The PSRDF objective is to promote square dancing in Pennsylvania. 
We promote an Annual State Convention and are also involved in other promotional projects including PA Square Dance License Plates and attempting to get our State Legislature to put Square Dancing as the PA State Folk Dance.  This Web Site is also to aide in finding Square Dance Clubs, Federations and Square Dancers in Pennsylvania.

Next PSRDF Delegate meeting

The Sunday October 2nd 2016meeting of the PSRDF Board of Directors will be held at 1:00 PM in the following location: 
Knights of Columbus Hall
42 West Second Street
Waynesboro, Pa. 17268

This location is about 7 miles East of the Waynesboro/Greencastle exit from I 81.
At the second traffic light in Waynesboro turn right (South) on Potomac Street
Then in one block turn left on 2nd street,
The Knights of Columbus building is on the right, with a large parking lot across the street.

Meeting begins at 1:00 pm. Executive meeting at 11:00 am.

Review the previous minutes before the next meeting click HERE for the minutes.

There is no Pennsylvania State Convention planned for 2017.   We encourage all dancers and dance leaders to attend as this meeting will be very important in determining the future of the state federation, and of organized statewide square dancing in Pennsylvania. Very few people attended the last few meetings and due to the urgency of the items to be discussed we want to have as many people from each Federation/Association come and participate.  Just in case anyone is uncertain as to who exactly can and should attend the meeting as well as other important items, below we will summarize information from the PSRDF Constitution and Bylaws .

 A.       Voting Delegates:  Each regional organization is entitled to twelve (12) voting delegates. No more than two delegates can be of the caller, cuer, prompter, or related arts discipline.  Each non-affiliated club is entitled to have two (2) voting delegates.  Neither delegate can be of the caller, cuer, prompter, or related arts discipline.  If more than 12 individuals come from any given Federation/Association, the remaining individuals may participate in discussion and sharing of ideas but not have voting privileges.
B.       Nomination of Officers:  At this meeting we will accept the nomination for officers of the PSRDF.  If you are interested in a leadership role please notify Tony & Diana Rock by email ( ), one of the Federation/Association presidents, or Bill Flick ( Chairmen of the past presidents committee).  Please provide us with your name, position you are interested in being nominated for, and contact information.  For more information on the PSRDF Officers’ duties, please see the PSRDF Constitution and Bylaws on our website:

Tentative agenda items include: 23rd PSRDF Convention Report, 2017 one day PSRDF Festival, 2018 Convention, continued use of national callers, possibility of a joint convention with West Virginia, nomination of officers, and should the PSRDF continue.  If you have any additional items that you wish to have added to the agenda for discussion please email them to me at the address given in letter B above. 

Dues Reminder to all affiliate organization officers:  Remember that PSRDF dues remain at $2 per year and $20 for lifetime membership

Dancer Survey on the Convention

The Keystone Award information, requirements, and nomination requirements

Membership form

The executive committe regrets to advise you that all of the PSRDF incentive programs (Caller/Cuer program | New Dancer Program | Promotional Fund Program ) have been suspended until such time that the PSRDF financial position improves. Please do not submit any future request until these programs are restored.

PA Square Dance License Plate information | State Outfit

PSRDF Constitution and Bylaws

If you are interested in learning to square dance in Pennsylvania, click on the map and pick a club in or near your area and send an email to your nearest club requesting information on "Learning to Square Dance"

PSRDF District Members:

Allegany Valley SRDF: | Central PA SRDA: | Delaware Valley SRDF:

Laurel Mountain SRDF: | Susquehanna Valley SRDA: | Western PA SRDF

Other Federation Conventions and Special Dances

Rochester NY Area Dance-O-Rama May 7, 2016

Future Pennsylvania State and National Square and Round Dance Conventions

23rd State Convention, August , 2016, Johnstown, PA

65th National Square Dance Convention® June 22-25, 2016, Des Moines, IA

66th  National Square Dance Convention, June 21-24, 2017, Cincinnati, OH

67th  National Square Dance Convention, June 2018, Kansas City MO