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Gala Weekend

2nd Full Weekend in October for 2019


Fun Dances

Phase II - V, ~7/year



Spring Dance

Phase II - IV



Summer's End

Phase III - V --

Afternoon Teaches

Evening Dance


Gala, 2018

   

Festival Hints & Tips


Why Attend Special Dances & Festivals?


15 Ways You Can Improve Your Dancing


How to Smooth Your Dancing



Gala, 2014






 

CRDA Fun Dances

 
Programs will be based on those in attendance (phase II - V)

$7.50 / person ($15 / couple)

 

Weather Cancellation Policy: If the dance needs to be cancelled due to weather, an email will be sent by 5pm on the day of the dance or you may email one of the organizing chairs.


For more information, feel free to contact either the Fun Dance chairs or any of the individual cuers.

 

2019 Schedule

PDF Flyer

 

 

Saturday evenings 7 - 9:30pm
 
Sunday afternoons 2 - 4:30pm

26 January, Sat: Rose Hill Grange - Knight and Sears - PDF flyer

 

9 February, Sat: Rose Hill Grange - Herr and Thompson - PDF flyer

 

17 March, Sun: Wheatridge Grange - Gomez and D. Smith PDF flyer


25 May, Sat: Rose Hill Grange - Evans and Krause PDF flyer


20 July, Sat: Rose Hill Grange - Evans and Sears PDF flyer

21 September, Sat: Rose Hill Grange - Herr and Krause PDF flyer

 

17 November, Sun: Rose Hill GrangeD. Smith and ThompsonPDF flyer

 
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Gala Graphic

58th Annual Gala

October 11 & 12, 2019

with Bill & Carol Goss and Randy & Rose Wulf


Occhiato Ballroom, CSU Pueblo

2200 Bonforte Blvd.

Pueblo, CO 81001 map



Flyer & Registration Form (PDF)



Host Hotel: Baymont Inn & Suites

3626 N Freeway Rd., Pueblo CO 81008 map

719-583-4000 (mention CRDA)


RV: Dry camping in parking area next to football field, no charge; map

KOA, 4131 Int. 25 North, Pueblo CO 81008 map 800-562-7453



 


 





           

2019 Schedule Overview:

Friday:

2-4:00 p.m. -- Meet & Greet Dance, 1 hall: phase 2-5

7:00-9:30 p.m. -- Let's All Dance Together, 1 hall, phase 2-5; 

        plus Top 10 vote getters, 2 each phase 2-6; 

        plus the introduction of 2 brand-new phase 2 dances

9:30 p.m. -- Combined Halls -- Showcase of Saturday Teaches

Saturday:

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. -- Teaches, Lunch, & Membership Meeting: 

        see teaching schedule below 

4:30 - 7:00 p.m. -- Dinner Break

7:00 p.m. -- Programmed Rounds, 2 halls: A, phase 2-4; B, phase 4-6

9:00 p.m. -- Combined Halls -- Announcements and Dance-Thrus of Teaches, phase 2-6

~10:00 p.m. -- After Party -- Baymont Inn & Suites

 

2019 Saturday Teaching Schedule


Hall A - Wulf
Hall B - Goss

Randy & Rose Wulf

Phase 3 Clinic/Teach
TBD
9:00-10:10 a.m.

Bill & Carol Goss

Phase 6 Clinic/Teach
TBD
9-11:30 a.m.

Randy & Rose Wulf

Phase 4 Clinic/Teach
TBD
10:20-11:30 a.m.
Lunch Break, 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Annual Membership Meeting, 12:45-1:45 p.m.

Randy & Rose Wulf

Phase 5 Clinic/Teach
TBD
2-4:30 p.m.



 

Bill & Carol Goss

Phase 3 Clinic/Teach
TBD
2-3:10 p.m.

Bill & Carol Goss

Phase 4 Clinic/Teach
TBD
3:20-4:30 p.m.
           

Registration

Make checks payable to CRDA. 

Mail to Jim & Margie Garcia 

905 Mesa Ct., Broomfield, CO 80020

CRDA Members

Singles pay half

Non-CRDA Members*

$80.00 couple

First-Time attendees & phase II-III (easy hall) dancers (CRDA membership not included)

$100.00 couple

Full Package UP TO 4/15/19

(includes remaining 2019 CRDA membership)

$118.00 couple

$110.00 couple

Full Package 4/15/19 - 10/1/19

(includes remaining 2019 CRDA membership)

$128.00 couple

$120.00 couple

Full Package at the Door

(doesn't include membership)

$138 couple

*Non-CRDA Members registering by 10/1/19 will receive a complimentary 2019 CRDA Membership and so receive newsletters and other Gala info. Register and join early.

