Past Conventions

Convention history is being gathered for past conventions, but may not be complete, particularly for our earliest conventions. If you worked on a past convention and believe you can assist in building the history information, contact the IAGSDC webmaster for more information.

The conventions are listed by title and host city below. Click on the name of a convention for more information (where available).

Year Title City Locale Hosts Attendance
1984 All Join Hands Seattle WA 132
1985 Promenade Along The Rockies Denver CO Rocky Mountain Rainbeaus 284
1986 Star Thru The Golden Gate San Francisco CA 654
1987 Explode The Rose Portland OR Rosetown Ramblers 578
1988 Cross Trails In The Desert Phoenix AZ 676
1989 Peel The Apple New York NY Times Squares 604
1990 North Star Promenade Vancouver BC Squares Across the Border 845
1991 Cast A Shadow In The Sun Miami FL South Florida Mustangs 605
1992 Diamonds In The Desert Albuquerque NM Wilde Bunch 1071
1993 Remake The Circle Seattle WA Puddletown Squares 1149
1994 Stars And Squares Forever Washington DC DC Lambda Squares 1137
1995 Track 2 Chicago Chicago IL Chi-Town Squares 1062
1996 Stars, Thars and Cable Cars San Francisco CA Foggy City Dancers; Western Star Dancers; El Camino Reelers; Diablo Dancers; Capital City Squares; Midnight Squares; and Prime 8's 1166
1997 Wheel And Deal Las Vegas NV Neon Squares 1066
1998 Weave The Rose Portland OR Rosetown Ramblers 1080
1999 Lights, Camera, Linear Action! Los Angeles CA 1110
2000 Crack The Crab Baltimore MD Chesapeake Squares 1015
2001 Make Magic Vancouver BC Squares Across The Border 1108
2002 Cloverleafs And Maple Leafs Toronto Ontario Triangle Squares 1120
2003 Anchors Aweigh With A Half Sashay San Diego CA Finest City Squares 1045
2004 Remake The Heatwave Phoenix AZ Desert Valley Squares 952
2005 Star Thru the Silicon Galaxy San Jose CA El Camino Reelers 993
2006 When You Wish Upon A Thar Anaheim CA Bloomin' Squares, Empire Squares, Golden State Squares, Shoreline Squares & Tinseltown Squares 934
2007 Red Rocks and Purple Mountains Denver CO Rocky Mountain Rainbeaus 1089
2008 Touch a Quarter Century Cleveland OH Cleveland City Country Dancers 977
2009 DC Diamond Circulate Washington DC DC Lambda Squares 890
2010 Chi-Town Shakedown Chicago IL Chi-Town Squares 1014
2011 Gone with the Windmill Atlanta GA Hotlanta Squares 801
2012 Dance Up A Storm Vancouver BC Squares Across the Border 804
2013 Weave Your Heart In San Francisco San Francisco CA Capital City Squares, Diablo Dancers, El Camino Reelers, Foggy City Dancers, Midnight Squares, Oaktown 8s, Prime 8s, Redwood Rainbows, Western Star Dancers 1174
2014 Squeeze The Hive Salt Lake City UT 792
2015 Swing Me In St Louis St Louis MO 821
2016 Maple Leafs Regroup Toronto Ontario 852