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Finnish Dance Sport Federation

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Category: Organizations
Officially Founded: in 1976
Headquarters: Finland
Member: of the World DanceSport Federation(WDSF)


Finnish Dance Sport Federation (FDSF) - is the official national governing body for DanceSport (the competitive version of ballroom dancing) in the Finland. Was founded in 1976 and has been a member of World DanceSport Federation(WDSF) ever since.


The Finnish Dance Sport Federation (FDSF) was founded in 1976 and has been a member of the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) ever since. At the end of the first year "FDSF" had 1893 members. Today there are 83 DanceSport clubs that are members of the national federation and the federation has through its clubs approximately 13500 registered members.

  • Focus

As a national federation they focus on developing DanceSport both as competition and leisure sport, promoting activities for people at all ages throughout the life span.

As a non-profit organization, the Finnish Dancesport Federation aims to promote and maintain athletic dancesports and activities as well as to become a community organization and association of communities operating in Finland which, as required by the rules of association, promote dancesports and activities in Finland.

  • Purpose

The purpose of the association is to promote dancesport and sports, racing and top sports and related civic activities, promote the well being and health of the population, and support the growth and development of children and young people through the dance movement. In addition, the purpose of the association is to promote equality and tolerance through physical activity and to support cultural diversity and sustainable development of nature.

The Finnish Dance Sport Federation assists in the range of competitions and competitions of licensed species including dance clubs and dance products. The activity of the association is based on the ethical values ​​of sport and the principles of fair play in sport.


In Finland, the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) Presidium was held in Singapore on Monday afternoon (12.6.2017), with the appointment of the Finnish Vice President for Communications in the lead of the Federation.

At the annual meeting, Liusvaara covered the Austrian student with a clear voice 87-36. The vote taken by Liusvaara was the largest number of votes received by a single person from the ten elections held at the annual meeting with more than one candidate. Liusvaara is chairing the Finnish Dance Sport Federation for the third time as a member of the WDSF Continental Association of Europe (DanceSport Europe) Management Committee for the first time. In his civil service, he serves as a rector of the Helsinki Primary School. Liusvaara's term of office in Vice-President of Communications covers the years 2017-2021.

World DanceSport Federation is the international umbrella organization of dancesport founded in 1957 as the International Council of Amateur Dancers. The World DanceSport Federation includes 92 national dancing athletes. The WDSF Annual General Meeting elects the Presidium, a member of the Alliance's Executive Committee, with 12 members every four years. The chairman of the Presidium is Swiss Lucas Hinder.


Total Finnish Dance Sport Federation (FDSF) registered:
  • Clubs: 83
  • Members: 13500

Registered with the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF):

  • Total Members: 1857
  • Couples 190
  • Adjudicator: 17
  • Chairpersons: 1


Finnish Dance Sport Federation (FDSF) is organizing multiple World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) events per year. The major competition is:


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