The Ontario Dancesport (ODS) is a non-profit Canadian organization dedicated to the promotion of competitive
Ballroom Dancing and DanceSport in Ontario and Canada.
Although ODS has been in existence for over 40 years, it was first incorporated as a non-profit corporation on December 24th, 1991. Our mission is to increase awareness of and participation in Ballroom Dancing and Dance Sport in Ontario, Canada, and worldwide. ODS is a member of the Canada DanceSport (CDS) which in turn is a member of the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF). ODS organizes two major events each year: The Ontario Open Amateur Championship, and The Ontario Closed Amateur Championship. In addition, it sponsors the Canadian Closed Amateur Championships, alternating years with the other provincial DanceSport organizations.