List of U.S. state dances

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

State State dance Year &
Citation
Alabama Square Dance 1981[2]
Arkansas Square Dance
California West Coast Swing [3]
Square Dance
(official folk dance)
Colorado Square Dance
Connecticut Square Dance
Georgia Square Dance
Hawaii Hula
Idaho Square Dance
Illinois Square Dance 1990[4]
Kentucky Clogging 2006[5]
Louisiana Second line
Maryland Square Dance
Massachusetts Square Dance 1990[6][7]
Minnesota Square Dance
Mississippi Square Dance 1995[8]
Missouri Square Dance
Nebraska Square Dance
New Jersey Square Dance
(official folk dance)
1983
New York Lindy Hop
North Carolina Clogging
(official folk dance)
2005[9]
Carolina Shag
(official popular dance)
North Dakota Square Dance
Ohio Charleston
Oklahoma Square Dance
Oregon Square Dance
Pennsylvania Polka {
South Carolina The Shag 1984
Square dance
(State American Folk Dance)
1994
Richardson waltz
(State waltz)
2000
Tennessee Square Dance
Texas Texas Two-Step
Utah Square Dance 1994[10]
Virginia Square Dance 2011[11]
Washington Square Dance 1979[12]
Wisconsin Polka 1993[13]

References[change | change source]

  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. http://www.archives.state.al.us/emblems/st_dance.html. Retrieved 2007-03-18.
  3. "History and Culture - State Symbols". The California State Library. State of California. 2007. http://www.library.ca.gov/history/symbols.html. Retrieved 2008-03-31.
  4. "Illinois official Dance". State Symbols. Illinois State museum. http://www.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/symbols/dance.html.
  5. "Kentucky State Symbols". Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives. 2007-03-30. http://kdla.ky.gov/resources/KYSymbols.htm. Retrieved 2007-07-02.
  6. Folk dance of the Commonwealth, General Laws of Massachusetts, Chapter 2, Section 32.
  7. "State Symbols". Citizen Information Service. Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. http://www.sec.state.ma.us/cis/cismaf/mf1a.htm. Retrieved 2007-03-18.
  8. Official State Dances from NETSTATE
  9. "Official State Symbols of North Carolina". North Carolina State Library. State of North Carolina. http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/NC/SYMBOLS/SYMBOLS.HTM#dances. Retrieved 2008-01-26.
  10. Utah State Folk Dance - Square Dance from pioneer.utah.gov "Pioneer - Utah's Online Library" page. Retrieved on 2008-09-08
  11. "Virginia Eblems And Designations". Virginia State Legislature. http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?101+ful+HB1082/. Retrieved 2011-01-19.
  12. "Symbols of Washington State". Washington State Legislature. Archived from the original on 2007-03-05. http://web.archive.org/web/20070305110012/http://www1.leg.wa.gov/Legislature/StateSymbols/. Retrieved 2007-03-11.
  13. "Wisconsin State Symbols". State of Wisconsin. http://www.wisconsin.gov/state/core/wisconsin_state_symbols.html. Retrieved 2007-07-11.