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36th Annual IAGSDC convention

Dates: 04-07 Jul 2019

Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA

Host hotel/venues: Philadelphia 201

Hosting club: Independence Squares

Convention committee title: Dance for Independence, Inc.

Convention committee members: Norma Beard, Dane Bragg, Donna Bragg, Ed Guckin, Will Hamp, Fred Harke, Ellen Yezzi

Calling staff: (as of July 2019)

Sound staff:

Vendor list:

Fun Badge Tour stops and highlights:

  • Penn's Landing
  • Eastern State Penitentiary
  • Belmont Mansion (no dancing)
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pre/Post convention events & tours:

  • Markets, Mosaics, and Magic Walking Tour
  • Lancaster/Amish Country Country Bus Tour
  • Street Food for Thought (Food Truck) Walking Tour
  • City Overview Bus Tour
  • History in HD Walking Tour
  • Mural Segway Tour
  • Italian Market Immersion Walking Tour
  • Spirit of Philadelphia Dinner and Square Dancing Cruise

Notable Notes and Highlights:

Specialty Tips: (as listed on convention schedule)

IAGSDC officers:

IAGSDC meeting notes:

Attendance:

Attending clubs:

Honky Tonk Queen winner:

Golden Boot Award: presented to Allan Hurst by Pam Clasper and Barry Clasper

10 Year Medallions - Recipients: 30

20 Year Medallions - Recipients: 28

25 Year Medallions - Recipients: 9

30 Year Medallions - Recipients: 4

Ephemera:

External Links: