COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Competition Schedule 2022

Last updated April 30, 2022.

Important: please take into account the following information regarding Accreditation:

  1. Participants competing in Tango de Pista & Stage Tango categories must go through accreditation on Thursday July 7 from 2.00 to 4.15 pm
  2. Participants competing in Salon Tango Senior must go through accreditation on Thursday July 7 from 4.00 to 4.30 pm*
  3. Participants competing “So you think you can tango?” must go through accreditation on Saturday July 9 from 4.15 to 5.00 pm*
  4. Participants competing in Milonga and Vals must go through accreditation on Saturday July 9 from 5.00 – 5.45 pm (and will have a compulsory floor craft rehearsal from 5/50 to 6.30pm. See below)*

    * Timetables are subject to change. Please check again 2 weeks prior to competition dates.

THURSDAY

There are some rehearsals and floor craft times which are compulsory (shown in the chart below).

 

THURSDAY – AFTERNOON & EVENING SCHEDULE

Time Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom Di Sarli Ballroom Gateway Ballroom
2.00 to 4.15 pm

N/A

N/A

2.00 to 4.15 pm 
Accreditation for the Tango de Pista and Stage 
Tango
competitors (compulsory)

Till 2.30 pm
N/A

***

2.30 – 3.30 pm
Practice for Tango de Pista
 
only for competitors who have already gone through accreditation

3.30 – 5.00 pm

Practice for Tango de Pista & Salon Senior Competitors 

N/A

4.00 to 4.30 pm

 

Accreditation for Salon Senior (compulsory).

Rehearsal for Stage Tango
(Each couple will have a time slot on a first come first serve basis).

5.00 to 6.30 pm N/A

N/A

5.00 – 5.30pm Orientation Meeting for Tango de Pista & Salon Senior categories (compulsory). 

5.30 – 6.15 pm
Floor craft rehearsal
for Tango de Pista, Stage Tango and Salon Senior categories (compulsory).

6.55 pm N/A N/A Competitors ready for competition N/A
7.00 pm

GATEWAY BALLROOM 2nd floor
Doors open for audience

7.15 pm to 9.15 pm

COMPETITION STARTS
Presentation of the Official Judges

First Qualifying Round for Tango de Pista & Stage Tango Official Categories
+ Qualifying Round for Salon Senior category 

Competition DJ: Marcelo Rosensaft

9.30 pm to 3.00 am

Grand Opening Milonga with DJ Ashvin Iyer

11.00 pm Presentation & Group Demo by the FESTIVAL MAESTROS
Special Performance by Official USA Tango Champions 2021: to be confirmed

FRIDAY MORNING & AFTERNOON SCHEDULE
Time Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom Di Sarli Ballroom Gateway Ballroom
10.00 to 11.15 am N/A

N/A

N/A Maestros’ rehearsal

Lunch Break
11.30 am – 1.00 pm

Practice for
Tango de Pista competitors

N/A

N/A

Maestros’ rehearsal
1.15 – 2.30 pm N/A
N/A
N/A

Rehearsal for
Stage Tango
competitors
(Each couple will have a time slot on a first come first serve basis).

2.45 – 4.00 pm N/A N/A N/A 2.45 to 4.15 pm
Practice for
Tango de Pista and Salon Senior competitors
Afternoon Break

4.15 to 6.45 pm 
Matinee “Milonguita”
DJ Fernando Robles 
***

N/A

4.15 to 6.00pm
N/A


4.15 to 5.15 pm
Rehearsal for Stage Tango
***
5.15 to 5.45 pm
Floorcraft + practice for Tango de Pista & Salon Senior (compulsory)
***
5.45 – 6.30 Rehearsal for Stage Group
6.55 pm Ballroom doors will be locked 6.30 pm Ballroom doors will be locked 6.30pm Competitors’ warm up  6.30pm Ballroom doors will be locked
FRIDAY EVENING SCHEDULE
7.00 pm

GATEWAY BALLROOM 2nd floor
Doors open for audience

7.15 to 9.15 pm

COMPETITION STARTS:
Second Qualifying Round for Official Tango de Pista & Stage Tango Official categories
+ Final round for Salon Senior categories
+ Stage Group Competition/Showcase

