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== 1981 ==
 
== 1981 ==
 
*August ??: [[Capital City Squares]] started in [[Sacramento]], [[CA]].
 
*August ??: [[Capital City Squares]] started in [[Sacramento]], [[CA]].
*September: Foggy City Squares starts. (Exact date unavailable.)
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*September: [[Foggy City Squares]] starts. (Exact date unavailable.)
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*????, 1981: [[Mile High Squares]] started in [[Denver]], [[CO]].
  
 
== 1982 ==
 
== 1982 ==
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*????, 1982: [[DC Lambda Squares]] started in [[Washington]], [[DC]].
 
*????, 1982: [[DC Lambda Squares]] started in [[Washington]], [[DC]].
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*????, 1982: [[Midnight Squares]] started in [[San Francisco]], [[CA]].
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*????, 1982: [[New Year's Resolutions]] started in [[Palm Springs]], [[CA]] and then in [[Orange County]], [[CA]] and [[Long Beach]], [[CA]].
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*????, 1982: [[Puddletown Squares]] started in [[Seattle]], [[WA]].
  
 
== 1983 ==
 
== 1983 ==
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*????, 1985: [[El Camino Reelers]] started in [[Palo Alto]], [[CA]].
 
*????, 1985: [[El Camino Reelers]] started in [[Palo Alto]], [[CA]].
 
*????, 1985: [[Gaslight Squares]] started in [[Tacoma]], [[WA]].
 
*????, 1985: [[Gaslight Squares]] started in [[Tacoma]], [[WA]].
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*????, 1985: [[Prime 8s]] started in [[Sacramento]], [[CA]].
  
 
== 1986 ==
 
== 1986 ==
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*????, 1986: [[Golden State Squares]] started in [[Santa Ana]], [[CA]].
 
*????, 1986: [[Golden State Squares]] started in [[Santa Ana]], [[CA]].
 
*????, 1986: [[Kansas Korners]] started in [[Wichita]], [[KS]].
 
*????, 1986: [[Kansas Korners]] started in [[Wichita]], [[KS]].
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*????, 1986: [[MCC Squares]] started in [[Orlando]], [[FL]].
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*????, 1986: [[Pi Eyed Promenaders]] started in [[Oklahoma City]], [[OK]].
  
 
== 1987 ==
 
== 1987 ==
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*????, 1987: [[Dogwood City Dancers]] started in [[Atlanta]], [[GA]].
 
*????, 1987: [[Dogwood City Dancers]] started in [[Atlanta]], [[GA]].
 
*????, 1987: [[Emerald City Dancers]] rolled into [[Puddletown Squares]].
 
*????, 1987: [[Emerald City Dancers]] rolled into [[Puddletown Squares]].
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*????, 1987: [[New Year's Resolutions]] folded.
  
 
== 1988 ==
 
== 1988 ==
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*????, 1988: [[Independence Squares]] started in [[Philadelphia]], [[PA]].
 
*????, 1988: [[Independence Squares]] started in [[Philadelphia]], [[PA]].
 
*????, 1988: [[Kansas Korners]] folded.
 
*????, 1988: [[Kansas Korners]] folded.
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*????, 1988: [[MCC Squares]] folded.
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*????, 1988: [[Pi Eyed Promenaders]] folded.
  
 
== 1989 ==
 
== 1989 ==
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*????, 1989: [[Finest City Squares]] started in [[San Diego]], [[CA]].
 
*????, 1989: [[Finest City Squares]] started in [[San Diego]], [[CA]].
 
*????, 1989: [[Lavender Country and Fold Dancers]] started in [[Boston]], [[MA]].
 
*????, 1989: [[Lavender Country and Fold Dancers]] started in [[Boston]], [[MA]].
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*????, 1989: [[Mile High Squares]] folded.
  
 
== 1990 ==
 
== 1990 ==
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*????, 1991: [[Chinook City Dance Club]] started in [[Calgary]], [[AB]].
 
*????, 1991: [[Chinook City Dance Club]] started in [[Calgary]], [[AB]].
 
