COMPETITION SCHEDULE

NOTE:  Last website update was on April 6, 2019.

Competition Schedule

Thursday April 18
2.00 to 4.45pm: Accreditation for the Tango de Pista and Stage Tango competitors (compulsory) in San Ramon Ballroom.

IMPORTANT: San Ramon ballroom will be also available for competitors to practice during the day. There will be specific times assigned per category.  The full practice schedule including San Ramon ballroom will be located next to the entrance door of San Ramon Ballroom and also at the event registration area.

The rehearsals and floor craft times assigned for Pugliese ballroom (shown in the chart below) are compulsory.

THURSDAY SCHEDULE*
Time Pugliese Ballroom

5.00 to 5.45 pm

5.45 to 6.45pm

Orientation Meeting for Tango de Pista & Stage Tango 

Floor craft rehearsal (both things are compulsory)

6.50 pm Competitors go to Di Sarli to get ready and wait to be called to compete
7.00 to 9.15 pm* Competition: First Qualifying Round: Tango de Pista and Stage Tango Categories.

Competition DJ Rodrigo Saraibe

Presentation of the Official Judges

9.15 pm to 2.30 am

Grand Opening Milonga with Presentation & Group Demo by the Festival Masters

DJ Rodrigo Saraibe

 *Please note that  this timetable might be subject to change. Check timetables 1 week before the event.

 

FRIDAY SCHEDULE
Time Di Sarli Ballroom Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom
10.00 to 11.15 am N/A (classes) N/A (classes) Available for private classes
Lunch Break Practice for Tango de Pista competitors
11.30 to 1.00 pm
Practice for  Stage Tango competitors
11.30 to 1.00 pm
Available for privates classes

11.30 to 1.00 pm

1.15 to 2.30 pm N/A (classes) N/A (classes) Available for private classes
2.45 to 4.00 pm N/A (classes) N/A (classes) 2.45 to 4.00 pm Practice for Stage Tango Competitors
Afternoon Break

4.15 to 6.10 pm

Practice for Tango de Pista competitors

4.15 to 5.00 pm

Rehearsal for Maestros

***

5.00 to 6.10 pm

Stage Tango competitors rehearsal

(one couple at a time)

Available for private classes

4.15 to 6.45 pm

6.10 to 6.45 pm Used by Competitors 6.10 to 6.45 pm

 

Tango de Pista Competitors’ floor craft rehearsal

Available for private classes
6.45 pm Competitors ready Ballroom ready for competition. Doors open. N/A
7.05 to 9.15 pm Used by Competitors           7.05 pm Competition:                   Second Qualifying Round for Tango de Pista and Stage Tango categories N/A
9.15 pm to 2.30am N/A

DJ Avik Basu

10.30pm Announcement of  Semifinalists

11.30 pm Performance by Official USA Champions 2018

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SATURDAY SCHEDULE
Time Di Sarli Ballroom Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom
10.00 to 11.15 am N/A (classes) N/A (classes) Available for private classes / Maestros’ rehearsals
11.30 am to 12.45 pm N/A (classes) N/A (classes) N/A (classes)
Lunch Break

Available for Private classes

1.00 to 2.00 pm

Festival Maestros Rehearsal

1.00 – 2.00 pm

Available for private classes

1.00 to 2.05 pm

12.45 to 2.15 pm

 

 SAN RAMON BALLROOM

Special  DJ Workshop (Outside program)

 

2.15 to 3.30 pm N/A (classes) N/A (classes) N/A (classes)
3.45 to 5.00 pm N/A (classes) N/A (classes) N/A (classes)
Afternoon Break

5.15 – 6.00 pm

Practice for Salon Seniors 

***

6.00 – 6.15 pm

Orientation for Milonga and Salon Seniors categories (compulsory)

 

5.15 – 5.45 pm

Stage Groups

(Compulsory rehearsal)

***

5.45 – 6.15pm

Stage Tango

(one couple at a time)

***

6.15 – 6.45 pm 

Seniors, Milonga and Tango de Pista floor craft rehearsal

(compulsory)

Available for private classes
5.15 – 6.45 pm
6.50 pm Competitors get ready and wait to be called to compete Ballroom ready for competition N/A
7.05 to 9.00 pm Used by Competitors Competition:
Semifinal Rounds for Stage Tango and Tango de Pista categories /  Qualifying rounds for Salon Seniors and Milonga categories and unique round for Stage Groups
N/A
9.00 pm to 2.30 am  N/A

GALA MILONGA 

DJ Mark Sakowski

9.45pm Announcement of Finalists

Live Music 

 Mariano Barreiro Tango Ensemble and singer ADRIAN DURSO

11.15 pm: Great Masters Show

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SUNDAY SCHEDULE
Time Di Sarli Ballroom Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom
10.00 to 11.15 am N/A (classes) N/A (classes) Available for private classes
11.30 am to 12.45pm N/A (classes) N/A (classes) N/A (classes)
Lunch Break  Available for private classes

1.00 – 2.00pm

1.00 to 1.30pm

Festival Maestros’ rehearsals

***

1.30 to 2.00pm

Stage Tango competitors

(once, one couple at a time)

12.50 – 2.05 pm

Special Stage Tango Workshop
(outside program)

click here

2.15 to 3.30 pm N/A (classes) N/A (classes) N/A (classes)
3.45 to 5.30 pm N/A (classes) N/A (classes) N/A (classes)
Afternoon Break     5.00 – 7.00 pm 5.15 to 6.15pm

Practice for Milonga and Senior Competitors

5.05 to 5.30 pm

Rehearsal for Stage Tango competitors (once, one couple at a time)

***

5.30 to 6.15 pm

So you think you can tango Orientation / floor craft rehearsal

****

6.20 to 6.45pm

Floor craft rehearsal for finalists (compulsory)

5.15 to 6.45 pm

Available for private classes

6.50 pm Competitors get ready and wait to be called to compete Ballroom ready for competition N/A
7.05 to 8.30 pm N/A

Competition Grand Final:
Tango de Pista, Stage Tango, Salon Seniors, Milonga and So you think you can TANGO?

8.30 pm Prizes Ceremony: Coronation of the 2019 Official USA Champions

N/A
9.00 pm to 2.30 am N/A Farewell Milonga

 DJ Avik Basu

 Live Music:

Mariano Barreiro Tango Ensemble

11.00 pm Masters Show 

N/A