July 19-22, 2018
July 19-22, 2018
Join us in Toronto, Canada
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Toronto in July
July 19-22, 2018
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World class dance competition

Now in its 16th year, Can-Am DanceSport Gala is recognized as one of North America’s top competitions.

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$120,000 prize purse

Can-Am boasts one of the most rewarding prize purses on the continent. More than $120,000 in cash and awards!

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We seek out the most experienced and respected adjudicators from around the world for results that matter.

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2018 Results after the Event

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Schedule

CanAm DanceSport Gala runs July 19-22, 2018
Day 1
19 Jul 2018
Day 2
20 Jul 2018
Day 3
21 Jul 2018
Day 4
22 Jul 2018

Welcome and check-in

Welcome to Can-Am DanceSport Gala

Doors Open

Doors Open - The Frontenac Ballroom - (Westin Conference Centre)

Session 1

  • Pro-Am & Student/Student Single-Dance Events (Closed) – Rhythm
  • Pro-Am 3/4 Dance (Closed) Scholarships – Rhythm
  • Pro-Am & Student/Student Single-Dance Events (Open) – Rhythm
  • Pro-Am 3/4 Dance (Open) Championships – Rhythm

Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception - VIP Package Holders only

Thursday Dinner

Buffet Dinner - Ticket Holders only

Session 2

  • World Pro-Am DanceSport Series Open Championships – Rhythm
  • Amateur Senior 2 & 3 Championships – Ballroom
  • Pro-Am Open Scholarship Championships – Rhythm
  • Can-Am Open Pro/Am ShowDance Championship
  • Amateur Multi Dance Events – Rhythm / Novice to Gold
  • Can-Am Junior/Youth Championships – Rhythm
  • Formation Teams (Adult)
  • Amateur 16+ Championship – Ballroom
  • Pro-Am 9-Dance Scholarship Championship – Rhythm
  • Professional Rising Star Championships – Rhythm
  • Professional Rising Star Championships – Ballroom
  • Professional Rising Star Championships – Smooth
  • Professional Rising Star Championships – Latin

Friday Breakfast

Buffet Breakfast

Session 3

  • Pro-Am & Student/Student Single-Dance Events (Closed) – Smooth
  • Pro-Am 3/4 Dance (Closed) Scholarships – Smooth
  • Pro-Am & Student/Student Single-Dance Events (Open) – Smooth
  • Pro-Am 3/4 Dance (Open) Championships – Smooth
  • World Pro-Am DanceSport Series Championships – Smooth
  • Pro-Am & Student/Student Single-Dance Events (Closed) – Latin
  • Pro-Am 3/4 Dance (Closed) Scholarships – Latin
  • Pro-Am & Student/Student Single-Dance Events (Open) – Latin
  • Pro-Am 3/4 Dance (Open) Championships - Latin
  • Amateur Multi Dance Events/Smooth – Novice to Gold
  • World Pro-Am DanceSport Series Championships – Latin

Friday Dinner

Buffet Dinner -Ticket Holders only

Session 4

  • Amateur /ADLT /YTH Show Dance Championship
  • Amateur 35+ Open /Junior /Youth Championships – Smooth
  • Pro-Am Open Scholarship Championships – Latin
  • Pro-Am 10-Dance Scholarship Championship – Latin
  • Amateur Senior 1,2,3,4 Championships – Latin
  • Pro-Am 9-Dance Scholarship Championship – Smooth
  • Pro-Am Open Scholarship Championships – Smooth
  • Can-Am Amateur 16+ Championship – Latin
  • Can-Am Open/Adult Amateur Championship – Smooth
  • Can-Am Open/ Adult Amateur Championship – Latin
  • Can-Am Professional ShowDance Championship
  • Can-Am Open Professional Championships – Rhythm
  • Can-Am Open Professional Championships – Ballroom

Saturday Breakfast

Buffet Breakfast

Session 5

  • Pro/Am & Student/Student Single-Dance Events (Closed) – Ballroom
  • Pro/Am 3/4 Dance (Closed) Scholarships – Ballroom
  • Pro/Am & Student/Student Single-Dance Events (Open) – Ballroom
  • Pro/Am 3/4 Dance (Open) Championships – Ballroom
  • Pro/Am & Amateur Solo Exhibitions – Smooth & Latin
  • Amateur Ballroom Adult/Sen 1,2,3,4 – Beginners to Pre-Champ
  • Am/Am (Mixed Amateur) – Ballroom
  • World Pro/Am DanceSport Series Championships – Ballroom
  • Pro/Am & Amateur Solo Exhibitions – Ballroom/Rhythm/Theatrical/SHCS
  • Pro/Am & Amateur Single-Dance/Specialty Dances/Country & Western
  • Amateur Latin – Adult/Sen 1,2,3,4 – Beginners to Pre-Champ
  • Am/Am (Mixed Amateur) – Latin

