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**[[Capital City Squares]]—[[Sacramento]], [[CA]]
 
**[[Capital City Squares]]—[[Sacramento]], [[CA]]
 
**[[Midnight Squares]]—[[San Francisco]], [[CA]]
 
**[[Midnight Squares]]—[[San Francisco]], [[CA]]
**[[Sundancers]] ([[New Years’ Resolutions]])—[[Palm Springs]]
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**[[Sundancers]] ([[New Year's Resolutions]])—[[Palm Springs]]
 
**[[DC Lambda Squares]]—[[Washington]], [[DC]]
 
**[[DC Lambda Squares]]—[[Washington]], [[DC]]
 
**[[Rosetown Ramblers]]—[[Portland]], [[OR]]
 
**[[Rosetown Ramblers]]—[[Portland]], [[OR]]
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*April 6-8, 1984: [[All Join Hands (Convention)|All Join Hands]] - The First Gay Square Dance Convention - held at the Madison Hotel in Seattle, WA.
 
*April 6-8, 1984: [[All Join Hands (Convention)|All Join Hands]] - The First Gay Square Dance Convention - held at the Madison Hotel in Seattle, WA.
 
** No [[Golden Boot Award]] presented.
 
** No [[Golden Boot Award]] presented.
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Ms. Virginia Slim]].
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** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Gary "Virginia Slim" Way|Ms. Virginia Slim]].
** [[Capital City Squares]], [[DC Lambda Squares]], [[Desert Valley Squares]], [[Emerald City Squares]], [[Foggy City Dancers]], [[Midnight Squares]], [[Rocky Mountain Rainbeaus]], [[Rosetown Ramblers]], [[Sidewinders]], [[Squares Across the Border]], [[Sundancers]], and The [[Wilde Bunch]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as full Members prior to the convention.
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** [[Capital City Squares]], [[DC Lambda Squares]], [[Emerald City Squares]], [[Foggy City Dancers]], [[Midnight Squares]], [[Rocky Mountain Rainbeaus]], [[Rosetown Ramblers]], [[Squares Across the Border]], [[Sundancers]], and The [[Wilde Bunch]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as full members prior to the convention.
 
** [[Fistful of Crinolines]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as an associate member prior to the convention.  
 
** [[Fistful of Crinolines]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as an associate member prior to the convention.  
** Together, these 12 members, along with the 5 founding members (see 1983), constituted the Charter Members.
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** [[Desert Valley Squares]] and [[Sidewinders]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as full members.
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** Together, these 13 members, along with the 5 founding members (see 1983), constituted the Charter Members.
 
*October 24, 1984: [[Times Squares]] started in [[New York]], [[NY]].
 
*October 24, 1984: [[Times Squares]] started in [[New York]], [[NY]].
 
*Fall, 1984: [[Doppler Dancers]] started in [[Seattle]], [[WA]].
 
*Fall, 1984: [[Doppler Dancers]] started in [[Seattle]], [[WA]].
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** First appearance of the [[Pool Tip]].
 
** First appearance of the [[Pool Tip]].
 
** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to [[South Florida Mustangs]].
 
** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to [[South Florida Mustangs]].
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Ms. Virginia Slim]].
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** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Gary "Virginia Slim" Way|Ms. Virginia Slim]].
 
** [[BOQ]], [[Doppler Dancers]], [[Eight Star Squares]], [[Midnite Ramblers]], [[T Squares]], and [[Times Squares]] admitted as full Members.
 
** [[BOQ]], [[Doppler Dancers]], [[Eight Star Squares]], [[Midnite Ramblers]], [[T Squares]], and [[Times Squares]] admitted as full Members.
 
*Summer, 1985: [[1985 interview with Russ King]] of [[Western Star Dancers]].
 
*Summer, 1985: [[1985 interview with Russ King]] of [[Western Star Dancers]].
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** First appearance of the [[Fun Badge Tour]].
 
