IAGSDC News and Information

Our Next IAGSDC Recruitment & Retention Meeting is Saturday, October 9, 2021

Get excited -- this Saturday, October 9 is our next IAGSDC Recruiting & Retention Group Meeting. Please go ahead and pre-register if you have not done so already. Here are the registration details:

*Saturday, October 9 – Note the new start-time at 10:30 AM Pacific... more

Pre-Register for July 5, 2021 Recruitment & Retention Zoom Meeting

Please Pre-Register Now for our July 5, 2021 R&R Meeting, Part of IAGSDC’s Virtual Convention

Our next R&R Meeting will occur as part of the upcoming 2021 Virtual Convention occurring during the first long weekend in July.  We will discuss the very interesting... more



Houston, We Have A Promenade

Our IAGSDC 2021 Convention – July 2-5, 2021 – Now A Virtual Event!

Since we can’t meet in person this year due to the threat of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’re hosting a free... more


IAGSDC will be holding 3 sessions about Recruitment of new dancers and Retention of existing clubs’ members at this year’s Convention in Seattle. We are expanding the number of sessions this year following the well-attended and energetic session at last year’s Palm Springs... more

New Look for IAGSDC/ORG

The front page of IAGSDC.ORG has been revamped with a new look.  It now has a list of the next 8 events coming up in the IAGSDC calendar, plus it provides buttons for easy access to the websites for the next 2 conventions, as well as to the complete Events listing, and a list of IAGSDC member... more

Welcome to the IAGSDC

The IAGSDC supports gay and lesbian Modern Western Square Dance (MWSD) clubs worldwide, including the United States, Canada and Japan. Our organization was formed by and for lesbians and gay men and for their friends. You do not have to identify as gay or lesbian to dance with an IAGSDC club.... more

Convention Guide

Our annual convention is a huge party, normally held over the July 4th (USA Independence) weekend. But for new-comers, the event can be confusing and even overwhelming. That's why Allan Hurst (a square dancer and caller) put together his Guide To IAGSDC Conventions. The guide was first... more