Federation of DanceSport South Africa (DanceSport SA) was formed in 1994 after integration of former Black and White structures in South Africa. This was in response to political changes that were taking place in South Africa towards democracy.
DanceSport SA is the official controlling structure and sole custodian of DanceSport in South Africa.
DanceSport SA is member of the South African Sport Confederation and Olympic committee (SASCOC), founding member of the Federation of DanceSport South Africa (Southern African DanceSport Federation) and World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) which is the only International DanceSport Organisation recognized by International Olympics Committee (IOC), General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), International World Games Association (IWGA) and Association of the IOC Recognized Sports Federations (ARISF).
DanceSport SA’s main members are provinces. Different commissions take care of interests groups and experts and facilitate access and growth of DanceSport. These are DanceSport Technical Commission, Disabled DanceSport Commission, School Sport Commission and Athletes’ Commission.