June 2010

Older articles and news items can be found here. Even older articles will be moved across from the previous website as time allows.

Change to NREs

Please note that due to venue problems, the NREs at Philip Wylies comps in October and December have had to be rescheduled.  These are:
Youth Latin & Senior II Latin on 24th October
Juvenile Latin & Senior III Ballroom on 12th December
They will be held at his comp on 19th December 2010, at the Thistle London Heathrow Hotel.
Apologies for any inconvenience.

Ernie Chatt

EADA are saddened to hear of the death of Ernie Chatt on 22nd June.  We offer sincere condolences to his family and friends at this sad time.

European Latin

Well done to Neil Jones & Ekaterina Sokolova who came 9th at the European Latin Championships in Ostrava, and to Ben Hardwick & Lucy Jones who placed 38th.

Phil Holding


Phil & DebbieWe are sad to announce that Phil Holding has had to take a break from competitive dancing due to personal reasons.  Phil and Debbie have been England’s top Senior I Ballroom couple.

They won the British Nationals and UK Closed last year and have won all their ranking comps since last July.  They were placed 8th at the International Championships in 2009 and 7th at the British Open last month. 

Polish Open

John Townsend & Sabine Kuntze competed in the Polish Open in Olsztyn, making the Semi-Final and coming 11th out of 26 couples.

Blackpool Festival English finalists

Neil & Katya: 3rd in Amateur Latin
Kyle & Liis: 3rd in Under 21 Ballroom
Jack & Karolina: 5th in Amateur Rising Star Ballroom
Full results online