New York, New York…. February 12, 2024…The World of Step Alliance (WOS) has achieved a remarkable feat by becoming a Sports Events & Tourism Association Member, paving the way for STEP to be recognized as a sanctioned sport in the United States. This partnership will elevate the status of STEP to a recognized sport and provide athletes with the opportunities they deserve.
WOS’s focus on building an educational training platform via regional qualifiers, cultural exchanges, and intensives has fostered an international following with educators worldwide making WOS the international governing body of STEP and Body Percussion. WOS will provide all members and organizations with sports team recognition, athletic membership, and community partnership, further boosting its platform of educational training.
According to Jessica “REMO” Saul, “With over 7,000 members in the community, this season promises to be the largest yet for the World of Step Community. WOS will kick off its season with Regional Qualifiers starting March 2 in the United States and internationally in Peru, Spain, and Senegal, all events culminating to the World of Step Festival in New York City the week of May 22 – May 25. Join WOS in celebrating this milestone and the power of sports tourism to transform society for the better!
The Sports Events & Tourism Association has been committed to delivering top-quality education, networking opportunities, and event management and marketing expertise to its members – destinations, right holders, and industry partners – since 1992. Its goal is to safeguard the integrity of the sports events and tourism industry. As the non-profit 501(c)3 trade association for the sports events and tourism industry in the United States, Sports ETA is an indispensable resource for sports commissions, sports destinations, sports event owners, and industry partners. To learn more about Sports ETA, please visit:
The World of Step Alliance is an international governing body that champions the dance genre of Step and Body Percussion, celebrating the history, impact, culture, language, story, and changemakers of this unique form of expression. Whether it’s through dance or any other art form that uses the body as an instrument, the alliance is dedicated to sharing, growing, learning, and celebrating this incredible art form. To learn more about WOS and get involved, please visit www.WorldofStep.com.