2018 Fiesta Salsera Cincinnati Championship

Date Couple 1 Couple 2 Couple 3
Aug. 2 Soriam Carrillo & Kidney Lugo Pedro Del Moral & April Wang Angelica Fierro & Francisco Sanchez
Aug. 9 Laura Mindrum & Scott Hickman Nova Hurt & Montez Watson Ricky Williams & Maggie Gomez
Aug. 16 Sue Cumbers & Ankur Bhattacharya Maria Magdalena Reyna Orozco & Mario Henriquez Michelle McGoogan & David Waiss
Aug. 23 (FINAL)

Rules:

  1. Dancers must register at the Non-profit partner table at least 15 minutes prior to the competition in order to compete. Couples will be assigned a number and given a number to wear.
  2. Amateur dancers only.
  3. No Pros or instructors.
  4. No lifts, tricks, or flips.
  5. Dips are allowed.
  6. No unsportsmanlike conduct or profanity.
  7. No props.
  8. Dance partners in a couple must be the same in both the qualifying and final competitions.

2017 Fiesta Salsera Cincinnati Championship

Date Couple 1 Couple 2 Couple 3
Aug. 3 Marisela & Daniela Jose Treuo & Kelly Rosete Keith Christian & Rachel
Aug. 10 Camila Garcia-Altuve & Jose Carlos Garcia Nick Dalton & Julie DiNuoscio Patrick Nevins & Maria Nevins
Aug. 17 Gabriel Menendez & Alessandra Garcia-Altuve Ken Goland & Kelsey O’Day Daniel Correa & Alycia Marquez
Aug. 24 (FINAL)

 

Weekly Winners for the 2016 Fiesta Salsera Cincinnati Championship

Week Date Couple 1 Couple 2
1 Aug. 4 Darla Waiss & Charic Groman Jenna & Shane Price
2 Aug. 11 Jose Lopez & Sophia Arayo Desiree Drake & Partner
3 Aug. 18 Dwight & Jessica Powell Kirsty Mitchell & Manuel Barbosa
4 Aug. 25 Maria and Patrick Nevins Kelly Rusete & Danny
5 Sept. 1 Erin Smith & Wildredo Marquez Ashley Griffith & Juanita Gable

2015 Fiesta Salsera Cincinnati Judges

  1. Doreen Beatrice – Step-N-Out Dance Studio, (Professional Dancer, twice the winner of “Dancing for the Stars” fundraiser)
  2. Johnny Chu – Owner of KungFood Chu’s AmerAsia Restaurant, (Won with Doreen the 2015 “Dancing for the Stars” in Salsa)
  3. Brian McNamee – Owner Cincinnati Ballroom Company, (Professional Dancer)
  4. Erin Puckett – PNC, (VP – Private Client Group)
  5. Bethany LukerMacy’s, (Manager Diversity Strategies)
  6. Toby Coston – Heidelberg Distributing Co., (President and GM)
  7. Diana BanuelosP&G, (Gain Brand Manager)
  8. Yvette Simpson – Cincinnati City Council Member

Weekly Winners for the 2015 Fiesta Salsera Cincinnati Championship

Week Date Couple 1 Couple 2
1 11-Jun Emma Marie, Danny Alicea Jaileen Ramirez, Partner
2 18-Jun Kelly Armstrong, Jason Armstrong Jose Trevo, Kelly Rosete
3 25-Jun Veronica Sanabria Torres, Lenny Rodriguez Erin Smith, Willi Marquez
4 02-Jul Erin Mauther, Daniell Montes Federico Presinal, Jaritza Rolon
5 09-Jul Kevin Ellerbe, Karehma Simon Francisco Castillo, ‎Nidia Herrera Ospina
6 16-Jul Sharon Soto Reetz, Lorenzo Harris Daniel Rivera, Veronica Sanabria Torres
7 23-Jul Dali Amador, Romel Frometa Kate Yunger, Bradley Vines
8 30-Jul Carissa Abele, Matthew Rivera Angela Bumstead, Aaron Forte