*????, 1991:  [[High Desert Stars]] started in [[Santa Fe]], [[NM]].
 
*????, 1991:  [[High Desert Stars]] started in [[Santa Fe]], [[NM]].
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*????, 1991: [[Minnesota Wild Roses]] started in [[Minneapolis]], [[MN]].
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*????, 1991: [[Mountain Laurel Squares]] started in [[Hartford]], [[CT]].
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*????, 1991: [[Neon Squares]] started in [[Las Vegas]], [[NV]].
  
 
== 1992 ==
 
== 1992 ==
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May 17, 1993: [[Lismore Scooters]] started in [[East Ballina]], [[Australia]].
 
May 17, 1993: [[Lismore Scooters]] started in [[East Ballina]], [[Australia]].
 
*July 1993: [[Remake The Circle]] - held at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA.
 
*July 1993: [[Remake The Circle]] - held at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA.
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Jul. ??, 1993: [[Rainbow Wranglers]] started in [[Eugene]], [[OR]].
 
*Oct. 1-3, 1993: [[West Coast A&C]] "Change Lanes to Portland" - held in Portland, OR.
 
*Oct. 1-3, 1993: [[West Coast A&C]] "Change Lanes to Portland" - held in Portland, OR.
 
*????, 1993: [[Boots in Squares]] started in [[Palm Springs]], [[CA]].
 
*????, 1993: [[Boots in Squares]] started in [[Palm Springs]], [[CA]].
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*????, 1993: [[Ohio City Squares]] started in [[Cleveland]], [[OH]].
  
 
== 1994 ==
 
== 1994 ==
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*June 30-July 3, 1994: [[Stars & Squares Forever]] - held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.
 
*June 30-July 3, 1994: [[Stars & Squares Forever]] - held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.
 
*Oct. 7-9, 1994: [[West Coast A&C]] "Tahoe Tally Ho!" - held in Lake Tahoe, CA.
 
*Oct. 7-9, 1994: [[West Coast A&C]] "Tahoe Tally Ho!" - held in Lake Tahoe, CA.
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*????, 1994: [[MC Squared]] started in [[Boyds]], [[MD]].
  
 
== 1995 ==
 
== 1995 ==
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*????, 1995: [[Iron City Squares]] started in [[Pittsburgh]], [[PA]].
 
*????, 1995: [[Iron City Squares]] started in [[Pittsburgh]], [[PA]].
 
*????, 1995: [[East Lismore Scooters]] folded.
 
*????, 1995: [[East Lismore Scooters]] folded.
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*????, 1995: [[Ottawa Date Squares]] started in [[Ottawa]], [[ON]].
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*?????, 1995: [[Raleighwood Squares]] started in [[Durham]], [[NC]].
  
 
== 1996 ==
 
== 1996 ==
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*????, 1996: [[Dairyland Rainbow Squares]] folded.
 
*????, 1996: [[Dairyland Rainbow Squares]] folded.
 
*????, 1996: [[Indy Tri Squares]] started in [[Indianapolis]], [[IN]].
 
*????, 1996: [[Indy Tri Squares]] started in [[Indianapolis]], [[IN]].
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*????, 1996: [[Mission Squares]] started in [[Santa Barbara]], [[CA]].
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*????, 1996: [[Ocean Squares]] started in [[Carlsbad]], [[CA]].
  
 
== 1997 ==
 
== 1997 ==
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*????, 1997: [[Bent Squares]] folded.
 
*????, 1997: [[Bent Squares]] folded.
 
*????, 1997: [[Cuesta Squares]] started in [[San Luis Obispo]], [[CA]].
 
*????, 1997: [[Cuesta Squares]] started in [[San Luis Obispo]], [[CA]].
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*????, 1997: [[Magic City Diamonds]] started in [[Birmingham]], [[AL]].
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*????, 1997: [[Mountain Laurel Squares]] folded.
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*????, 1997: [[Ohio City Squares]] folded.
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*????, 1997: [[Pride Promenaders]] started in [[Sacramento]], [[CA]].
  
