What are State Dances?

Various states in the US have adopted a dance as their official State Dance.


West Coast Swing is the State Dance, and Square Dance is the State Folk Dance, according to Senate Bill 2460, which was introduced by Senator Quentin Kopp, and approved in 1988 by both houses and Governor George Deukmejian.


the Two-Step (known as Texas Two-Step)


the Polka

South Carolina

the Carolina Shag.


Modern Western Square Dancing

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