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SF Salsa Congress & World Salsa Challenge 2011 Results

Posted November 22, 2011 by

This year at the 2011 SF Salsa Congress was the debut of the World Salsa Challenge, an international competition for dancers from all over the world. Over a hundred competitors competed in dozens of divisions, ranging from amateur to professional.

Listed below are the winners of the 1st ever World Salsa Challenge at the San Francisco Salsa Congress:

Amateur Couples:
1st – Carlitos & Marilyn
Alex Ivonne Colombian Salsa Champions
Amateur Teams:
1st – Just Couture
2nd – Couture Dance
3rd – Spartan Mambo

Pro-Am Couples:
1st – Andrew Cervantes & Liz Rojas

Professional Rising Stars:
2nd – Alvaro Vela & Jenny Parra
3rd – Eric Miranda & Keesha Roberts

Professional Couples:
1st – Alex Salsita & Ivonne Pulidio (Video)
2nd – Abel Pena & Zulmara Torres (Video)
3rd – David Zepeda & Paulina Posadas (Video)

Professional Teams:
1st – Haute Couture (Video)
2nd – Esfera Latina (Video)
3rd – Grizzy Dance Company (Video)

Open Jack & Jill:
1st – Achuith Bhandarkar & Helen Vazquez

Masters Jack & Jill:
1st – Francisco Vazquez & Diana Sanchez (Video)
2nd – Johnny Vazquez & Andrew Cervantes (Video)
3rd – John Narvaez & Isabel Freiberger (Video)

We’re still missing a few names, so we’ll update this post as we find out more info. If you know of anyone we missed, please tell us in the comments!

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Nov 23, 2011 at 11:58 am

If anyone has video of Just Couture’s performance, we’d love to see it!
Thanks :)



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