Puddletown Squares

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Location: Seattle, WA

Started: 1982

History: Puddletown started in 1982 by Art Smith. Until 2010, was part of an umbrella organization, Puddletown Dancers

Classes:

Club Caller[s]: Art Smith, Jim Goeres (d), Walt Cavanaugh, Harlan Kerr, Donna Williams, DC Cronyn, Ron Legters, Ross Crawshaw-Lopton, Bob Jervis

Levels: Basic thru C-2

Dance Location[s]: Pilgrim Church (formerly) on Capitol Hill, The Timberline (now gone), St. Andrews, Mount Baker Park Presbyterian, Tibbets, The Garden House

Web site: http://www.iagsdc.org/puddletown/

Fly-Ins Hosted:

Year Date Name Theme Caller 1 Caller 2 Location Co-Chair 1 Co-Chair 2 Co-Chair 3
2012 March 9-11 Rain Festival Load the Love Boat Mike Kellogg John Marshall Miller Community Center Ginger R Chris S
2011 March 11-13 Rain Festival Slip n Slide Sandie Bryant Anne Uebelacker Miller Community Center ... ...
2010 March 5-7 Rain Festival Forbidden Island Mike DeSisto Anne Uebelacker Miller Community Center Troy Johnson Mark Mendelow
2009 March 13-15 Rain Festival Anne Uebelacker Michael Kellogg Mt. Baker Park Presbyterian Church
2008 March 7-9 Rain Festival Down By The Riverside Andy Shore Darren Gallina Renton Community Center Ross Crawshaw-Lopton (moved) Jim Ferguson Keith Gehrig
2007 Oct 26-28 Halloween Fly-in 3 Anne Uebelacker Scott Zinser Phinney Comm. Ctr / St. Andrews / Tibbets Troy Johnson
2007 March 9-11 Rain Festival Swingin' In The Rain Mike DeSisto Anne Uebelacker Mt. Baker Park Presbyterian Church
2006 Oct 27-29 Halloween Fly-in 2 Ride of the Masked Caller Bill Eyler Stephen Cole St. Andrews / Mt Baker Park
2006 March 10-12 Rain Festival And Your Little Dog Too! Sandie Bryant Stephen Cole Miller Community Center Justin Crawshaw Lopton Ross Crawshaw-Lopton
2005 29-Oct Halloween Dance Anne Uebelacker St. Andrews Episcopal Troy Johnson
2005 March 11-13 Rain Festival Wet Dreams Mike DeSisto Sandie Bryant
2004 March 12-14 Rain Festival Revenge of Geoduck Mike DeSisto Anne Uebelacker Miller Community Center Justin Crawshaw-Lopton Keith Gehrig
2003 April 11-13 Rain Festival Rain Festival Returns Anne Uebelacker Sandie Bryant Miller Community Center / University Heights Center Keith Gehrig Justin Crawshaw-Lopton
2002
2001 Aug 24-26 Spin The Needle Vic Ceder Ray Brendzy Miller Community Center Lyle Boss
2000 Aug Spin The Needle Vic Ceder Gaylen Sauve Miller Community Center Kelley Wilt
1999 Aug 27-29 Spin The Needle Mike DeSisto Anne Uebelacker Sunset Hill Community Center Chris Vance (d)
1998 Aug 21-23 Geoduck Mike DeSisto Anne Uebelacker Greenwood Senior Center Thomas
1997 Aug Geoduck Mike DeSisto Anne Uebelacker Russian Center Thomas
1995 Cancelled
1994
1993
1992
1991
1990 Aug Geoduck Sandie Bryant
1990 Feb Rain Festival Pilgrim Church / Timberline
1989
1988
1987
1986
1985


Conventions Hosted: 1983 - All Join Hands (the first convention), 1993 - Remake The Circle (10 year anniversary)

The club bid for the 25th Convention (2008) but lost the bid to Cleveland, OH, who staged Touch A Quarter Century


In Memoriam: (Last updated 7/4/2010 by Keith Gehrig)

No badges were added at the Atlanta convention in 2011. (this is a first since we started Placing badges in 1984)