Convention

2023 Square Dance Convention - Aug 17-19

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Featured Caller Tony Oxendine


Featured Cuer Jerry Buckmaster
with Zodie Riegel

Quick Links

Registration Form
(to print and mail in)
Master Dance Plan Fri Sat
Program Book
Program Book Ads
Convention Committee
Convention History
Trail End Dance Flyer
Convention Flyer
Basket Form (please attach to basket)

Squares Schedule
Glens III
Friday Saturday
Prairies IV & V
Friday Saturday
Prairies VI
Friday Saturday
Saturday Evening
Rounds Schedule
Convention Dance Leaders

2023 Convention Slides

Join us on August 18 (Trail End Dance), 19 and 20, 2022 for the 58th Annual State Convention. We'll be at the Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites, 100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007.

If you're a history buff, you can find information on past conventions here.

What You Can Expect for 2023!

DANCING:

  • Thursday 8/19 Trail End Dance 7:30pm-10:30pm

  • Friday 8/20 Dancing 1pm-10pm, (and 10pm-11pm after party)

  • Saturday 8/21 Dancing 10am-10pm

WOOD FLOORS in all dance halls

Featuring

  • Squares - Mainstream thru Advanced depending on numbers pre-registered for each level.

  • Rounds - Phase II thru IV

  • Contras, Traditional Squares & Lines will be available only if adequate participants pre-register

Square dance attire suggested after 6 pm. Shoes required at all times.

Dance Registration

The trail end dance and 2 full days of dancing is only $30 per person if you register by 5/31/2023. Youth under the age of 18 years may attend for free.

  1. To register, please
    download and complete the registration form,
    write a check payable to MCSRDC (prices are
    on the form).
    and mail your
    form and check to:
    59th Michigan Square & Round Dance Convention
    c/o Ray & Ilidia Wiles – General Chairmen
    3425 Berry Drive, Carleton, MI 48117.

  2. If you have any questions, just drop an email to misd2rw@gmail.com.

Parking

Parking is available in the adjacent parking ramp (for a fee). Street parking at meters is available. Meters are no charge on the weekend.

Hotel Registration

Ask for the Square Dance Convention group rate of $132 (up to 2 people) / $142 (up to 4 perople) plus tax per night. This is only good through July 27.

Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites
100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

BY PHONE: 269 343-3333

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Camping

Markin Glen County Park
5300 N Westnedge Ave
Kalamazoo 269-383-8778

4 miles from hotel

or for more area camping info go to: https://www.discoverkalamazoo.com › stay › campgrounds

Program Details

Links at top will be populated as this is determined.

Eating, Attractions, and Other Fun Activities

tbd

Convention questions should be directed to the Convention Chairs::

Ray and Ilidia Wiles misd2rw@gmail.com