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Dancers from around the world to compete at World Latin Dance Cup this week

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The 4th Annual World Latin Dance Cup is coming to Miami this week. Starting tomorrow, dancers from around the world will gather at the Miami Airport Convention Center to compete in one of the largest salsa competitions in the world.

The competition will take place over five days, with qualifiers being held on Tuesday & Wednesday, semi-finals on Thursday & Friday, and the final round of competition to be held on Saturday, December 14th.

This year will be the fourth year of the World Latin Dance Cup competition which was started by salsa promoter Albert Torres. The competition features competitions in a variety of Latin dance styles including salsa, cha cha cha, rueda, and bachata. This year is expected to be the largest year since the competition began, with over 800 dancers from 45 countries competing in the competition's 32 divisions.

The competition begins Tuesday afternoon, and spectators can register to watch at the event. The semi-final and final rounds of the competition will also be streamed live over Ustream.

Here is a full schedule of the competition (times in Eastern Standard Time):

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - Qualifying Rounds

2pm-5pm - First Round of Qualifiers
7pm-11pm - Second Round of Qualifiers

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - Day 2 of Qualifiers

2pm-5pm - First Round of Qualifiers
7pm-11pm - Second Round of Qualifiers

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - Semi-Final Rounds

2pm-5pm - First Round of Semi-Finals
7pm-11pm - Second Round of Semi-Finals

Friday, December 13, 2013 - Day 2 of Semi-Finals

2pm-5pm - First Round of Semi-Finals
7pm-11pm - Second Round of Semi-Finals

Saturday, December 14, 2013 - Finals

2pm-5pm - First Round of Finals
7pm-11pm - Second Round of Finals

For full coverage of the event, as well as results as they happen, check out Salsa By The Bay.

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