The South African Body of Dance (SABOD), in conjunction with Sun International, is looking forward to hosting the 2017Battle of the Giants All Styles DanceSport Festival at Sun City.

The event attracts over 1000 dancers competing in all dance styles including:

  • Hip Hop
  • Popping
  • All Style Solo & Crew Battles
  • Street Dance Show
  • Breakdance / Crew Battles
  • Para Dancers
  • Production
  • Disco Dance
  • Freestyle
  • Ballroom & Latin
  • Modern
  • Jazz
  • Show Dance
  • Ballet


Computicket sales will be open from 20th March 2017, please purchase tickets prior to arriving at Sun City. All dance schools have to be registered with the SABOD (South African Body of Dance) in order to compete in the event and this year two venues will be used, the Superbowl and Warrior Hall.

The World IDO (International Dance Organisation) Championships Event has been hosted three times at Sun City, in 1999, 2001 and in 2012 and this event has grown in both numbers and styles of dance that are performed during this competition.

Contacts for the Battle of the Giants All Styles DanceSport Festival Entrie and Dancing Queries:

President of SABOD: Bev Wood – email: or Tel: +27 83 282 7734

Competition Secretary: Tracy – email: or Tel: +27 11 907 7280 for Entry form details for dancers and registration process.

SABOD PA: Mariette – email: or Tel: + 27 11 907 7280 (Monday to Friday during work hours)

Status Secretary SADTA: Bev Ross – email: or (Tuesday to Fridays only) or Tel: +27 82 558 8716 for Ballroom, Latin, Freestyle & Disco Dancer queries