9.30 pm to 3.00 am

Milonga

DJ Fernando Robles

10.45 pm Coronation of Salon Senior Champions 
+ Announcement of Official categories Semifinalists

11.15 pm Special Folklore Show by Maestros “Daniel Juarez & Alejandra Armenti”

SATURDAY MORNING & AFTERNOON SCHEDULE
Time Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom Di Sarli Ballroom Gateway Ballroom
10.00 to 11.15 am N/A N/A N/A Rehearsal for Stage Tango Competitors
11.30 am to 12.45 pm N/A N/A N/A Practica for Milonga Competitors
Lunch Break

1.00 – 2.00 pm
Practica for
Tango de Pista Competitors

N/A

N/A

1.00 – 2.00 pm
Rehearsals for Stage Tango Competitors &
Maestros
2.15 to 3.30 pm N/A N/A N/A N/A
3.45 to 5.00 pm N/A N/A N/A Practica for Vals Competitors
Afternoon Break 5.15 – 6.15 pm:
Maestros’ rehearsal

N/A

N/A
***
6.30 pm Competitors warm up before competition

5.15 –5.45 pm
“So you think you can tango?”
floor craft rehearsal (compulsory)

***

5.50 – 6.30 pm
Milonga, Vals & Tango de Pista floor craft rehearsal (compulsory)

6.30 – 7.00 pm 6.30 pm Ballroom door will be locked 6.45 pm Ballroom doors will be locked Competitors’ warm up 6.30 pm Ballroom doors will be locked.
SATURDAY EVENING SCHEDULE
7. 00 pm

GATEWAY BALLROOM 2nd floor
Doors open for audience

7.15 pm – 9.15 pm

COMPETITION STARTS:
Qualifying rounds for Milonga, Vals and “So you think you can tango?” Categories

Semifinal Rounds for Tango de Pista & Stage Tango Official Categories

9.30 pm to 3.00 am

GALA MILONGA

DJ Marcelo Rosensaft

11.00 pm Coronation of
“So you think you can tango?” Winners and
Announcement of Finalists
for Tango de Pista & Stage Tango Official Categories

11.30 pm:
MAIN MASTERS SHOW!

SUNDAY MORNING & AFTERNOON SCHEDULE
Time Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom Di Sarli Ballroom Gateway Ballroom
10.00 to 11.15 am N/A N/A

N/A

10.00 to 11.45am
Rehearsal for Stage Tango competitors
(one couple at a time)
11.30 am to 12.45pm N/A N/A N/A  
Lunch Break

1.00 – 2.00 pm
Practice for
Milonga
Competitors

N/A

N/A

12 noon to 3.00pm
Matinee Milonguita

2.15 to 3.30 pm N/A

N/A

N/A  
3.45 to 5.00 pm N/A N/A N/A 3.15 – 5.00 pm
Rehearsal for
Stage Tango Competitors
(one couple at a time)
Afternoon Break

5.15 – 6.00 pm
Practice for Tango de Pista competitors
6.00 – 6.40 Practice
for Vals competitors

5.15 – 6.00 pm
N/A

 

5.15 – 6.30 Practice for Milonga competitors

5.15 – 6.00 pm

Maestros’ Rehearsal
***
6.00 to 6.30 pm
 Floorcraft rehearsal for
Tango de Pista, Vals & Milonga competitors (compulsory)

6.45 pm Doors will be locked

Doors will be locked

6.30pm Competitors’ warm up

6.30pm Door will be locked

SUNDAY EVENING SCHEDULE
7.00 pm

GATEWAY BALLROOM 2nd floor
Doors open for audience

7.15 to 8.55 pm

COMPETITION GRAND FINAL
 Tango de Pista & Stage Tango Official Categories + Vals and Milonga

8.40 pm PRIZES CEREMONY:
Coronation
of the Milonga and Vals USA Champions,
and
Coronation of the
Official USA Tango de Pista and Stage Tango Champions

who will represent the USA at Tango Buenos Aires Dance World Cup in September.
(Official Photos with all champions)

9.00 pm to 3.00 am Farewell Milonga

DJ: Mark Sakowski

11.00 pm Farewell Master Show & Special Surprise Performance!