ESSDA’s 10th anniversary Grand Slam – Final Results

After the European Championship as the fourth Grand Slam competition (together with London Pink Jukebox Trophy, Les rendez-vous de Paris and the German Open Championships) we could honor the couples with the best combined results:

Women Latin

1st Ute Graffenberger / Marina Hüls DE
1st Piia Korpi / Santra Rinne FI
3rd Miriam Meister / Angela Pikarski DE

Men Latin

1st Michael Litke / Sergio Brilhante UK
2nd Vishesh Metha / Darren Whitby UK
3rd Niels-Henrik Hartvigson / Sascha Leu DK/DE

Women Standard

1st Caroline Privou / Petra Zimmermann DE
2nd Tania Dimitrova / Ines Dimitrova DE
2nd Miriam Meister / Angela Pikarski DE

Men Standard

1st Axel Zischka / Thorsten Dreyer FR/UK
2nd Peter Meager & Tim Cheng UK
2nd Tom Dane / Kevin Haycock UK

Information on the European Championships

…. only a few hours left until the European Championships in Berlin will start!!!!

Some helpful shortcuts to the European Championships website:


Starter’s List

Practice Sessions


And you will find more useful information on the EC website in English and in German.

We hope to meet you in Berlin as a competitor, adjudicator, trainer or as a spectator to celebrate with us the European Championships and ESSDA’s 10th Anniversary!

Register for the European Championships in Berlin

Find all information on the ESSDA European Championships 2017 on the website

You will find all valuable information on this website.

Please register as early as possible: Register Form. Fees for individual ESSDA members are 40€ for one competition and 50€ for more than one competition. Non-ESSDA members have to pay 5€ more.
Note that you get an 10€ reduction as a first time starter or as a show dance-only competitor.

In addition to the Championship competitions there will be a Queer&Fun Competition. Find all information about it here.

Updates for Competition Rules and AGM Minutes

The AGM Minutes from Helsinki are now online as well as the updated Same-Sex Dancing Competition Rules with the topics discussed in Stockholm and Helsinki.

Note that this year’s AGM will take place during the European Championship in Berlin. The meeting is currently scheduled on Sunday, 30th July 2017, between 10 and 11 a.m. at the Vereinsheim of TiB 1948.

So join us in Berlin (and become an ESSDA member in case you aren’t already one).

“HOT NEWS” for all dancers & friends in Miami

After all the bad news that received us from Miami we can announce that it was possible to organize at least some dance competitions and events in Miami

Location : Hilton Double Tree (same venue)

To all dancers,
will be organizing a social event and a dance competition in lieu of the cancelled Outgames Dancesport competition.
Monday 29 May 2017
10 AM – 1PM : General Practice (Standard & Latin Mixed Music)
2 PM – 5PM : SOCIAL DANCE EVENT for all participants and guests
Admission afternoon : suggested donation of $5 per person
Tuesday 30 May 2017
Competitors free – Spectators suggested donation of $5 per person
10 AM : Doors Open & Registration
11 AM* : Start Dance Competition
Classification Women Standard & Men Latin
Finals C – B for Women Standard & Men Latin
2 PM* : Classification Women Latin & Men Standard
Finals C – B for Women Latin & Men Standard
7 PM* : GALA
Finals A all categories – Show Dance – General Dance
*Time table subject to changes and all categories are open (no separate age categories).
Print Out Version: Dance Competition Miami 2017
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