List of U.S. state dances

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This is a list of official U.S. state dances:[1]

Table[edit]

StateState danceYear &
Citation
AlabamaSquare Dance1981[2]
ArkansasSquare Dance1991[3]
CaliforniaWest Coast Swing[4]
Square Dance
(official folk dance)
ColoradoSquare Dance1992[5]
ConnecticutSquare Dance1995[6]
GeorgiaSquare Dance1996[7]
HawaiiHula1999[8]
IdahoSquare Dance1989[9]
IllinoisSquare Dance1990[10]
KentuckyClogging2006[11]
LouisianaSquare Dance1999[12]
MarylandSquare Dance1994[13]
MassachusettsSquare Dance1990[14][15]
MinnesotaNone - Square Dance was proposed in 1992 and 1994[16]
MississippiSquare Dance1995[17]
MissouriSquare Dance1995[18]
NebraskaSquare Dance1997[19]
New JerseySquare Dance
(official folk dance)
1983 [20]
North CarolinaClogging
(official folk dance)
2005[21]
Carolina Shag
(official popular dance)
North DakotaSquare Dance1995[22]
OklahomaSquare Dance1988[23]
OregonSquare Dance1977[24]
South CarolinaThe Shag1984[25][dead link]
Square dance
(State American Folk Dance)
1994[26]
Richardson waltz
(State waltz)
2000[27]
TennesseeSquare Dance1980[28]
TexasSquare Dance1994[29]
UtahSquare Dance1994[30]
VirginiaSquare Dance2011[31]
WashingtonSquare Dance1979[32]
WisconsinPolka1993[33]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official State Dances, NetState.com, accessed April 21, 2006.
  2. ^ "Official American Folk Dance of Alabama". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives & History. 2001-07-12. Retrieved 2007-03-18. 
  3. ^ http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/dances/ar_square_dance.htm
  4. ^ "History and Culture - State Symbols". The California State Library. State of California. 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-31. 
  5. ^ https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/state-folk-dance
  6. ^ http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/dances/ct_square_dance.htm
  7. ^ http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/dances/ga_square_dance.htm
  8. ^ http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/hrscurrent/Vol01_Ch0001-0042F/HRS0005/HRS_0005-0021.htm
  9. ^ http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/dances/id_square_dance.htm
  10. ^ "Illinois official Dance". State Symbols. Illinois State museum. 
  11. ^ "Kentucky State Symbols". Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives. 2007-03-30. Retrieved 2007-07-02. 
  12. ^ http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/dances/la_square_dance.htm
  13. ^ http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/01glance/html/symbols/folk.html
  14. ^ Folk dance of the Commonwealth, General Laws of Massachusetts, Chapter 2, Section 32.
  15. ^ "State Symbols". Citizen Information Service. Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2007-03-18. 
  16. ^ http://www.leg.state.mn.us/leg/unsym.aspx
  17. ^ Official State Dances from NETSTATE
  18. ^ http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/dances/mo_square_dance.htm
  19. ^ http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/dances/ne_square_dance.htm
  20. ^ "New Jersey's State Dance". The Official Web Site for The State of New Jersey. The State of New Jersey. Retrieved June 5, 2013. 
  21. ^ "Official State Symbols of North Carolina". North Carolina State Library. State of North Carolina. Retrieved 2008-01-26. 
  22. ^ http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/dances/nd_square_dance.htm
  23. ^ http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/dances/ok_square_dance.htm
  24. ^ http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Oregon/StateDanceSquare.html.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  25. ^ "SC Statehouse Student's web page, The State Dance - The Shag". South Carolina General Assembly. Archived from the original on 2008-03-18. Retrieved 2008-03-31. 
  26. ^ "SC Statehouse Student's web page, The State Folk Dance - The Square Dance". South Carolina General Assembly. Archived from the original on 2008-03-15. Retrieved 2008-03-31. [dead link]
  27. ^ "SC Statehouse Student's web page, The State Waltz - The Richardson Waltz". South Carolina General Assembly. Archived from the original on 2008-03-15. Retrieved 2008-03-31. [dead link]
  28. ^ http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/dances/tn_square_dance.htm
  29. ^ "Texas Legislature Online - 72(R) History for HCR 153". Texas State Legislature. Retrieved 2013-09-09. 
  30. ^ Utah State Folk Dance - Square Dance from pioneer.utah.gov "Pioneer - Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on 2008-09-08
  31. ^ "Virginia Emblems And Designations". Virginia State Legislature. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  32. ^ "Symbols of Washington State". Washington State Legislature. Archived from the original on 2007-03-05. Retrieved 2007-03-05. 
  33. ^ "Wis. Stat. § 1.10(2).". State of Wisconsin. Retrieved 2014-08-03. 

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