Winners Circle

Can-Am DanceSport Gala has a long and distinguished history as one of North America’s most prestigious DanceSport competitions. Below is a list of previous winners. See the complete list of 2011 results here.

* Denotes “Canadian Open Professional Champions”

Can-Am Open Professional International Latin Champions

2013 Kamil Studenny & Anna Pelypenko, Ontario
2012 Francis Lafreniere & Claudia Primeau, Quebec
2011 Andre Paramonov & Natalie Paramonov, Florida
2003 Jonathan Roberts & Anna Trebunskaya, California*
2002 Alain Doucet & Anik Jolicoeur-Doucet, Quebec*
2001 Edward Apolonov & Olga Komanovskaya, New York*
2000 Louis Van Amstel & Karyna Smirnoff, USA*
1999 Bill Sparks & Kimberly Mitchell, Ohio*
1998 Stephane Champagne & Manon Hurteau, Quebec*
1997–1996 Jean-Marc Genereux & France Mousseau, Quebec*

Can-Am Open Professional International Ballroom Champions

2013 Anton Lebedev & Anna Borshch, Ontario
2012–2011 Marat Gimaev & Alina Basyuk, New York
2003 Danny Quilliam & Lynn Jolicoeur, Quebec*
2002–2001 Alain Doucet & Anik Jolicoeur-Doucet, Quebec*
2000–1998 Jonathan Wilkins & Katusha Demidova, New York*
1997 Alain Doucet & Anik Jolicoeur, Quebec*
1996 Clive Phillips & Karen McDonald, New York*

Can-Am Open Professional American Rhythm Champions

2013 Boris Vdovine & Patricia Estay, Ontario
2011 Peter & Alexandra Perzhu, Florida
2003 Bob Powers & Julia Gorchakova, Arizona*
2002–2000 Gleb Makaraov & Tatiyana Makarov, New Jersey*
1999–1997 Bob Powers & Julia Gorchakova, Arizona*
1996 Robert Guay & Johanne Lemoureux, Quebec*

Can-Am Open Professional American Smooth Champions

2013–2012 Travis & Jaimee Tuft, New Jersey
2011 Peter & Alexandra Perzhu, Florida
2003 Rami Eckhaus & Naama Tabori, Israel*
2002 Gleb Makaraov & Tatiyana Makarov, New Jersey*
2001–2000 Michael Mead & Toni Redpath, California*
1999–1996 Clive Phillips & Karen McDonald, New York*

Can-Am Open Professional Theatrical/Cabaret Champions

2013–2012 Travis & Jaimee Tuft, New Jersey
2011 Egor Shalvarov & Alla Profatilova, Ontario
2003 Taggard Andrews & Michelle Madore, New York
2002 Lucas Jaime & Michelle Lamb, New York
2001–2000 David Howland & Vivienne Ramsey, North Carolina
1999 Lucas Jaime & Marianne Bettinger, New York
1998–1997 Roberto Pagan & Lori Ann Greenhouse, New Jersey

Can-Am Open Professional Show-Routine Champions

2013 Travis & Jaimee Tuft, New Jersey
2012 Francis Lafrenier & Claudia Primeau, Quebec
2011 Andre Paramanov & Natalie Paramanov, Florida
2003 Bob Powers & Julia Gorchakova, Arizona
2002 Taggard Andrews & Michelle Madore, New York
2001–2000 David Howland & Vivienne Ramsey, North Carolina
1999–1998 Clive Phillips & Karen McDonald, New York

Rising Star Professional International Latin

2013 Rafael Piecyk & Betty Attia, Ontario
2011 Danny Arbour & Jessie Mineau, Quebec
2003 Stephane & Isabelle Jacques, Ontario
2002 Roland & Ekaterina Michtchenko, British Columbia
2001 Jonathan Roberts & Anna Trebunskaya, California
2000 Carlos Pabon & Melanie Sandvik, USA
1999 Jean-Martin Perreault & Ana-Paula Vicente, Quebec
1998 Claude Crevier & Kathy McCraw, Quebec
1997 Igor & Polna Pilipenchuk, Maryland

