XS at Trinity College Gala dinner

XS Latin A team was honoured to be invited by the University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations department to give the opening performance at their prestigious event to celebrate the launch of the University’s £2 billion fundraising campaign.

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Crowdfunding Campaign – support our dream!

We’re about to begin the process of devising a new routine, which we will perform in competitions both nationally and internationally.

We have set up a crowdfunding campaign here, and are asking for your support in making our dream reality; to work with an experienced German producer who can arrange a world class, original, piece of music especially for us.

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Vice-Champions at the Zala Open

On 25th October 2015, XS Latin A team competed for the first time in Hungary.  The Zala Open, hosted by World Championship semi-finalists Gala TE, was held in Zalaegerszeg and, with the British National and World Championships on the horizon, promised to provide the team with a good opening competition for the season.

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XS Success at Stars of the Future 2015

XS Latin has a long history of their couples competing at Stars of the Future, one of the largest competitions for dancers in the UK.

Stars of the Future 2015 was held on Saturday 6th June and a record number of current and alumni XS couples entered, enjoying great success in a wide range of categories, and with the vast majority of couples reaching the semi-final or final of their latin event.

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XS Latin Achieve Top Two Places at UK Adult Championship 2015

The 2015 UK Formation Championships, held in the Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent, once again provided a superb end to the summer season for XS Latin. Mark & Jayne Shutlar and Jason & Shemayne Parkinson had, for the second time, organised the Championships with efficiency and produced a competition which had a wonderful atmosphere and over 35 enthusiastic teams competing for an array of titles.

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Ten Teams Contest British Open Championships 2015

Ten latin formation teams, including teams from China, USA, Germany, Hong Kong, England and Wales, arrived to contest the 2015 British Open Championships. The Championships, the 90th Anniversary of the Blackpool Dance Festival, had been memorable with the retirement of four of the world’s top professional latin couples on the Wednesday night, including Michael Malitowski and Joanna Leunis,who announced their retirement from competitions just after having won their record-breaking 8th Professional Latin Championship.

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XS Latin A makes the final in the Netherlands

XS Latin’s first competition for 2015 involved a trip to Arnhem in the Netherlands.  This was the first time that XS had competed in the Netherlands and the team were very much looking forward to the competition.  As the B team were busy working on a new routine, the trip was for the A team only and involved a first A team competition for three dancers from the B team’s line-up in Vienna in December.

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Recruiting new dancers – Thursday 8th January 2015!

Are you looking for a new challenge? Or fancy revisiting an old hobby? Have you made a New Year’s resolution to try something new?


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XS Latin A and B successful in Vienna

For the final competition of 2014, XS Latin visited Vienna, Austria for the prestigious Danube Cup 2014. Seventeen teams from four different countries were entered into the competition which was, as it has been for the last four years, separated into a first and second division competition.

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GGC Bremen win 2014 World Latin Formation Championships

On December 6th 2014, GGC Bremen hosted the WDSF World Formation Championships for the third year running, with 18 teams contending the title. The competition was anticipated with great interest as it was the first Latin Formation Championship at which the new Judging System 2.1 was to be used.

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XS A and B teams at the British Nationals

Ten teams competed at the 2014 British National Championship in Blackpool, held on Thursday 20th November. This entry was the highest for the competition in living memory and promised a good Championship.

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XS at the Spirella Ballroom

On Saturday September 27th XS Latin put on a show at the Spirella Ballroom in Letchworth Garden City.

Both XS A and B teams were thrilled to be invited to demonstrate at this well known local event.

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