Covid 19

Entering from outside EU
Dancesport is recognised as official sports. This means dancesport couples from outside the EU (for example from Russia, China, Brazil etc.) can enter the EU / the Netherlands. However, these couples will need a special invitation provided by our NOC.

Travelling to Netherlands in August 2021
In general everybody who arrives to The Netherlands will require a
1. negative PCR test no older than 48 hours upon arrival, or
2. should be fully vaccinated for more than 2 weeks QR Code before arriving to the Netherlands.

According to our official sports protocol, all dancesport athletes that will compete at WDSF Rotterdam Open are excluded from quarantine obligations (under TOP-LEVEL sports).

COVID-19 protocol
To protect the health and safety of all athletes, officials and audience the NADB will apply special Covid-19 social distancing protocols. All seats will be placed on 1,5 meters distance.
As a result we will have less space for audience. Therefore please purchase your entry tickets on time!

Free (PCR/Antigen) testing
The government provides free testing for you returntrip.

Please go to this link  ( on time to make an appointment.
To find a close location for testing, you can enter “Rotterdam” or a specific zipcode:

Zipcode venue: 3077
Zipcode city centre: 3013

Below is al list with some companies that provide covid testing. We advise you to make an appointment well in advance.

The Corona Lab:

Location Rotterdam: Van Oldenbarneveltstraat 142A (city centre)


Location Rotterdam: Ungerplein 2, 3033 BR (city centre)
Location Ridderkerk: Sint Jorisplein 30B, 2981 GC (easy to reach by car if you stay in the Van der Valk hotel Ridderkerk)

Rotterdam Sneltest

Location: Brielselaan 69, Rotterdam (5 min. drive from the venue, easy to reach by car)

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