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The recognized Governing Body for Salsa Dancing 


The World Salsa Federation, Inc.

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The WSF is a corporation with World Headquarters in Miami, Florida, and was legally formed in August 2001.

The World Salsa Federation, Inc. was established to promote dance as an art and as a sport; to elevate the status of dancers as a respected member of the art and sport community; to professionalize dance as a whole through the introduction of syllabus and examinations; to foster the harmonious relations between all dance organizations and to develop world class caliber artists and dance sport athletes.


The World Salsa Federation is the recognized governing body for Salsa Dancing and Competition and the Official Body for the United States and World Salsa Championships.

La Federación Mundial de Salsa (FMS) es una organización internacional que promueve la salsa y la música de salsa en todo el mundo. La FMS fue fundada con el objetivo de unificar la comunidad de salsa y promover el crecimiento y desarrollo de la salsa y la música de salsa. La organización realiza competiciones, talleres y eventos internacionales de salsa, y trabaja para estandarizar los estilos y técnicas de baile de salsa. La FMS también es responsable de certificar a los instructores y jueces de salsa, y brinda una plataforma para el intercambio de ideas e información entre los entusiastas y profesionales de la salsa. La Federación Mundial de Salsa es considerada una de las organizaciones líderes en el mundo de la salsa y está dedicada a promover el arte y la cultura de la salsa y la música de salsa.

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Our Services

Our Services

WSF Membership

Join the largest and most recognized and respected Salsa Organization in the World!  Membership is for life!

Certification of Teachers and Judges.

Here you will find the method of getting certified by the World Salsa Federation and getting your credentials.

The Salsa Times Magazine

The monthly digital Magazine that has exclusive interviews with Recording Stars, Salsa DJ's and Dancers! But there is so much more!

WSF Rule Book 2023/2024

Here you will find the nuts and bolts of the World Salsa Federation.  These rules are revised from time to time.


Here you will find the beginnings of how the WSF was formed and the duties and laws that formed this corporation.

Breaking News

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DJ Certification

Here you will find the path of becoming a certified DJ for the World Salsa Federation. 

Member Calendar

Here you will find the latest events from our member musical artists, producers, and  promoters.

Dancers Corner

Here you will find the latest WSF member teams, soloist, and couples and where they are performing and teaching.


The WSF were the 1st to bring the Colombians and the Cali style of Salsa to the United States!  They are the innovators of Salsa!


Cali, Colombia

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