The Olympiads of Kizomba is an international kizomba competition that is based on 100% improvisation. The competitors compete to earn a bronze, silver, or gold medal in the following 4 kizomba style categories: sensual, urban, authentic, and tarraxa.
The competition is open to ALL (instructors, performers, enthusiasts, students, etc.) in North America. (*No European couples allowed.) Same gendered couples are also open to participate in the competition. The competition is open to a maximum of 15 couples.
The entry fee to compete is $200 PER COUPLE.
Our judges panel for the 1st Olympiads of Kizomba North American competition will include:
Marc Brewer - USA
Eric Fitzgerald of KizombaEfx- USA
Karla Villarreal of Mechikana- USA
Marietta Villalobos of Kizomba Uwa - USA
Aaron Gallegos of Kizomba Uwa - USA
Regis & Jessica - Paris, France
Laurent Yishu - Paris, France
Check out this FAQ video I did with Laurent answering some FAQs, explaining the point system, and the overall process of the competition from here in the US to the process in Paris.
It is not mandatory to compete in the competition to be a part of the Olympiads weekend. The weekend will consist of:
The entire Olympiads of Kizomba weekend will be taking place all in one venue! The Inspired Movement Dance Studio!