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This league promotes Social and Recreational dancing for couples of all ages.

In the 'competitive' bit, teams compete on a match-play basis. Each heat features couples from 2 of the clubs competing. All clubs are present at each round. Points are scored for each head-to-head on the following basis :-

Dance points win 3(6) points joker
draw 2(2) points points in you don't need to be perfect,
lose 1(0) point brackets you just try to beat the other couple!

 

Bonus points (junior and 1 point for each dancer in the team over 6
intermediate sections only) 1 point for each unique couple with a combined age under 30
1 point for each unique couple with a combined age over 75
1 point for each unique couple with a combined age over 100

The competition takes less than an hour, which usually leaves over 2 hours for social dancing.

Regional heats comprise the following sections :-
North Altrincham&WidnesBlackburnDeesideSheffield
South East ChelmsfordGillinghamStreatham 
South Central GuildfordGosport  
South West BristolOxfordSolihull 

All the four regional sections then compete against each other in the National Final.

Note: following the loss of Gillingham, the 2017 format is to be decided

Download a copy of the event sheets from the forms page - Excel or PDF format.   rules


RIDL Committee 2017 - any questions, please contact the secretary direct at RIDL@hotmail.co.uk

ChairmanIan Williams
SecretaryBarrie Haigh
TreasurerDonna Roberts