Brazilian Zouk Dance Council Code of Conduct for the Global Zouk Community and Competitors:

As representatives of the Brazilian Zouk Dance Council, we extend our commitment to fostering a culture of respect, inclusivity, and sportsmanship within the worldwide Zouk community and among competitors. Our aim is to promote the values of Brazilian Zouk while upholding the following guidelines:

1. Respect for All Dancers:
We advocate for mutual respect and appreciation among dancers worldwide, recognizing the diverse talents and backgrounds that enrich our global Zouk community.

2. Consent and Boundaries:
We prioritize clear and enthusiastic consent in all dance interactions, emphasizing the importance of respecting personal boundaries and comfort levels both on and off the dance floor.

3. Fair Competition Practices:
In competitions such as Jack and Jill Choreography Competition and Strictly Zouk, we uphold the principles of fair play, honesty, and respect for fellow competitors, judges, and organizers, irrespective of nationality or affiliation.

4. Positive Communication:
We encourage open, honest, and constructive communication among dancers, instructors, organizers, and community members worldwide, building a culture of understanding and collaboration.

5. Embrace Diversity and Inclusion:
We celebrate the diversity of the global Zouk community, welcoming dancers of all backgrounds, identities, and abilities. We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to participate fully.

6. Responsible Conduct:
We advocate for responsible behavior and ethical conduct among all members of the Zouk community, promoting safety, well-being, and adherence to local laws and regulations worldwide.

7. Continuous Learning and Growth:
We encourage a spirit of humility and lifelong learning among dancers, instructors, and competitors, recognizing the importance of feedback, improvement, and personal development in advancing the artistry and culture of Brazilian Zouk.

By embracing this Code of Conduct, we affirm our commitment to upholding the values of respect, integrity, and community that unite us as Brazilian Zouk dancers from all over the world.