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Triangle Squares was formed in 1987
 
Triangle Squares was formed in 1987
 
and accepted as a member of the IAGSDC at the Scottsdale convention in 1988, which only two of our dancers
 
and accepted as a member of the IAGSDC at the Scottsdale convention in 1988, which only two of our dancers
attended.
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attended. The first fly-in was March 4-7, 1988, with about four squares of dancers in attendance. The callers were Joe Uebelacker and Anne Uebelacker.<br>
Looking through some early diaries, the first entry about a Fly-In that I can find is in 1990. On 22 May, 1990,
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On 22 May, 1990, there was a special Steering Committee meeting to decide details about the next fly-in, which began with a Club
there was a special Steering Committee meeting to decide details about the Fly In, which began with a Club
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Dance on Thursday, 7 June, 1990, and then continued on Friday, 8 June with an Advanced Workshop
Dance on Thursday, 7 June, 1990 and then the Fly-In began on the Friday, 8 June with an Advance Workshop
 
 
on the Saturday and Brunch on the Sunday. We danced on Friday at St. Luke's (at Sherbourne & Carlton
 
on the Saturday and Brunch on the Sunday. We danced on Friday at St. Luke's (at Sherbourne & Carlton
Streets) and then on Saturday at the 519.
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Streets) and then on Saturday at the 519.<br>
 
In 1991, the Fly-In Early Bird dance was on Thursday, April 4, with Joe Uebelacker calling. Then on Friday, Tim
 
In 1991, the Fly-In Early Bird dance was on Thursday, April 4, with Joe Uebelacker calling. Then on Friday, Tim
Crawford called at St. Luke's, followed by a Saturday afternoon dance with Joe and a Sunday afternoon dance
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Crawford called at St. Luke's, followed by a Saturday afternoon dance with Joe Uebelacker and a Sunday afternoon dance
with Tim.
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with Tim.<br>
 
In 1992, we held the Fly-In the second (!) weekend after the Victoria Day weekend, so it was the weekend after
 
In 1992, we held the Fly-In the second (!) weekend after the Victoria Day weekend, so it was the weekend after
the Memorial Day weekend. The Trail-In dance was on Thursday, May 28.
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the Memorial Day weekend. The Trail-In dance was on Thursday, May 28.<br>
 
Then in 1993, we settled on the Memorial Day weekend as the traditional time for our Fly-In, which was that
 
Then in 1993, we settled on the Memorial Day weekend as the traditional time for our Fly-In, which was that
 
year May 28 - 30. Holding it on the Memorial Day weekend makes it more possible for dancers from the U.S. to
 
year May 28 - 30. Holding it on the Memorial Day weekend makes it more possible for dancers from the U.S. to
 
come to Toronto and with the Canadian dollar at quite a low rate this year, we’ll hope to see a number of visitors
 
come to Toronto and with the Canadian dollar at quite a low rate this year, we’ll hope to see a number of visitors
from across the border at what is our 20th Fly-In!
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from across the border at what is our 20th Fly-In!<br>
 
''Chris Homer, April 2009''
 
''Chris Homer, April 2009''
  

Revision as of 03:55, 19 July 2013

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Started: 1987

History:

Classes:

Club Caller[s]: Andy Chong, Don St. Jean, Osamu Miyabe, Costa Roussakis, Joe Uebelacker

Levels:

Dance Location[s]:

Fly-Ins Hosted: Scoot Across the Border

Triangle Squares was formed in 1987 and accepted as a member of the IAGSDC at the Scottsdale convention in 1988, which only two of our dancers attended. The first fly-in was March 4-7, 1988, with about four squares of dancers in attendance. The callers were Joe Uebelacker and Anne Uebelacker.
On 22 May, 1990, there was a special Steering Committee meeting to decide details about the next fly-in, which began with a Club Dance on Thursday, 7 June, 1990, and then continued on Friday, 8 June with an Advanced Workshop on the Saturday and Brunch on the Sunday. We danced on Friday at St. Luke's (at Sherbourne & Carlton Streets) and then on Saturday at the 519.
In 1991, the Fly-In Early Bird dance was on Thursday, April 4, with Joe Uebelacker calling. Then on Friday, Tim Crawford called at St. Luke's, followed by a Saturday afternoon dance with Joe Uebelacker and a Sunday afternoon dance with Tim.
In 1992, we held the Fly-In the second (!) weekend after the Victoria Day weekend, so it was the weekend after the Memorial Day weekend. The Trail-In dance was on Thursday, May 28.
Then in 1993, we settled on the Memorial Day weekend as the traditional time for our Fly-In, which was that year May 28 - 30. Holding it on the Memorial Day weekend makes it more possible for dancers from the U.S. to come to Toronto and with the Canadian dollar at quite a low rate this year, we’ll hope to see a number of visitors from across the border at what is our 20th Fly-In!
Chris Homer, April 2009

Conventions Hosted: 2002 - Cloverleafs & Maple Leafs

Web site: trianglesquares.com