About

The Collegiate Salsa Open is the premiere salsa summit where dancers from colleges, universities, and the broader salsa community come together to celebrate our unique salsa scene through competitions, performances, and all-night social dancing. The CSO is organized by the college dance community for the college dance community.

Details

When: Saturday, April 21st 2018
Where: 2234 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Cost:
$35 - Students
$45 - General Public
$15 - Evening Dancing Only
Prices will go up at the door

Instructors

The Collegiate Sals Open features 5 hours of dance instruction from world class instructors. Meet this year's instructors:
Omar Muñoz
Omar Muñoz
World Salsa Champion
Maria Diaz
Maria Diaz
Colombian Salsa
Eder Ivan
Eder Ivan
Master of Body Movement
Jenny Mee & Peter Araiza
Jenny Mee & Peter Araiza
Salsa Rueda
Grizzly Hidriago
Grizzly Hidriago
World Bachata Champion
Zweli Barton
Zweli Barton
Bachata Fusion
César Güeretty
César Güeretty
Salsa On1
Marissa Rivera & Rinaldo Melo
Marissa Rivera & Rinaldo Melo
Zouk

Performances & Competition

Collegiate Salsa Open performance

If your team wishes to perform or compete at the 2018 Colletiate Salsa Open, please register your team through the 2018 CSO Registration Form. Deadline for team registrations is Monday, April 16th 2018. All dancers must purchase an event pass to perform. Only college dance teams will be accepted to perform at the Collegiate Salsa Open.

Collegiate Salsa Open Championships

If your team wishes to compete at CSO please register your team and familiarize yourself with the competition rules. Only fulltime & halftime college students are allowed to compete in the competition; student verification forms will be required.

Trophies and prizes will be provided to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners:

1st place - $1000
2nd place - $500
3rd place - $250

Schedule

Event Schedule:
11am - 12pm
Registration
12pm - 5pm
Dance workshops
7:30pm
Doors open for dancing
8:30pm
Dance performances
9:30pm
Collegiate salsa competition
Social dancing until 3am!!


Workshop Schedule:
12:00pm:
César Güeretty
Salsa On1
1:00pm:
Eder Ivan
Salsa Footwork
2:00pm:
Peter & Jenny
Salsa Rueda
2:00pm:
Zweli Barton
Bachata Footwork
3:00pm:
Marissa & Rinaldo
Zouk
3:00pm:
Grizzly Hidriago
Bachata
4:00pm:
Omar Muñoz
Salsa Footwork On2
4:00pm:
Maria Diaz
Colombian Salsa

Join us for the 4th Annual Collegiate Salsa Open! Get your tickets today!