ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS FOR AMATEURS
AMATEURS, EARN YOUR ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS BY SENDING US A DVD OF YOURSELVES DANCING WITH A PARTNER TO MUSIC, ALL THE STEPS OF THE LEVEL (BRONZE, SILVER, OR GOLD) YOU ARE TRYING TO PASS. A CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT WITH THE OFFICIAL SEAL OF THE WSF WILL BE MAILED UPON SUCCESSFUL REVIEW OF THE DVD BY OUR DANCE BOARD. Cost to take the test for amateurs or professionals is $30 which includes shipping and handling of your certificate .(if you do not pass, you can take the test as often as you want with no further charges.) YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL OF YOUR RESULTS. PLEASE MAIL A CHECK OR MONEY ORDER TO THE WORLD SALSA FEDERATION, 8080 SW 81 DR., MIAMI, FL. 33143 WITH YOUR VIDEO TAPE.
1. Must pass ALL 3 levels of the WSF Bronze, Silver, and Gold teachers certification or have credentials from a WSF affiliate member organization. Only Certified WSF Judges can judge WSF closed syllabus competitions.
2. Must be familiar with the WSF Rulebook
and the Psychological Issues of Judging
and be able to answer 20 questions derived from this rulebook with questions valued at 5 points each. An 80% score is needed to pass.
4. Must be familiar with all styles of Salsa and explain the differences: Included but not limited to, would be Cuban, Colombian, L.A., and N.Y.
5. Cost to take Certified Judges test is $25
6. Certified Judges get compensated for all their judging duties
NON-CERTIFIED JUDGES FOR THE WSF
1. These are voluntary Judges (they do not get compensated).
2. Non-certified judges can only judge Open Salsa competitions.
3. Must be familiar with all styles of Salsa and explain the differences: Included but not limited to, would be Cuban, Colombian, L.A., and N.Y.
5. Must be familiar with the WSF Rulebook
and the Psychological Issues of Judging .
6. Must apply and be approved by the WSF Executive Council, giving their expertise history and profile.