Scroll To Top

Welcome to USA West 2019
Boise Centre on the Grove
Boise, Idaho
August 15-17, 2019

We are excited to be hosting the 2019 USA West Square Dance Convention in Boise, ID. Our theme is Cut the Diamond in the Gem State and you will find those things to make your trip to Boise a pleasure.

To get us started please contact any of our committee chairs listed below. As we grow there will be more information posted here.

We look forward to seeing you in Boise in 2019.

Thanks! Darin Keith, General Chairman and Don Swartz, Co-Chairman

 

**************** BREAKING NEWS ***************

Wanting a cool 17 oz Stainless Steel Water Bottle or 15 oz Mug? You have to the 19th of Jun to order yours! Don't delay, click on the online registration and order yours now!

**************** BREAKING NEWS ***************

 

**************** Parking Update 6-1-2019 ***************

We are all looking forward to a great dance weekend in Boise, August 15-17, 2019.
As such, we have an update on the parking concerns for you.

Garage parking near the Grove Center is $3 per hour and a maximum of $15 per entry. 

We have contracted with The Cathedral of the Rockies, 717 N. 11th St, to use their parking area and are providing a shuttle service directly from there to the Grove Center.  The shuttle will run from 8:30am until midnight.  Parking is free and the shuttle is $20 for unlimited rides per person for the weekend.  The passes will be available at the dance registration desk at the Grove Center.

We hope this will make getting to the center and dancing more enjoyable.

**************** Parking Update 6-1-2019 ***************

 

State Count
Alaska   1
Arizona   3
California 87
Colorado 26
Idaho 106
Indiana   2
Iowa   3
Kansas   5
Missouri   1
Montana   9
New Mexico   4
Nevada 15
Oregon 22
South Dakota   4
Tennessee   2
Utah 51
Washington 37
Wyoming   2
British Columbia - Canada   1
   
Total as of 13 Jun 2019 381

USA West 2019 Committee Members

Committee Chair Names Emails
Convention Chairman Darin Keith Chairman@Idaho.USAWest.net
Covention Co-Chairman Don Swartz Co-Chairman@Idaho.USAWest.net
Treasurer/Buisness Chair Verna Kessler Treasurer@Idaho.USAWest.net
Meeting Secretary Peggy Evans Secretary@Idaho.USAWest.net
Housing & Registration Chair

Sherri Parmley

Registration@Idaho.USAWest.net

Square Dance Program Charlie Robertson Squares@Idaho.USAWest.net
Round Dance Program Zina Robertson Rounds@Idaho.USAWest.net
Publicity Chairman Sheila Swartz Publicity@Idaho.USAWest.net
Sound Chairman Darin Keith Sound@Idaho.USAWest.net
Ways & Means Chairman Sheila Swartz Way-Means@Idaho.USAWest.net
Education Chairman Kathy Bosler Education@Idaho.USAWest.net
Vendors Chairman Bob & Jo Ann Andrews Vendors@Idaho.USAWest.net
Flooring Chairman Del Morton Flooring@Idaho.USAWest.net
Hospitality Room Rebbeca Hoen Hospitality@Idaho.USAWest.net
Decorations Committee Chair Theresa Gregory Decorations@Idaho.USAWest.net
Decorations Committee Chair Peggy Evans Decorations@Idaho.USAWest.net
WebSite/Facebook Suzette Heinrich Web-Facebook@Idaho.USAWest.net

 

 

 

Registration and Lodging info

Registration - Boise 2019

Welcome to our registration section. You now can register online and purchase other cool items. If you prefer to register by mail please download the registration form and send it to:
USA West Square Dance Convention 2019
PO Box 455
Nampa, ID 83653

Look forward to seeing you there!

 

Register Online

 

Download the Registation form

 

Updated 1 Jun 2019

We are all looking forward to a great dance weekend in Boise, August 15-17, 2019.
As such, we have an update on the parking concerns for you.

Garage parking near the Grove Center is $3 per hour and a maximum of $15 per entry. 

We have contracted with The Cathedral of the Rockies, 717 N. 11th St, to use their parking area and are providing a shuttle service directly from there to the Grove Center.  The shuttle will run from 8:30am until midnight.  Parking is free and the shuttle is $20 for unlimited rides per person for the weekend.  The passes will be available at the dance registration desk at the Grove Center.

We hope this will make getting to the center and dancing more enjoyable.

  • Registration Form_Page_1
  • Registration Form_Page_2

 
Hotel Address Phone Estimate Cost Comments

Hampton Inn & Suites

Convention Headquarters

495 S Capitol Blvd

(208) 331-1900 or

(800) 560-7809

$129.00/night plus tax

reservation deadline:
7/17/19

Vehicle parking: Myrtle St garage attached to hotel - in & out privilages
Complimentary Amenities: Breakfast buffet; wireless high-speed internet access; fitness facility,
business center, indoor pool, airport shuttle, walking distance to Boise Centre on the Grove.
The Safari Inn 1070 Grove St

(208) 344-6556 or

(800) 541-6556

$110.00/night plus tax One Queen Bed
Complimentary Amenities: Continental Breakfast; high-speed internet access; in-room refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, walking distance to Boise Centre on the Grove.
Red Lion Hotel 1800 W. Fairview Ave.

