Freedom Dance Cup 2024

Saturday, March 2, 2024

The Freedom Dance Cup is an ‘Open to the world’-competition (Belgian Amateur Leaugue, WDC Amateur League)

Floor: 20m x 13m
Unique atmosphere
International judging panel

Amateur categories & disciplines

Couples Ballroom / Latin
Pro-Am Ballroom (3 dances)
Pro-Am Latin (3 dances)
Masterclass Ballroom Open, +30, +40, +50, +60 (5-dance competition)
Masterclass Latin Open, +30, +40 (5-dance competition)
Amateur Ballroom -30, +30, +50 (Waltz, Tango, Slowfoxtrot, Quickstep)
Amateur Latin -30 and +30 (Cha-cha, Samba, Rumba, Jive)
Pre-amateur Ballroom -30 and +30 (Waltz, Tango, Quickstep)
Pre-amateur Latin -30 and +30 (Cha-cha, Rumba, Jive)
Youth -16 Ballroom (5-dance competition)
Youth -16 Ballroom (Waltz, Tango, Quickstep)
Youth -16 Latin(5-dans competition)
Youth -16 Latin (Cha-cha, Rumba, Jive)
Youth -14 Ballroom (5-dance competition)
Youth -14 Ballroom (Waltz, Tango, Quickstep)
Youth -14 Latin (5-dance competition)
Youth -14 Latin (Cha-cha, Rumba, Jive)
Start-to-dance Ballroom -30 and +30 (Waltz, Quickstep)
Start-to-dance Latin -30 and +30 (Cha-cha, Jive)

Couples Rising Star
Rising star Argentine tango
Rising star Salsa
Rising star Bachata
Rising star Swing
One-dance Artistic Waltz

Solo Ballroom
3 or 5 dances

Solo Latin
3 or 5 dances

Other styles


Closing date of registrations: February 21, 2024

Competitors can enroll through

Rules and dress regulations

The Belgian Amateur League rules apply. (WDC-rules)

Please take note of the following dress regulations:
For Start-to-dance and Pre-Amateur competitions, competition clothing is not allowed.
For Amateur (4 dance competition) competition clothing is allowed.
For Masterclass (5 dance competition) competition clothing is mandatory.
For Rising Star and Solo competitions, competition clothing is allowed.
One-dance Artistic Waltz rules:
Separations andside-by-side figures or similar are allowed.

It is strictly prohibited to consume your own drinks in the hall. Drinks can be purchased at the bar.


Nancy Berti (Italy)
Ramon de Kleijn (Netherlands)
Samuel Ferreira (Portugal)
Marc Jimenez (Spain)
Stefan Ossenkop (Germany)
Olga Terechova-Ivanova (België)
Karel Verdeure (België)


We give you an indication of the start of the day and evening program below (based on previous competitions). Please note that changes are possible.
The full timetable will be published one week before the competition.

09:00 – Doors open
10:30 Start day session: preliminary rounds
19:00 Start evening session: finals masterclass

Tickets and starting fees

Starting fee 1st competition block: € 12,50 per person
Starting fee for every additional block: € 2,50 per person

The competitions are grouped into blocks, which are the following:
Couples Ballroom/Latin (1 block per age group/per level)
Couples Rising Star
Solo Latin
Solo Ballroom

You enroll for:
– Masterclass Open Ballroom & Masterclass Open Latin = € 12,5 per person
– Rising Star Salsa & Rising Star Bachata = + € 2,5 per person
– Solo Latin = + € 2,5 per person
– Solo Ballroom = + € 2,5 per person
Total: € 20 per person

You enroll for:
– Masterclass +50 Ballroom = € 12,5 per person
– Masterclass +40 Ballroom = + € 2,5 per person
Total: € 15 per person

You enroll for:
– Solo Latin = € 12,5
Total = € 12,5

Seating places for competitors and spectators
Seat at 1st ranked table: € 22,50
Seat at 2nd ranked table: € 17,50
If a competitors buys a seat, then the starting fee for the 1st competition block is included in the price of the seat.
Extra blocks will be charged on the day of the competition.


Dansschool De Smet-Camby
Mechelsesteenweg 731, Herent, Belgium
Tel: +3216488022