COMPETITION SCHEDULE 2023

Schedule may be subject to change. Please check periodically.

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

  1. Participants competing in Tango de Pista and Stage Tango categories must go through accreditation on Thursday April 6 from 2.00 to 4.00 pm in Caló Ballroom.
  2. Participants competing in Salon Tango Senior must go through accreditation on Thursday April 6 from 4.00 to 4.45 pm in Caló Ballroom.
  3. Participants competing “So you think you can tango?” must go through accreditation on Friday April 7 from 4.15 to 5.00 pm* in Caló Ballroom.
  4. Participants competing in Milonga and/or Vals must go through accreditation on Saturday April 8 from 3.45 – 4.45 pm in Caló Ballroom

PLEASE NOTE: All practice, rehearsals, compulsory orientation meetings and floor craft rehearsals per day are listed in the chart 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 and EVENING SCHEDULE

Time Pugliese Ballroom Di Sarli Ballroom Gateway Ballroom Biagi Ballroom Caló Ballroom
2.00 to 4.00 pm

2.30 – 4.00 pm
Practice for Tango de Pista

only for competitors who have already gone through accreditation

N/A

2.45 – 4.00 pm
Stage Tango
Rehearsal

(Each couple will have a 7 min time slot on a first come first serve basis)

only for competitors who have already gone through accreditation

2.30 to 4.00 pm
Practice for Salon Senior Competitors

Accreditation for Tango de Pista and Stage Tango
competitors (compulsory)

4.00 to 4.45 pm

4.00 – 4.45 pm
Practice for Tango de Pista

 

N/A

4.00 – 4.45 pm
Stage Tango
Rehearsal

(Each couple will have a 7 min time slot on a first come first serve basis)

N/A

Accreditation for the Salon Senior category (compulsory)

5.00 to 6.30 pm N/A

5.00 – 5.30 pm

Orientation Meeting for Tango de Pista, Stage Tango and Salon Senior categories (compulsory)

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

N/A

N/A

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

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

Salon Tango Senior competition and
1st
 Qualifying Round for Tango de Pista and Stage Tango Official Categories
Competition DJ: Marcelo Rosensaft

9.15 pm to 3.00 am

Grand Opening Milonga 

11.00 pm Presentation and Group Demo by the FESTIVAL MAESTROS
11.15 pm Coronation of Salon Senior Champions
 

FRIDAY MORNING and AFTERNOON SCHEDULE
Time Pugliese Ballroom Di Sarli Ballroom Gateway Ballroom Biagi Ballroom Caló Ballroom
10.00 to 11.15 am N/A N/A N/A Practice for Salon Senior competitors

N/A

11.30 am to 12.45 pm N/A

N/A

11.45 am – 2.00 pm

Rehearsal for

Practice for

N/A

1.00 to 2.00 pm N/A

1.00 – 1.45 pm

Practice for Salon Senior competitors

Stage Tango competitors

(one couple at a time)

Tango de Pista competitors

N/A

2.00 to 3.15 pm N/A N/A Practice for Tango de Pista and Salon Senior competitors N/A

N/A

    N/A 3.30 – 5.00 pm
Rehearsal for
Stage Tango
(one couple at a time)
N/A 4.15 – 5.00 pm Accreditation for “So you think you can tango?” category
(compulsory)
3.30 to 6.30 pm

MATINEE MILONGA

N/A

5.15 to 6.00 pm
Orientation Meeting and 

floor craft rehearsal for
“So you think you can tango?”
category
 (compulsory)

N/A

N/A

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

N/A

FRIDAY EVENING SCHEDULE
7.00 pm

GATEWAY BALLROOM 2nd floor
Doors open for audience

7.15 to 9.00 pm

COMPETITION STARTS:

Qualifying rounds for “So you think you can tango?” Category
Second Qualifying Round for Tango de Pista and Stage Tango Official categories

Competition DJ: Marcelo Rosensaft

9.00 pm to 3.00 am

Milonga

DJ to be announced

11.00 pm Special performance to be announced
11.15 pm
Announcement of Official Categories Semifinalists and
Coronation of “So you think you can tango?” Winners

SATURDAY MORNING and AFTERNOON SCHEDULE
Time Pugliese Ballroom Di Sarli Ballroom Gateway Ballroom Biagi Ballroom Caló Ballroom
10.00 to 11.15 am N/A

Practice for
Tango de Pista competitors

N/A Available for Stage Tango competitors

N/A

11.30 am to 12.45 pm N/A N/A

Rehearsal for Stage Tango competitors

(Each couple will have a time slot on a first come first served basis).

Practice for
Milonga competitors

N/A

12.55 to 1.55 pm

N/A

N/A

N/A  

N/A

2.00 to 3.15 pm N/A N/A Practice for
Vals
Competitors

N/A

N/A

3.45 to 4.45 pm

3.30 – 4.15 pm

Practice for
Tango de Pista competitors

N/A N/A

N/A

3.45 – 4.45 pm Accreditation for Milonga and Vals categories (compulsory)
4.30 to 6.45 pm

Matinee Milonga

N/A

5.00 to 5.45 pm
Floor craft rehearsal for Vals, Milonga and Tango de Pista categories
(compulsory)

N/A

N/A

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

N/A

SATURDAY EVENING SCHEDULE
7. 00 pm

GATEWAY BALLROOM 2nd floor
Doors open for audience

7.15 pm to 9.15 pm

COMPETITION STARTS:
Qualifying rounds for Vals and Milonga Categories

Semifinal Rounds for Tango de Pista and Stage Tango Official Categories

Competition DJ: Marcelo Rosensaft

9.15 pm to 3.00 am

GALA MILONGA

DJ to be announced

10.45 pm Announcement of Finalists of Vals and Milonga categories
Announcement of Finalists of Tango de Pista and Stage Tango Official Categories

11.30 pm: MAIN MASTERS SHOW!

SUNDAY MORNING and AFTERNOON SCHEDULE
Time Pugliese Ballroom Di Sarli Ballroom Gateway Ballroom Biagi Ballroom Caló Ballroom
10.00 to 11.45 am N/A

N/A

Rehearsal for Stage Tango Competitors

(Each couple will have a time slot on a first come first serve basis).

10.00 – 11.30 am

Practice for
Vals competitors

N/A

11.30 am to 12.45pm N/A N/A    

N/A

1.00 to 2.00 pm

N/A

N/A

12 noon to 3.00 pm
MATINEE MILONGA

Practice for
Tango de Pista
Competitors

N/A

2.00 to 3.30 pm N/A N/A  

Practice for
Milonga
Competitors

N/A

3.15 to 4.15 pm N/A N/A

Rehearsal for Stage Tango Competitors

(Each couple will have a time slot on a first come first serve basis).

N/A

N/A

4.15 to 5.00 pm N/A N/A Floorcraft rehearsal for Vals, Milonga and Tango de Pista categories (compulsory) N/A N/A
5.00 to 6.00 pm

Practice for Tango de Pista competitors

Practice for Milonga and Vals competitors

N/A

Available for Stage Tango competitors

N/A

6.55 pm N/A Competitors ready for competition

N/A

N/A

N/A

SUNDAY EVENING SCHEDULE
7.00 pm

GATEWAY BALLROOM 2nd floor
Doors open for audience

7.15 to 9.00 pm

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

8.40 pm PRIZES CEREMONY:
Coronation of the Vals and Milonga 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)

Competition DJ: Marcelo Rosensaft

9.00 pm to 3.00 am Farewell Milonga

 

DJ: To be announced

11.00 pm Farewell Master Show