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Welcome to Louisiana Square Dance Association

The official folk dance of Louisiana

About Us


50 Years and going strong!

The LSDA was started in 1969 and keeps the individual square dance clubs of Louisiana in communication with each other for support, education, insurance, and national news.


LSDA   Officers  2019


Alitia Becker

503 Lincoln Road

Monroe, LA 71203

(318) 547-9578

Vice President

Eddie and Nancy Hadley

6613 Lodi Road

Alexandria, LA 71303

(318) 449-3645


Kay and Tom Crews

1916 Richard Drive

Monroe, LA 71201

(318) 376-3117


Russell and Sandy Madere

61065 Doe Run Drive

Amite, LA 70422

(985) 748-5176

Liability Insurance

Bob Landry

105 Candlestick Lane

Lafayette, LA 70507

(337) 258-5781


Benefits of Square Dancing

Sharpens the mind through memorization

Exercises the body through motion

Brings the warmth of family through social contact.

Keeps you active and engaged through regular gatherings and socials


Find a club near you!

There are many options for clubs.  Find a club near you.  Also promoted is round dancing, line dancing, contra and more!

National Square Dance Information

United Square Dancers of America (USDA)


The UNITED SQUARE DANCERS OF AMERICA, INC. (USDA) was formed on June 26, 1981, during the National Square Dance Convention held in Seattle, Washington, and has grown to the size that approaches the representation of 310,000 dancers throughout the United States.

General Information:

Association of Round, Traditional and Square Dance (ARTS)


The ARTS mission is to generate public awareness and promote growth and acceptance of contemporary Square, Round and Traditional Folk Dance by encouraging and assisting a coalition of allied dance groups. The ARTS will provide leadership and resources necessary to create an achievable marketing program. The ARTS will encourage, promote and support healthy lifestyles through dance programs and events that provide fun and effective exercise for both mind and body, all within a unique system of social interaction.



International Association of Square Dance Callers   We are an international organization of square dance callers. Our mission statement is “To foster the art of square dance calling, and improve caller skills”. We fulfill this mission by providing guidance and education, certifying caller coaches, maintaining standardized lists of calls and definitions, and generally promoting the square dance activity”


69TH National Square Dance Convention


Spokane, WA

June 17-20, 2020

70TH National Square Dance Convention


Jackson, MS

June 23-26, 2021

71ST National Square Dance Convention


Evansville, Indiana

June 22-25, 2022

Club Links Around the State!

Pelican Squares


Harahan, LA

Pelican dances on Thursdays but please check the website as the day may change.  

Classes are held before each dance.

Ozone Squares

Covington, LA

Covington, LA

Ozone Squares Dance on Monday nights from 7:30-9:30 (Except Quarter dances)

See the full calendar of dances by following link to our website.

Tammany Twirlers Square and Round Dance


Slidell, LA

Tammany Twirlers dance on Saturday nights with early rounds at 7:30, dancing from 8:00-10:00. Click below for more info.

Southern Swingers

Bossier City, LA

Southern Swingers dances once a month on the 2nd Saturday.  Click below for more information and contacts.

Circle 8's


Pineville, LA

Dances once a month on the 1st Saturday.  Contact Carolyn Barger at



Hammond, LA

Y-knots dance on Thursday nights

Patricia Connell (985) 974-4742

MORE Club Links Around the State



Baton Rouge, LA

Andy and Algie Petrere, caller and taw.

Castoffs dance on Thursday nights, but please call for more information. (225) 261-6143

Twin City Twirlers


Pineville, LA

Bayou Square-A-Rounds


Camping & Dancing Group

Four campouts per year, usually 2 in Livingston, 2 in Colfax. 

For more information call (TBD)

See Saw Square Dance


See Saws dance on Friday Nights 7-9 PM at Girard Park Recreation Center, Lafayette, LA

Club Callers:  Chuck Burnum & Horace Guidry.  

Contact Bob Landry at 337-258-5781 or Jim and Loraine Todd 504-615-8034

Bob Landry email:

Trinity Twirlers


Ruston, LA

Mark & Hong Cross,




Featured Dances in the Region

(Please email Mary Landry  to list your event  - or enter your event on Google calendar for LASquare Dance)

No upcoming events.

Forms & Documents

Annual State Convention Flyer

50th LSDA Convention

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Current President

Russell & Sandra Madere

Louisiana Square Dance Association

61065 Doe Run Dr, Amite, LA 70422, US

(985) 748-5176