Competitions are free of charge for people who registered for a Pass.

For people without any Pass who would like to join the competitions, on Friday evening you will need to buy a Competition pass including:

  • Friday and Saturday Parties
  • 1 or 2 competitions registrations

Types of available competitions :

  • BOTP Classic Balboa Championship (Amateur and Open) : couple registrations
  • BOTP Mix & Match (Amateur and Open) : individual registration (without partner)


You can sign up only for one division for each type of competition.

  • Mix&Match : Amateur or Open
  • Strictly Classic : Amateur or Open.

In both types you will need to improvise on recorded musics or live musics for finals.

Only amateurs can register for Amateur BOTP CBC or Mix & Match. Everyone can register for Open (or Pro) BOTP CBC or Mix & Match.

To be consider as Amateur during BOTP competitions, you must comply with the following conditions :

  • Your salary from your Balboa class (or any other form of swing dance) must not represent more than 50% of your incomes.

  • You must not have been qualified in the final in another Balboa international competition the last 2 years.


Note that the final decision to allow someone to register as an amateur remains at the discretion of the BOTP Competition Committee. In case of modification of your registration, you will be warned before the competitions.

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  • Preliminary rounds and final for Amateur Strictly will be on Friday night
  • Preliminary rounds for Mix&Match Amateur and Open and Strictly Open will be on Saturday afternoon and finals in the early on the evening
  • The results will be announced during the Saturday party

Check the details on the schedule.