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Individual Session Pricing:

Friday and/or Saturday Evenings only
Saturday Teaches only

Saturday Teaches & Evening

$50 per couple per evening

$75 per couple

$100 per couple

CRDA Membership Dues
$18.00 per address/year*
           


For more information, feel free to contact either the Gala General Chaircouple or any of their indivdual committee members.


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Future Galas:

2020 -- 1st full weekend in October, CSU-Pueblo; guest cuers Susie & Gert-Jan Rotscheid and second TBD

2021 -- TBD
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2018 Saturday Teaching Schedule

Hall A - Chadd
Hall B - Nelson

TJ & Bruce Chadd

I Am Free (Chadd 4 CH 2018)
9-10:00 a.m.

Peter & Chama Gomez

Rhythm & Figure Clinic

To prepare for ph 3 teach at 10:15 a.m., hall A

9-10:00 a.m.

TJ & Bruce Chadd

Angel Waltz (Chadd 3 WZ 2018)

Using figures learned in the 9:00 a.m. figure clinic

10:15-11:15 a.m.

Kristine & Bruce Nelson

Phase 6 Clinic/Teach
Mystique (Nelson 6 WZ 2018)
10-12:00 noon

TJ & Bruce Chadd

Aspenglow (Chadd 2 WZ 2018)
11:30-12 noon
Lunch Break, 12-12:45 p.m.
Annual Membership Meeting, 12:45-1:45 p.m.

John & Karen Herr

Rhythm & Figure Clinic

To prepare for ph 3 teach at 3:15 p.m.

2-3:00 p.m.

Kristine & Bruce Nelson

Tonight (Nelson 4 RB 2018)
2-3:00 p.m.

TJ & Bruce Chadd

Phase 5 Clinic/Teach
Hey There (Chadd 5 FT 2018)

3-5:00 p.m.



 

Kristine

 & Bruce Nelson

My Sweet Man (Nelson 3 JV 2018)

Using figures learned in the 2:00 p.m. figure clinic

3:15-4:15 p.m.

Kristine

 & Bruce Nelson

4:30-5:00 p.m.






Past Gala: Programs, Guest Instructors, Teaches, and Cue Sheets

 
Gala, Years Ago






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Spring Collage, 2014Spring Celebration Dance

March 31, 2019

2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

PDF Flyer



Past Programs (PDF): 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018


The Avalon Ballroom

6185 Arapahoe Rd., Boulder, CO 80303
web | map | mapquest
Hall Photo



For more information, feel free to contact the Spring Dance chairs.

   
Phase II, Phase III, and easy Phase IV
Rhythms: Cha, Foxtrot, Jive, Rumba, Two Step, Waltz and maybe others.

 

Purchase Tickets at the Door
New Dancers
Member
Non-Member

$8/cpl ($4/sgl)

$12/cpl ($6/sgl)

$16/cpl ($8/sgl)

 
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Regional Party Dances

Please contact the CRDA President if you are interested in running a regional dance day and/or evening in your part of the state

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harvest moon

Summer's End Dance

August 26, 2018

A Mid-Level Round Dance Teach & Dance
1:30pm -- 4:30pm, 6:30pm -- 9:00pm
PDF Flyer


Jim & Judy's Photo Albums: 2015, 2017, 2018



 

The Avalon Ballroom

6185 Arapahoe Rd., Boulder, CO 80303
web | map | mapquest
Hall Photo





For more information, feel free to contact the Summer's End chairs.

   

   
Afternoon Teaches
1:30pm -- 2:15pm Phase III -- TBD
2:15pm -- 3:15pm Phase IV -- TBD
3:15pm -- 4:30pm easy Phase V -- TBD


6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Evening Dance


Purchase Tickets at the Door

 

Member
Non-Member

one session

$12/cpl ($6/sgl)

$16/cpl ($8/sgl)

both sessions

$17/cpl ($8.50/sgl)

$22/cpl ($11/sgl)

2016 Harvest Moon Celebration






Past Summer's End/Harvest Moon Teaches

2018 Teaches:

(26 Aug 2018)

Program

Taught by David Smith &

You Raise Me Up III

(Schmidt III STS 2014)

Taught by Harold & Meredith Sears

Cadillac Jive

(Oren IV JV 2018)

