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Welcome to the New Zealand Salsa Championships, brought to you by the New Zealand Salsa Dance Associates.

The Championship is a non-profit event with the purpose to run a sturctured competition acknowledging and rewarding dancers, instructors and schools in New Zealand for their effort, commitment and passion for Salsa dancing. This competition is first and foremost an amateur dance competition, professional dancers may participate in selcted categories only. 

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Competitor Registration

The competition features 13 categories to give Salsa dancers an opportunity to become a New Zealand Salsa Champion!
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Find affordable and comfortable accommodation nearby the competition venue. Click below to find a list of options to suit your budget and needs.
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See New Zealand's top Salsa dancers battle it out on the dancefloor to compete for the title of NZ Salsa Champions. Different ticket options available, Prepay and save $$!

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2013 Judges Panel

The NZSDA is commited to bringing you the most knowledgeable, neutral and experienced judging panel. The judges for 2013 have been carefully selected for their professionalism, qualifications, areas of expertise and contribution to the New Zealand Salsa and Latin dance scene.

  Debby_100pxDebby Smits (Head judge)

From Brisbane, Debby is a trained and certified judge, as per standard for the World Salsa Open, Australian Salsa Classic and the QLD State Salsa Titles.
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  Ellicia-portrait 100pxEllicia McDonald

2013 Bachata World Champion, 2x Australian Salsa Open and Australian Salsa and Bachata representative to the World, Ellicia has is a classical trained dancer with more than 20 years of dance experience behind her.
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  Mitch-portrait 100pxMitch Bilic

2013 Bachata World Champion, 2x Australian Salsa Open and Australian Salsa and Bachata representative to the World, Mitch is a senior instructor at Latin Dance Austrlia together with dance partner Ellicia.
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  Greydis portrait 100pxGreydis Liranza

Greydis is New Zealand's Cuban salsa ambassador. With over 20 years of stage experience, including principal dancer of the dance musical Lady Salsa, she brings a wealth of technical and performance knowledge to the judging panel.
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  Jonny-portrait 100pxJonny Williams

Became a household name after performing 4 seasons Dancing With The Stars. Multiple Dance Sport Champion and qualified adjudicator who brings a wealth of technical and performance experience. Director of the successful Lime Light Studios.
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  Vivio-portrait 100pxIsbert Vivio Ramos

Founder and director of The Cuban Groove, Vivio was trained at the prestigious and highly competitive National School of Arts ‘ENA’ in Havana, Cuba. Vivio was part of the musical Lady Salsa and toured the World as pricipal dancer which eventually landed him in NZ.
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Check list for all competitiors, don't forget...

We know it can get very stressful when preparing for a competition. Sometimes we forget things or simply don't think about what we need on the day, or what could be useful in case of any accidents or wardrobe malfunctions. To help you, we have put together a check list to make sure you are covered for that important day!

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Important News!

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Collaborating Studios

The New Zealand Salsa Championships is brougth to you by the NZSDA - a collaboration of dance studios coming together to award committed and passionate salsa and street Latin dancers, instructors and schools throughout New Zealand.

Collaborating Studios

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Which is your favorite category for 2013?

Improvers - 20%
Intermediate - 0%
Advanced - 0%
Salsa Teams - 13.3%
Salsa Shines Teams - 13.3%
Latin Showcase Teams - 6.7%
Latin Showcase Shines Teams - 0%
Salsa Pro/Am - 0%
Salsa Amateurs - 0%
Salsa Professionals - 0%
Latin Open - 13.3%
Salsa Solo Female - 20%
Salsa Solo Male - 0%
Ms Salsa - 13.3%
Mr Salsa - 0%

Total votes: 15
The voting for this poll has ended on: 30 Nov 2013 - 00:00
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