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Upcoming United States National Conventions

70th National Square Dance Convention®
Jackson, Mississippi, June 23-26, 2021, Dan and Glinda Torvik, General Chairmen

71st National Square Dance Convention®
Evansville, Indiana, June 22-25, 2022, John and Carolyn Cook, General Chairmen

72nd National Square Dance Convention®
Mobile, Alabama, June 21-24, 2023, Tom and Tina Wilkins, General Chairmen

73rd National Square Dance Convention®
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 26-29, 2024, Scott and Brenda Deal, General Chairmen

Convention Liaisons:

2022 71st NSDC in Evansville, Indiana – Mo Wilkins

71st NSDC Contra Program

from Mo Wilkins
Energizer Dance – Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Where: Old National Events Plaza, Ballroom D
When: 7 PM – 10 PM (allowing for set up from 6-7 PM and tear down from 10-11 PM)
Band for Energizer and Thursday Evening: ** Critter du Jour **
Tom Yeiser – fiddle, Fred Haver – Piano, traveling from Bloomington

Meeting room – Wednesday, June 22, 2022
DoubleTree Hotel – Ballroom C, with Social Hour from 9 – 10 AM and sessions starting at 10 AM
Education – Round Table Discussion – moderator will be Betsy Gotta
Topic: Calling with a Live Band versus Calling with Recorded Music
Open Forum Topic: How to make CONTRALAB more known
Annual Meeting – Ballroom C starting at 1 PM,
Board of Governors Meeting following the Annual Meeting

Contra Hall – Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 23 – 25, 2022
– the plan is wood flooring
Double Tree Hotel – Ballroom C Dancing times:
Morning: 10 AM – 12 Noon
Afternoon: 1 PM – 5 PM
Evening: 7 PM – 10 PM
(Band set-up 6-7 PM and tear down 10-11 PM)
Education sessions: Intro to Contra,
Thursday & Saturday – 10 AM, Friday – 1 or 2 PM

Band for Friday and Saturday: ** Supertrad **
Sam Bartlett on banjo, Eric Schedler on accordion, Brian Lindsay on fiddle

Past National Conventions since CONTRALAB was founded

2021 70th NSDC in Jackson, Mississippi
2020 69th NSDC in Spokane, Washington (cancelled by Covid-19 Pandemic)

2019 68th NSDC in Atlanta, Georgia
2018 67th NSDC in Kansas City, Missouri
2017 66th NSDC in Cincinnati, Ohio
2016 65th NSDC in Des Moines, Iowa
2015 64th NSDC in Springfield, Massachusetts

2014 63rd NSDC in Little Rock, Arkansas
2013 62nd NSDC in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2012 61st NSDC in Spokane, Washington
2011 20th NSDC in Detroit, Michigan
2010 59th NSDC in Louisville, Kentucky

2009 58th NSDC in Long Beach, California
2008 57th NSDC in Wichita, Kansas
2007 56th NSDC in Charlotte, North Carolina
2006 55th NSDC in San Antonio, Texas
2005 54th NSDC in Portland, Oregon

2004 53rd NSDC in Denver, Colorado
2003 52nd NSDC in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2002 51st NSDC in St. Paul, Minnesota
2001 50th NSDC in Anaheim, California
2000 49th NSDC in Baltimore, Maryland

1999 48th NSDC in Indianapolis, Indiana
1998 47th NSDC in Charlotte, North Carolina
1997 46th NSDC in Orlando, Florida
1996 45th NSDC in San Antonio, Texas
1995 44th NSDC in Birmingham, Alabama

1994 43rd NSDC in Portland, Oregon
1993 42nd NSDC in St. Louis, Missouri
1992 41st NSDC in Cincinnati, Ohio
1991 40th NSDC in Salt Lake City, Utah
1990 39th NSDC in Memphis, Tennessee

1989 38th NSDC in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1988 37th NSDC in Anaheim, California
1987 36th NSDC in Houston, Texas