International Association of Square Dance Callers
We are an international organization of square dance callers. Our mission statement is “To foster the art of square dance calling, and improve caller skills”. We fulfill this mission by providing guidance and education, certifying caller coaches, maintaining standardized lists of calls and definitions, and generally promoting the square dance activity.
How Can We Help?
Membership is open to all square dance callers world-wide. Click the button below for information on how you can become a CALLERLAB member!
Caller education is a primary focus for CALLERLAB. We offer schools, online resources, caller coaching and an extensive library of convention sessions.
Our annual convention is held each spring and all are welcome to join us! Click below for information on upcoming conventions and typical sessions/activities!
New and Noteworthy
Resolution 2023 Feedback
Resolution #1 – Resolution to Create a New CALLERLAB Committee: Submitted by Members Stephen Cole & Steve Kopman Click here to read Resolution #1 – Resolution to Create a New CALLERLAB Committee. You may read the feedback on Resolution #1 by clicking here. Resolution #2 – Bylaws Revision: Submitted by the Executive Committee Click … Read more
You’re invited to the 48th CALLERLAB Convention!
You’re invited to the 48th CALLERLAB Convention April 24-26, 2023 Sparks (Reno), NV The theme for the 2023 CALLERLAB Convention is “Play Your Cards Right.” In order to play your cards right, you have to be in the game. Make your plans to join us for the 2023 CALLERLAB Convention! Click here to learn more … Read more
New Dancer Marketing Web Site with Free Promotional Videos
The CALLERLAB Marketing Committee teamed up with Sleight Advertising of Omaha, NE to create a new professional web site and series of videos available to callers, clubs and local associations in efforts to aid the promotion of square dancing. Working alongside several members of the CALLERLAB Marketing Committee, Sleight developed a professional, well thought out … Read more
Discounts for Overseas Members
Our overseas CALLERLAB members provide a diverse perspective on the square dance activity that is essential when making decisions that influence the activity world-wide. We recognize that there are many obstacles for Overseas Members including but not limited to inconvenient online meeting times, language barriers, higher travel costs to attend the CALLERLAB Convention, and exchange … Read more
Updated C-1 Definitions
The new C-1 Definitions document is now available on the Challenge Page. The new document includes the revised definitions for Rotate Family and Regroup to permit additional starting setups. Ends of Lines and Ends of Columns were also added to When the Formation Isn’t There. A special thanks to the Challenge Committee and Definitions Committee for their work … Read more
Updated Basic Standard Applications – Japanese
A new version of the Basic Standard Applications translated to Japanese is now available! Thank you to the Japanese SD Subcommittee Team for their work on the updates to this translation! We’re developing a home for all of the available translated documents here: https://www.callerlab.org/caller-resources/translated-documents/. Check back for more updates as they become available.