February 2010

Older articles and news items can be found here. Even older articles will be moved across from the previous website as time allows.

IDSF Malta

James & Rachel Barron competed for England in the IDSF senior I and senior II competitions in Malta on the 20th-21st February.  The field was dominated by Italians but there were also couples from Germany, Finland, France, Austria and Malta.  James & Rachel were the highest placed non-Italian couple in both events, being placed 10th of 18 in Sen I and 4th of 17 in Sen II. They received some first placings in the Senior II final from 3 of the adjudicators.

IDSF results news

Ian Saville & Linda Chatterley competed in the senior 1 competition in the Copenhagen Open on the 20th February and we came 2nd among couples from Denmark, Russia , Germany and Sweden . They also won the IDSF Senior 2 competition in Guernsey.


Senior I Ballroom IDSF comp Feb 2010

Dan Baxter & Janine Desai and John Townsend & Sabine Kuntze competed overseas on 20 Feb in Tilburg, Netherlands, with Dan & Janine achieving 17th and John & Sabine achieving 14th out of  45 entries in Senior I Ballroom.

Dancing in the UK Magazine

An article about EADA is featured in the Dancing in the UK magazine, March issue pgs 20-21. If you would be interested in receiving an e-mail version of the magazine each month contact online [at] dancingintheuk [dot] co [dot] uk (Dancing in the UK)

European Youth Ballroom

Congratulations to George Bowyer & Zoe Stacey and Joe Atkinson & Chantal Green who have been selected to represent England in the European Youth Ballroom Championships in Poland in April.

European Youth Latin

Congratulations to Adam Brunyee & Sophie Denton and Callum Sanderson & Natasha Jackson who have been selected to represent England at the European Youth Latin Championships in Moscow in March.  George Bowyer & Zoe Stacey will act as reserve.

Coupe de France

We are pleased to report that EADA members James & Rachel Barron competed in the Coupe de France in Castres on 6th Feb 2010.  Out of 44 couples entered in the Sen II & III Ballroom category they won Gold medal, being placed 1st in all 5 dances.  The Coupe de France is the French equivalent of EADA National Selection.  James & Rachel have obtained permission to compete in these competitions, but without winning French points because they still represent England in International and World Championships

World Junior II Ballroom

Congratulations to Miles Chapman & Lorna Arnold and William Duffin & Aimee Falvey who have been selected to represent England at the World Junior II Ballroom Championships in Russia next month.

NRE Change of date

Jeanette Winter will no longer be holding a competition on 27th June.  The Senior I 10-dance NRE scheduled for this competition will be run at her event on Sunday 4th July at the Drill Hall in Horsham.  The chart calendar will be updated shortly.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

John Lamb

EADA are saddened to hear the news of the death of John Lamb, who died at home on Monday.  We send our condolences to Irene. The funeral will be in Leigh, at Howe Bridge Crematorium on Tuesday 16th February at 1pm.