Description: Currently working (or previously worked) as a Samba instructor and/or paid performer

*** Please note that there will NOT be an Amateur or Semi-pro division to this event in respect of the art of performing and to ensure there is a standard to the quality of skill/technique level Scoring


Freestyle to live Batucada (1 min slow, 1 min fast)
Participants will be scored across a variety of genres including musicality, expression, power/energy, costume/presentation, technique/difficulty and authenticity, judged by a panel of Rio’s most respected and experienced Samba instructors/artists.


  • Attendance/participation at any the following events in 2017:
  • U.S.A. Rainha do Samba Competition (Phoenix, Arizona)
  • Australasian Samba Queen Competition (Gold Coast, Australia)
  • or submit a video of yourself (max 90 seconds) performing Samba to:



Dates to be announced:
Competition training with Carlinhos Salgueiro (competitors only)

Full Samba Queen Comp + Congress Pass


  • 1 x full day of congress workshops (Date TBC)
  • 1 x preliminary training session with Carlinhos Salgueiro. * Samba workshops (Date TBC)
  • 1 x Samba Queen Competition competitor entry + Carnival party entry ticket

Payment can be made via the following options:

Credit Card (Mastercard/Visa) via Paypal – please send payment in US dollars to:

Direct Deposit or Bank Transfer to Sambaliscious (Australia) – please email for bank details:



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