List of U.S. state dances

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

Table[edit]

State State dance Year &
Citation
Alabama Square Dance 1981[2]
Arkansas Square Dance 1991[3]
California West Coast Swing [4]
Square Dance
(official folk dance)
Colorado Square Dance 1992[5]
Connecticut Square Dance 1995[6]
Georgia Square Dance 1996[7]
Hawaii Hula 1999[8]
Idaho Square Dance 1989[9]
Illinois Square Dance 1990[10]
Kentucky Clogging 2006[11]
Louisiana Square Dance 1999[12]
Maryland Square Dance 1994[13]
Massachusetts Square Dance 1990[14][15]
Minnesota None - Square Dance was proposed in 1992 and 1994 [16]
Mississippi Square Dance 1995[17]
Missouri Square Dance 1995[18]
Nebraska Square Dance 1997[19]
New Jersey Square Dance
(official folk dance)
1983 [20]
New York Lindy Hop [citation needed]
North Carolina Clogging
(official folk dance)
2005[21]
Carolina Shag
(official popular dance)
North Dakota Square Dance 1995[22]
Ohio Charleston [citation needed]
Oklahoma Square Dance 1988[23]
Oregon Square Dance 1977[24]
Pennsylvania Polka [citation needed]
South Carolina The Shag 1984[25][dead link]
Square dance
(State American Folk Dance)
1994[26]
Richardson waltz
(State waltz)
2000[27]
Tennessee Square Dance 1980[28]
Texas Square Dance 1994[29]
Utah Square Dance 1994[30]
Virginia Square Dance 2011[31]
Washington Square Dance 1979[32]
Wisconsin Polka 1993[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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