800-733-5466

or

208-344-7691 ext 0

$109/night plus tax King

$114/night plus tax Double-Double

Reservation deadline:
7/31/19

Not walking distance - shuttle available call front desk to schedule

Amenities: On-site restaurant; Two complimentary breakfast buffet coupons are included per room per day

Springhill Suites - Marriott 424 E Parkcenter Blvd 208-342-1044

$129.00/night plus tax studio suite (Single/King, Queen/Queen)

Resv code: "Square Dance Association"

reservation deadline: 7/24/19

Not walking distance - shuttle available call front desk to schedule

Amenities: complimentary breakfast, free parking

NOW Book Online with the Group Rate

RV PARKING

Mountain View
RV Park

2040
Airport Way
208-345-4141 Reservations STRONGLY SUGGESTED
Reservation/Confirmation will take place over the phone.  Please call during office hours to secure your desired dates.  

Monday- Saturday: 10am to 8pm

Sunday: 11am to 3pm

visit www.boiservpark.com

 

Events info

We are planning our events now. Come back often to see what we will be doing at USA West 2019 in Boise ID

Click on Image to view the Trail End Dance Flyer

  • Trail End Dance

 

Caller/Cuer

Signing up to Call at USA West is complete. See your favorite caller below

 

Callers
First Name Last Name
Gary Baker
David Boggs
Bosco Bosler
Keith Brown
Pat Carnathan
Jack Cowan
Doug Davis
Randy Dibble
Andy Garboden
Richard Gee
Rick Hampton
Sue Harrel
Jay Henderson
David Hinds
Lawrence Johnstone
Tim Kane
Darin Keith
Gary Kendall
Jennifer Kersey
Wendy Krueger
Mike Luna
Larry Marchese
Pat Matthews
Steve Mazel
Tim Merino
Del Morton
Rae Ormond
Jim Osborne
Ken "Lucky" Packer
Bill Ponton
Ray Rhea
Bob Riggs
Don Sprosty
Doug Sprosty
Steve Sullivan
Roy Viken
Don Wood

 

Signing up to Cue at USA West is complete. See your favorite caller below

Cuer Location
First Last Partner  
Daniel Bailly    
Sharon Boggs David Washington
Shawn Cavness Wendy Washington
TJ Chadd Bruce Idaho
Richard Gee   Utah
Peter Gomez Chama Colorado
Susan Harris Phil California
Tom Jenks   Utah
Judy Keller Jim Smith California
Kevin Klein   California
Wendy Krueger   British Columbia
Linda LIberti   Arizona
Rikki Lobato   Oregon
Randy Pratt   New Mexico
Ray Rhea   Utah
Allyn Riggs   Colorado
Jim Smith Judy Keller California
Natalie Sprosty    
Steve Sullivan   Idaho
Don Swartz   Idaho
Mary Townsend-Manning Bob Utah
Roy Viken   Idaho
Deb Vogt Tim Nevada
Marie Wood Don Washington
Randy Wulf   Washington

 

 

 

 

Schedule

Time 100-A 100-B 100-C 100-D 100-E
9:00-10:00 AM   Showcase of Rounds      
10:00-11:30 AM Plus Dancing Rounds, Phase 3-5 Mainstream w/Rounds, Ph 2-3 Advanced-Challenge  
11:30 - 11:45 AM Heritage Dancers        
11:45 - 12:00 PM Colorado Dancers        
12:00-5:00 PM Plus Dancing Rounds, Phase 3-5 Mainstream w/Rounds, Ph 2-3 Advanced-Challenge  
5:00 - 5:15 PM High Country Dancers        
5:15 - 5:30 PM River City Dancers        
7:00-10:00 PM Plus Dancing Rounds, Phase 3-5 Mainstream w/Rounds, 2-3 Advanced-Challenge  
10:00-1100 PM After Party        
Time 100-A 100-B 100-C 100-D 100-E
9:00-10:00 AM   Showcase of Rounds      
10:00-11:30 AM Plus Dancing Rounds, Phase 3-5 Mainstream w/Rounds, Ph 2-3 Advanced-Challenge  
11:30 - 11:45 AM High Country Dancers        
11:45 - 12:00 PM River City Dancers        
12:00-5:00 PM Plus Dancing Rounds, Phase 3-5 Mainstream w/Rounds, Ph 2-3 Advanced-Challenge  
5:00 - 5:15 PM Colorado Dancers        
5:15 - 5:30 PM Heritage Dancers        
7:00-10:00 PM Plus Dancing Rounds, Phase 3-5 Mainstream w/Rounds, 2-3 Advanced-Challenge  
10:00-1100 PM After Party        
Time 100-A 100-B 100-C 100-D 100-E
9:00 - 10:00 AM   Showcase of Rounds      
10:00 - 11:30 AM Plus Dancing Rounds, Phase 3-5 Mainstream w/Rounds, Ph 2-3 Advanced-Challenge  
11:30 - 11:45 AM Colorado Dancers        
11:45 - 12:00 PM Heritage Dancers        
12:00 - 4:00 PM Plus Dancing Rounds, Phase 3-5 Mainstream w/Rounds, Ph 2-3 Advanced-Challenge  
4:00 - 4:15 PM River City Dancers        
4:15 - 4:30 PM High Country Dancers        
4:30 - 6:15 PM
Dinner Break
6:15 -7:00 PM Parade of States        
7:00-10:00 PM Plus Dancing Rounds, Phase 3-5 Mainstream w/Rounds, Ph 2-3 Advanced-Challenge  
10:00-11:00 PM After Party        

Check out the Online map or Download

  • Boise Center

 

Education

If you are looking for an occasional break to let your feet and legs have a rest, Kathy Bosler is putting together an enjoyable education program with a wide variety of topics.

Check back soon for more information.

.