DanceSport is the new term for competitive ballroom dancing.
Interested in competitive dancing? See USA DanceSport
(18 March 2001): DanceSport has been recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as being a sport and the International DaneSport Federation (IDSF) has been designated as the World Governing Body of that sport. The next step in DanceSport's journey into the Olympics will be for the IOC to designate DanceSport as a medal sport.
Here in the United States the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the IDSF has officially recognized the United States amateur Ballroom Dancers Association (USADance) as the National Governing Body for DanceSport.
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