Palm Springs Swing & Mix 2017

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34th Annual IAGSDC convention

Dates: 29 Jun-03 Jul 2017

Location: Palm Springs, CA, USA

Host hotel/venues: Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel

Hosting clubs: Boots in Squares and Windmill Twirlers

Convention committee members: Gary Dougan, Randy Clarke, Jim Reinhold

Calling staff:

Sound staff:

Vendor list:

Logo Design: Russ Niewiarowski

Fun Badge Tour stops and highlights:

Pre/Post convention events & tours:

  • Chill Out At Hunters Bar
  • "Tips at the Top" - Top of the Tram Dinner-Dance featuring Saundra Bryant and Kris Jensen
  • White Party poolside themed Retro Disco Dances
  • Architectural / Modernism Tours from PS Architectural Tours
  • Moorten Botanical Gardens
  • Windmill Farm/Desert Landscape Tour
  • Gay Icons of Palm Springs Bus Tour
  • Joshua Tree National Park / Pioneer Town
  • Vinny’s Palm Springs Art Museum Tour
  • Vinny’s Walking Tour of Glamor Homes and Inns
  • Casino Tour with Gambling Credits
  • Temecula Wine Tour

Notable Notes and Highlights:

  • Hunky Trunks King Competition Returns!
  • There were TWO Fun Badge Tours, sunrise and sunset editions.
  • Contra dance featuring the Syncopaths (live band) with Andy Shore, caller.

Specialty Tips: (per convention program)

IAGSDC officers:

IAGSDC meeting notes:

Total individual membership was noted as:

Attendance: 825

Attending clubs:

Honky Tonk Queen winner: Diamond Lane

Golden Boot Award: Presented to Ross Crawshaw-Lopton and Justin Crawshaw-Lopton by Keith Gehrig

10 Year Medallions - Recipients: 42

20 Year Medallions - Recipients: 27

25 Year Medallions - Recipients: 8

30 Year Medallions - Recipients: 2



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