** First appearance of the [[Fun Badge Tour]].
 
** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to [[Dave "Happy" New Year]].
 
** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to [[Dave "Happy" New Year]].
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Ms. Virginia Slim]].  
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** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Gary "Virginia Slim" Way|Ms. Virginia Slim]].  
 
** [[El Camino Reelers]], [[Golden State Squares]], [[MCC Squares]], and [[Kansas Korners]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as full members.
 
** [[El Camino Reelers]], [[Golden State Squares]], [[MCC Squares]], and [[Kansas Korners]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as full members.
 
** [[Gold Rush]] and [[Winchester]] were admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as associate members.
 
** [[Gold Rush]] and [[Winchester]] were admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as associate members.
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** [[Cotton Pickin’ Squares]], [[Cream City Squares]], [[Minnesota Wild Roses]], [[Neon Squares]] and [[Sun Coast Wranglers]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as full members.
 
** [[Cotton Pickin’ Squares]], [[Cream City Squares]], [[Minnesota Wild Roses]], [[Neon Squares]] and [[Sun Coast Wranglers]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as full members.
 
** [[Grand River Squares]] member status changed from associate to full.
 
** [[Grand River Squares]] member status changed from associate to full.
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** [[Mountain Laurel Squares]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as associate member.
 
*Oct. 2-4, 1992: [[West Coast A&C]] "Perk Up in Vancouver" - held in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
 
*Oct. 2-4, 1992: [[West Coast A&C]] "Perk Up in Vancouver" - held in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
 
*????, 1992: [[Diablo Dancers]] started in [[Walnut Creek]], [[CA]].
 
*????, 1992: [[Diablo Dancers]] started in [[Walnut Creek]], [[CA]].
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** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Moolena]].
 
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Moolena]].
 
** [[Cadillac Squares]], [[Diablo Dancers]], and [[Rocket City Rainbow Squares]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as full members.
 
** [[Cadillac Squares]], [[Diablo Dancers]], and [[Rocket City Rainbow Squares]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as full members.
** [[Mountain Laurel Squares]] member staus change from associate to full.
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** [[Mountain Laurel Squares]] member status change from associate to full.
 
*Jul. ??, 1993: [[Rainbow Wranglers]] started in [[Eugene]], [[OR]].
 
*Jul. ??, 1993: [[Rainbow Wranglers]] started in [[Eugene]], [[OR]].
 
*August 16-30, 1993: [[Pink Triangles in Red Square]] gay square dance trip to [[Russia]].
 
*August 16-30, 1993: [[Pink Triangles in Red Square]] gay square dance trip to [[Russia]].
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** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to [[Carol Van Camp]].
 
** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to [[Carol Van Camp]].
 
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Elvis]].
 
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Elvis]].
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** [[Big D Longhorns]], [[Susquehanna Squares]], [[Iron City Squares]], and [[Raleighwood Squares]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as full members.
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** [[See-Me Squares]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as an associate member.
 
*Sep. 12, 1996: [[Shoreline Squares]] started in [[Long Beach]], [[CA]].
 
*Sep. 12, 1996: [[Shoreline Squares]] started in [[Long Beach]], [[CA]].
 
*Sept. 27-29, 1996: [[West Coast A&C]] "Go Half Crazy in Arizona" - held in Tempe, AZ.
 
*Sept. 27-29, 1996: [[West Coast A&C]] "Go Half Crazy in Arizona" - held in Tempe, AZ.
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** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to [[Kris Jensen]].
 
** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to [[Kris Jensen]].
 
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Virginia Hamm]].
 
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Virginia Hamm]].
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** [[Indy Tri Squares]], [[Magic City Diamonds]], [[Mission Squares]], [[Santa Cruz Squares]], [[Shoreline Squares]], and [[Bloomin’ Squares]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as full members.
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** [[Ocean Squares]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as associate member.
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** Final performance by [[Gold Rush]].
 
