The Okanagan Square & Round Dance Association

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Function of the OSRDA

 

The OKANAGAN SQUARE & ROUND DANCE ASSOCIATION 
represents approximately 300 dancers in 6 clubs,

and 5 Associate Member Clubs,

throughout the south and north Okanagan Valley.

As an introduction to the world of square dancing, here is some

information that you may find useful

OSRDA Member Clubs  (Click on City for more Data)

 

Club

City

Dance Night 

1.Enderby River Dancers

Enderby

Friday

2. Frontier Twirlers.

Oliver/Osoyoos

Monday

3. Penticton Squares

Penticton

Tuesday (New Dancers Thursdays)

4. Star Country Squares

Vernon

Wednesday (New Dancers Thursday)

5. Westsyde Squares

Kelowna/Westbank

Wednesday (New Dancers Monday & Thursday till January)

Most of the above clubs dance a Mainstream level program with some plus tips frequently called.

Associate Member Clubs

City

Club Dance Night

Okanagan Cloggin'

Kelowna

Mondays & Friday

R & R Rounders

Penticton

Mondays

Rhythm Rounds 

Vernon

 

Peachland Connectors

Peachland

Sundays

Westsyde Youth Team Dance Club

Kelowna

Tuesday

 

The Function of the OSRDA
 

(a) To promote Fellowship through square dancing and to correlate and integrate the activities of affiliated clubs, such as attempting to regulate the various party nights hosted by these clubs in the Okanagan.

(b) To acquire property, chattels, funds etc. and to hold, develop and use the same for the benefit of the Association; to sell, lease, mortgage, dispose of, or otherwise deal with the property of the Association.

There are four Meetings held each dancing season, on the 3rd. Sunday of October, January, February and April which are attended by delegates and/or alternates that are elected/appointed from each affiliate club. 

The Chairperson/President; Vice-President; Treasurer; Secretary; Publicity Chairperson and Historian are usually elected from these delegates and/or alternates, but, these positions may also be filled by affiliated club members. Click here for Executive

A Click here Party Night system is in effect that designates a weekly Saturday night dance in each "north" and each "south" area of the valley, with the "floating bridge" being the dividing line.

 

OSRDA Special Party Nights

The OKANAGAN SQUARE & ROUND DANCE ASSOCIATION (OSRDA) 


SING-A-LONG: Commencing in 2003 the Sing-a-Long will be held on the 1st or 2nd Saturday of October.
Which ever is not the Thanksgiving weekend. (In 2012 to be September 29th).
A mainstream level dance to singing calls only.
 


FRESHMEN'S FROLIC
:  The Freshmen's Frolic will be held on the 5th. Saturday of March or April when applicable. In the years that the 5th. Saturday falls in May it will be held on the 1st or 2nd. Saturday of that month.
A "specified level" mainstream dance for newer dancers.
 


THE SPRING FLING
: Always the 2nd.week-end of March. This event is hosted yearly by various member clubs throughout the
Okanagan Valley. To see all the details of this great event please click below.
(Details to follow)


 

OSRDA Meeting Dates

Always the third Sunday of October, January, February and April.

Exceptions being if the April meeting falls on Easter W/E, will move to the prior W/E.

The dates for 2011-2012 will be October 16 (AGM) January 15, February 19, April 15  

OSRDA Executive Committee

NAME

CLUB

POSITION

E-MAIL

PHONE NUMBER

Beth McGifford


Penticton Squares

                    

 OSRDA Delegate

beth_peachfest@hotmail.com


250-493-8234


  Ed Emery   Penticton Squares   OSRDA Delegate   nored@telus.net

Carla Gyle

Westsyde Squares

Secretary

cgyle@shaw.ca

778-754-2280

 

Ron Shulhan


Past President

gerry_shulhan@telus.net

250-498-0677

Grace Byrne

Enderby River Dancers

Alternate Delegate

rabgeb@gmail.com

250-549-4318

 Anne Sacht
Kim  Sacht

Enderby River Dancers

Delegate

B12-12069 Westside RD Vernon BC V1H 2A5

250-542-1333

 Diane Tucker

Penticton Squares

Publicity & Web Master

Region3

 dmtucker@shaw.ca

250-497-6970

Brian Elmer 

 

Westsyde Squares

B.C. Federation Rep

& Westsyde  Youth rep

OSRDA Rep

brian@squaredance.bc.ca

250-768-2694

Bob Cargren

Westsyde Squares

Vice-President 

bobcarlgren@gmail.com 

778-754-2280

 Rosalyn Garnet  Westsyde Squares  BC Fed Alternate 250-768-2694

Lynda Colautti

Okanagan Cloggin

Represenative

lcolautti@hotmail.com

250-768-3855

Rhonda Knight

Westsyde Squares

Alternate OSRDA 

delegates

rlrippin@yahoo.ca

250-769-0812

 Tina Taylor  Westsyde Squares  Alt OSRDA Rep  ttaylor81@gmail.com  250-763-3315

Dave Phillips

Star Country Squares

OSRDA Rep

dave-phillips@shaw.ca

250-549-3549

 

Lynda Colautti

Clogger

Representative

lcolautti@hotmail.com &

okanagancloggin@live.ca

250-768-3855

Anne  &  Kim Sachts

Enderby River  Dancers

OSRDA delegate

B12-12069 Westside Rd.

Vernon, BC V1H 2A5

250-542-1333

Helen Grant

Star Country Squares

OSRDA delegate

 hcgretired@shaw.ca

250-558-3480

Lynda Bjalek 

Westsyde Squares

OSRDA Rep 

lyndabj@shaw.ca

 250-763-0084

 

Geinie  French

Penticton Squares

Tresurer / BC FED DELEGATES

eufrench@telus.net

250-675-4594/250-5151962(c)

Bill  Morey   

Penticton Squares

President BC FED DELEGATES

wh_morey@telus.net

250-498-0773


Revised February 2014

 
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