Weave The Rose

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15th Annual IAGSDC convention

Dates: 02-05 Jul 1998

Location: Portland, OR, USA

Host hotel/venues: Doubletree Hotel

Hosting club(s): Rosetown Ramblers

Convention committee title:

Convention committee members: Rick Hawes, Scott Philips

Calling staff:

Also "Trail-In Callers":

Sound staff:

Vendor list:

Fun Badge Tour stops and highlights:

  • Fort Vancouver
  • Pittock Mansion
  • International Rose Test Gardens
  • Pioneer Square
  • the Rose Quarter

Pre/Post convention events & tours:

Notable Notes and Highlights:

  • The convention was held in a pair of Doubletree hotels located at opposite ends of a parking lot under the I-5 bridge on Hayden Island. Splitting of convention activities between the two venues led many people to answer every question with, "It's in the other hotel."

Specialty Tips: (per convention program)

IAGSDC officers:

IAGSDC meeting notes: See-Me Squares changed to full membership status, Edo 8’s, Pride Promenaders, Siskiyou Swingers admitted as full member clubs

Registration statistics: 1080

Attending clubs:

Honky Tonk Queen winner: The Christmas Belles

Golden Boot Award: presented to Ric Gonzalez and Mike Staples by Kris Jensen

10 Year Medallions - Recipients: 33

Notes: One of the two Doubletree hotels utilized for the convention burned down in 2012. Detailed story of the fire can be found here

See also

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