*Oct. 3-5, 1997: [[West Coast A&C]] "Shakedown Along The Fault" - held in Redwood City, CA.
 
*Oct. 3-5, 1997: [[West Coast A&C]] "Shakedown Along The Fault" - held in Redwood City, CA.
 
*Dec. ??, 1997: [[High Desert Stars]] folded.
 
*Dec. ??, 1997: [[High Desert Stars]] folded.
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** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to [[Mike Staples]], [[Ric Gonzalez]].
 
** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to [[Mike Staples]], [[Ric Gonzalez]].
 
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[The Christmas Belles]].
 
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[The Christmas Belles]].
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** [[Edo 8's]], [[Pride Promenaders]], and [[Siskiyou Swingers]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as full members.
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** [[See-Me Squares]] member staus change from associate to full.
 
*Sept. 18-20, 1998: [[West Coast A&C]] "Here Comes The Judge" - held in Denver, CO.
 
*Sept. 18-20, 1998: [[West Coast A&C]] "Here Comes The Judge" - held in Denver, CO.
 
*????, 1998: [[Charlies Sunburst Squares]] folded.
 
*????, 1998: [[Charlies Sunburst Squares]] folded.
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** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to [[Paul Waters]].
 
** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to [[Paul Waters]].
 
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Muriel]].
 
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Muriel]].
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** [[Cuesta Squares]], [[Empire Squares]], and [[High Desert Squares]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as full members.
 
*Oct. 1-3, 1999: [[West Coast A&C]] "Tahoe Rewind" - held in Lake Tahoe, CA.
 
*Oct. 1-3, 1999: [[West Coast A&C]] "Tahoe Rewind" - held in Lake Tahoe, CA.
 
*????, 1999: [[Sequoia Ocean Waves]] folded.
 
*????, 1999: [[Sequoia Ocean Waves]] folded.
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*Feb 18-20, 2000: The first [[ACDC]] - held in Washington, DC.
 
*Feb 18-20, 2000: The first [[ACDC]] - held in Washington, DC.
 
*Jun 30-Jul 03, 2000: [[Crack The Crab]] - held at the Hyatt Regency & Sheraton Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD.
 
*Jun 30-Jul 03, 2000: [[Crack The Crab]] - held at the Hyatt Regency & Sheraton Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD.
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** First appearance of the [[Hunky Trunk Kings|Hunky Trunk King]] Contest.
 
** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to xxxx xxxxx
 
** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to xxxx xxxxx
 
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Ucanleime Amy]].
 
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Ucanleime Amy]].
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*Apr 12-15, 2001: [[Make Magic]] - held at the Westin Bayshore Hotel & Resort in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
 
*Apr 12-15, 2001: [[Make Magic]] - held at the Westin Bayshore Hotel & Resort in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
 
** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to [[Betsy Gotta]].
 
** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to [[Betsy Gotta]].
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Mary Gold]] and The Big Boned Girls.
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** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Mary Gold and The Big Boned Girls]].
 
** [[Hotlanta Squares]] and [[Mermaid Squares]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as full members.
 
** [[Hotlanta Squares]] and [[Mermaid Squares]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as full members.
 
*Sep 07-09, 2001: [[West Coast A&C]] "Pass Out in the Desert" - held in Phoenix, AZ.
 
*Sep 07-09, 2001: [[West Coast A&C]] "Pass Out in the Desert" - held in Phoenix, AZ.
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** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Lady Di-Amel]].
 
** [[Honky Tonk Queen]] "winner": [[Lady Di-Amel]].
 
** [[Boston Uncommons]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as a full member.
 
** [[Boston Uncommons]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as a full member.
** [[Madcap Squares]] and [[Bradley Bell]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as affiliate members.
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** [[Madcap Squares]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as an associate member.
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** [[Bradley Bell]] admitted to [[IAGSDC]] as affiliate members.
 
