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]
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
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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "History and Culture - State Symbols". The California State Library. State of California. 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Illinois official Dance". State Symbols. Illinois State museum.
  5. "Kentucky State Symbols". Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives. 2007-03-30. Archived from the original on 2007-07-31. Retrieved 2007-07-02. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. Official State Dances from NETSTATE
  9. "Official State Symbols of North Carolina". North Carolina State Library. State of North Carolina. Archived from the original on 2018-12-24. Retrieved 2008-01-26. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. "Symbols of Washington State". Washington State Legislature. Archived from the original on 2007-03-05. Retrieved 2007-03-11. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. "Wisconsin State Symbols". State of Wisconsin. Archived from the original on 2010-01-12. Retrieved 2007-07-11. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)