Heated Division: Amateur, Amateur over 40 & over 50, Pro-Am & Pro-Am over 40 & over 50
Salsa, Bachata, Zouk, Hustle
All competitors must purchase a performer pass or full weekend pass in order to compete.
Regular Pricing (Until Dec 31, 2022):
Amateur Heats: $45/couple
Pro-Am Heats: $35
2023 Competition Schedule (Start time subject to change)
February 10th or 11th, 2023: Competitors can pick up their passes and get their competition numbers
February 12th, 2023:
9:00am-10:00am: Competition number pick up if not done the previous days
*Start Time:10:00am Heated Competitions
* Start time could be subject to change
Competition Rules and Definitions
Amateur: A dancer who does not make a living as a dance instructor, performer, dance competitor or dance adjudicator
Professional: A dancer who receives financial compensation as a dance instructor, performer, dance competitor and dance adjudicator and who makes a living from this income.
Pro-Am Division: One professional dancer (instructor) dancing with one amateur dancer (student)
Amateur Division: Two amateur dancers or students dancing together to form a partnership
Competitors should register in their respective level and can choose to register in one level above
The Capital Bachata Festival reserves the right to cancel or combine a heat category if there are less than 2 couples in the category.
Heated Divisions: All couples will dance together on the floor to music that is selected by the organization or DJ. Heats generally last 1.5-2 minutes.
Shines are allowed but lifts & tricks are not.
Heats Registration price details:
Early Bird Price Range: July 1st - Sept 30th
Regular Price Range: Oct 1st - Dec 31st
Late Price Range: Jan 1st - Feb 9th
Prices subject to HST + service fees
All competitors MUST purchase a performer pass in order to compete. This will be verified upon in-person competitor check-in.