Champagne Cocktail Reception

Champagne Cocktail Reception & Grand Banquet – ticket holders only

Session 6

  • Amateur Senior 1 & 4 Championships – Ballroom
  • Can-Am JVN (11 & -) / JNR (12-15) Championships – Ballroom/Latin
  • Pro-Am Open Scholarship Championships – Ballroom
  • Can-Am Amateur Under 21 Championship – Ballroom
  • Pro/Am 10-Dance Scholarship Championship - Ballroom
  • Amateur 35+ Open Championship - Rhythm
  • Can-Am Open Amateur Championship – Rhythm
  • Can-Am Open/Adult Amateur Championship – Ballroom
  • Can-Am Professional Cabaret/Theatre Arts Championship
  • “Dancing Beyond The Stars” Show
  • Can-Am Special Achievement Award Presentation
  • Can-Am Open Professional Championships – Smooth
  • Can-Am Open Professional Championships – Latin

Sunday Breakfast

Buffet Breakfast

Session 7

10:30 - 12:30 Lectures/Workshops - by Leading Professionals from our Judging Panel   12:30 - 17:00
  • JNR/JVN Multi Dance Events – Pre Bronze to Pre-Champ – Ballroom
  • JNR I/JVN I Open Championships – Ballroom
  • Youth Multi-Dance Events – Pre-Bronze to Pre-Champ – Ballroom
  • Can-Am Amateur Youth Open Championship – Ballroom
  • Solo (without partner) Single Dance – Newcomer to Open, All Ages – Ballroom/Latin
  • JNR/JVN Multi Dance Events – Pre Bronze to Pre-Champ – Latin
  • JNR I/JVN I Open Championships – Latin
  • Youth Multi-Dance Events – Pre-Bronze to Pre-Champ – Latin
  • Can-Am Amateur Youth Open Championship – Latin
  • JVN/JNR Showcase/Cabaret
  • JNR/JVN/Youth - Formation Teams
  • Can-Am Amateur Under 21 Championship - Latin

Location

 
Westin Harbour Castle, 1 Harbour Square, Toronto, ON, M5J 1A6
Hotel: 1 (416) 869-1600  Reservations: +1 888 627-8559

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Packages available

VIP PLUS Package
Free

Arrival Wednesday, Departure Sunday
Includes a Dinner Cruise around Toronto Islands on Wednesday evening.

Along with the VIP Package, you get:

  • Dinner Cruise (Wednesday)
  • VIP Reserved Seating (All Sessions)
  • 4 Buffet Breakfasts (Thursday through Sunday)
  • Deluxe Buffet Dinner (Thursday and Friday)
  • Champagne Reception (Saturday)
  • Grand Banquet (Saturday)
  • After Party with Pros & Judges (Saturday)
  • Welcome Champagne Basket
  • Personalized Participation Award
  • Souvenir Gift & Program
  • Dance Workshop by our Distinguished Adjudicators
  • Can-Am Concierge Access

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VIP Package
Free

Arrival Thursday, Departure Sunday

  • VIP Reserved Seating (All Sessions)
  • Welcome Reception (Thursday)
  • 3 Buffet Breakfasts (Friday through Sunday)
  • Deluxe Buffet Dinners (Thursday and Friday)
  • Champagne Reception (Saturday)
  • Grand Banquet (Saturday)
  • Welcome Champagne Basket
  • Personalized Participation Award
  • Souvenir Gift
  • Souvenir Program
  • Dance Workshop by our Distinguished Adjudicators
  • Can-Am Concierge Access

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Free

Arrival Friday, Departure Sunday

  • Priority Reserved Seating (5 Sessions)
  • 2 Buffet Breakfasts (Saturday/Sunday)
  • Deluxe Buffet Dinner (Friday)
  • Champagne Reception (Saturday)
  • Grand Banquet (Saturday)
  • Personalized Participation Award
  • Souvenir Gift
  • Souvenir Program
  • Dance Workshop by our Distinguished Adjudicators

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Overview

Open to the World Can-Am DanceSport Gala returns July 19-22, 2018. With a 16-year legacy, this world-class ballroom dance competition is in an exciting setting, the Westin Harbour Castle at Toronto’s beautiful water front. Can-Am features a world-class adjudicating panel and high quality competitive events in Professional, Amateur and Pro/Am categories. $120,000 in cash and awards. All prize money in Canadian Funds. Recognized by Canadian DanceSport Federation (CDF). Sanctioned by NDCC, member of WDC.

Partners

Our partners are an integral part of bringing you an event of this calibre. Please thank them with your support.