2014 USAWest Square Dance Convention -- Pendleton, OR

Tentative Schedule

Many people have asked for a rough schedule for the convention. Here it is, as far as we know right now. Updated July 7.

Room Assignments

Main FloorPlus afternoon, Mainstream evening, Exhibitions
West 1-2-3-4Mainstream morning & afternoon, Plus evening
Raley BuildingRounds
Happy Canyon WestSeminars & Contra
Happy Canyon EastAdvanced & Challenge
East 3-4Seminars
East 5Crash Room

Wednesday, August 13

Noon: Registration opens

6:30 PM: Dinner

8:00 PM: Dance with The Crew

Thursday, August 14

Time Mainstream Plus Rounds Advanced Seminars
10:00 AM Open Mic Mainstream w/rounds
Waltz Clinic
11:00 AM 11:30 Showcase
12:00 PM Intro to Rhumba
1:00 PM
1:30 PM Mainstream w/rounds Plus w/rounds Round teaches
2:00 PM Advanced Welcome to the Digital Era
3:00 PM
3:30 PM ARTS: Re-branding Square Dancing
4:00 PM
5:00 PM
6:00 PM
6:30 PM Exhibitions
7:00 PM Mainstream
Ghost Riders
Plus w/rounds Dance the Teaches Advanced
8:00 PM Phase III and up Rounds
9:00 PM
10:00 PM Rest your feet

Friday, August 15

Time Mainstream Plus Rounds Advanced Contra Clinics Seminars
10:00 AM Mainstream w/rounds Tango Clinic Intro to A1
10:30 AM Square Dancing with Style
11:00 AM Challenge
11:30 AM Showcase Using Social Media
12:00 PM Intro to Cha Cha
12:30 PM
1:00 PM Sewing Men's Western Shirts
1:30 PM Mainstream w/rounds Plus w/rounds Round teaches Sicilian Circle for Teaching
2:00 PM Advanced
2:30 PM Bags for All Occasions
3:00 PM Intro to Contra
3:30 PM
4:00 PM Panel -- Attracting & Retaining Dancers
4:30 PM
5:00 PM
6:00 PM
6:30 PM Exhibitions
7:00 PM Mainstream
Ghost Riders
Plus w/rounds Dance the Teaches Advanced Contra
8:00 PM Phase III and up Rounds
9:00 PM
10:00 PM Afterparty, Your 2014 USAWest Committee

Saturday, August 16

Time Mainstream Plus Rounds Advanced Contra Clinics Seminars
10:00 AM Mainstream w/Rounds Latin Clinic Intro to A1 Sewing Q-and-A
10:30 AM Intro to Contra
11:00 AM Challenge B-51 Discussion
11:30 AM Showcase
12:00 PM Caller Confab
12:30 PM
1:00 PM Exhibitions Square Dancing with Style
1:30 PM Mainstream w/rounds Plus w/rounds Round teaches Round Dance Parties Dos and Don'ts
2:00 PM Advanced
2:30 PM
3:00 PM How to Teach Teens
3:30 PM Embellished T Shirts
4:00 PM
4:30 PM
5:00 PM
6:00 PM
7:00 PM Parade of States & Ceremonies
7:30 PM Mainstream
Ghost Riders
Plus w/rounds Dance the Teaches Advanced Contra
8:00 PM Phase III and up Rounds
8:30 PM
9:00 PM
9:30 PM
10:00 PM Afterparty, 2015 USAWest Convention in Helena