National Diary of Events

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Nov 2022 State Event Details Flyer Contact
Sat 26 Nov QLD Queensland Round Dance Association
CHRISTMAS PARTY
Logan City Square Dance Centre, 161A Magnesium Drive Crestmead
From 5pm - 7.30pm with Pot Luck, shared evening meal after dancing
(For further information regarding the meal contact Chris Heyworth 0400 530 673 or caduceus22@hotmail.com)
Level Ph II - V
Admission $8.00 QRDA Members, $10.00 Non Members
All Cuers welcome to participate in the programme.
Cuers please indicate your willingness to Cue on the day by RSVP to Paula Armstrong Email: paula1563@gmail.com Mobile: 0418 186 897
Christ Heyworth (Meal)
ph: 0400 530 673

Paula Armstrong (Cuers)
ph: 0418 186 897

Website
Dec 2022
Sat 31 Dec QLD Logan City Square Dancers
NEW YEAR'S EVE DANCE
Dress as your favourite Song Title (if desired)
Logan City Square Dance Centre, 161 A Magnesium Drive Crestmead Qld
From 8pm
Admission $8.00 per person
Raffle and prizes
Tea & Coffee available.
Please BYO refreshments for the supper break. Tables will be set up to sit at, eat & socialise.
Jane
ph: 0405 316 469
Feb 2023
Sat 11 Feb to
Sun 12 Feb
QLD Logan City Square Dancers
19TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF LOGAN CITY SQUARE DANCE CENTRE
Logan City Square Dance Centre, 161A Magnesium Drive, Crestmead Qld
Featuring caller Jaden Frigo (Vic)
Programme
Saturday 1.30 - 4.00pm Plus
Saturday 7.00 pm Rounds 7.30pm Mainstream Squares 10.00 pm approx. Supper*
Sunday 1.30 - 3.30pm A Level
The hall will remain open between sessions on Saturday. Showers available. BYO basket tea if desired or there are several food outlets nearby.
*Please BYO refreshments for the supper break. Tea & Coffee available.
Jane
ph: 0405 316 469

Website
Sat 18 Feb SA Wild Frontier & Kannella Squares
WILD FRONTIER 50TH BIRTHDAY
Gold is the Theme
7.30pm Start Mainstream
Dancers, Callers & Interstate Callers
You are all Invited
26 Chapel Street Magill SA
$8.00 Entrance
Please Bring Supper!
Jeff Seidel (Caller)
ph: 08 8263 5023

Website
Mar 2023
Fri 10 Mar QLD Cane Country Squares Bundaberg
40TH BIRTHDAY
With feature callers Steve Turner, Nev McLachlan and Matthew Mills, and guest cuer Bev McLachlan
Come to Bundaberg to join in the celebrations!!
Program at a Glance
Friday: 6.30pm to 9.30pm - SSD, MS & Rounds
Saturday: 1pm to 3pm - SSD & MS with workshops, 3pm to 5pm - Plus with A Brackets, 7.00pm to 10.00pm - SSD, MS & Rounds
Sunday: 9.30am to 12:00pm - SSD, MS & Rounds, Sausage Sizzle from 12:00pm
Venue TBA
Fri 10 Mar to
Mon 13 Mar
VIC Victorian Square Dance Association
52ND VSDA STATE CONVENTION
San Remo Recreation Centre, 1A Wynne Rd, San Remo, Victoria
Theme: FANTASY ISLAND
Pricing & Registration (990KB PDF)
Registration forms from VSDA website
Ann Dugdale
ph: 0400 654 655

