1st Annual Patron’s Hacienda Bachata Open & Midwest Bachata Open Qualifier

Everyone is welcome to join us for the first ever Patron's Hacienda Bachata Open Competition and Qualifier for the Midwest Bachata Open.

Process is as follows:

  • 1. There will be a 4-week qualifier (10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27) where 2 couples will advance to the final round on (11/3).
  • 2. No choreography is needed for the qualifying rounds. The Dj will select a Sensual and a Traditional Bachata Song that the contestants must free style to.
  • 3. The Audience Applause will determine the two couples advancing to Final on (11/3)
  • 4. On the day of the Final, there will be 8 couples max to compete from each of the 4 qualifying weeks.
  • 5. The FINAL will be judged by a panel of Judges and will be broken down into 2 portions:
    a. Free Style Round (Dancing to a Sensual and Traditional Bachata Song)
    b. Choreography Round (2 minute max routine)
  • 6. After the Free Style Round, 4 couples will be eliminated, leaving only 4 couples to advanced to Choreography Round
  • 7. The Judges will combine all scores from both Free Style to determine the winner.

Rules:

  • 1. Because it is an Open Competition, everyone is invited to compete including Amateurs, Pro-Am and Professional dancers.
  • 2. All contestants must be 21 years of age or older!
  • 3. For Qualifying rounds, contestants must be at Patrons by 10 pm to register. Competition will begin at 11pm
  • 4. For Choreography portion of Final Competition, up to 2 songs are allowed to be mixed. Only Bachata Songs are allowed to be used for mix of choreography.
  • 5. For FINAL, music must be turned by 9 pm in form of CD or USB.
  • 6. The contestants are allowed a maximum of 2 lifts/tricks, however starting pose with lift is considered a trick.
  • 7. Couples that advanced to FINAL, must compete with the partner they qualified with, or must re-qualify with new parter.

Weekly Prizes:

1st place:

  • Advancement to the Finals on November 3rd
  • Gift Basket from Tequila Patron
  • $50 Cash

2nd place:

  • Advancement to the Finals on November 3rd

Grand Prizes:

1st place:

  • Pair of GFranco Dance shoes
  • Full Pass to the Chicago International Salsa Congress
  • Paid Hotel at venue of CISC
  • Automatic pass to the finals of the Midwest Bachata Open with a chance to win Full Expense paid trip to Oaxaca Salsa Bachata Festival
  • Gift Basket from Tequila Patron
  • Gift Basket from Distinct Bath & Soap
  • 2 Event Tickets from Dos Equis
  • $500 Cash

2nd place:

  • Weekend Pass to the Chicago International Salsa Congress
  • Automatic pass to the finals of the Midwest Bachata Open with a chance to win Full Expense paid trip to Oaxaca Salsa Bachata Festival
  • $300 Cash

3rd place:

  • 4 Night pass to the Chicago International Salsa Congress
  • $100 Cash

Sponsors

 
 

Patron’s Margarita $8.00

Patrón’s Signature 16 oz. margarita is made with 2 oz. of El Jimador Silver Tequila, Mexico’s #1 selling tequila, and Cointreau Triple Sec. We offer it on the rocks, or if you prefer, it can be made frozen. You may ask for it with or without salt on the rim.

Passion Fruit Patron’s Margarita $8.00

Patrón’s Signature 16 oz. margarita is made with 2 oz. of El Jimador Silver Tequila, Mexico’s #1 selling tequila, and Cointreau Triple Sec. We offer it on the rocks, or if you prefer, it can be made frozen. You may ask for it with or without salt on the rim. Also, try our flavored margaritas.

FLAVORS: Mango, Strawberry, Peach, Wildberry, Guava, Raspberry, Passion Fruit.

Best Bar to Watch Boxing and UFC in Chicago

Patron’s Hacienda is the Best Sports Bar to Watch Boxing and UFC Fights

Patron’s Hacienda & Sports Cantina in the heart of the river north neighborhood of Chicago is the best bar to watch championship boxing, UFC, and MMA fights in the city. With eighteen 55 in Plasma TVs this Mexican sports bar is the place to be on Fight Night!   It’s right in the heart of the River North neighborhood at 316 West Erie Street, one of the most happening and growing locations in the city of Chicago.  It’s really in a league of it’s own when it comes to sports bars in Chicago.  Patron’s Hacienda serves 56 different types of Tequila; you can order Tequila shots, Tequila flights (4 half shots of Tequila to sample, Tequila by the bottle, or enjoy one of our signature margaritas. You can also enjoy some of the best authentic Mexican cuisine while watching the fights. From carne asada to nachos, to tacos, to enchiladas, to a great mole Patron’s has it all.

Not Just Fights Watch all Your Favorite Sporting Events at Patron’s Hacienda

In terms of sports, join us this fall to watch the Bears and the Bulls on our eighteen 55 inch tvs. Patron’s Hacienda is open 7 days a week for dinner starting at 5 pm and is open until 2 am every night except Saturday when we are open until 3 am. Our great Mexican food is served late and on Friday and Saturday nights after the sporting events our DJ’s spin the latest HipHop, Top40, Bachata, Merengue & More.

 

Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor On Saturday August 26th 2017

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Gennady Golovkin vs Saul Canelo Alvarez  On Saturday September 16th 2017

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Sports Bar & Cantina

The newest cantina in Chicago is much more than a bar or pub. Patron’s Hacienda is the best sports bar in the River North neighborhood and has something for everyone delicious margaritas made with freshly squeezed lime juice, fresh fruit, and nectars, to well over 30 imported and domestic beers, and 56 varieties of tequila on the menu.

Come on in and watch your favorite Chicago Sports Team on one of our 18 fifty-five inch plasma TVs.