*Oct. 4-6, 2002: [[West Coast A&C]] "Tag Back to Portland" - held in Portland, OR.
 
*Oct. 4-6, 2002: [[West Coast A&C]] "Tag Back to Portland" - held in Portland, OR.
 
*????, 2002: [[Rocket City Rainbow Squares]] folded.
 
*????, 2002: [[Rocket City Rainbow Squares]] folded.
:????, 2002: [[All Join Hands (Charitable Foundation)]] formed.
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*????, 2002: [[All Join Hands (Charitable Foundation)]] formed.
  
 
== 2003 ==
 
== 2003 ==
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== 2019 ==
 
== 2019 ==
*Jul 4-7, 2019: [[Belles Run Philadelphia 2019]] - to be held at Sheraton Downtown in Philadelphia, PA
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*Feb 15-17, 2019: [[ACDC]] - held at Hotel Palomar, Washington, DC
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*Jul 4-7, 2019: [[Belles Run Philadelphia 2019]] - held at Philadelphia 201 Hotel in Philadelphia, PA
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** [[Golden Boot Award]] presented to [[Allan Hurst]].
 
*Nov 1-3, 2019: [[West Coast A&C]] - "Puddletown Grand Mix" - to be held in Seattle, WA
 
*Nov 1-3, 2019: [[West Coast A&C]] - "Puddletown Grand Mix" - to be held in Seattle, WA
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*????, 2019: [[Bloomin Squares]] folded
  
 
== 2020 ==
 
== 2020 ==
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*Feb 14-16, 2019: [[ACDC]] - to be held at Hotel Palomar, Washington, DC
 
*Jul 2-5, 2020: [[Take A Peak]] - to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Denver, CO
 
*Jul 2-5, 2020: [[Take A Peak]] - to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Denver, CO
*             : [[West Coast A&C]] - to be held in Palm Desert, CA
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*Aug 28-30, 2020: [[West Coast A&C]] - "Criss Cross the Windmill" - to be held in Palm Desert, CA
  
 
== 2021 ==
 
== 2021 ==
* July 2-4, 2021: [[IAGSDC]] [[Annual Convention]] to be held in Houston, TX
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* July 2-4, 2021: [[IAGSDC]] [[Convention]] to be held in Houston, TX
*             : [[West Coast A&C]] to be held in Albuquerque, NM
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* Sep 3-5, 2021: [[West Coast A&C]] - "Cast A Shadow On The Rio Grande" - to be held in Albuquerque, NM
  
 
==  2022 ==
 
==  2022 ==
*            : [[West Coast A&C]] to be held in Denver, CO
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* May 26-29: [[IAGSDC]] [[Convention]] to be held in Minneapolis, MN
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*            : [[West Coast A&C]] - "Sock It To Me, Again!" - to be held in Denver, CO

Latest revision as of 21:59, 30 August 2019

1977

  • January 1977: The birth of gay square dancing! Men in Miami, FL started dancing in bars (Double R, Uncle Charlie's) to recorded music with calls.

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 hosted the "First National Gay Square Dance Exhibition" with caller Dave "Happy" New Year. Seven gay clubs throughout the country were invited to attend a weekend of square dancing and workshops. Only five out-of-town dancers showed 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.

1983

1984

1985

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1992

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1996

1997

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1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

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2017

2018

2019

2020

  • Feb 14-16, 2019: ACDC - to be held at Hotel Palomar, Washington, DC
  • Jul 2-5, 2020: Take A Peak - to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Denver, CO
  • Aug 28-30, 2020: West Coast A&C - "Criss Cross the Windmill" - to be held in Palm Desert, CA

2021

  • July 2-4, 2021: IAGSDC Convention to be held in Houston, TX
  • Sep 3-5, 2021: West Coast A&C - "Cast A Shadow On The Rio Grande" - to be held in Albuquerque, NM

2022