UK TANGO CHAMPIONSHIP
The World tango dance tournament (in Spanish: Campeonato Mundial de Baile de Tango, also known as Mundial de Tango) is an annual competition of Argentine Tango, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, usually in August, as part of the Buenos Aires Tango Festival organized by the city's government.
The World Cup competition is the final leg of a series of pre-competitions held around the world.
Allowed Countries to Participate in UK
Eligibility to Enter
- Contestants must be at least 18 years old by the date of the competition.
- Contestants may participate in both the Pista (Salon) Tango and Stage Tango categories. However, no contestant may participate more than once in the same category, regardless of whether they do so with a different partner.
- Dancers of any nationality are eligible to apply for the competition, but applicants must prove that they have been residents for at least one full year (by the date of the competition) in the United Kingdom or Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Romania, Poland, Ukraine, Bulgaria and Greece.
- All participants must confirm their registration at the time of accreditation. The presentation of the identity document (birth certificate, passport, rent contract or similar) to certify the place of birth or residence in Europe is mandatory to obtain accreditation. It will not be necessary that the two members of the couple submit for accreditation; it can be done by one of the members bringing both documents.
- Accreditation by third parties shall not be made.
- All data provided at the time of the accreditation will be considered as a sworn statement. Any contradiction subsequent to the signature will be penalised by either a decreased score or a disqualification to compete or any other measures established by this body.
- All the competition rounds (qualifying, semi-finals and finals) will be open to spectators.
FIRST PLACE - Stage The FIRST PLACE winning couple of the Argentine Tango UK Championships, Stage Tango Category will receive the following: 1. The Official Title of: UK Stage Tango Champion 2018. 2. Round-trip airfare from London to the City of Buenos Aires. 3. A week stay accommodation in Buenos Aires in August, week during which the Tango Buenos Aires Dance World Cup takes place. 4. Registration to compete in the Semi-finals of TANGO BUENOS AIRES FESTIVAL & DANCE WORLD CUP 2018. SECOND PLACE - Stage The SECOND PLACE winning couple will receive honorable mentions, and the free registration for the next UK championship on either one or both categories. Important information: In the case a couple wins both official categories it will have apart of the two official titles a longer stay in Buenos Aires up to 3 weeks accommodation and the registration to compete in the Semi-finals of TANGO BUENOS AIRES FESTIVAL & DANCE WORLD CUP 2018 for both categories.
London Champion - Pista Tango 2018 First Prize (For Londoners competing within the main Pista Tango Category) Free annual pass to several milongas and practicasCarablanca - Etnia - The Light (Wed/Sat) - Tango y Nada Mas - Tango Tierra - Negracha - Tango Space - La Divina - Tango Garden - Corrientes - ''Tango-Fever London''. The score for this prize will be that given by the official Championship judges.