 
== 1998 ==
 
== 1998 ==
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*????, 1998: [[Empire Squares]] started in [[Riverside]], [[CA]].
 
*????, 1998: [[Empire Squares]] started in [[Riverside]], [[CA]].
 
*????, 1998: [[High Desert Squares]] started in [[Yucca Valley]], [[CA]].
 
*????, 1998: [[High Desert Squares]] started in [[Yucca Valley]], [[CA]].
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*????, 1998: [[Pride Promenaders]] folded.
  
 
== 1999 ==
 
== 1999 ==
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*????, 2000: [[Chinook City Dance Club]] folded.
 
*????, 2000: [[Chinook City Dance Club]] folded.
 
*????, 2000: [[Garden St8s]] folded.
 
*????, 2000: [[Garden St8s]] folded.
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*????, 2000: [[Mermaid City Squares]] started in [[Copenhagen]], [[Denmark]].
  
 
== 2001 ==
 
== 2001 ==
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*April 12-15, 2001: [[Make Magic]] - held at the Westin Bayshore Hotel & Resort in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
 
*April 12-15, 2001: [[Make Magic]] - held at the Westin Bayshore Hotel & Resort in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
 
*Sept. 7-9, 2001: [[West Coast A&C]] "Pass Out in the Desert" - held in Phoenix, AZ.
 
*Sept. 7-9, 2001: [[West Coast A&C]] "Pass Out in the Desert" - held in Phoenix, AZ.
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*????, 2001: [[Madcap Squares]] started in [[Madison]], [[WI]].
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*????, 2001: [[Northern Lights Squares]] started in [[Edmonton]], [[AB]].
  
 
== 2002 ==
 
== 2002 ==
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*Sep. ??, 2003: [[Gateway Squares]] started in [[St. Louis]], [[MO]].
 
*Sep. ??, 2003: [[Gateway Squares]] started in [[St. Louis]], [[MO]].
 
*Oct. 3-5, 2003: [[West Coast A&C]] "A Little More Magic" - held in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
 
*Oct. 3-5, 2003: [[West Coast A&C]] "A Little More Magic" - held in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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*????, 2003: [[Mass/Conn Fusion Squares]] started in [[Hartford]], [[CT]].
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*????, 2003: [[Mission Squares]] folded.
  
 
== 2004 ==
 
== 2004 ==
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*Oct. 1-3, 2004: [[West Coast A&C]] "Tahoe Mirror Touch Of Class" held in North Lake Tahoe, CA.
 
*Oct. 1-3, 2004: [[West Coast A&C]] "Tahoe Mirror Touch Of Class" held in North Lake Tahoe, CA.
 
*????, 2004: [[Indy Tri Squares]] became inactive.
 
*????, 2004: [[Indy Tri Squares]] became inactive.
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*????, 2004: [[Oaktown 8's]] started in [[Oakland]], [[CA]].
  
 
== 2005 ==
 
== 2005 ==
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*????, 2005: [[Anywhere Squares]] started.
 
*????, 2005: [[Anywhere Squares]] started.
 
*????, 2005: [[Big D Longhorns]] folded.
 
*????, 2005: [[Big D Longhorns]] folded.
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*????, 2005: [[Lone Star Lambdas]] started in [[Austin]], [[TX]].
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*????, 2005: [[Mermaid City Squares]] folded.
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*????, 2005: [[Minnesota Wild Roses]] folded.
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*????, 2005: [[Rainbow Wranglers]] folded.
  
 
== 2006 ==
 
== 2006 ==
 
*Feb. 17-19, 2006: [[ACDC]] - held in Washington, DC.
 
*Feb. 17-19, 2006: [[ACDC]] - held in Washington, DC.
 
*June 30-July 3, 2006: [[Wish Upon A Thar]] - held at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, CA.
 
*June 30-July 3, 2006: [[Wish Upon A Thar]] - held at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, CA.
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*????, 2006: [[Magic City Diamonds]] folded.
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*????, 2006: [[Mass/Conn Fusion Squares]] folded.
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*????, 2006: [[Neon Squares]] folded.
  
