October 4th-6th, 2024

About Can-Am DanceSport Gala

A world-class ballroom dance competition.

Be part of the excitement of Can-Am Dance Gala

The success of the Can-Am Dance Gala has established this Championship event as one of the premier competitions in North America. A competition elegantly designed to enthuse, motivate and excite students as well as professionals… now in its 20th glorious year.

So it is with great pleasure we invite you to participate in the 20th annual Can-Am Dance Gala, featuring the North American Open Professional, Pro/Am Championships, and Amateur Championships to be held in Toronto at an exciting venue – the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel.

To help you fully enjoy your trip to the Can-Am Dance Gala, we recommend that you come early and experience the fabulous city of Toronto as well as the breathtaking Niagara Falls. In 2016 the “New York Times” rated Toronto 7th in its list of the best 52 places to visit. In 2017, the New York Times has Canada as #1 in its list of “52 Places To Go .” We would be more than happy to help you plan for some exciting and fun-filled early activity.

Our intention to create a prestigious world class event will be enhanced by your participation, whether by competing in the Pro-Am, Amateur or Professional Competitions, or by your presence in the audience.

We would like to thank all those who attended in the past and once again we look forward to your company in 2023 and will endeavor to make the Can-Am DanceSport Gala a memorable experience.

We invite you to Toronto. We invite you to be part of the excitement.

Canadian Open Professional Championships

Professional competition in Latin, Standard, Rhythm, Smooth and Show Dance categories, with significant prize purses

Canadian Open Pro/Am Championships

Wide range of Pro/Am events in many categories with one of North America’s largest prize purses.

Can-Am Open Amateur Championships

Championship amateur events in Latin, Standard, Rhythm and Smooth categories, with prize purses.

Professional, Amateur and Pro/Am events

Syllabus and single-dance events in many skill levels and age categories, as well as exciting special showcases.

A “DanceSport Series” event

A qualifying event for the coveted DanceSport Series competition title, part of Region 7.

World Class Event.
World Class City.

Discover everything Toronto has to offer. From great restaurants to spectacular Niagara Falls, there’s something for everyone to enjoy when you’re not watching these remarkable performers on the dance floor. We can plan special packages that include some of the most popular sights.

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The Winner's Edge

CanAm DanceSport Gala brings you all the opportunities available to enjoy a terrific experience in a high quality setting. Not to mention over $100,000 in cash and awards available. Whether you’re a Pro/Am teacher, student, amateur competitor or someone who loves to watch the best on the floor, this is the event for you.

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