60th Colorado State Festival

News & Items of Interest

Afternoon Delight with Dan Nordbye
Jul 20, 2014  Afternoon Delight with Dan Nordbye -  Plus Level in the daytime with caller Dan Nordbye, Thursday, July 24, 2014, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
THIS WEEK in the NEC and Beyond! (Jul 14)
Jul 20, 2014  THIS WEEK in the NEC and Beyond! (Jul 14) -  The dancing this week will begin on Friday in Berthoud...
Dancers Needed: Arapahoe County Fair Demo
Jul 15, 2014  Dancers Needed: Arapahoe County Fair Demo -  The first 7 couples to agree to participate will receive a parking pass and free entrance onto the fairgrounds....
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!...
THIS WEEK in the NEC and Beyond! (Jul 14)
Jul 14, 2014  THIS WEEK in the NEC and Beyond! (Jul 14) -  Once again, the week ending has been a  grand one...
THIS WEEK in the NEC and Beyond! (Jul 7)
Jul 07, 2014  THIS WEEK in the NEC and Beyond! (Jul 7) -  THIS WEEK will begin on Friday July 11th in Berthoud with the Berthoud Barn Owls...
THIS WEEK in the NEC and Beyond! (Jun 29)
Jun 29, 2014  THIS WEEK in the NEC and Beyond! (Jun 29) -  June is pretty much history for dances, but July is coming in with a bang!...
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...
Swing your tractor:
Jun 12, 2014  Swing your tractor: -  Rochester square-dancing tractor group gaining popularity
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 ...
Abstract Math Concepts Spring to Life at UC Square Dancing Club
May 21, 2014  Abstract Math Concepts Spring to Life at UC Square Dancing Club -  Math and puzzle people see square dancing as similar to solving a Rubik’s Cube
2013 State Square Dance Promoter Champs
May 20, 2014  2013 State Square Dance Promoter Champs -  For the CSSDA, I thank all the individuals and clubs who participated in the 2013 awards program. Your efforts are highly appreciated and you will be announced...
Kilowatt Eights 75th Anniversary Dance
May 08, 2014  Kilowatt Eights 75th Anniversary Dance -  We are going to have a big and very wonderful and rare event occur this OCTOBER 3rd....
Pacific Northwest Teen Square Dance Festival (Video)
May 05, 2014  Pacific Northwest Teen Square Dance Festival (Video) -  PNTSDF - 2014 - Preteen Novice Position 3 (great dancing and some great calling) ...

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26Jul
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CSSDA Quarterly Meeting (), Sat Jul 26 @ 1:00PM - 01:00PM - Sun Jul 27 @ 1:00PM
26Jul
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Vallecito RV Resort Square and Round Dancing (Saturday Night Square Dancing Featuring Callers Throughout the Summer), Sat Jul 26 @ 6:45PM - 09:30PM
26Jul
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Red Rock Ramblers-Lyons, Co (Saturday Night Square Dance w/Dan Nordbye Calling & Dave Smith Cuing), Sat Jul 26 @ 7:30PM - 10:15PM
27Jul
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CRDA Fun Dance (CRDA Fun Round Dances), Sun Jul 27 @ 2:00PM - 04:30PM
28Jul
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Nest Square Dance Classes (A New Twist on an Old Tradition! SQUARE DANCING. Start Any Monday! ), Mon Jul 28 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
30Jul
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Dusty Fiddle (A Cool Time with Ken Bower Calling and Dave Smith Cuing), Wed Jul 30 @ 7:30PM - 10:00PM
01Aug
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Wander Yonder Camping Square Dance Club (High Country Weekend, Westcliffe, CO, Dave Guille & Mike Seastrom calling), Fri Aug 01 @12:00AM - 11:59PM - Sun Aug 03 @11:59PM
01Aug
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Hi Country Weekend 2014 (Mike Seastrom & Dave Guille Calling. Peter Gomez Cuing.), Fri Aug 01 @ 7:00PM - 11:30AM - Sun Aug 03 @11:30AM
01Aug
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Dancing Penguins Party Dance (All Phases ), Fri Aug 01 @ 7:30PM - 09:45PM
02Aug
Round Dance - Denver County Fair (), Sat Aug 02 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
02Aug
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Vallecito RV Resort Square and Round Dancing (Saturday Night Square Dancing Featuring Callers Throughout the Summer), Sat Aug 02 @ 6:45PM - 09:30PM
02Aug
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Red Rock Ramblers-Lyons, Co (Saturday Night Square Dance. Art Tangen Barbara Hines), Sat Aug 02 @ 7:30PM - 10:15PM
03Aug
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NECSDC Council Meeting (), Sun Aug 03 @12:00AM - All Day
03Aug
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Round Dance Intermediate Basics (), Sun Aug 03 @ 2:00PM - 04:00PM
04Aug
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Nest Square Dance Classes (A New Twist on an Old Tradition! SQUARE DANCING. Start Any Monday! ), Mon Aug 04 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
08Aug
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Mobile Squares Camping Square Dance Club (Summer Fun / Camping Dances), Fri Aug 08 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM - Sun Aug 10 @ 3:00PM
08Aug
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Rollin' Squares Camping Square Dance Club (Summer Camping / Dances / Boulder County Fairgrounds Longmont,CO-Dancing in Lyons (Red Rock Ramblers) ), Fri Aug 08 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM - Sun Aug 10 @ 3:00PM
08Aug
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Moonlight Madness Plus DBD (Workshop + High Energy Plus DBD with Jon & Deborah Carroll-Jones Calling), Fri Aug 08 @ 7:30PM - 10:00PM
09Aug
Round Dance - Westy Fest (Westminster Faire) (Round Dance Demo), Sat Aug 09 @ 2:30PM - 03:00PM
09Aug
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Vallecito RV Resort Square and Round Dancing (Saturday Night Square Dancing Featuring Callers Throughout the Summer), Sat Aug 09 @ 6:45PM - 09:30PM
09Aug
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Red Rock Ramblers-Lyons, Co (Saturday Night Square Dance, Deborah CarrollJon Jones LeRoy Shade), Sat Aug 09 @ 7:30PM - 10:15PM

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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