Rising Star Professional International Ballroom

2013 Janis Kukainis & Milda Gecaite, New Jersey
2012 Vladislav Shahov & Inna Ognianova, New York
2011 Paolo & Liene Di Lorenzo, Florida
2003 Vitaliy Logishev & Elisabeth Zukow, Ontario
2002 Krzystok Kulig & Aleksandra Niewinska, Poland
2001 Vadim Mostovoy & Angela Mostovoy, Ontario
2000 Danny Quilliam & Lynn Jolicoeur, Quebec
1999 Massimo Pennati & Silvia Zanardi, Italy
1998 Ben Ermis & Shalene Archer, Tennessee
1997 Igor & Polna Pilipenchuk, Maryland

Rising Star Professional American Rhythm

2013 Egor Shalvarov & Alla Profatilova, Ontario
2011 Aaron DeSoto & Rachel Len, Illinois
2003 Felipe Telona Jr. & Carolina Orlovsky, New Jersey
2002 Martin Dentigny & Patty Contenta, Quebec
2001 Andrey & Anastasia Abrashim, New York
2000 David Medeiros & Anne Marie, Tennessee
1999 Clive Phillips & Karen McDonald, New York
1998 Carlos Lourenco & Sarah Lanager, Ontario
1997 Tony Scheppler & Starlina Collin, New York

Rising Star Professional American Smooth

2013 Christopher & April Muller, Texas
2012 Travis & Jaimee Tuft, New Jersey
2011 Egor Shalvarov & Alla Profatilova, Ontario
2002 Martin Dontigny & Patty Contenta, Quebec
2001 Dale Neale & Ava Kaye, California
2000 Glen Makarov & Tatiyana Makarov, New York
1999 Steven Dougherty & Patricia Dates-O’Brien, New York
1998 Robert Guay & Johanne Lamouneux, Quebec
1997 John & Carol Clark, New Jersey

Can-Am Open Amateur International Latin Champions

2013 Tal Livshitz & Ilana Kesselman, New Jersey
2012–2011 Jean Philippe Milot & Laurence Bolduc, Quebec
2003 Christian Millette & Claudia Primeau Sauve, Quebec
2002 Vaidas Shkimelis & Jurga Pupelyte, Lithuania
2001 Kevin King & Olga Rodionova, Texas
2000 Nicholas Quesnoit & Gemma Girling, England
1999–1996 Martin Lefebvre & Stephanie Pouliot, Quebec

Can-Am Open Amateur International Ballroom Champions

2013–2012 Iaroslav Bieliei & Virginie Primeau, Quebec
2011 Alex Gunnarsson & Virginie Primeau, Quebec
2003 Alexandre Chalkevich & Larissa Kerbel, Ontario
2002 Andrius Ivashauskas & Jurgita Dingelyte, Lithuania
2001 Jean-Francois Messier & Marie Bolduc, Quebec
2000 Mads Abildstrup & Mia Moltke, Denmark
1999 Robert Regnoli & Tania Berto, Italy
1998–1996 Robert Tang & Beverley Cayton-Tang, Ontario

Can-Am Open Amateur American Rhythm Champions

2013–2011 John & Melissa Stevenson, Ontario
2003 Tony Bombini & Lina Perruza, Ontario
2002 Phong Co & Lydia Moreyne, Quebec
2001 Taggard Andrews & Michelle Madore, New York
2000 Robyn Murcar & Melanie Palmquist, Alberta
1999–1996 Nels Peterson & Theresa Kimler, Minnesota

Can-Am Open Amateur American Smooth Champions

2013–2011 John & Melissa Stevenson, Ontario
2003 Tony Bombini & Lina Perruza, Ontario
2001–1999 Gary Stroick & Carol Post-Stroick, Minnesota
1998 Dennis & Karen MLaughlin, Alberta
1997 Gary Stroick & Carol Post-Stroick, Minnesota
1996 Mike & Lucy Slywka, Ohio

