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SCTC offers the perfect setting to take your dancing to the next level. Whether you are a die-hard competitor or love the idea of trying out a competition, SCTC offers an unparalleled experience. We invite you to be part of the biggest international competition in the US that attracts dancers from all around the world.

Fair and Balanced Judging

We go the extra mile to ensure that our judging panel upholds the highest standards. An independent competition supervisor, Danilo Maddalena, organizer of the official European tango championship, is hired from Italy to oversee the proceedings. All of our judges are renowned tango maestros that have competition experience. Additionally, many have been world tango champions and or judges.

Categories Catered to Your Level and Experience


With over 10 categories, rest assured that there is an opportunity for you to showcase your competitive spirit. From Tango de Pista, Vals to Milonga, there is truly something for everyone! We strive to keep things dynamic and offer a good challenge to all of our dancers. Did you know, SCTC led the way with the Tango Jack & Jill category? Now it is featured in competitions throughout the US. SCTC is always striving to be future thinking and bring you the best.

Welcoming Vibe

We pride ourselves in cultivating a friendly and inviting experience. You will find a lot of support, and great camaraderie amongst your fellow competitors. SCTC goes the extra mile to ensure that all feel welcomed so that they can be at their best. We recognize that competition is a powerful tool for your tango growth and encourage you to seek feedback from our renowned judges after the competition concludes.

Prizes Unmatched By Any Other Competition

  • Trip to Buenos Aires
  • Cash Prizes
  • Entries to the most exciting tango events around the world
  • Opportunity to teach and perform US & Buenos Aires
  • Dance shoes and apparel
  • Online training courses with highly acclaimed maestros

As we prepare to host SCTC’s 7th edition, it is wonderful to recall that it all began in 2015 as a local event with about 22 couples and only 1 category. Today, we are eagerly anticipating over 200 competitors. At the heart of this very special event, we hope that you will rise to the challenge and jump into this unforgettable experience. The stage is set for a thrilling adventure… one you will never forget!

SCTC 2015

SCTC 2023