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Registration and dancers

Registration for competitors for:

Competition >  Deadline 08.10.2022

Dinner (Pre-order will follow)

Deadline for orders is 15.10.2022

There will be cold snacks at the bar during the day and hot food in the evening a la carte, just with a bit of a wait.

Registration for the weekend program on Sunday:

Farewell brunch  (Registration will follow) Registration Deadline is 15.10.2022

Tourist tour  (Registration will follow).  Deadline is 15.10.2022. 

List of competitors:

here >

Couples that appear twice have registered for Ballroom and Latin.

(C) Carole Edrich

Weekend program

In order to make your stay in Vienna an unforgettable experience we have arranged a pleasurable social program around the dance competition.


Friday 21.10.2022

18:00 – 19:30   Practice  

Location to be announced

19:00 – 21:00   Welcome Reception   

Location to be announced

19:00 – 21:00   First Check-In

(at the Welcome Reception)

Sunday 23.10.2022

12:00 - about 14:30   Farewell Brunch  

Location to be announced

14:30  Gay/lesbian tourist tour 

Details to be announced


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Registration for hosted housing:

Will follow. Deadline is 22.09.2022

Hotels, Bed& Bedbreakfast (Pensionen) and private:

Art Hotel Vienna (very close to Welcome-Drink and Farewell-Brunch) 

It is a lesbian and gayfriendly hotel Hotel close to the Naschmarkt. 

Hotel Ibis Mariahilf or Ibis City our recommendation, but nearly fully booked by now (very good quality, reasonable prices, close to the centre, only 35-40 minutes door to door to the competition venue. Ibis Mariahilf has direct connection by bus from and to the airport - bus station Westbahnhof, plus 1 station by tram)  excellent travel and tourist information, accommodation

AirBnB private to private

Entry fee

The entry fee for dancers is € 30 per person for Ballroom,Viennese Waltz Contest and/or Latin.

If you enter only the Viennese Waltz Competition, the entry fee is € 12 per person. To be paid in cash at the check-in.

The entry to the Pink Dance Night is free for competitors in Ballroom, Viennese Waltz or Latin.

Participation in the Cha Cha Fun Competition is free-of-charge for those who have paid entry fee for the Ballroom, Latin, or Viennese Waltz Contest or for spectators who have paid for a spectators entrance ticket.

Competition dancers pay the entry fees and pre-ordered dinner at the check-in desk on Friday at the Welcome Drink or on Saturday at the competition venue.

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Dance partner search

Are you looking for a dance partner for the Vienna Dance Contest? On this page you can publish your search or look for a partner (at the end of this section).

Please COPY and PASTE all the following text block into our contact form, fill in ALL of it and send.

I am: (f, m / female, male) 

First name:



Role you're looking for in your dance partner: (leader and/or follower)

Competition discipline(s): (Ballroom, Latin, Viennese Waltz Contest, Cha Cha Fun)

Competition level: (A,B,C,D)

Your short text: 


We will then publish what you filled in on this site (except we might have a reason not to publish it or to shorten it).

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Looking for a dance partner: 

Name Peter Example


Looking for: Follower

Competition disciplines: Standard (A/B), Latin(B/C), Viennese Waltz Contest, Cha Cha Fun)

Dear all, I am looking for a male, following dance partner. Happy about any mail - please do not hesitate :-) Ambitious and sportive beginners are welcome too. 

Dance floor, procedures, rules

We offer a dance floor size of ca. 20 m x 12 m.


In the Ballroom and Latin disciplines, the competitions will be held according to ESSDA's Same-Sex Dancesport Competition Rules), with the addition of solo dances in the A class finals.

Female and male couples will dance separately in the Ballroom and Latin categories and together in the Viennese Waltz and Cha Cha Fun Competitions. In the latter also mixed couples are welcome.

Participation is at your own risk.

The couples need to confirm their registration and pick up their starting numbers latest 30 minutes before each competition block. At the beginning of a Ballroom or Latin categorie all couples will dance a general look (overview of the overall dancing level) and at least one classification round (allocation into the various classes by the adjudicators). Depending on the number of couples per class, the competition will be carried out in several rounds up to the finals. The winners will be invited to dance in the next higher class.

We will try to let the couples dance as often as possible, but have to make some compromises due to the extensive program.


We invite you to join in the Viennese Waltz and Cha Cha Fun Competitions. We reserve the right to merge classes or to let different classes dance together (judged separately), depending on the number of couples.

All finals of the competition will finish by about 7:30 p.m. Right after the competition, dinner will begin; the Pink Dance Night will begin at 8:30 p.m., which you will be able to enjoy in a relaxed atmosphere with music, dancing and shows. 

(C) Regina Courtier

Classes, Dances in Ballroom Latin

There will be four classes, from dancers competing for the first time up to those who have been intensively training and competing for a long time.

To help you find the right class:

Level D:     Persons dancing for the first time or those who only practice once in a 
Level C:     Persons who dance for fun and work on improving their dancing.
Level B:     Advanced dancers who practice regularly. 
Level A:     High-level dancers who have been training intensively.

The dances:

The following will be danced in the classification round:
Ballroom: English Waltz, Tango, Quickstep
Latin: Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Jive

D class: English Waltz, Tango, Quickstep
C class: English Waltz, Tango, Quickstep 
B class: English Waltz, Tango, Slow Fox, Quickstep
A class: English Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Slow Fox, Quickstep


D class: Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Jive
C class: Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Jive
B class: Samba, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Jive
A class: Samba, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive 


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Viennese Waltz Contest (WWC)

All couples will dance in the class that they registered for. There are two classes that comprise two levels each.

Please register either for:
Level C and D:
Those dancing for the first time and those who are working on improving their dancing.
Level A und B:
Advanced dancers and high-level competition dancers. 

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Cha Cha Fun Competition

The Cha Cha Fun Dance motto is "Mix and have fun!" So mingle a little and dance with someone else for a change: visitors with competitors, Latin with Ballroom dancers, B class with starters, volunteers and guests, cashier with check-in, women couples with mixed couples (man-woman couples are allowed!), lesbians, gays, transsexuals with heterosexuals ...

Entry is free of charge and open to anybody who has paid for a visitors ticket or the competitors entry fee in the Ballroom, Latin and/or Viennese Waltz (except for A-class dancers). Registration is only possible at the Check-in/ Info-desk on the day. Numbers will be assigned on an anonymous basis. There will be chances to warm up on the dance floor, so bring your dancing shoes.