Rules and Policies

Important Rules and Policies

San Fransisco Open is an NDCA recognized event. Please adhere to the official rules and regulations for both competing and attending.

General Rules

All persons attending this event, whether as spectator competitor official, studio employee or guests of the organizers, shall be bound by the N.D.C.A. rules, and by participating in this event, automatically become obliged to adhere to them. The San Francisco Open Dancesport Championships and participating studios accept no responsibility for any loss or theft of articles left in changing rooms, ballroom, or hotel rooms or of any loss or injury sustained by persons attending this event. Everyone does so at his/hers own risk. Because of N.D.C.A. rules, no video taping or filming will be allowed. However, a professional video production company will be on hand to video your dancing. Tapes will be made available for purchase. The San Francisco Open Dancesport Championships will not be held liable for any personal charges made at the hotel. All participants must pay their own personal charges, including phone charges, room service, etc.

All competing Professionals and Amateur must be currently registered with the N.D.C.A. Registration forms are available from :

N.D.C.A. Professionals:
Mrs. Eleanor Wibland
P.O. Box 22018
Provo, UT 84602-2018