Stars & Squares Forever

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11th Annual IAGSDC convention

Dates: 30 Jun-03 Jul 1994

Location: Washington, DC, USA

Host hotel/venues: Omni Shoreham Hotel (map)

Hosting club(s): DC Lambda Squares

Convention committee title:

Convention committee members: Tom Halloran, Warren Jaquith, Jinx Jenkins, Tom Pearson, Eric Powell, J.R. Scott, John Simcox

Calling staff:

Sound staff:

Vendor list:

Fun Badge Tour stops and highlights:

  • Iwo Jima Memorial
  • Pentagon
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Canadian Embassy (on Canadian soil)

Pre/Post convention events & tours:

Notable Notes and Highlights:

  • First presentation of the Memorial Panels.
  • "Trail-in" events included Gay Games IV and Stonewall 25 and dances in Hartford, CT, New York City, Philadelphia, PA, and Baltimore, MD.
  • Australia was added to the IAGSDC roster with the representation of the Lismore Scooters, and the Australian National Anthem, Advance Australia Fair, was sung for the first time at an IAGSDC convention.

IAGSDC officers:

IAGSDC meeting notes: inducted clubs Lismore Scooters, Ohio City Squares, Rainbow Wranglers, Royalty Squares, MC2

Total individual membership was noted as 2,228.

Registration statistics: 1158 total, 82% male, 18% female

Attending clubs:

Honky Tonk Queen winner: Donna Matrix

Golden Boot Award recipient: presented to Bill Eyler and Luis Torres by Anna Damiani, Stan Boyden, and Bill St. John

10 Year Medallions - Recipients: 30


Sources

SquareUp! issue 1