About competition

On April 26-28 Saint-Petersburg will accomodate traditional and traditionally attractive competition – 15th Governor's Cup! For this year this significant cultural and sports event will be hosted by convenient venue Holiday Inn Moskovskie Vorota, that satisfies highest requirements for such events.

Among many groups this competition features WDSF International Open Adult Standard and Latin, WDSF Adult Open 10 dance and WDSF Open Youth Standard and Latin. Rising Stars groups are also present for age category Adults + Youth.

Please mark these three days – April 26, 27, 28 – in your calendar and be welcome on this marvelous event! Many surprises await ahead!


Russia, Saint-Petersburg, Moskovskii avenue 97a, Holiday Inn «Moskovskie Vorota», http://www.hi-spb.com/
VIP seats
Phone: +7-999-23-23-23-4


Competition will be served by international board of adjudicators from many countries.

Estonia Estonia Belarus Belarus Ukraine Ukraine Israel Israel Russia Russia San Marino San Marino Albania Albania Moldova Moldova Netherlands Netherlands Португалия Португалия Italy Italy Finland Finland Spain Spain Bulgaria Bulgaria Kazakhstan Kazakhstan  


Dear athletes and coaches, you can register for this competition online.

Registration on venue closes 0:30 before the first round. Please check the schedule for more details.


Opening ceremony is schedule on Saturday, 27.04.2018 at 18:00 in the evening gala.

Friday 26.04.2017

  • 09:00 RS Juvenile 2+1 LA, D class
  • 09:30 RS Junior 2+1 LA, B class
  • 10:00 RS Adults+Youth ST
  • 12:00 RS Juvenile 2+1 ST, D class
  • 12:30 RS Junior 2+1 ST, B class
  • 13:00 RS Adults+Youth LA
  • 15:00 RS Juvenile 2+1 ST
  • 15:30 RS Junior 2+1 ST
  • 16:00 WDSF Open 10 dances
  • 18:30 RS Juvenile 2+1 LA
  • 19:00 RS Junior 2+1 LA

Saturday 27.04.2017

  • 09:00 Junior I, E class, 6 dances
  • 09:00 Juvenile II, E class, 6 dances
  • 10:00 Adults + Youth, B class LA
  • 13:00 Junior II B class ST
  • 13:00 WDSF Open Youth Latin (Junior II allowed)
  • 16:00 WDSF International Open Latin
  • 16:30 Juvenile II 8 dances
  • 17:00 All-Russian Junior II (14-15 years) ST
  • 18:00 Start of evening gala
  • 18:00 Junior I ST
  • 19:00 Senior, ST*
  • 20:30 Senior, LA*

Sunday 28.04.2017

  • 09:00 Junior I, D class, 8 dances
  • 09:00 Junior II, D class, 8 dances
  • 10:00 Adults + Youth, B class ST
  • 14:00 Junior II B class LA
  • 14:30 WDSF Open Youth Standard (Junior II allowed)
  • 17:00 WDSF International Open Standard
  • 17:30 All-Russian Junior II (14-15 years) LA
  • 18:00 Start of evening gala
  • 18:30 Juvenile I 6 dances
  • 18:30 Junior I LA

For your convenience, invitation can be downloaded as PDF document.


Dear participants of dancesport competition «Governor's Cup – 2018» 26.04 – 28.04.2018. Competition will be hosted by “Holiday Inn Moskovskie Vorota”****.

“Tour Service Center” offers special accomodation prices in the hotel of event:

  • Single Standard Room – 3800 RUR per night
  • Double Standard Room – 4500 RUR per night

All prices include breakfast. “Standard” rooms can accomodate maximum two persons.

DeLuxe rooms are offered for accomodation of three persons:

  • Single DeLuxe Room – 5000 RUR per night
  • Double DeLuxe Room – 5600 RUR per night

Extra bed (swedish cot) – 1500 RUR per night. All prices include breakfast.

To compare with, normal price for this period: Single Standard Room is 7400 RUR per night + 900 RUR breakfast per person, Single DeLuxe Room: 8700 RUR per night + 900 RUR breakfast per person.

Check-in time is after 14:00, check-out time is before 12:00.

To book an accomodation please provide the following information:

  • Arrival and departure dates;
  • Number and category of rooms;
  • Full names of all guests.

Contact: Irina Uspenskaya, im.uspenskaya@yandex.ru, +7-921-924-72-73

In reply to your application a bill will be sent. Booking is considered guaranteed after receving full payment to “Tour Service Cetner” Ltd.


Hairstyle and makeup

Hairstyle and makeup services will be provided by the following image studios right on the venue:

Image studio IN.Style Nika Style Academia

All inquiries related to booking spots for shops, image studios or other commercials should be sent to dance markting team by e-mail:

Training camp

Training camp will be arranged after competition on April 29–30. Train camp will be organized on Kirishskaya street 2a, DSC Kalininskii
Training camp includes 4–6 group lesson, 2 practices in latin and standard and private lessons. Private lessons are available for booking with the following coaches:

Guest teachers La

  • Alexei Silde (RUS): 29–30.04
  • Karina Kalinicheva (RUS): 29–30.04
  • Vladislav Silde (RUS): 29–30.04
  • Natalia Petrova (ISR): 29–30.04
  • Siscu Perez (ESP): 29–30.04
  • Sergey Belyaev (FIN): 29–30.04
  • Andrea Rizzo (ITA): 29.04
  • Ron Hoorn (NED): 29–30.04

Russian coaches St

  • Lasica Igor
  • Bavinov Timofei
  • Stepochkin Vladimir
  • Bazanov Alexei
  • Doage Vyacheslav
  • Shturkin Vladimir

Guest teachers St

  • Andrei Telnov (RUS): 29.04
  • Eugenii Filipov (RUS): 29–30.04
  • Andrea Rizzo (ITA): 29.04
  • Ron Hoorn (NED): 29–30.04

Russian coaches La

  • Davidenko Eugenii
  • Karpov Kirill
  • Aldaev Anton
  • Polukhina Natalia
  • Sorochinskii Alexander
  • Novikova Elena
  • Silantyev Igor
Please contact us by e-mail sboryvesna2017@mail.ru or by phone +7-921-987-70-55 for participation inquiries or for more information.


Responsible organizer is Executive Comittee of Sport Federation of Dance Sport of Saint-Petersburg.

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