The prestigious South African Open Dance Championships™ is staged annually by the South African Dance Foundation and is a fully inclusive dance event, Open to the World, allowing all dancers, regardless of Affiliation, to participate on the basis of their freedom of association and freedom of expression.
The Championship is the apex selection event for couples who officially represent South Africa at World Dance Council (WDC) World Championships and WDC Amateur League Championships.
The Championship attracts competitors and spectators from all over South Africa including our neighbouring states – Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, and from across the World.
The onset of COVID-19 necessitated the South African Dance Foundation to identify capabilities to transition to a digitally enabled dance business. The South African Open Championships is fully ONLINE this year for the FIRST time and will attract national and international attention across all media channels.
Competing Genres / Dance Styles
Professional Ballroom Showdance
Professional Latin Showdance
Traditional Dance Groups
Belly Dance Groups
Hip Hop Groups
The full panel of Adjudicators will be announced closer to the event