ATUSA” (Argentine Tango USA) Official USA Tango Championship & Festival is a magnificent national double tango event which includes a Tango Festival (with workshops, milongas, master shows and live music) and the Official USA Argentine Tango Championship.

ATUSA – organized, directed and produced by tango master Andrea Monti since its foundation in 2011 – is the ONLY sanctioned OFFICIAL PRELIMINARY in THE UNITED STATES of TANGO BUENOS AIRES FESTIVAL & DANCE WORLD CUP (the “MUNDIAL de TANGO” , – organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Government of the City Of Buenos Aires, the highest authority for Argentine Tango).


ATUSA represents TANGO BUENOS AIRES FESTIVAL & DANCE WORLD CUP in the US, offering all competing couples the opportunity to shine in high level competition in front of an Official Jury Panel* formed by professionals of international renown and vast experience approved by the Tango BA Dance World Cup and the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires.

The Championship includes 7 categories: Tango De Pista (official), Stage tango (official), Milonga, Vals, Salon Senior, “So you think you can Tango?”and Stage Group.
Couples competing in official Tango de Pista and in the Stage Tango categories will have the possibility to win the official champion titles and will represent the US directly at the SEMIFINAL ROUNDS of the Tango Buenos Aires Dance World Cup in August.

No other competition, championship or festival in the USA other than ATUSA is official, validated and ruled by the two highest official bodies in the world: Tango Buenos Aires Festival and Dance World Cup and the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires.


The Tango Festival includes 32 tango dance workshops and 3 special workshops (e.g.DJ, Folklore, Stage Tango, etc.) to complete the class program. The Festival also offers 4 evening milongas, 2 spectacular master shows, and the best recorded music played by specialized guest tango DJs, so that tangueros can enjoy dancing all night long each of the evenings.

You can be a festival participant, a competitor, a spectator, a social dancer, or a sponsor at unique at unique Tango event.

ATUSA 2023 will take place in San Jose on April 6-9.

Participate to support the Official USA Tango Championship and be part of tango history!

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