup higher. Youth: all couples are also allowed to dance in our amateur-events. Senior: all couples can dance in their own agegroup and one agegroup lower. Senior over 30: all couples are allowed to dance in our amateur-events. Both dancers in a couple must meet the mentioned age-restrictions! On a year where a competitor is going to move from one classification to the next they may make this change anytime during a 60-day period that begins 30 days prior to their birthday and ends 30 days following their birthday.
Exemptions: There are NO exemptions in the following competitions:
Dutch Open Amateur Latin Championship
Dutch Open Amateur Ballroom Championship
World Open Amateur Ballroom Championship
Exempted are in the World Open Amateur Latin Championship:
Finalists: 1st & 2nd Round
Semi-finalists: 1st Round
Every competitor needs to buy an entrance-ticket.
Extra charges: All Dutch Open competitions are free of charge. All Open World competitions are charged with a competition-fee of 20,- euro per competition
Dances. Juvenile under 8 dance 3 dances in both ballroom and latin (Waltz, Tango, Quickstep / ChaCha, Rumba, Jive) Juvenile under 10 are 4 dances in both ballroom and latin (no Viennese Waltz / no Paso Doble) All other competitions are 5 dance-events. Ballroom: Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Slowfoxtrot, Quickstep Latin: Cha cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive.
Multiple registrations When you have to make multiple registrations (e.g. as a coach) you need to make a seperate registration for each couple. To make multiple registrations more easy for you, we ask you to create an account and fill in at least the following profile details: Name - Email - Country When you login on the site, the registration form will fill in this details for you. And you only have to fill in the couple and event details.
Participants who have booked accommodation by us in hotel de Bonte Wever can ask us for a visum-invitation.