COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Competition Schedule 2020


Please note that some timetables may be subject to change. Do check periodically.
Last updated Dec 30, 2019


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 floorcraft times which are compulsory (shown in the chart below).

 

THURSDAY SCHEDULE*
Time Pugliese Ballroom

1.30 to 4.15pm

4.15 to 5.15 pm

5.15 to 6.10pm

Rehearsal for Champions Gala at Pugliese Ballroom (Former Official Champions participating at the Gala only)

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

Floorcraft rehearsal (compulsory)

6.15 pm Competitors are at Di Sarli to get ready and wait to be called to compete
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

 

11.00pm

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 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) Champions Gala rehearsals
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
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) 2.45 to 4.00 pm Practice for Stage Tango Competitors
Afternoon Break

4.15 to 5.45 pm 
Practice for Tango de Pista competitors

4.15 to 5.15 pm
Available for Champions Gala rehearsal with choreographers

5.15 to 5.45 pm
Available for Stage Group rehearsal

Available for private classes
4.15 to 6.45 pm
5.45 to 6.15 pm Used by Competitors 5.45 to 6.10 pm
Floorcraft Rehearsal for Tango de Pista & Stage Tango (to get the elimination results)
Available for private classes
6.15 pm Competitors ready Ballroom ready for competition. Doors open. N/A
6.30 to 9.15 pm Used by Competitors          6.30 pm Competition:                   Second Qualifying Round for Tango de Pista + Stage Tango, and Stage Groups competition/showcase N/A
9.15 pm to 2.30am N/A

DJs Frank Jin and Mark Sakowski

10.00pm Announcement of  Official Categories Semifinalists 

Coronation of Salon Senior Champions & Stage Group winner
10.30pm Live music 1st set

11.15 pm  CHAMPIONS GALA

12.15pm Live Music 2nd set

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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

Stage Tango Rehearsal
(one couple at a time)
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

5.10 – 5.45 pm
Orientation & Practice for Milonga competitors 

***

5.45pm – 6.10 pm
Orientation for “So you Think you can tango?” (compulsory)

 

5.10 – 5.45 pm
Tango Maestros rehearsals

***

5.45 – 6.10pm
Milonga & Tango de Pista
floor craft rehearsal
(compulsory)

6.10 – 6.45pm
“So you think you can tango?”
Floorcraft rehearsal

Available for private classes
5.15 – 6.45 pm
6.45 pm Competitors get ready and wait to be called to compete Ballroom ready for competition. Doors open. N/A
7.00 to 9.15 pm Used by Competitors Competition:
Semifinal Rounds for Stage Tango and Tango de Pista official categories; Qualifying rounds for Milonga and unique 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 Finalists & “So you think you can tango?” winners

11.15 pm: MAIN 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 5.00 pm N/A (classes) N/A (classes) N/A (classes)
Afternoon Break
5.05 – 7.00 pm

5.05 to 5.35pm
Practice for Milonga

5.35 to 6.05
Practice for Vals

5.05 to 5.35 pm 
Sound check for Orchestra

***

5.35 to 6.05 pm
Floorcraft for Milonga and Pista (compulsory)

****

6.10 to 6.40pm
Floorcraft for Vals

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:
Tango de Pista, Stage Tango, Milonga and Vals

8.30 pm PRIZES CEREMONY:
 Coronation of the
2020 USA Milonga & Vals Champions
and
Coronation of the
2020 Official USA Tango Champions

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

 DJ : Frank Jin

 Live Music:
Mariano Barreiro Tango Trio with Singer ADRIAN DURSO

11.00 pm MASTERS SHOW 

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