 
== 2007 ==
 
== 2007 ==
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*????, 2008: [[Empire Squares]] folded.
 
*????, 2008: [[Empire Squares]] folded.
 
*????, 2008: [[Lilac Squares]] started in [[Rochester]], [[NY]].
 
*????, 2008: [[Lilac Squares]] started in [[Rochester]], [[NY]].
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*????, 2008: [[Raleighwood Squares]] folded.
  
 
== 2009 ==
 
== 2009 ==
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*????, 2010: [[High Desert Squares]] folded.
 
*????, 2010: [[High Desert Squares]] folded.
 
*????, 2010: [[Lavender Country and Folk Dancers]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as an affiliate member.
 
*????, 2010: [[Lavender Country and Folk Dancers]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as an affiliate member.
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*????, 2010: [[Madcap Squares]] folded.
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*????, 2010: [[Ottawa Date Squares]] became inactive.
  
 
== 2011 ==
 
== 2011 ==
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*Sept. 16-18, 2011: [[West Coast A&C]] "Chase Your Neighbor Thru the Desert" - held in Phoenix, AZ.
 
*Sept. 16-18, 2011: [[West Coast A&C]] "Chase Your Neighbor Thru the Desert" - held in Phoenix, AZ.
 
*????, 2011: [[Cadillac Squares]] folded.
 
*????, 2011: [[Cadillac Squares]] folded.
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*????, 2011: [[Ocean Squares]] folded.
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*????, 2011: [[Rainbow Squares of Boise]] started in [[Boise]], [[ID]].
  
 
== 2012 ==
 
== 2012 ==
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*Sept. 14-16, 2012: [[West Coast A&C]] "Sock It To Me" - held in Denver, CO.
 
*Sept. 14-16, 2012: [[West Coast A&C]] "Sock It To Me" - held in Denver, CO.
 
*????, 2012: [[Knot So Squares]] started in [[Kansas City]], [[MO]].
 
*????, 2012: [[Knot So Squares]] started in [[Kansas City]], [[MO]].
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*????, 2012: [[O'Town HoeDown]] started in [[Orlando]], [[FL]].
  
 
== 2013 ==
 
== 2013 ==

Revision as of 00:47, 13 April 2013

Undated

1980

1981

1982

  • March 5, 1982: Five dancers run Western Star Dancers' first drop-in square-dance evening in the second-floor rehearsal space above American Conservatory Theatre on Geary Street in San Francisco, CA.
  • November 12-14, 1982: Charlie's (Country & Western Bar) in Denver, CO hosts the "First National Gay Square Dance Exhibition". Seven gay clubs throughout the country were invited to attend a weekend of square dancing and workshops. Only five out-of-town dancers show up, all from San Francisco (Alan Hall, Paul Zimmerman, Jack Kendrick, Russ King, and Scott Carey). This constituted the first "fly-in" although that terminology had not yet come into play. Dave "Happy" New Year called the weekend.

1983

  • August, 1983: At the Reno Gay Rodeo, discussions are held about forming a national association specifically for gay square dance clubs.

1984

  • April 6-8, 1984: All Join Hands - The First Gay Square Dance Convention - held at the Madison Hotel in Seattle, WA.

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

May 17, 1993: Lismore Scooters started in East Ballina, Australia.

Jul. ??, 1993: Rainbow Wranglers started in Eugene, OR.

1994

May ??, 1994: Garden St8s started in Somerset, NJ.

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

  • Feb. 16-18, 2007: ACDC - held in Washington, DC.
  • May 24-28, 2007: Red Rocks and Purple Mountains - held at the Hyatt Regency at Denver Convention Center in Denver, CO.
  • Aug. 17-19, 2007: West Coast A&C "Trip the Sunset" - held in Phoenix, AZ.

2008

2009

  • April 9-12, 2009: DC Diamond Circulate - held at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC.
  • Oct. 16-18, 2009: West Coast A&C "Change Lanes To Route 66" - held in Albuquerque, NM.

2010

2011

2012

2013