Can-Am Junior International Latin Champions

2013 Michael Goldshtein & Julia Zakaneva, Ontario
2012 Max Barron & Celeste Bailey, Ontario
2011 Tony Cooperman & Sabrina Flisfeder, Ontario
2003 Natan Rositsan & Andra Vaidilaite, Ontario
2002 Wesley Cheng & Dasha Papsouev, Ontario
2001 Natan Rositsan & Yana Goldshtein, Ontario
2000 Matus Averbuch & Katya Fadeeva, Ontario
1999 Damian Gorz & Ewelina Rostkowski, Ontario
1998 Damian Zielinski & Ewelina Rostkowski, Ontario

Can-Am Junior International Ballroom Champions

2012 Max Barron & Celeste Bailey, Ontario
2011 Tony Cooperman & Sabrina Flisfeder, Ontario
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2001 Natan Rositsan & Yana Goldshtein, Ontario
2000 Matus Averbuch & Katya Fadeeva, Ontario

Can-Am Amateur Youth International Latin Champions

2013 Richard Lifshitz & Greta Korju, Ontario
2012 Richard Lifshitz & Morgana Lakatos-Hayward, Quebec
2011 Michel Finkelstein & Diana Proskurin, Quebec

Can-Am Amateur Youth International Ballroom Champions

2013 Adam Hathazi & Morgana Lakatos-Hayward, Ontario
2012 Aliaksandr Samosiuk & Rina Brandt, Ontario

Can-Am Amateur Senior I International Ballroom Champions

2013–2012 Horace Hu & Agnes Yuan, Ontario
2011 Laurence Chan & Anna Chan, Ontario
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2000 Dieter Keppeller & Manuella Schraut-Keppeller, Germany
1999 Fabio Pilon & Magdalena Merelli, Italy

Can-Am Amateur Senior I International Latin Champions

2013 Pierre Legault & Lyne Villeneuve, Quebec
2012 Roland & Carol Cyr, New Brunswick
2011 Pierre Legault & Lyne Villeneuve, Quebec

Can-Am Amateur Senior II International Ballroom Champions

2013 Vince & Irina Feingold, New Jersey
2012 Roland Stahl & Francine Poissant, Ontario
2011 George Lindholm & Deborah Wong, British Columbia

Can-Am Amateur Senior III International Ballroom Champions

2013–2012 Vince & Irina Feingold, New Jesrsey

Can-Am Pro/Am Open Scholarships  — American Smooth Champions

2013 — (A) Nathalie Vuong /w Volvick Edouard, Quebec
             (B) Nadia Sicilia /w Christopher Panasuk, Quebec
             © Beverley Moore /w Alain Doucet, Quebec
             (SR) Susan Sordoni /w Vincenzo Minieri, Pennsylvania

2012 — (A) Joanne Smith /w Sharone Levit, Ontario
             (B) Joanne Smith /w Sharone Levit, Ontario
             © Beverley Moore /w Alain Doucet, Quebec
             (SR) Lynda Hamilton /w Ole Burlay, Ontario

2011 — (A) Joanne Smith /w Sharone Levit, Ontario
             (B) Joanne Smith /w Sharone Levit, Ontario
             © Beverley Moore /w Alain Doucet, Quebec

Can-Am Pro/Am Open Scholarships  — International Ballroom Champions

2013 — (A) Carole Simmons /w Serghei Pogonet, Ontario
             (B) Beverley Moore /w Alain Doucet, Quebec
             © Vince Feingold /w Frantsiska Yordanova, New Jersey
             (SR) Shirley Lui /w Serghei Pogonet, Ontario

Can-Am Pro/Am Open Scholarships  — American Rhythm Champions

2013 — (A) Nathalie Vuong /w Volvick Edouard, Quebec
             (B) Nadia Sicilia /w Christopher Panasuk, Quebec
             © Gabriella Calender /w Slava Gorbunov, Ontario
             (SR) Lynda Hamilton /w Ole Burlay, Ontario

Can-Am Pro/Am Open Scholarships  — International Latin Champions

2013 — (A) Sabrina Strasser /w Stanislav Kochergin, Ontario
             (B) Maria Lisa DeGasperis /w Kamil Studenny, Ontario
             © Beverley Moore /w Alain Doucet, Quebec