Website   Book Online
Fri 24 Mar to
Sun 26 Mar
VIC KILCUNDA PLUS WEEKEND
KILCUNDA COMMUNITY CENTRE, 3513 BASS HIGHWAY, KILCUNDA (ONLY 1 HOUR FROM MELBOURNE)
PLUS LEVEL SQUARE DANCING ALL WEEKEND WITH SOME EASY ROUNDS FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTS
FEATURING JASON DEAN (QLD) AND JADEN FRIGO
LIMITED NUMBERS - BOOK EARLY TO SECURE YOUR PLACE!
JOIN US FOR AN OUTSTANDING WEEKEND OF PLUS DANCING AT ITS BEST!
Registration form (211KB PDF)
Apr 2023
Thu 20 Apr to
Mon 24 Apr
SA 63RD AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION - ADELAIDE 2023
Thursday 20th April to Monday 24th April 2022
Download our Convention App - details on our website or search for "63rd ANSDC" in the Play Store or App Store.
50's Rock 'n' Roll is our inspiring theme and the committee is planning some amazing decorations to reflect that. On our theme night we encourage you to come dressed in your favourite 50's Rock 'n' Roll style, and be ready to rock the night away! It will be a night you won't want to miss.
The venue is The Gardens Recreation Centre in Parafield Gardens which is the same venue we used in Adelaide in 2015
There are 2 ways to register:
1 - Online (this is the easy way) using www.trybooking.com/BRLDQ
2 - A paper registration form is available to download and print from our website
We are excited to have the opportunity to welcome you to Rock On! at the 63rd Australian National Square Dance Convention next April. It will be amazing!
More information is on our website and facebook page and these will be updated as more details become available
Registration form (144KB PDF)
Registration Info Sheet (314KB PDF)
Caravan Parks (112KB PDF)
Other Accommodation (113KB PDF)
Convention App
Convenor Graham Elliott
ph: 0403 929 044

Secretary Jenny Battersby

Website   Facebook   Book Online
May 2023
Fri 19 May to
Sun 21 May
VIC WEEKEND AWAY WITH CHEMISTRY SETS AND CASEY SDC
Chemistry Sets and Casey SDC would like to invite you to a weekend away.
We will be having some dancing, some workshops and some other activities in Echuca.
May 19th, 20th and 21st 2023
Nanneella Memorial Hall, 480-484 Echuca-Nanneella Road. Nanneella Victoria.
Further details (492KB PDF)
Sat 20 May QLD Suncoasters Square Dance Club
BASIC JAMBOREE
Sunshine Coast Square Dance Centre Buderim
What is a "Basic Jamboree"?
It's the opportunity for those who have not yet achieved Mainstream Level to come to a large dance to mix and dance with other square dancers.
PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE
Saturday Afternoon:
2.00 pm - 5.00 pm Basic with Mainstream brackets
5.30 - 6.30 pm BYO Basket Dinner (showers available)
Saturday Night :
7.00 pm Plus
7.30 - 9.30 pm Mainstream with Basic brackets
Your Callers for this event will be Nev McLachlan and Matt Mills
Cost $10.00 per dancer per session or $16.00 if attending both sessions.
Website
Aug 2023
Fri 4 Aug to
Sun 6 Aug
QLD THE QCA'S RUBY QLD STATE SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION
The Fortieth will be the Naughtieth
Sunshine Coast Square Dance Centre, 260 Dixon Road, Buderim
Your hosts for the weekend will be Matt & Anita Mills and Nev & Bev McLachlan. The M & M's
Registration
Weekend Registration:
Early Bird $40 (ends 31st May 2023)
Standard $50 (from 1st June 2023 till 4th August 2023)
Door Price:
Session $15 (Daytime or Nighttime)
Registration Forms:
Available in paper version, (Contact Convention Team)
Online link https://forms.gle/6K5QpnWEs4U4uw9L6
or thru QCA or Square Dancing Society of Qld's websites
General Information:
Any assistance to help with the decorating on Friday afternoon would be greatly appreciated.
Weekend ticket includes a free Sausage Sizzle at the Sunday Morning Social Session
Caller Cuer Registration closes 31st May 2023 (State Callers and RD Leaders who are available for the entire
Convention Program are exempt from Payment as per the QCA By-Laws)
Dressed Sets Parade: All clubs and groups are invited and encouraged to participate. It is a special segment that
needs to be continued as part of Convention tradition.
Raffles: There will be draws on Friday and Saturday nights so make sure you bring your change.
Friday Night Theme night: Dress in "Ruby" to celebrate this special 40th Convention.
Limited camp sites will be available at "The Centre" so get in quick and make your booking.
Sunday Morning Social come along for a fun morning to participate or watch some good old-fashioned games - egg and spoon race, can you eat 3 saos and then whistle a tune? And then finish off with a sausage sizzle before the final afternoon of dancing.

Programme Details (612KB PDF)
QCA Callers website
Square Dancing Society of Qld website

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Sep 2023
Fri 29 Sep to
Sun 1 Oct
NSW Hunter Valley Square Dance Society
HUNTER VALLEY WEEKEND 2023
Feature Caller Howard Cockburn
Rounds with Ed Coleman
Venue: Pioneer Memorial Hall, 54 Cowper Street Wallsend NSW
Register before 30 November 2022 to take advantage of our early bird price of just $40.00 p.p.
Violet
ph: 0421 196 163
Bev


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