The WDC World Ranking System:

 

 

1.) World Ranking Points:

The WDC World Ranking system operates on a very simple and transparent points system:

 

The new algorithm for the World Ranking looks as follows:

Placing Basic Points
1 1000
2 900
3 800
4 700
5 600
6 500
7 400
8 350
9 300
10 250
11 200
12 150
13-24 100
25-48 50

 

 

The points are the multiplied or divided relative to the class/level of competition according to the following coefficients. These coefficients are as below as a guideline, but each event receives a level assignment by the Board of Directors of WDC at their absolute discresion:

 

Level 1 : Open World Championships: Coefficient x 2.5
Level 2 :  World Super Series Events: Coefficient: x 2
Level 3: World Series Event: Coefficient x 1
Level 4: World Series Events : New : Coefficient: x 0.75
Level 5: World Series Events:  Small participation: Coefficient: x 0.5

 

 

LEVELS ASSIGNED:

Open World Championships - Level 1

Star Championships, Gatwick, England - Level 3

UK Championships, Bournemouth, UK-Level 2

HangZhou, China, - Level 3

Kiev Open, Kiev, Ukraine – Level 3

Asian Open , Tokyo , Japan- Level 2

Taiwan International Open, Taipei, Taiwan - Level 3

Korean Open , Seoul, Korea - Level 3

Macau International Open, S.A.R. Macau - Level 2

British Open Championships, Blackpool, England - Level 2

German Open  Championships, Mannheim, Germany - Level 2

Italian Open, Cervia, Italy – Level 3

Manhattan Open Dance Championship, New York, USA – Level 3

Embassy Ball , Irvine, USA – Level 3

United States Championships, Orlando, Germany – Level 2

Autumn Moscow Cup, Moscow,Russia – Level 3

International Championships , London, England – Level 2

Dutch Open, Assen, Netherlands – Level 2

World Masters, Innsbruck, Austria – Level 2

Disney Cup , Disney Report, Paris, France – Level 2

 

     

2.) Who is considered for World Ranking points and displayed in the Wolrd Ranking:

Only couples with both individuals registered in the current year with the WDC are being displayed.

3.) World Ranking Payments:

According to the following payout scheme (per style):

 

Amount 15000 Euros per style  
     
Placing p.p Sums
1 1400 1400
2 900 900
3 850 850
4 800 800
5 750 750
6 700 700
7-12 600 3600
13-24 500 6000
  TOTAL 15000

 

 

4.) Questions or amendments:

Please direct your queries or error reports to: gensec@wdcdance.com