RTF Requirements

As a RTF you will be representing DanceSport Australia on some levels and as such DanceSport Australia does require RTFs to fulfil basic obligations that are essential in running a business and providing a safe environment for its Competitors and Members.

NOTE: This is important stuff ... RTF Membership could be suspended or removed entirely if it is shown that an RTF has failed in its responsibility to provide a safe and legally operated environment for DSA Competitors & Members.

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Business Registration

Participating RTFs must be a business structure recognized by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Your ABN will also be required for payment of the Studio Incentive Scheme.


RTFs are required to have a minimum of $1,000,000 Public Liability insurance.

Annual Fee

RTFs are required to pay an Annual Membership Fee.

RTF Principal

Each RTF is required to nominate a 'Principal' who has at least a Level 1 Coaching Accreditation (in any style) with DanceSport Australia. The 'Principal' is not necessarily the Studio owner but rather it is the person nominated to represent DanceSport Australia Coaching within the Studio.

State and Federal Laws

All RTFs are required to operate in accordance with Local, State and Federal laws. Here are a list of areas that are of particular relevance, however that does not exclude other areas:

Support DanceSport Australia

RTFs are required to actively support the principles of DanceSport Australia.

DanceSport Australia Logo Policy

RTFs are required to adhere to the DanceSport Australia Logo Policy when using the DanceSport Australia Logo.