Named in honour of Doreen Sillery for her extraordinary contribution to square dancing. For outstanding service to square, round, contra, clogging or line dancing extending well beyond club level endeavours. The Sillery Award Committee must receive this application form, supporting profile and 10 supporting signatures before March 31 each year to be considered for that year's award.

  • 2021 Dr. Blair Wallace
  • 2020 No nominations
  • 2019 Alex & Joan Wotherspoon
  • 2018 No nominations
  • 2017 No nominations
  • 2016 Garry Dodds
  • 2016 Pat Zeeman
  • 2015 Vic & the late Joyce Marshall
  • 2015 Connie & Al Ritchie
  • 2015 Norm & Mary Cox
  • 2014 Merv & Sandy Meyer
  • 2013 Jean-Guy & Cathy Moreau
  • 2012 Beth & Darcy McGifford
  • 2011 Ken & Sally Crisp
  • 2010 Jack & Marg Weber
  • 2010 Ingrid & Phil Douziech
  • 2009 Nick & Mary Anne Turner
  • 2008 Steve & Lynnette Edlund
  • 2007 Al & Joy Berry
  • 2006 Chuck & Marguerite Jordan
  • 2005 Brian Elmer & Rosalyn Garnett
  • 2004 Hank & Bea Kivits
  • 2003 Gerry & Elsie Rudiger
  • 2003 Gerry & Elsie Rudiger

Nominations can be forwarded to any committee member. The committee for 2021 awards consists of:

Alex Wotherspoon ajwotherspoon@shaw.ca
Merv Meyer meyerdance@telus.net

Sillery Award Critera:

Sillery nomination form:

Nominate someone for the Sillery Award, deadline is March 31 this year


Two leadership grants of $500.00 each are available each year for two regions of the province that wish to put on a leadership course, seminar, or workshop that furthers the promotion or perpetuation of Square Dancing. Email the first vice president to apply.

PLEASE INCLUDE AN OUTLINE OF THE PROPOSED COURSE, SEMINAR OR WORKSHOP WITH YOUR REQUEST FOR FUNDING.

The bursaries are provided through the following memorial funds

The Dorothy Gray Memorial Fund
The Dorothy Gray Memorial Fund
The Vic Busa Memorial Fund
The Vic Busa Memorial Fund