COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Competition Schedule 2022

Last updated June 27, 2022.

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

  1. Participants competing in Tango de Pisfta and Stage Tango categories must go through accreditation on Thursday July 7 from 2.00 to 4.15 pm in Caló Ballroom.
  2. Participants competing in Salon Tango Senior must go through accreditation on Thursday July 7 from 4.00 to 4.45 pm in Caló Ballroom.
  3. Participants competing in Milonga and Vals must go through accreditation on Saturday July 9 from 2.30 – 3.45 pm (please check practice times and note there will be a compulsory floor craft rehearsal from 5.50 to 6.30pm. See details below) in Caló Ballroom
  4. Participants competing “So you think you can tango?” must go through accreditation on Saturday July 9 from 4.00 to 4.45 pm* in Caló Ballroom (please note there is a compulsory rehearsal from 5.00 to 5.45pm in Gateway Ballroom. Check all practice/rehearsal timetables in the chart below).

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 pm

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

N/A

2.45 – 4.45 pm
Stage Tango
Rehearsal
only for competitors who have already gone through accreditation

N/A

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

3.30 to 5.00 pm

Practice for Tango de Pista Competitors

N/A

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

3.00 to 4.45pm
Practice for Salon Senior Competitors 

4.00 to 4.45 pm

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

Qualifying Round for Salon Senior category 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 with DJ Ashvin Iyer

11.00 pm Presentation and Group Demo by the FESTIVAL MAESTROS
11.15 pm
Announcement of Salon Tango Senior Finalists 

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  

N/A

Lunch Break
11.30 am to 1.00 pm

Practice for
Tango de Pista competitors

N/A

N/A

Available for competitors’ practice

N/A

1.15 to 2.30 pm N/A N/A

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

Practice for
Salon Senior competitors

N/A

2.45 to 4.00 pm N/A N/A 2.45 to 4.15 pm
Practice for
Tango de Pista and Salon Senior competitors
Available for competitors’ practice

N/A

Afternoon Break

4.15 to 6.45 pm 
Matinee “Milonguita”
DJ Fernando Robles

N/A


4.15 to 5.15 pm
Rehearsal for Stage Tango
***
5.15 to 5.45 pm
Floorcraft + practice for Salon Tango Senior (compulsory)

4.15 to 5.00 pm

Practice for
Tango de Pista and Salon Tango Senior competitors

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:

Final Round for Salon Senior category and

Second Qualifying Round for Tango de Pista and Stage Tango Official categories

9.00 pm to 3.00 am

Milonga

DJ Fernando Robles

11.00 pm Special Folklore Show by Maestros “Daniel Juarez & Alejandra Armenti”
11.15 pm
Announcement of Official Categories Semifinalists and
Coronation of Salon Senior Champions 

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

Rehearsal for Stage Tango competitors

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

N/A Practice for
Milonga 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
Tango de Pista competitors

N/A

Lunch Break

1.00 to 2.00 pm

Practice for
Vals
Competitors

N/A

N/A

Practice for
Tango de Pista competitors

N/A

2.15 to 3.30 pm N/A N/A N/A

Practice for

2.30-3.45 pm Accreditation for Milonga and Vals categories (compulsory)

3.45 to 5.00 pm N/A N/A Practice for
Vals
Competitors

Milonga Competitors

4.00 – 4.45 pm
Accreditation for
“So you think you can tango?” (compulsory)

Afternoon Break

6.50 to 7.40 pm Practice for the 
“So you think you can tango?” competitors (at 7.40 competitors must go to Di Sarli to get ready for competition)

N/A

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

***

5.50 to 6.30 pm
Vals, Milonga and Tango de Pista floor craft rehearsal (compulsory)

5.00 to 6.00 pm

Available for competitors’ practice

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, Milonga and “So you think you can tango?” Categories

Semifinal Rounds for Tango de Pista and Stage Tango Official Categories

9.15 pm to 3.00 am

GALA MILONGA

DJ Marcelo Rosensaft

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

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 11.15 am N/A

N/A

10.00 to 11.45am
Rehearsal for Stage Tango Competitors

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

Practice for
Tango de Pista competitors

N/A

11.30 am to 12.45pm N/A N/A   Practice for
Vals
Competitors

N/A

Lunch Break

1.00 to 2.00 pm

Practice for
Milonga
Competitors

N/A

12 noon to 3.00 pm
Matinee Milonguita

Practice for
Tango de Pista competitors

N/A

2.15 to 3.30 pm N/A N/A DJ Fernando Robles

Practice for
Vals
Competitors

N/A

3.45 to 5.00 pm N/A N/A 3.15 – 4.25 pm

Rehearsal for Stage Tango Competitors

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

***
4.30 to 5.15 pm
Floorcraft rehearsal for Vals, Milonga and Tango de Pista. (compulsory)

Available for Stage Tango Competitors

N/A

Afternoon Break

5.15 to 6.15 pm
Practice for Tango de Pista competitors

5.15 to 6.00 pm Practice for Milonga competitors

N/A

5.15 to 6.00 pm

Available for competitors’ practice

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 8.55 pm

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

8.35 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)

9.00 pm to 3.00 am Farewell Milonga

DJ: Mark Sakowski

11.00 pm Farewell Master Show and Special Surprise Performance!