16th Annual Alberta Square and Round Dance Federation Convention. — 1984. — 2 cm of textual records.
The Peace Block Convention of 1984 was held in Grande Prairie from August 31 to September 3rd at the Grande Prairie Composite High School. The1984 convention committee was comprised of members from several Peace Block Square Dance groups included the Prairie Squares (Grande Prairie), Beaver Weavers (Beaverlodge), Ray Lake Dancers (Demmit), Twilight Twirlers (Spirit River), Pairs and Squares (Grimshaw), Sexsmith Twirlers (Sexsmith), Bezanson Wheelers (Bezanson), and the Fairview Circle Eights (Fairview). Planning for the convention began in November 1982.
Forty-five callers and round dance instructors participated in the event. There were sessions for various levels of dancers as well as different styles and steps of dancing including clogging and wheelchair dancing.
This material was created and collected by the Peace Block of the Alberta Square and Round Dance Federation. Shirley Temple, who was on the organizing committee, donated the records to the South Peace Regional Archives in 2015.
Scope and Content
This fonds consists of minutes, financial reports, publicity, facilities registration, social, program, decoration committee reports, and correspondence for the 1984 ASRDF Convention held in Grande Prairie from 31 August to 3 September 1984.
The documents were originally housed in a binder with coloured dividers. Original order has been maintained.