What do the letters CIAD stand for?

CIAD stands for “Confederación Interamericana y Mundial de Profesionales de Danza” which translates to “World Confederation of Dance Professionals” and is an organisation belonging to an international network of professional dance unions, spear headed by Professor Rodolfo Edgardo Solmoirago.

Why is there sometimes more than one gold winner per category?

Dancers will be judged on the style of dance within the category.  This means that there may be more than one winner per category, as there may be several styles per category (e.g. Hip Hop, Ballet, Modern Dance, Drum Solo, Baladi, etc.).