THE WORLDS LARGEST
SQUARE DANCE ORGANIZATION

THE ONLY NATIONAL DANCER'S ASSOCIATION ORGANIZED BY DANCERS

FOR DANCERS AND OPERATED BY DANCERS


USDA

USA TRAVELER PROGRAM

Purpose:

To promote visitation between dancers in all 50 states. To encourage visitations of square dancers to regular club dances, festivals and state or national square dance conventions across state lines and around the United States.

Goal:

To attend a club dance, a state or national convention, or a local festival in all 50 states.

Rules:

A badge and a bar will be awarded to the participant(s), at no charge to them, after they have visited at least 12 states, and have a form signed and returned to USDA to be verified. Additional different colored bars will be awarded as follows:

12 states – Red bar

24 states – White bar

36 states – Blue bar

48 states – Silver bar

50 states – Gold bar

No duplication of states is permitted. You must visit each of the 50 states.

Badges and bars will be presented at the annual USDA meeting which is held during the annual National Square Dance Convention.

Any participant who visits 48 or 50 states will also be awarded paid admission(s) to the next National Square Dance Convention.

USDA will maintain records of all participants so you may check to see which states you have or have not visited.

Participants traveling as a couple only need to fill out one form, with both names on it.

Dancers that have received the Gold bar for visiting all 50 State may go for the Second time around.  After visiting the next 12 States and sending in form. Dancers will receive a bar SECOND TIME AROUND and the Red bar for 12 states to add to your badge.

All dance dates on the Second Time Around must be after the date you received your 50 State bar.

For more Information contact:

USA Traveler Program Chairman
Joy Vaccari
227 Hughes St. N.E.
Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548
Phone (850) 243-9484
E-mail: usda.usa.traveler@usda.org

TO VIEW OR PRINT THE USA TRAVELER PROGRAM FORM


Contact Information

Electronic mail
General Information:  usda@usda.org
Webmaster:  webmaster@usda.org