Rumba in the Jungle™(RITJ™) and South African Open Dance Championships™ (SAODC™) unite!!!
We are thrilled to take you back to memory lane in 2008 when RITJ™ and SAODC™ collaborated to bring you an unforgettable experience. 15 years later we return with the magical collaboration at the very same Mmabatho Convention Centre!!!
This promises to be an event filled with elegance, creativity and electrifying performances, Open to the ALL Dance Associations, allowing all dancers, regardless of Affiliation, to participate on the basis of their Freedom of Association and Freedom of Expression.
Taking it to the capital of Bokone Bophirima, we are again heading to Mmabatho Mafikeng fom 7 – 10 December 2023.
The prestigious South African Colours will be handed out at the Official South African Open Dance Championships™ (SAODC™).
This is the Official selection for Professionals to represent South Africa at the World Championships. Registered Amateur Championship dancers are eligible for South African Colours and can represent South Africa at the Amateur World Championships.
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