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TAADA and the Fire Ant Frolic subcommittee are very pleased to present our 22nd annual dance weekend. We are looking forward to dancing and visiting with you!

View this year’s tentative schedule. We are planning many fun workshops, dance sessions and after parties, including the return of the Fire Theme on Friday night, the Monster Medley, and the ever popular HALLOWEEN CONTRA DANCE and COSTUME PARTY on Saturday night.

Austin Sports Center South
425 Woodward St.
Austin TX 78704
(in South Austin between I-35 and S. Congress Ave, across from St. Edwards University)
From I-35 take Exit 231 toward Woodward St. Go west on Woodward about 0.5 miles. Austin Sports Center will be on your left.

There is limited parking in the Austin Sports Center parking lot. There is some street parking on Willow Springs and Willow Run. Please do not park in the apartment complexes parking lot, you will be towed. Three blocks away (see map) is a garage with pay parking at St. Edwards. You can pay with a credit card via your phone (no cash). It’s $5 per day, Fire Ant Frolic can reimburse you. NOTE: I-35 can be very congested, especially on Fridays at rush hour, please plan accordingly.

If you haven’t already made arrangements for lodging please contact for local hospitality. There are many hotels near the dance venue which may be found with your favorite search engine. Or … if you are in town and have a room or even floor space, please indicate that on your online registration or contact Thank you!"

List of Nearby Restaurants.
These are some unique Austin venues. There are many other nationwide chains in the area that can be found with your favorite search engines.


Help protect our Floor. Clean, soft-soled, non-marking shoes make for better dancing and happier facility directors who will invite us back again next year!! We’ll provide gaffers’ tape (free), dance socks and footies (for purchase).

Reduce your carbon footprint! Consider bringing your own hot coffee mug and/or closed water bottle to use throughout the weekend. We will have non-spill bottles for sale at the dance for use in the gym.

This is a fragrance free event Please avoid wearing strong fragrances, including cologne, lotions, after-shave and other products. Many of our dancers have allergies and sensitivities to these hidden chemicals. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

It takes a village. Finally we are always looking for more helpers. If you can take a turn at the registration table, sweeping or are able to bring snacks or a brunch item please contact our volunteer coordinator at

Most important…
HAVE FUN! See you soon.