COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Competition Schedule 2020


Please note that some timetables may be subject to change. Do check periodically.
Last updated March 9, 2020


THURSDAY APRIL 9

ACCREDITATION (Official categories and Salon Seniors)
2.00 to 4.15pm: Accreditation for the Tango de Pista and Stage Tango competitors (compulsory) in San Ramon Ballroom.
3.45 to 4.15 pm: Accreditation for Salon Seniors (compulsory) in San Ramon Ballroom.

IMPORTANT: San Ramon ballroom will be also available for competitors to practice during the day throughout the weekend. 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 are some rehearsals and floor craft times which are compulsory (shown in the chart below).

 

THURSDAY SCHEDULE*
Time Pugliese Ballroom

1.00 to 4.30 pm

4.30 to 5.15 pm


5.15 to 6.15 pm

6.15 pm

Rehearsal for Champions Gala at Pugliese Ballroom for former Official Champions participating at the Gala only. (Compulsory).

Orientation Meeting for Tango de Pista & Stage Tango
+ Salon Senior category (compulsory)

Competitors Floor craft rehearsal (compulsory)

Competitors go to Di Sarli to get ready 

6.20 pm Ballroom doors open
6.30 to 9.15 pm Competition: First Qualifying Round:
Tango de Pista and Stage Tango Official Categories;

 

Salon Senior category (unique round)

Competition DJ Marcelo Rosensaft

Presentation of the Official Judges

9.15 pm to 2.30 am

 

11.00 pm

Grand Opening Milonga!
DJ Marcelo Rosensaft

Presentation & Group Demo by the FESTIVAL MAESTROS
Special Performance by Official USA Champions 2019

 Please note that  this timetable might be subject to change. Check schedule 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) Champions Gala rehearsals till 11.30 am

Break
11.30 -1.00 pm

Practice for Tango de Pista  competitors

Practice for  Stage Tango competitors Available for privates classes
1.15 to 2.30 pm N/A (classes) N/A (classes) 1.15 to 3.00 pm
Champions Gala rehearsal with choreographers
2.45 to 4.00 pm N/A (classes) N/A (classes) 3.00 to 4.00 pm Practice for Stage Tango Competitors
Afternoon Break

4.15 to 6.00 pm 
Practice for Tango de Pista 

4.15 to 6.00 pm
Champions Gala rehearsal with choreographers

6.00 to 6.15 pm
Stage Group rehearsal

Available for private classes
4.15 to 6.45 pm
6.20 pm Competitors ready:
Tango de Pista at 6.20 pm 
Stage Tango at 7.45 pm
Stage Groups at 8.40 pm

 6.20 pm Ballroom doors will open for audience.

 
       
6.30 to 9.15 pm Used by Competitors

         6.30 pm Competition:    Second Qualifying Round for Tango de Pista & Stage Tango,
+ Stage Groups competition/showcase

N/A
9.15 pm to 2.30 am N/A

DJs Frank Jin and
 Mark Sakowski

10.00 pm Coronation of Salon Senior Champions & Stage Group winners, and Announcement of Semifinalists for Official Categories

10.30 pm Live music by Tangonero Sexteto &
singer Adrian Durso (1st set)

11.15 pm  CHAMPIONS GALA
+ Folklore Performance by Los Ocampo

12.15 pm Live Music 2nd set

N/A
SATURDAY SCHEDULE
Time Di Sarli Ballroom Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom
10.00 to 11.15 am N/A (classes) N/A (classes)

Folklore & Canyengue Program
Workshop I: “Chacarera”
by LOS OCAMPO

Attend this Workshop

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

Stage Tango Rehearsal
(one couple at a time)
1.00 – 2.00 pm

Available for private classes
1.00 to 2.00 pm

12.45 to 2.15 pm

Special DJ Workshop by Mark Sakowski
in San Ramon ballroom.

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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

5.10 – 5.45 pm
Orientation for “So you Think you can tango?” (compulsory)

***

5.45 pm – 6.10 pm
Orientation meeting & practice for Milonga competitors (compulsory)

 

5.10 – 5.45 pm
Tango Maestros rehearsals

***

5.45 – 6.15 pm
“So you think you can tango?”
floor craft rehearsal
(compulsory)

6.15 – 6.40 pm
Milonga & Tango de Pista
floor craft rehearsal  (compulsory)
+ Sound check for orchestra

Available for private classes

5.15 – 6.45 pm

6.45 pm Competitors get ready and wait to be called to compete 6.45 pm Ballroom doors open for audience. N/A
7.00 pm Used by Competitors Competition:
Semifinal Rounds for Stage Tango and Tango de Pista official categories;

Qualifying rounds for Milonga and round for “So you think you can tango?

N/A
9.15 pm to 2.30 am  N/A

GALA MILONGA 

DJ Mark Sakowski

9.45 pm Announcement of  “So you think you can tango?” winners, and
Announcement of Finalists
for Pista, Stage & Milonga

10.30 pm Live Music by Mariano Barreiro Tango Trío & singer Adrián Durso
(1st set)

11.15 pm: MAIN MASTERS’ SHOW

12.15 am: Live Music by Mariano Barreiro Tango Trío & singer ADRIAN DURSO
(2nd set)

N/A
SUNDAY SCHEDULE
Time Di Sarli Ballroom Pugliese Ballroom D´Arienzo Ballroom
10.00 to 11.15 am N/A (classes) N/A (classes)

10.00 – 11.15 am

Folklore & Canyengue Program
Workshop II: “Zamba”
by LOS OCAMPO

Attend this Workshop

11.30 am to 12.45pm N/A (classes) N/A (classes) N/A (classes)
Lunch Break 

Available for private classes

1.00 – 2.00 pm

1.00 to 2.00 pm 
Stage Tango competitors
(one couple at a time)

12.50 – 2.05 pm

Folklore & Canyengue Program
Workshop III:
“Tango Canyengue”
by LOS OCAMPO

Attend this Workshop

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
5.05 – 7.00 pm

5.10 to 5.40 pm
Practice for Milonga

5.40 to 6.10 pm
Orientation meeting & practice for Vals (compusory)

5.10 to 5.45 pm 
Festival Maestros’ rehearsals

***

5.45 to 6.10 pm
Floor craft rehearsal for Milonga & Pista (compulsory)

****

6.10 to 6.30 pm
Floor craft rehearsal for Vals
(compulsory)

5.15 to 6.45 pm

 

Available for private classes

6.45 pm Competitors get ready and wait to be called to compete Ballroom ready for competition. Door opens. N/A
7.05 to 8.30 pm N/A

Competition Grand Final:
Vals, Milonga, Official Tango de Pista and Official Stage Tango

8.30 pm PRIZES CEREMONY:
 Coronation of the
2020 USA Milonga & Vals Champions
and
Coronation of the Official USA Tango Champions
2020 who will represent the USA at Tango Buenos Aires Dance World Cup in August.

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

 DJ : Frank Jin

10.15 pm Live Music:
Mariano Barreiro Tango Trio with Singer ADRIAN DURSO

11.00 pm MASTERS SHOW

12.15 am Live Music by Mariano Barreiro Tango Trío & singer ADRIAN DURSO
(2nd set)

N/A