The Ontario Square and Round Dance Federation is pleased to present events all year round

Ontario Square and Round Dance Federation Events

You probably won’t have to look too far to find one near you. Our clubs are regularly hosting events where newbies and veterans alike can come out, meet new people, refine your steps and have fun. Come back again soon as we continue to maintain and update our events listings.

 

More Special Dances listed on the Association Event Calendars

If you are aware of an Event or up-coming Caller School, please forward information to the webmaster, dan.roy1950@gmail.com

Virtual Events

Upcoming Virtual Special Events

Zoom Blast – May 15, 2021 from 1-4 pm – NEW DATE
Practice 1-4 person square dancing using 30 square dance moves
See FLYER for more details     NOTE: You must REGISTER for this event

A Virtual Round Dance Party – May 23, 2021 from 2-4 pm
An afternoon of phase 2,3, 4 Round Dancing
See FLYER for more details     NOTE: You must REGISTER for this event

Swing Into Spring 
3-days of Square & Round Dancing
Prescott, Ontario
Yearly – First Weekends in May


Virtual Square Dancing – Weekly

Most virtual dances can be found under Events at Virtual Square Dances on Facebook
(https://www.facebook.com/groups/VirtualSquareDances/events/). You do not need a Facebook account to take part. The Zoom links to the dances are usually posted about 30 to 60 minutes before the scheduled start time. Make sure to check the time as dances are being called from everywhere from California to Australia to Germany. A truly international coming together to keep square dancing alive!

Jeff Priest – See Website for details
See FLYER  –  You must Register to attend
Tuesday – Plus Dancing at 7 pm
Wednesday – Advance Dancing at 1 pm
Wednesday – Relaxed 30-Call Program at 7 pm

Dayle Hodge
Dayle Hodge is calling weekly virtual square dances at the Plus, Advanced, and C1 programs. There are 4 tips each hour. The third tip is a workshop for any calls the group requests. Login details for each follow below.
For questions, Dayle can be reached at: – dayleh@comcast.nethttps://www.daylehodge.com

Don Moger
Dancing Mondays (C3A), Tuesday (A2, C2), & Fridays (C1)
Dancing Thursdays (Basic, Mainstream) 7-8 pm

Calgary and District Square and Round Dance Association has created a webpage devoted to weekly virtual dancing at several levels. You can check it out at http://www.squaredancecalgary.com/virtual/
Virtual square dancing – Lorne Smith
MAINSTREAM: Wednesdays @ 7:00 PM MDT (9 EDT/8 CDT/6 PDT)
PLUS: Thursdays @ 7:00 PM MDT (9 EDT/8 CDT/6 PDT)
ADVANCE/C1: Sundays @ 6:30 PM MDT (8:30 EDT/7:30 CDT/5:30 PDT)

Joe Uebelacker
Tuesdays starting Jan 26, 2021 – 6:30 for chat, Mainstream Dancing from 7:00-8:30
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89073978081?pwd=MmY4eitUNTBzTnZ2MTUwaWdzNThEQT09
Meeting ID: 890 7397 8081  Passcode: 3SybPP


Virtual Round Dancing – Weekly

Monday (Ph 3), @ 9:30 pm EST  Join Zoom Session – With Bruce & Mary Nelson, AB
Tuesday (Ph 4),  @ 9:30 pm EST  Join Zoom Session– With Bruce & Mary Nelson, AB
Thursday (Ph 2,3 & some 4) at 7 pm EST – With Andrea Priest – see Website for details  See FLYER.  Email to Register
Friday (Ph 2),  @ 9:30 pm EST  Join Zoom Session– With Bruce & Mary Nelson, AB


 

Training

Round Dance Cuer/Instructor School

Brought to you by Square & Round Dance Instructors’ Association of Alberta

September 7, 8, 9, 10, 2021
Lead by Cuer / Instructors: Peter & Stella Tennant, Vernon, BC; Mary & Bruce Nelson, Sherwood Park, AB. See Flyer for details and Registration

Canadian Connection – Caller School

Virtual Caller School
May 22, 2021 at 7 pm eastern time
Join Mel Wilkerson as the Guest Presenter at Zoom Caller Training from Sydney Australia.  For you access invitation contact  wilkerso@bigpong.net.au

Canadian Caller college for other possible training events

Conventions

Canada

52nd Annual Square & Round Dance Convention

Edmonton, AB. – Friday, September 3; Saturday, September 4; Sunday, September 5; Monday, September 6, 2021

22nd International Squares & Round Dance Convention

Fredericton, NB. – Thursday, July 21; Friday, July 22; & Saturday, July 23, 2022


USA

58th Michigan Square & Round Dance Convention  (2021 also cancelled)
(Train-In dance on Thursday evening)

2022 & 2023 to be held at the Radisson Plaza Hotel, Kalamazoo – Aug 18-20, 2022

70th NSDC – US National Square & Round Dance Convention
June 23, 24, 25, & 26, 2021  (Wed-Sat)

Squares, Rounds, Fashion Show, Tours and more. See WEBSITE for more details.

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