Brazilian Zouk World Championships

Held annually in Phoenix, USA, this international championship has become the mecca for Zouk lovers from all corners of the globe. The Brazilian Zouk World Championships feature workshops, and social dancing events. In addition to the workshops, the competition gathers dancers of all levels, from newcomers to seasoned professionals, who compete in various categories, including couples, teams, Pro/AM and solo performances. It’s a dazzling spectacle that captivates audiences and sets the stage for unforgettable displays of talent, creativity, and artistry. As the Brazilian Zouk World Championships continue to grow in popularity, they are not only shaping the future of Zouk but also elevating the status of this partner dance worldwide. With its fusion of sensuality, creativity, and technical prowess, Zouk is captivating the hearts of dancers and spectators alike, transcending cultural boundaries and embracing diversity. 

Dates: August 15th to 19th, 2024

Participants information document and event schedule

BZWC Instructors:


    • DJ Kakah (Brazil)

      • DJ Fraga (Brazil/USA)

  • DJ FirenZ (Spain)

  • DJ Wicca Mix (Spain)

  •  DJ Melo (Brazil/USA)


  • DJ William Teixeira Diboa (Brazil/Spain)

  • DJ Azukar (Mexico/USA)

Competition Divisions:

Jack and Jills

Novice | Intermediate | Advanced | All Star/Champions

Strictly Zouk

Novice | Intermediate | Advanced (Social dance, Jack and Jill style format, register with a partner)

Choreography – Amateur/Rising Star 

Couple | Pro/Am

Choreography Open Level

Teams (solo and couple teams)

Solo (followers or leader SOLO routine)

Choreography – Professional 

Originals | Showtime

Please read:



For all Jack and Jill Competitors please read the Brazilian Zouk Dance Council Rules, Policies and Guidelines for Competitors

BZWC official partners worldwide

We are proud to become partners of incredible Brazilian Zouk Competition events around the world. These events are the official BZWC Originals and Showtime routine competition qualifiers. 

How does it work?

By entering a Brazilian Zouk professional couple division at any of the events listed bellow, you have the chance to qualify to the BZWC FINALS when placing first. 

BZWC will host preliminaries on Friday, August 18th for all professional competitors who were not able to attend any of the partner events prior. Finals will be held on Saturday, August 19th, 2023. 

All Amateur/Rising Stars competitors are not required to attend the preliminary/qualifiers. 


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