60th Colorado State Festival

News & Items of Interest

New England hosts the National Square Dance Convention® for the Fi rst Time (Aug E-Sqs Mag)
Aug 22, 2014  New England hosts the National Square Dance Convention® for the Fi rst Time (Aug E-Sqs Mag) -  In this and coming issues of the National Squares Online, you will be introduced to all the Springfield, Massachussets has to offer...
THIS WEEK..SHORT AND SWEET (Aug 19)
Aug 20, 2014  THIS WEEK..SHORT AND SWEET (Aug 19) -  This is a short and sweet reminder of dances this weekend...
The Problem with Square Dancing Today
Aug 18, 2014  The Problem with Square Dancing Today -  Suggestion for making square dancing 'Cool'...
Treasure Your New Dancers!
Aug 18, 2014  Treasure Your New Dancers! -  What's most important to the future of modern American square dancing?...
2015 Festival: Westcliffe
Aug 15, 2014  2015 Festival: Westcliffe -  Hi Country Weekend in Westcliffe found Michael, Nancy, Andrith and Scott of the ’15 team having some laughs with an array of sawhorses! ...
THIS WEEK in the NEC and Beyond! (Aug 10)
Aug 10, 2014  THIS WEEK in the NEC and Beyond! (Aug 10) -  Let's all go out and support LaVern...
Share Your Enthusiasm for Square and Round Dancing
Aug 04, 2014  Share Your Enthusiasm for Square and Round Dancing -  Send me pictures and/or videos...
THIS WEEK in the NEC and Beyond! (Aug 3)
Aug 03, 2014  THIS WEEK in the NEC and Beyond! (Aug 3) -  Wow!  What fun we have had at the Hi Country Weekend in 'Westcliffe...
THIS WEEK in the NEC and Beyond! (Jul 27)
Jul 27, 2014  THIS WEEK in the NEC and Beyond! (Jul 27) -  July is going to out with a bang, while August will come in with a roar! ...
2015 Festival Whirlwind Ten-Day Promotional Tour
Jul 26, 2014  2015 Festival Whirlwind Ten-Day Promotional Tour -  Square 'em UP!
A special day for so many people! Dancing on Coors Field
Jul 14, 2014  A special day for so many people! Dancing on Coors Field -  This year's dancing on Coors field was enjoyed by over 20 clubs.... plus several special children and their families ..
Coors Field Demo: Jim & Judy's Photo Album
Jul 14, 2014  Coors Field Demo: Jim & Judy's Photo Album -  Marcia Sends a SINCERE THANKS to EVERYONE who participated and made this a GREAT success!...
Putting
Jun 29, 2014  Putting "Dance" Back Into Square Dancing (Video) -  This is precision movement to great music! ...
PONDEROSA PROMENADERS ARE MOVING!
Jun 26, 2014  PONDEROSA PROMENADERS ARE MOVING! -  Yes, Ponderosa Promenader's are moving!
Thousands Of Square Dancers Converge On Little Rock For Annual Convention
Jun 26, 2014  Thousands Of Square Dancers Converge On Little Rock For Annual Convention -  Nearly 4,000 square dancers and participants are converging on Little Rock for the 63rd National Square Dance Convention. Some are traveling from 
Jim & Judy photo album: Best of Festival
Jun 22, 2014  Jim & Judy photo album: Best of Festival -  Here are snapshots of the Colo. State Square Dance Assn. Meetings...
A fun look at a bit of the square dance world from a few generations ago.  (Video)
Jun 16, 2014  A fun look at a bit of the square dance world from a few generations ago. (Video) -  10th national square best dance convention, detroit broadcast 2 hd
59th Colorado Square Dance Festival A Big Success!
Jun 15, 2014  59th Colorado Square Dance Festival A Big Success! -  What an awesome weekend!  Click to read more...
This is Modern Pattern Dancing! (Updated Video)
May 26, 2014  This is Modern Pattern Dancing! (Updated Video) -  This is Modern Pattern Dancing! (Updated Video)
You can create diplomas for Graduation On-Line
May 25, 2014  You can create diplomas for Graduation On-Line -  Thanks to Freienshdip Squares ...

