EADA is celebrating its 25th year.
Over the next 12 months, we aim to implement projects to encourage more people into dance; to raise the profile of EADA & Amateur dancesport and further the support we offer our members, starting with an offer from Fitness First. EADA 25yrs webpage
ENGLISH FINALISTS AT BLACKPOOL:
Neil & Katya: 3rd in Amateur Latin
Kyle & Liis: 3rd in Under 21 Ballroom
Jack & Karolina: 5th in Amateur Rising Star Ballroom
Full results online
EADA Press Release: Statement from the EADA President February 2010
The English Amateur Dancesport Association wishes it to be known that all Amateur competitions to be held in the United Kingdom in 2010 have their full support and approval. We would encourage ALL competitors worldwide to take part. This includes the Junior British, Open British and the International Championships.
It was disappointing that not all competitors were able to be with us for our Amateur Championship, the United Kingdom Open. We are delighted that Dance News Special Projects continues to run this on our behalf and sincerely hope that we can welcome you all to this prestigious international event in 2011.
UK OPEN 2010 RESULTS
Congratulations to Neil Jones & Ekaterina Sokolova who were placed 3rd in the Amateur Latin event.
Congratulations to all those who competed in the British Nationals at Blackpool.
Champions for 2009 are as follows:
Amateur Ballroom - Mark & Olga Elsbury
Amateur Latin - Neil Jones & Ekaterina Sokolova
Senior Ballroom - Phil Holding & Debbie Truman
Senior Latin - Steve & Sue Witherington
Over 50s Ballroom - Gordon & Debbie Maguire
Over 50s Latin - Ian & Jennifer Curson
Under 21 Ballroom - Jack Beale & Karolina Szmidt
Under 21 Latin - Kyle Taylor & Liis End
Junior Ballroom - Michael Foskett & Carla Garrett
Junior Latin - Sam Hunter & Charlotte Plant
Juvenile Ballroom - Lloyd Perry & Rebecca Scott
Juvenile Latin - Lloyd Perry & Rebecca Scott
North of England Ballroom - Stephen Arnold & Charlotte Cutler
Latin Formation - Fever Dance Company
BRITISH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
First Round Times for Blackpool can be found here
The EADA stand in the Arena will be manned as follows:
Thursday 10.30am - 4.30pm
Friday 10.30am - 4.30pm
Saturday 3.30 - 5.30pm (AGM from 10.30am to 1pm)
Sunday 12pm - 1pm
There are allocated times for question and answer sessions with specific EADA directors/council members - click on read more below.
For information on the BDF Congress on Friday 20th click here
ENGLISH SUCCESS AT THE INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Congratulations to Kyle Taylor and Liis End for winning the Under 21 Ballroom at the International Championships. Jack Beale & Karolina Szmit came 6th. Lloyd Perry & Rebecca Scott were 2nd in the Juvenile Latin and 4th in Juvenile Ballroom. Luke Miller & Hanna Cresswell came 5th in the Under 14 Latin and 6th in under 14 Ballroom. Mark Powell & Kim Parsons were 2nd in Senior Latin and Steve & Sue Witherington were 5th. Phil Holding & Debbie Trueman made the semis in Senior Ballroom. We had four couples in the Over 50s Ballroom semi-finals: John Hyam & Jennifer Selmes, Peter & Christine Worthington, David & Maggie Durrant and John & June Coode. In the Amateur events, Neil Jones & Ekaterina Sokolova made the final, Alejandro Hernandez & Kerri Ann Donaldson made the quarters in Latin; in Ballroom Marco Cavallaro & Jo Clifton made the semi-finals, Mark & Olga Elsbury and Kyle Taylor & Liis End made the quarters. Well done!
NEW WEBSITE: As part of our on-going commitment to improving communications we have launched a new website with improved functionality and even more helpful information. We hope it will be a comprehensive resource for our members, and we welcome suggestions for improvement.
GOOD LUCK to all members competing at the BLACKPOOL DANCE FESTIVAL. For first round times see the Festival website.