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. Retrieved 2007-03-18. 
  3. "History and Culture - State Symbols". The California State Library. State of California. 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-31. 
  4. "Illinois official Dance". State Symbols. Illinois State museum. 
  5. "Kentucky State Symbols". Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives. 2007-03-30. 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. 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. 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. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  12. "Symbols of Washington State". Washington State Legislature. Archived from the original on 2007-03-05. Retrieved 2007-03-11.  Text " Retrieved on 2007-03-05 " ignored (help)
  13. "Wisconsin State Symbols". State of Wisconsin. Retrieved 2007-07-11.