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As part of a 45th Anniversary project, the history of SWOSDA, from 1959-2009, was published in eight separate parts in the Bugle, SWOSDA’s official newsletter. You can read our history below.
Five years later, the history was updated and can be read in one complete PDF here. We owe a debt of gratitude to Geoff and Rosemarie Edwards for their work on these histories. Our history continues to be written and we certainly accept articles, stories and photos of special events, for future generations to enjoy. Please send articles and photos to our current historians, Dorothy Dahm at the following address:
38 Kamps Cresc,
Tillsonburg, ON N4G 4Z3
The Executive is pleased to announce the SWOSDA Recognition Merit Award, a new award dedicated to recognizing any deserving SWOSDA club member(s) who significantly contribute to their dance Club. The nominees’ contributions shall be reflective of a continuing dedication to the normal activities of the Club.
The participation in the Club shall be a minimum of 15 years and one or more periods of time may be added to meet the requirement for the Recognition Merit Award.
The Award is limited to one couple or one individual per club per year and is presented at the April Annual General Meeting of Square and Round Dancers of South Western Ontario.
The deadline for submitting an application to SWOSDA is March 15.
We also have the Trillium Merit and Long Service Awards. You can read the guidelines and application form here.
There’s lots of ways, some might be simple but many you might not think of. Check out the complete list here to learn how to keep potential members coming back for more.
Use these helpful links:
- The Ontario Square and Round Dance Federation
- Eastern Ontario Square and Round Dance Association
- Toronto and District Association
- Lakehead & District Squares & RD Association
- Northern Ontario Clubs
- BC Square & Round Dance Federation
- Saskatchewan Square & Round Dance Federation
- Alberta Square and Round Dance Federation
- Manitoba Square & Round Dance Federation
- Quebec Square & Round Dance Clubs
- Square & Round Dance Association of Nova Scotia
- Square & Round Dance Association of New Brunswick
- Square Dancing on the Island
Upcoming National Conventions can be found on the Canadian Square & Round Dance Society Website See the Events Menu tab.