Welcome to OC Salsa Masters of The Dance Floor Competition Series. $12,000 in Cash prizes!
No partner needed
No Pre Registration needed
No Costumes required
Social dancing Only
The total of $12,000 will be distributed in competitions happening twice a month at OC salsa in Costa Mesa and Buena Park. These competitions are happening the 1st Friday and 3rd Wednesday of Every Month in 20019.
3/1 SALSA @ OC Salsa Costa Mesa
3/20 BACHATA @ Golden Rose (ex Riviera) in Buena Park
4/5 SALSA SOLO BATTLE (men/female) @ OC Salsa Costa Mesa
4/17 ALL LATIN DANCE STYLES @ Golden Rose (ex Riviera) in Buena Park
5/3 BACHATA @ OC Salsa Costa Mesa
5/15 SALSA @ Golden Rose (ex Riviera) in Buena Park
6/7 ALL LATIN DANCE STYLES @ OC Salsa Costa Mesa
6/19 SALSA SOLO BATTLE (men/female) @ Golden Rose (ex Riviera) in Buena Park
1ST PLACE WINNER $350, 2ND PLACE $100, 3RD PLACE $50. There will be a total of 24 of these competitions.
To compete you need to register at 8:30pm the day of the competition) in person and it”s first come, first serve (limited spots). Once we have the max total of contestants, registration will close. There is no fee to register, just pay the party cover fee ($10).
For Salsa, Bachata and All Styles Latin Dance (where a random style of dance gets picked for you: salsa, Bachata, merengue, cumbia, cha cha…maybe reggeaton, quebradita? who knows, just for fun) this is how the format will be
There will be 2 rounds. First round (semi final) will move 6 couples to the next final round decided by audience response (applauses). Once on the finals, winner will be determined by judge panel of professional dancers.
This is to crown the best social dancer, randomly partnered dancing to DJ Music selection. This competition is open to all levels. A jack and jill competition. May the best dancer became Master of the Dance Floor!
Dancers will have their name placed in a hat (one for leads, one for follows), then they will randomly be partnered up to whomever they got selected to dance. All dancers then will dance together 2 songs for the Semi Final Round. After the 2 songs are danced, audience will decide by applauses who their top 6 couples will move to the finals, happening right after.
For the finals, dancers will be randomly draw names to switch partners again (fun!) to have a different partner and test their social dance skills.
After that one couple at a time will be dancing to an upbeat salsa song where they will be judged by pro dancers.
Finals will be judged in this criteria:
Timing, Technique, Musicality, Audience response, Dance Partner Connection and Improvisation.
For the SALSA SOLO competition, dancers will battle each other in a Dance Off Style competition. FULL Details coming soon!
Be on time to register at 8:30pm, once spaces fill up, registration closes. The purpose of the competition is to have a fun, promote camaraderie among dancers in Orange County while challenging dancers to improve their dance skills and reward them for it. . Open to all level salsa dancers.
There will be open dancing after the competitions. TELL YOUR FRIENDS!
Bachata classes beginner and intermediate level 7:30pm, salsa at 8:30pm. dancing and competition 9:30pm-1am
address for Friday Competitions is 2980 Mcclintock way, Costa Mesa, For Wednesday Competition is at Golden Rose (ex Riviera) 7115 Beach Blvd, Buena Park
Super fun and friendly. No attitude or egos welcomed. This really was designed to create a more open and fun dance Salsa/ Bachata dance scene in Orange County.
Questions? send me a message I ll be happy to answer. thank you!
OC Salsa Owner