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23Aug
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Vallecito RV Resort Square and Round Dancing (Saturday Night Square Dancing Featuring Callers Throughout the Summer), Sat Aug 23 @ 6:45PM - 09:30PM
23Aug
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46th Annual Peach Promenade (Weekend), Sat Aug 23 @ 7:15PM - 10:30PM - Sat Aug 23 @10:30PM
23Aug
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Red Rock Ramblers-Lyons, Co (Saturday Night Square Dance, Dee Dee Dougherty Becky Evans), Sat Aug 23 @ 7:30PM - 10:15PM
24Aug
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Peachy Fun Dance (CRDA Peachy Fun Dance, Steve & Lori Harris & Maxine and Dale Springer cuing), Sun Aug 24 @ 1:30PM - 12:30PM
25Aug
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Nest Square Dance Classes (A New Twist on an Old Tradition! SQUARE DANCING. Start Any Monday! ), Mon Aug 25 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
28Aug
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Promenade to the Pacific: 2014 National Single's Dance-A-Rama ((Mainstream, Plus, Advanced, Challenge, Rounds, and Line Dancing)), Thu Aug 28 @12:00AM - All Day - Sun Aug 31 @11:59PM
29Aug
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Labor Day Weekend with Tom & Jerry (26th Annual), Fri Aug 29 @ 8:00PM - 11:30AM - Sun Aug 31 @11:30AM
30Aug
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Vallecito RV Resort Square and Round Dancing (Saturday Night Square Dancing Featuring Callers Throughout the Summer), Sat Aug 30 @ 6:45PM - 09:30PM
30Aug
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Red Rock Ramblers-Lyons, Co (Saturday Night Square Dance, Lanny Weaklend Weaklend; SUNDAY), Sat Aug 30 @ 7:30PM - 10:15PM
31Aug
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Red Rock Ramblers-Lyons, Co (PLUS-Lanny Weaklend Ed Glenn; (Rds-2pm; Sqs-2:30-5:00p.m.)), Sun Aug 31 @ 2:00PM - 05:00PM
01Sep
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Nest Square Dance Classes (A New Twist on an Old Tradition! SQUARE DANCING. Start Any Monday! ), Mon Sep 01 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
05Sep
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Waggin' Wheelers Square Dance Club (Jeff's Birthday Dance, Something Special, Mountain Magic / Justin Judd del Sol), Fri Sep 05 @ 7:00PM - 09:30PM
05Sep
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Dancing Penguins Party Dance (All Phases ), Fri Sep 05 @ 7:30PM - 09:45PM
05Sep
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Dusty Fiddle (Welcome back dance with Gary Shoemake calling and Dave Smith cuing), Fri Sep 05 @ 7:30PM - 10:00PM
06Sep
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Vallecito RV Resort Square and Round Dancing (Saturday Night Square Dancing Featuring Callers Throughout the Summer), Sat Sep 06 @ 6:45PM - 09:30PM
07Sep
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DASRDC E-Board / Council Meeting (), Sun Sep 07 @ 4:00PM - 08:00PM
08Sep
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2014 Foot & Fiddle Square Dance Classes (), Mon Sep 08 @ 6:00PM - 08:30PM
08Sep
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Nest Square Dance Classes (A New Twist on an Old Tradition! SQUARE DANCING. Start Any Monday! ), Mon Sep 08 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
08Sep
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InSync Dancers: Round Dance Lessons (With Peter & Chama Gomez), Mon Sep 08 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
09Sep
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Plus Lessons w/Jeff Palmer & Debbie Steinkircher (), Tue Sep 09 @ 7:00AM - 08:30AM
10Sep
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Proclamation Dance / Demo (Dance / Demo in the Rotunda of the Capitol Building with Pat McBride Calling), Wed Sep 10 @ 2:00PM - 03:00PM

Featured Callers / Cuers

Yellow Rocks

"Yellow Rock"(hug your corner) or "Red Rock"(hug your partner) are common signals to square dancers.

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Friendship Set To Music

Square dancers are fond of saying, "Square dancing is friendship set to music."

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Square dancing is fun.

It's great physical and mental exercise. Participants are made to feel welcome

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