2nd edition                    

KOFFIECUP


A Leidance ballroom competition


Save The Date:
Saturday September 21, 2024 @ DSA Aalsmeer

Welcome to the page of the Koffiecup! A beginners ballroom competition – by Leidance members with a love for coffee. We’re so excited to announce the second edition will be on the 21st of September 2024. Soon you’ll find all you need to know here.

Practical information

Time: T.b.d.
Location: Dancesport Academy NL
Address: Oosteinderweg 287f, 1432 AW Aalsmeer
Parking: Free parking at the surrounding terrain
Food and drinks: You can buy drinks at the bar, but bring your own lunch and snacks.
Competition regulations and dress code:
scroll down to ‘More information’
House rules:
– Heelprotectors are required if you wear high heels.
– Please do not use paraffine or water on your shoes or the dance floor.

Location

The location can be a little difficult to find. Maps doesn’t quite guide you all the way to the end, so here’s some pictures to help you out.

Internet

Network: DanceSport Academy NL gast
Password: DSA-gast

Visitors

Would you like to invite people to watch? They can join for €5,-, paid with a QR code at the entrance. So invite all your friends, family and that one person you’re especially trying to impress. 😉

Heats and results

During the competition, you’ll find the heats at koffiecup.sdaleidance.nl. Afterwards, you will find the results here as well. If you’ve participated in ‘TDS’s or the ABC before, you’ll probably be familiar with it. If not, and you find yourself having difficulties, don’t hesitate to ask the organisation – or anyone else, to help you out.

Dances

After the qualification rounds, we will divide the couples into a number of levels. The number of levels will depend on the number and the level of participants. More information will follow!

Koffiecup?

Welcome to the page of the very first edition of the Koffiecup! A beginners ballroom competition – by Leidance members with a love for coffee.

Welcome to the page of the very first edition of the Koffiecup! A beginners ballroom competition – by Leidance members with a love for coffee.

When: Saturday September 2, 2023 | 11:00 – 18:00
Where: DanceSport Academy Aalsmeer
Oosteinderweg 287f – 1432 AW

For who?

The Koffiecup is open to dancers of any level, but focuses especially on (beginning) dancers with little or no competition experience, who would like to become acquainted with competition dancing in an accessible way. Fun is at the center of this competition. 

Preliminary planning

11:00 – Hall open
12:00 – Start Ballroom competition
14:30 – Start Latin competition
18:00 – End of the competition day

Sign up

The sign-up form will open on this page on Friday May 26. You will be asked to pay your participation fee at the end of the form. The sign-up deadline is Saturday August 19.

Questions?
Mail us: koffiecupsdaleidance@gmail.com

More detailed information about signing up, different levels and more van be found in the Competition Regulations here.

Entrance fee

Anyone can participate for:

  • €10,00 – Members of a student dance association
  • €12,50 – Everyone else

Anyone can visit for €5,00

Blinddating and practice

There will be blinddate and practice sessions during the summer. Signing up is not required.

    • Saturday July 15 | 13:00 – 16:00 | @USC*
    • Saturday July 22 | 13:00 – 16:00 | @USC*
    • Saturday August 26 | 13:00 – 16:00 | @USC*

*USC: Einsteinweg 6, Leiden.
Note that a USC subscription or an entrance fee of €7,70 is required. Here for the first time? Ask for the free inspiration pass.

No partner?

No problem! We offer two ways to help you find a partner:

  1. You can sign in solo and have us assign you a partner. Beware that we cannot guarantee to find everyone a partner, but we try to let as many people join as possible. If not everyone can join, we will follow the principle of first come, first serve.
  2. We will organise practice and blinddate sessions at the USC in Leiden, see ‘Important data’ for more information. Wanna find a partner at our blinddate sessions? You can still sign up solo to guarantee your place and mail us with the details of your newfound partner by August 19.

Sign-up form

The sign-up is now open. You will be asked to pay your participation fee at the end of the form. The sign-up deadline is Saturday August 19.

More information

Available soon!