Rose City Salsa & Timba Festival 2018 @ Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown Convention Center
Mar 29 – Apr 1 all-day

The 7th edition of Rose City Salsa & Timba Festival contains 3 nights & 2 days of shows & workshops with world famous dancers.

Ready to share the stage with the greatest talent this year?
Get Ready!
Please read all information CAREFULLY as it is imperative for tech rehearsal and starting performances on time.
You are in charge of managing your team(s).
Schedule is open to change at any time.

Tech rehearsal in mandatory. If you or any of your team members do not come to tech rehearsal you may not perform. Thursday night tech rehearsal is for Thursday night performances. Friday night tech rehearsal is for Friday night performances. Saturday night tech rehearsal is for Saturday night performances.

Tech rehearsal begins at 6:00PM Friday & Saturday nights.
Performance spots are limited and pre-approval is REQUIRED.

Each performance song must be on 2 flash drives (1 back-up). Each flash drive must only have 1 track. Each flash drive must contain team name and song. As a performer you are an ambassador of Latin dance. We encourage tasteful routines and costumes.

ALL selected solos, couples and teams need to be available to perform on the date chosen by the RCSTF team. This means if you accept the invitation to perform at the Rose City Salsa and Timba Festival you are agreeing to perform on any of the nights from Thursday – Saturday evening. If special circumstances arise or accommodations are needed e.g. an individual performer is performing on more than one team, the team isn’t able to arrive in Portland until Friday, please notify us as soon as possible by emailing Deblin at

Duration of routines are strictly enforced and must follow the following guidelines:

Teams: 3 Minutes Maximum
Couples: 3 Minutes Maximum
Solos: 2 Minutes Maximum

85% of your routine must be salsa/bachata/rumba/kizomba/zouk. Other dance forms require pre-approval.

Ready to apply?

Please email your initial request for approval by filling out the application form below to
Please include the subject line “RCSF2017 Performer Registration – Group Name”

You must include the following information with your request:
* Team Name
* City, State
* Number of Dancers
* Dance Style(s)
* Director Contact Info
* Team Photo(s)
* Video of most recent performance. Video links can be Youtube and or any other online viewing provider.

Directors will receive one Performers Pass for each four paid performers, up to two Directors Passes.

– You must be able to perform Thursday, Friday or Saturday.
– Teach rehearsal is mandatory.
– Only one payment can be accepted for the entire team.
– Payment must be received by March 15th, 2017.
– All dancer names with photo ID must be provided at registration.
– Performance time guidelines must be followed.
Note: We reserve the right to remove your group from the show lineup if any of these conditions are not met or you do not agree with these terms.

DIRECTORS are responsible for Registering their ENTIRE team(s) at the same time.

ALL PERFORMERS MUST HAVE A PERFORMER’S PASS, no age or any other exceptions. If you are performing, you must wear a performer’s wristband, no exceptions.
Beginners Bootcamp


Excited to dance but need to learn how? Do you know one style of Latin dance and can’t wait to experience others? The Beginners Bootcamp is perfect for you! This series takes place on Saturday, March 31st and includes 5 different workshops all aimed at introducing and establishing the fundamentals of each dance style.
Afterwards, join us for the party! Your Beginners Bootcamp includes full access to the Saturday evening showcase and social dancing until 4AM!
Our Beginner Bootcamp instructors include:
Erick & Catherine from Salsa con Coco: Salsa On1
Malik & Nam: Salsa On2
Carolina & Jamal from Vitalidad Movement Arts Center: Bachata
Rumbanana: Rueda
What are you waiting for?! The Beginners Bootcamp is only $85.00! Get yours today, see you at the Festival!

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