Uganda Dancesport Federation recieve their certificate (Credit: David Isabirye)

The National Council of Sports (NCS) has officially handed over the certificate of registration to the Uganda DanceSport Federation (UDSF).

The certificate registered NCS/R/22/No.52 was dated 28th January 2022.

Uganda DanceSport Federation Certificate (Credit: David Isabirye)

This happened after this federation complied with the set rules and regulations governing sports bodies in Uganda.

The ceremony to hand over this treasured certificate was done at Copper Chimney Restaurant, Lugogo in Kampala city on Monday, 7th March 2022.

Newly appointed NCS board chairman Ambrose Tashobya, flanked by the general secretary Dr. Bernard Patrick Ogwel and other board members.

“We are glad to welcome you officially to the family of the National Council of Sports. Be complaint to the set regulations and I wish you all the best” Tashobya remarked.

Ambrose Tashobya, NCS Board chairperson (Credit: David Isabirye)

The Uganda DanceSport Federation was represented by the vice president in charge of administration Antony Mwanda, second vice president sport and development Innocent Amutuhaire, general secretary Barnabas Ssebuyungo and the support staff in accounts Arnold Kizito.

Uganda DanceSport Federation officials at Copper Chimney, Lugogo (Credit: David Isabirye)

“We are humbled for this certificate. We have worked for it for a long time. This is history for the Uganda DanceSports Federation” Ssebuyungo remarked.

In Uganda, DanceSports takes the shape of breaking and Hip Hop, Latin and Ballroom, Modern and Contemporary as well as cultural form.

Dance Sport Federation vice president in charge of administration Antony Mwanda holds the certificate (Credit: David Isabirye)
USDF General Secretary Barnabas Ssebuyungo happily shows the federation’s certificate (Credit: David Isabirye)

Internationally, there are several dance forms as Samba (Latin), Chacha – Rhumba & mambo, Paso Doble, Jivie, Quick step, Foxtrots and Viennes waltz, Tango, among others.

Dance sport was recently recruited as a medal game at International Olympic committee (IOC).

There are 51 sports federations and associations, under the National Council of Sports (NCS).

Recently, the NCS invoked and cancelled the certificate owned by Uganda Kickboxing Federation (UKF).

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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