April 2010

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

European Amateur Ballroom Championships

Photographs from the European Amateur Ballroom Championships in Moscow in April 2010.

Juveniles on TV

Logan Culliney & Alicia Phillips-Bullock will be apppearing on Children's BBC on Saturday 8th May for Basil and Barney’s Swap Shop.

England wins World Trophy Latin American

Congratulations to Neil Jones and Ekaterina Sokolova who won the 29th World Trophy Latin American by winning all five dances.  Over 600 spectators gathered at the Steigenberger Kurhaus Hotel in the Hague.  The World Trophy Latin American was founded in 1982 by Bobby Short & David Simon and the last English Winners were Matthew Cutler & Nicole Westdyk in 1998.

World Youth Latin

Adam Brunyee & Sophie Denton placed 59th and Callum Sanderson & Natasha Jackson placed 62nd at the World Youth Latin Championships in Linz, Austria.

European 10-dance

Richard Still & Morgan Hemphill came 22nd at the European 10-dance Championships in Moldova.

World Youth ten dance

George Bowyer & Zoe Stacey were 28th in the recent World Youth ten-dance Championships in Toronto, Canada.  Sadly the volcanic ash problem has meant they have been unable to return as planned and will be coming back via New York in a few days and then will have a quick turn-around before heading out to Korea!  We wish them well.

French Open

Report by John Townsend from the IDSF event in Megeve

Andorra Open

Ralph Casson & Claire Duckworth were going to compete in the IDSF Senior 1 Latin event at the Andorra Open in April, but have sadly been affected by the volcanic ash problem.

French Open

Well done to John Townsend & Sabine Kuntze who competed in the Senior Ballroom event at the French Open in Megeve, coming 14th out of 73 couples. Read John's report.

World Junior II Ballroom

The Chapmans report from the World Junior II Ballroom Championships in Moscow, plus a selection of photos.