Taught by Becky & Dave Evans

Once You Had Gold

(Evans V WZ 2018)

2017 Teaches:

(24 Sept 2017)

Program

Taught by Ed & Elvira Glenn

I'm On My Way

(Woodruff III jive 2017)

Taught by Peter & Chama Gomez

Watermark

(Gomez IV waltz 2017)

Taught by Jim & Bonnie Bahr

This Is the Life

(Rumble IV foxtrot 2003)

2016 Teaches:

(25 Sept 2016)

Program

Taught by Roy Knight & Vicki Borden

Mamma Mia

(Ito III cha)

Taught by Patrick & Eileen Krause

Temptation

(Prow III tango)

Taught by Becky & David Evans

We Will Dance

(Evans V slow two step)

2015 Teaches:

(27 Sept 2015)

Program

Taught by Peter Gomez & Janet Pitts

Quiero Pecar En Ti

(Gomez III rumba)

Taught by Harold & Meredith Sears

Love Me Do

(Lamberty IV jive)

Taught by Chris Cantrell & Rose del Sol

Isn't It Romantic

(Cantrell/del Sol V foxtrot)

2014 Teaches:

(28 Sept 2014)

Evening Program

Taught by Justin del Sol & Barb Haines

Nothing On But the Radio

(Krause III cha)

Taught by Mitchell Thompson & Melanie Thompson

Spaghetti Rag (RAL cues)

(Gniewek II two step)

Taught by Becky & David Evans

You Decorated My Life

(Gloodt IV+2 bolero)

2013 Teaches:

(22 Sept 2013)

Evening Program

Taught by David Smith & Melanie Thompson
Everyday

(Bitter II two step)

Taught by Becky & David Evans
Quizas III
(Parker III rumba/cha)

Taught by Milo & Grace Ferry
Move It Like This
(Ferry IV cha)

2012 Teaches:

(23 Sept 2012)

Taught by Ed & Elvira Glenn
Hot Lips / Hot Lips (original cuesheet)

(Highburger II two step)

Taught by Patrick & Eileen Krause
I Don't Know
(Shibata III rumba)

Taught by Chris & Terri Cantrell
Rumba Beguine
(Cantrell IV rumba)

2011 Teaches:

(Sept 2011)
 

Taught by Dave & Tracy Smith
In The Mood
(Parker II two step)

Taught by Bill & Lee Carter
Mele-Kalikimaka
(Brownrigg III cha)

Taught by Peter & Chama Gomez
My Kind of Girl
(Kirsch IV foxtrot/jive)

2010 Teaches:

(20 Sept 2010)
 

Taught by Bill & Lee Carter
Whispering Hope
(Wade II waltz)

Taught by Harold & Meredith Sears
El Choclo
(Sears III tango)

Taught by John & Karen Herr
The Best of Me
(Goss/Figwer IV bolero)

2009 Teaches:

(27 Sept 2009)

Taught by Mitch Thompson
Back to Sorrento
(Kurczewski II waltz)

Taught by Ed & Elvira Glenn
Lisbon Antigua
(DeMaine III mixed)

Taught by Milo & Grace Ferry
I Got A Girl
(Preskitt IV mambo)

2008 Teaches:

(14 Sept 2008)

Taught by Harold & Meredith Sears
Madeleine II
(Harris II+2 waltz)

Taught by Justin & Rose del Sol
Venus
(del Sol III rumba)

Taught by Chris & Terri Cantrell
Chain of Fools
(Cantrell IV+1+1 jive/swing/wcs)

2007 Teaches:

(15 Sept 2007)

Taught by Justin & Rose del Sol
That Happy Feeling
(Tennent II two step)

Taught by Ed & Elvira Glenn
Moon Over Naples
(Brownyard III waltz)

Taught by Milo & Grace Ferry
Sugar Sugar
(Worlock IV+2 cha)

2006 Teaches:

(16 Sept 2006)

Taught by Patrick & Eileen Krause
Footloose
(Rumble II two step)

Taught by Ed & Elvira Glenn
Alice Blue Gown
(Utley III waltz/rumba)

Taught by John & Karen Herr
El Reloj
(Trankel & Gilder IV cha)

2005 Teaches:

(18 Sept 2005)

Taught by Bill & Karen Holm
This 2 Can't Be Love
(Cantrell II two step)

Taught by Chris & Terri Cantrell
Caress
(Roberts III rumba)

Taught by Milo & Grace Ferry
I Just Wanna Dance With You
(Grahm IV cha)

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