July 28-31, 2016
July 28 - 31, 2016
Join us in Toronto, Canada
on Toronto’s waterfront
the Westin Harbour Castle
Join the excitement at
July 28 - 31, 2016
Join us in Toronto, Canada
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Amateur Events
Professional Events
Pro/Am Events

World class dance competition

Now in its 14th year, Can-Am DanceSport Gala is recognized as one of North America’s top competitions.

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$111,000 prize purse

Can-Am boasts one of the most rewarding prize purses on the continent. More than $111,000 is available to be won!

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Top Judges

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

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Schedule

CanAm DanceSport Gala runs July 28-31, 2016. Join us for another exciting event.
Day 1
28 Jul 2016
Day 2
29 Jul 2016
Day 3
30 Jul 2016
Day 4
31 Jul 2016

Welcome and check-in

Welcome to CanAm DanceSport Gala. We're excited to have you as part of this world-class event. Check-in for competitors.

Doors Open

Doors Open at the Metropolitan Grand Ballroom in the Westin Conference Centre

Session 1

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

Thursday Dinner

Dinner for Package Dinner Ticket Holders

Session 2

  • World Pro-Am DanceSport Series Open Championships – Rhythm
  • Amateur Senior 4 Pre-Championship – Latin
  • Amateur Senior 4 Championship – Latin
  • Pro-Am Open Scholarship Championships – American Rhythm
  • Can-Am Open Pro/Am ShowDance Championship
  • Amateur Multi Dance Events - Rhythm
  • Professional Rising Star Championships – American Rhythm
  • Professional Rising Star Championships – International Standard
  • Amateur Senior 3 Pre-Championship – Latin
  • Amateur Senior 3 Championship – Latin
  • Professional Rising Star Championships – American Smooth
  • Professional Rising Star Championships – International Latin

Buffet Breakfast

Friday Buffet Breakfast in Le Mizzen for Package ticket holders.

Session 3

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

Friday Dinner

Dinner at Le Mizzen for Package Holders

Session 4

  • Amateur Show Dance competition
  • Amateur Senior 4 Pre-Championship – Ballroom
  • Amateur Senior 4 Championship – Ballroom
  • Pro-Am Open Scholarship Championships – Latin
  • Amateur Senior 3 Pre-Championship – Ballroom
  • Pro-Am Open Scholarship Championships – Smooth
  • Amateur Senior 3 Championship – Ballroom
  • Amateur Senior 1 Championship – Ballroom/Latin
  • Can-Am Amateur 16+ Championship – Latin
  • Amateur 35+ Open Championship - Smooth
  • Can-Am Open Amateur Championship – American Smooth
  • Can-Am Open Amateur Championship – International Latin
  • Can-Am Professional ShowDance Championship
  • Can-Am Open Professional Championships - American Rhythm
  • Can-Am Open Professional Championships - International Ballroom

Buffet Breakfast

Saturday buffet breakfast for Package Ticket Holders

Session 5

  • Pro-Am & Student/Student Single-Dance Events (Closed) – Ballroom
  • Pro-Am 3/4 Dance (Closed) Scholarships/World DSS Closed Events – Ballroom
  • Pro-Am & Student/Student Single-Dance Events (Open) – Ballroom
  • Pro-Am 3/4 Dance (Open) Scholarships – Ballroom
  • Amateur Ballroom - Adult/Sen 1/Sen 2 – Beginners to Pre-Champ
  • World Pro-Am DanceSport Series Championships – Ballroom
  • Pro/Am & Amateur Solo Exhibitions
  • Amateur Latin Adult/Sen 1/Sen 2 – Beginners to Pre-Champ
  • Amateur 16+ Gold Bloc 1- Pre-Champ Bloc 1 & 2 - Ballroom/Latin
  • Amateur Youth Gold Bloc 1-Pre-Champ Bloc 1 & 2 – Ballroom/Latin
  • Can-Am Amateur Youth Championship – Ballroom/Latin
  • JNR/JVN Amateur Multi-Dance Events – Pre-Bronze to Pre-Champ – Ballroom/Latin
  • Amateur ShowDance - JVN/JN/Youth

Champagne Cocktail Reception

Champagne Cocktail Reception & Grand Banquet for VIP Package Ticket holders.

Session 6

  • Amateur Senior 2 Championship – Ballroom/Latin Can-Am
  • Juvenile/Junior Championship – Ballroom & Latin
  • Pro-Am Open Scholarship Championships – Ballroom
  • Can-Am Amateur 16+ Championship – Ballroom
  • Amateur 35+ Open Championship - Rhythm
  • Can-Am Open Amateur Championship – Rhythm
  • Can-Am Open Amateur Championship – Ballroom Can-Am Professional
  • Cabaret/Theatre Arts Championship Top Student, Teacher, Studio Awards
  • “Dancing Beyond The Stars” Show
  • Can-Am Special Achievement Award Presentation
  • Can-Am Open Professional Championships - American Smooth
  • Can-Am Open Professional Championships - International Latin

Buffet Breakfast

Sunday Buffet Breakfast for Package ticket holders.

Lectures and Workshops

Lectures and Workshops by leading professionals from our judging panel

Location

Westin Harbour Castle Hotel
1 Harbour Square, Toronto Ontario
+1-416–605-8554info@canam.dance

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Bachata

Due to popular demand we added the bachata. If you have send in your entries and would like to add it, e-mail us at can.am@bellnet.ca
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 Fruit 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)
  • 3 Buffet Breakfasts (Friday through Sunday)
  • Deluxe Buffet Dinners (Thursday and Friday)
  • Champagne Reception (Saturday)
  • Grand Banquet (Saturday)
  • Welcome Champagne Fruit Basket
  • Personalized Participation Award
  • Souvenir Gift
  • Souvenir Program
  • Dance Workshop by our Distinguished Adjudicators
  • Can-Am Concierge Access

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Arrival Friday, Departure Sunday

  • Priority Reserved Seating (4 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

Note: Packages do NOT include hotel rooms, due to provincial legislation that would require us to add room taxes to the package price if rooms were included. You need to book your rooms directly with the hotel at our special group rate. Learn More…

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Overview

Open to the World Can-Am DanceSport Gala returns July 28-31, 2016. A world-class ballroom dance competition in a world-class setting, the Westin Harbour Castle hotel on Toronto’s waterfront, Can-Am features a world-class adjudicating panel and high quality competitive events in Professional, Amateur and Pro/Am categories. $105,000 in prize money available to be won. 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.