Changes And Cancellations
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Changes And Cancellations

Contents
Overview
Dance Changes
Dance Cancellations
Clubs That Have Disbanded


Overview


To get to the previous page, press the BACK BUTTON on your web browser. To return to the ASSDF Homepage, click on the ASSDF logo at the top of the page. This page was updated August 21, 2017.

Unfortunately, last minute changes to scheduled dances do sometimes occur. That's why no matter whether you dance to a local club, or travel a good distance to a dance, it is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED that you contact the person listed BEFORE TRAVELING to a dance. Clubs sometimes CHANGE their location, or CANCEL their dance that day, for various reasons (weather, etc.), hall conflicts/issues, holidays, or for other clubs Special Dances.

It can be VERY FRUSTRATING after driving a long distance to find that a club is ''dark'' (not dancing)... especially with the price of gasoline nowadays!! It's better to be safe than sorry, by calling ahead before you travel. This is especially true when severe weather (thunderstorms, tornadoes, flooding), or winter weather (snow, ice, etc.) affects an area. For Arkansas weather information, click here.

Besides the club contact, you can also check the I Drive Arkansas website. For weather related road conditions, please call either (501) 569-2374 (in the Little Rock Metro Area), or Toll Free at (800) 245-1672. You can also get information from Arkansas Skywarn. Links are on that page to the Facebook and Twitter feeds, as well as Live Audio from the W5DI Repeater, especially valuable when widespread severe weather is in Arkansas.

Note that clubs that are normally scheduled to dance on various holidays...such as Easter Weekend, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, or New Years Day, may be CANCELLED. The exception would be for clubs that have a New Years Eve Evening Special Dance, as they have in central Arkansas in years past.

If your club has to make a last minute change or cancellation...either in a regular dance, or a special dance...please contact me via this link, or via the ASSDF Officers Page. A contact person will be listed for any updates...such as if a dance is rescheduled, plus any comments, if applicable.

Lastly, some clubs will dance in casual attire during the summer months, to better cope with the hot weather...check with the club contact for information.

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Dance Changes


No dance changes known of at this time.

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Dance Cancellations


The Square Round The Lake Weekend, which was set for September 22-23, at Lake DeGray State Park has been CANCELLED. In an email from Lura Wade, ''We just got back from spending the weekend with Tony Oxendine, Kim and Jerry Story. They are not going to be able to do the Square Around the Lake. They have cancelled the weekend. If you have already registered you will need to contact Sonny or Charlotte Ezelle, 6737 FM 726 South, Gilmer, Texas 75645 phone Number: 903-738-8227 or email to sacaezelle at hotmail dot com -- If you have reserved your room, you will need to call and cancel. If you paid a deposit, you will need to ask for a refund. 1-800-737-8355.'' Please contact Lura Wade at (870) 926-2442 if you have any further questions.

The 60's Swingers will be DARK (not dancing) on October 12, 2017 for the ASSDF Fall Festival...on November 23, 2017 for the Thanksgiving Holiday...and on December 28, 2017 for the Christmas and New Years Holidays. Please contact Jerry and Ginny Short, 618 East Woodson Lateral Road, Hensley, AR 72065 (501) 888-8013, for more information.

The Heber Springers will be DARK (not dancing) on November 24 (Thanksgiving Weekend), and December 24, 2017 (Christmas Eve). Please contact Theresa Holley, 390 Woodvine Trail, Higden, AR 72067 (501) 238-2713, for more information.

Note that other clubs may be DARK (not dancing) for the Christmas, New Years, and other holidays during the year...as well as for the yearly ASSDF Fall Festival in October. Please check with the various clubs and contacts, for more information.

Arkansas can have episodes of severe weather, including tornadoes, large hail, damaging winds, and flash flooding... on occur any day of the year, at any time of the day or night. Plus, there is a risk of snow or ice during the winter months.

Please check with the various club contacts before traveling to a dance, to be sure that you don't ''waste a trip''. It's not worth risking your life due to hazardous weather, and road conditions...especially if there are areas of significant storm damage, flooding, or snow/ice along your travel route.

For Arkansas weather forecasts, watches, warnings, and advisories, click here. For Arkansas Road Traffic Patterns, Construction Zones, Road Closures, and more, click here.

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Clubs That Have Disbanded


One always hates to note this, but some clubs have had to disband, due to a lack of membership, loss of dance facilities, etc. While clubs that have disbanded will be REMOVED IMMEDIATELY from the clubs page, the information will remain on this page for approximately 90 days (3 months) after the Webmaster has been made aware of such; after which time, it'll be placed here.

No clubs disbanding at this time.

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