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.
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. If you are competing in 2016 you must register for this year.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 -
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.
Click the link here to download the application form
....Download Professional Competitor Application 2017
If you only compete in Sequence Competitions contact the BDC Secretary
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
2017 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
Formation Team Registration 2017
If you are entering a formation team in an event you must register each team name separately.
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 email@example.com
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.
Contact the BDC Secretary for application forms