Brabant Cup 2022

Saturday, December 3, 2022

The Brabant Cup is an open to the world competition for
professionals (WDC) and amateurs (Belgian Amateur Leaugue, WDC Amateur League rules) with a Unique atmosphere

Floor 20m x 13m
International judging panel
Prize money for professionals

Professional Competition disciplines:
Professional Ballroom
Professional Latin
Professional Ballroom Showdance
Professional Latin Showdance

Prize money for Professional Ballroom and Professional Latin is minimum € 250 (1st place), € 150 (2nd place), € 75 (3rd place).
Prize money for Professional Latin showdance and Professional Ballroom showdance is minimum € 125 (1st place).

Amateur competition categories & disciplines:
Couples Ballroom/Latin
Masterclass Ballroom Open, +30, +40, +50, +60 (5-dance-comp.)
Masterclass Latin Open, +30, +40 (5-dance comp.)
Amateur Ballroom -30 and +30 (Waltz, Tango, Slowfoxtrot, Quickstep)
Amateur Latin -30 and +30 (Cha-cha, Samba, Rumba, Jive)
Pre-amateur Ballroom -30 and +30 (Waltz, Tango, Quickstep)
Pre-amateur Latin -30 and +30 (Cha-cha, Rumba, Jive)
Youth -16 Ballroom (5-dance competition)
Youth -16 Ballroom (Waltz, Tango, Quickstep)
Youth -16 Latin(5-dance competition)
Youth -16 Latin (Cha-cha, Rumba, Jive)
Youth -14 Ballroom (5-dance competition)
Youth -14 Ballroom (Waltz, Tango, Quickstep)
Youth -14 Latin (5-dance competition)
Youth -14 Latin (Cha-cha, Rumba, Jive)
Start-to-dance Ballroom -30 and +30 (Waltz, Quickstep)
Start-to-dance Latin -30 and +30 (Cha-cha, Jive)

Couples Rising Star
Rising star Argentine tango
Rising star Salsa
Rising star Bachata
Rising star Swing
One-dance Artistic Waltz

Solo Ballroom
Solo Slow waltz
Solo Tango
Solo Slowfoxtrot
Solo Quickstep
Solo Viennese waltz

Solo Latin
Solo Cha-cha
Solo Rumba
Solo Samba
Solo Paso doble
Solo Jive

Closing date of entries: November 23, 2022

Professional competitors can register for the competitions directly by mailing us on
– Name of the couple (for the program)
– Country you represent
– Categories in which you want to participate

Belgian couples need to register through the website
International couples can either send their entries to the organizer or enter through the website
For direct registration please send us:
– Name of the couple (for the program)
– Dates of birth
– Country you represent
– Categories in which you want to participate

Rules and dress regulations:
Professional competition rules:
The WDC rules apply.

Amateur competition rules:
For amateurs the Belgian Amateur League rules apply. (WDCAL-rules)

Please take note of the following specific rules regarding competition clothing:
For the Start-to-dance, Youth and Pre-Amateur categories competition clothing is not allowed.
For the Amateur (4 dance competition) categories competition clothing is allowed.
For the Masterclass (5 dance competition) categories competition clothing is mandatory.
For the Rising Star competitions, One-dance Artistic Waltz and Solo competitions, competition clothing is allowed.
One-dance Artistic Waltz rules:
Separations and side-by-side figures and similar are allowed and highly appreciated.

Domenico Cannizzaro (Italië)
Filio Karatza (Griekenland)
Jean-Pierre De Pelsmacker (België)
Pamela McGill (Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Patricia Van Nuffelen (België)
Ramon De Kleijn (Nederland)
Samuel Ferreira (Portugal)

Private lessons are possible with: Pamela McGill, Domenico Cannizzaro
Please contact us for the conditions and available times

We give you an indication of the start of the day and evening program below (based on previous competitions). Please note that changes are possible.
The full timetable will be published one week before the competition.
11:00 Doors open
12:00 Start day session: preliminary rounds for all amateur and masterclass competitions
19:00 Start evening session: all Finals masterclass and all Professional rounds

Competition venue
Dansschool De Smet-Camby
Mechelsesteenweg 731, Herent, Belgium
Phone: +3216488022