2017 application forms will be included on this page from the beginning of December 2016. Please do not apply for 2017 registrations before the new forms are available.
Send your completed form in to the BDC office - paying bank to bank transfer is quicker and it will be processed as soon as possible
Registration froms are available below to download
You will find Freestyle forms at the foot of this page
New or Renewal: You must complete and return the form whether it is a new or a renewal application and return to the BDC with the fee.
For all application forms please print a copy, complete and return to the BDC with the fee, cheques made payable to the British Dance Council and send to 240, Merton Road, South Wimbledon London SW19 1EQ.
Please avoid using Recorded delivery or Special Delivery as they may be returned to the sorting office for collection ad delay your application..
You may also complete and scan your form and send to email@example.com and pay direct to the BDC account by contacting your bank.
Please do not send photograph copies of form, these will be rejected
for Freestyle forms go to the foot of this page.
Amateur Competitor Registration Form - you may apply now for 2016 download the form below:
If you are entering competitions this year you must still register for 2015 by returning the form below.
Ballroom, Latin and Sequence for all amateur competitors above beginner grade:
- Juvenile - Under 12 years
- Junior - 12 and 15 years inclusive
- Adult - 16 years and over
All applications must be made direct to the British Dance Council.
The British Dance Council has no agreement with any organisation regarding amateur registration all application forms must be signed by the applicant or parent/guardian and forwarded to the BDC with the fee.
When going up to the next age group you must send your card back for amendment before your birthday a new card will be sent out to you. You should download and complete a new form and mark it "upgrade to higher age group" and you will be sent a new card free of charge.
All amateur competitors: juvenile, junior and adult must be registered with the British Dance Council. You may choose to become members of any organisation, however, a Brtiish Dance Council licence registration is required to compete in all competitions and championships run under BDC rules.
......Download Amateur registration application form 2016
Professional Competitor Registration Form
Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence competitions and championships.
If you are competing in professional competitions or championships in Great Britain under BDC rules it is required that you register as a professional competitor. Each partner should submit a separate application.
......Download Professional Competitor Application 2016
If you only compete in Sequence Competitions
you may apply for the Sequence only competitor registration
.....Download Professional Competitor Sequence Only Application 2016
Adjudicating - You may download an adjudicator application form here
This application form allows you to apply for an adjudicator licence for Ballroom, Latin American, Sequence, Freestyle, Rock'n'roll, Country Western or Salsa competitions or championships
......Download 2016 Adjudicator Application Form
2016 Annual Scrutineer Registration
.........Download the annual scrutineer registration form click here
Formation Team Registration
If you are entering a formation team in an event you must register each team name separately.
......Download Formation Team Registration Form 2016
Swipe cards for Freestyle competitors are being issued for all status cards from now all competitors must be registered to enter Freestyle competitions.
Freestyle Dance school/Teacher registration - for BDC status cards you must register your school when applying for status cards. Contact the BDC office about status cards
BDC Freestyle Status Cards
All Freestyle Competitions must be registered - Contact the BDC Secretary for full details firstname.lastname@example.org
All Freestyle competitors must be registered for Freestyle status cards to enter competitions
Solo, Pairs. Slow and Teams
Status card application form - you must be registed with the British Dance Council as a Freestyle Teacher to apply for status cards
If you have not already registered with the BDC to apply for Status cards please contact the BDC Company Secretary for details. A list of registered BDC Freestyle competitions is available on the competitions page.
2016 - Freestyle Dance School registration Pack
Download the pack all forms to register are included in the pack
FREESTYLE DANCE SCHOOL AND STATUS CARD REGISTRATION........ click here to download the pack
to register, also includes the block registration forms for status cards
Freestyle Competition Report Form
Swipe cards will be in use from 1st January 2015 ensure your Freestyle competitors are registered. Please contact the British Dance Council office for competition report forms. (Green form) you can only obtain green forms if you have registered your competition with the British Dance Council