18 December 2017

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.  Cheques take four working days to clear when paid in at the BDC.

2018 Application forms

If you applied for registration in 2017 you will receive a renewal form by around the time of 6th December 2017

Pleases note we cannot accept 2017 application forms for 2018

2018 Amateur competitor forms Juvenile, Junior and Adult

To download a 2018 registration form and payment details CLICK HERE

see age groups below:

2017 Registration froms are available below to download

If you are competing in 2017 must must register

Looking for Freestyle forms go to the foot of this page

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 secretary@british-dance-council.org and pay direct to the BDC account by contacting your bank.  

Please do not send photograph copies of form, these will be rejected

Amateur Competitor Registration Form  - 

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.     Please register in the age group you are in at the time of applying you may upgrade your card later in the year by returning it to the BDC office to be amended

Click the link here to download the 2017 application form
...Download Amateur registration application form for 2017 


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.

2018 Professional Competitor application form​.....Click here to download form

​If you are competing outside Great Britain and you are registered as a professional competitor contact the Secretary

Click the link here to download the application form

If you only compete in Sequence Competitions contact the BDC Secretary
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Adjudicator licence applications

Since 11th September 2017 when applying for a BDC adjudicator licence to comply with legal requirements you are required to view an on-line Equality & Unconscious Bias development programme.

To enable you to view the programme please email: info@british-dance-council.org and request that you be added to the list giving your full name and the email address that you wish to be registered with.  If there are two applicants at the same address they should each supply different emails to register.  Please allow 24 hours for your email to be registered.

Once you have viewed the on-line Equality & Unconscious programme you may download the adjudicator application form and complete and return to the BDC with the fee as applicable to make your application

If you are judging outside of Great Britain you are required to obtain a WDC registration contact the Secretary

2018 Adjudicator application forms to download click here 

All enquries including log in in regarding the programme contact info@british-dance-council.org

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 and/or championships once you have viewed the on-line Equality & Unconscious programme.

2018 Annual Scrutineer Registration 

To officiate at competitions or Championships as a scrutineer if you do not hold an adjudicator licence you must apply for the Annual Scrutineer registration 

To download the scutineer application form ...click here  


Formation Team Registration 2018 Ballroom, Latin or Sequence 
(this form is not for Freestyle Teams)

If you are entering a formation team in an event you must register each team name separately.

click here to download 2018 formation team registration click here

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 secretary@british-dance-council.org

All Freestyle competitors must be registered for Freestyle status cards to enter competitions

Solo, Pairs. Slow and Teams forms below

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.        
You must register with the form below before applying for staus cards

The BDC request that you send your Freestyle applications for registration and for status cards by post, WE DO NOT ACCEPT FREESTYLE APPLICATIONS BY EMAIL - FOR TROPHY DAYS OR STATUS CARDS OR REGISTRATION.

ALL matters relating to Freestyle are governed by the BDC/ADFP Official Freestyle Rules 

​2018 Freestyle application forms below:

1. Dance school registration form to register your school to obtain status cards  
2018 click to download school registration form

2. Status cards - 2018 Status card application form... click to download

3. Trophy Day forms - MUST be applied for 28 days before the event.... 2018 click here to download Trophy Day form

4. Change of school form 2018 click here to apply for a change of school

5. Freestyle Teams 2018.   Click here to download a form


2017 block registration form

1. Status cards - block registration form click here to download


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