2017 OFFICIAL USA TANGO CHAMPIONS

Tango de Pista Champions:

Ana Thomas & Michael Thomas

Las Vegas, Nevada

Tango de Pista Second Place (tie):

Carlos Urrego & Maureen Urrego, – New Orleans, Louisiana

Addis Messam & Krista Messam, – Redlands, California

Tango de Pista Third Place:

Derek Tang & Rachelle Lin, – Los Angeles, California

Stage Tango Champions:

Sean Ericson & Synthia Gottlab

Denver, Colorado

Stage Tango Second Place:

Carlos Urrego & Maureen Urrego, – New Orleans, Louisiana

Stage Tango Third Place:

Roberto Pena & Jacklyn Shapiro, – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Milonga Champions:

Derek Tang & Rachelle Lin

Los Angeles, California

Milonga Second Place:

Juan José Fares & Elena Vais, – Birmingham, Michigan

Milonga Third Place:

José Espinoza & Eriko Shimada, – Los Angeles, California

Salon Tango Senior Champions:

Varouj Nersesian & Rosario Ortega

Boston, Massachusetts

 Salon Tango Senior Second Place:

Ronaldo Kalman & Flo Woodruff, – Los Angeles, California

Salon Tango Senior Third Place: 

Hector Petrovich & Kathleen Petrovich, – Oakland, California 

 

USA Official Tango Champions 2016

USA OFFICIAL TANGO DE PISTA CHAMPIONS:  

1st place

Tango de Pista Campeones

Adam Cornett & Tillia Kimm (Boston, MA)

2nd place

Diego Gorostiaga & Kelly Lettieri (New York, NY)

3rd place

Derek Tang & Rachell Lin (Los Angeles, CA)

 USA OFFICIAL TANGO DE PISTA CHAMPIONS, Adam Cornett & Tillia Kimm (Boston, MA), danced beautifully representing the USA at the World Cup Semifinals on August 27 together with all the national and international champion couples and the best couples who qualified at the Qualifying rounds last Tuesday.

Unfortunately they could not make it to the World Cup finals although they were great.

More info here: http://festivales.buenosaires.gob.ar/en/tango

 

USA OFFICIAL STAGE TANGO  CHAMPIONS

1st place

Stage Tango Champions

Daniel Moreno & Amanda Accica (Detroit, MI)

2nd place

Martin Cardoso & Noelia Guerrero (Fort Myers, Florida)

3rd place

Roberto Pena & Jacklyn Shapiro (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

USA OFFICIAL STAGE TANGO  CHAMPIONS, Daniel Moreno & Amanda Accica (Detroit, MI) were not able to travel to Buenos Aires to represent the USA at the Semifinal round of the  Tango World Cup due to health reasons of mayor importance.

 

USA SALON TANGO SENIORS CHAMPIONS

1st place

Tango Senior Champions

John Demenkoff & Diana Bradshaw (Scottsdale, AZ)

2nd place

Salon Seniors 2nd puesto

Glen Sickorez & France Potvin (Boston, MA)

3rd place

Varouj Nersesian & Silvia Meyer (Boston, MA)

Recognition prizes for STAGE TANGO GROUP SHOWCASE:

Tango Vida group, choreographed by Mirabai Commer,  (Berkeley, CA)

La Pista Tango group, choreographed by Mila Salazar (San Francisco, CA)

Stage Groups Choreographers

 


USA Official Tango Champions 2015

SALON TANGO (TANGO PISTA) – Official category

1st place

Ivan Troshi and Yamila Viana, New York, New York

2nd place

Daniel Moreno and Delia Bordon, Ann Arbor, Michigan

3rd place

Johny Nguyen and Lauren Woods, L.A., California

STAGE TANGO  – Official category

1st place

Ivan Troshi and Yamila Viana, New York, New York

2nd place

Alexey Gavrilov and Aki Kudo, North Bergen, NJ

3rd place

Roberto Peña and Jacklyn Shapiro, Philadelphia, PA

SALON SENIORS

1st place

Arturo Cedres and Marina Marder, Las Vegas, NV

2nd place

John Demenkoff and Diane Bradshaw, Scottsdale, AZ

3rd place

Kenneth Brown and Kathryn Baker, Seattle, WA

Recognition prize: STAGE TANGO GROUP COMPETITION/SHOWCASE:

Tango Vida choreographed by Mirabai Deranja, California

 

USA Official Tango Champions 2014

SALON TANGO 2014 (Official Category)

1st place

NICHOLAS TAPIA & STEPHANIE BERG
Berkeley, CA
2nd place

JEVGENI DAVIDOV and ZOYA ALTMARK
Edgewater, New Jersey
3rd place

JERRY PEREZ and AMY CHANG,
Los Angeles, CA

STAGE TANGO 2014

1st place

JEVGENI DAVIDOV and AKIKO KUDO
Edgewater, New Jersey
2nd place
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ROBERTO PENA and JACKELYN SHAPIRO
Philadelphia, PA
3rd place
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CONNOR McCLURE and CAROLINE TRENT
San José, CA

SALON TANGO SENIORS 2014

SALON TANGO SENIORS
1st place

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MARCOS QUESTAS and GAIL ROGERS
Corona del Mar, CA
SALON TANGO SENIORS
2nd place

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KAVEH and FARZANEH PAHLAVAN
Boston, MA
STAGE TANGO GROUPS
Best choreography & Best Synchronicity

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TANGO VIDA, directed by Mirabai Deranja

 

 

USA Official Tango Champions 2013

SALON TANGO 2013 (Official Category)

1st place

LAURENT LAZURE & NAOMI HOTTA,
Los Angeles, CA
2nd place

ALONA GORER & LEO LANDA
Los Gatos, CA
3rd place

Claudio Solorzano & Janine Rodrigues
Miami, Fl

STAGE TANGO 2013

1st place

Marcelo Molina & Carolina Vazquez
Fresno, CA
2nd place

Laurent Lazure & Naomi Hotta,
Los Angeles, PA
3rd place

Vanessa Montoya & Bradley Montoya
Oakland, CA

 

 

USA Official Tango Champions 2012

SALON CATEGORY

1st place: Ramada Salieri Cueva and Yumiko Krupenina

2nd Place: Rommel Oramas and Daniela Borgialli from Phoenix, Arizona

3rd Place: Nicholas Tapia and Amarkiran Kaur Singh from Berkeley, CA

STAGE CATEGORY

1st place: Shawn Pikus and Olga Pisano from New York, NY

2nd place: Mirabai Deranja and Michael Kass from Berkeley, CA

USA Official Tango Champions 2011

SALON CATEGORY

1st place: Brian Nguyen and Yuliana Basmajyan (Los Angeles, CA)

2nd place: Ramada Salieri and Yumiko Krupenina (San Francisco, CA)

3rd place: Gustavo and Jesica Hornos (San Francisco, CA)

STAGE CATEGORY

1st place: Marcelo Molina and Carolina Vasquez

2nd place: Gustavo and Jessica Hornos from San Francisco, CA