Square Dance Caller’s Notes

This is a fantastic collection of resources for callers from Rich Reel.


Where to Buy Square Dance Music

Here are various sites where you can buy square dance music online.

Other lists of square dance record labels:

And a real live shop with square dance stuff!

Video: Pacific Northwest Teen Square Dance Festival

Some people believe that there is no place for competition in square dancing, but others feel that competition adds a bit of spice to the activity. I think there is room for both opinions in the square dancing world.

One long-standing competition is the Pacific Northwest Teen Square Dance Festival. You can find many videos about this event on YouTube by searching for the title of the competition or PNTSDF.

Here is an example of one of the competitions. The caller’s voice is recorded ahead of time so he/she can’t adjust the calling to the dancers. This is called “mystery”.

Caller: Vic Ceder
Music: Down on Bourbon Street

Various resources about the art and sport of square dancing