Northshield Dance Seminar 23

UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who made Northshield Dance Seminar XXIII a success! We look forward to making this an annual event again!

NDS 24 will be hosted by the Shire of Silfren Mere on September 21, 2019.

The Shire of Rokeclif is thrilled to host the return of the Northshield Dance Seminar!

Northshield Dance Seminar XXIII
April 28, 2018
La Crosse Masonic Lodge
118 8th St S, La Crosse, WI 54601
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We will have a day full of classes with a ball in the early evening. Attendees are encouraged to bring a dessert (period or non-period) or non-alcoholic drink to share for the traditional Dessert Revel.

Site opens at 9:00am and closes at 9:00pm. Gate closes at 1:00pm.
Registration: $15
Registration with Member Discount: $10
Children 0-17: Free
(No pre-registration needed.)

Make checks payable to: SCA WI Inc. – Shire of Rokeclif

Site is ADA accessible and dry.

If you would like to be part of the band of live musicians, please contact Hakon.

We will also have a Handout Table. If you have any class handouts, dance resources, books, or original CDs that you would like to give away, please leave them on the Handout Table.


All-day on-street parking is no long free on Saturdays in La Crosse. See the map for the main and backup lots. If those are unavailable, Market Square Ramp is only a couple blocks away and is FREE. Consider it a warmup for a day of dancing! (More parking info available on the city website.)


Provost: Lord Hakon Hrafnsson (Scott Pfitzinger) –, 234-600-6432
Event Steward: Lady Vettoria Soranzo (Laura Lambert) –
Dessert Revel Coordinator – Florica Joldea (Eve Pfitzinger) –


Lunch will not be provided, but there are many restaurants within walking distance, or that will deliver lunch. Lists will be provided at the gate. Food may also be brought in.

Site is DRY.

For the Dessert Revel, refrigerators, freezers, stoves, and ovens are available if needed.

We will try to end the event early so everyone has time to go out to eat if they like. We recommend Pizza Doctors, which is just around the corner and has a wonderful all-you-can-eat pizza buffet.


Some recommended hotels (no blocks of rooms reserved, but all these links work, even if there’s a line through them):

Hampton Inn
511 3rd Street N
La Crosse, WI  54601
The Charmant Hotel
101 State Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
Courtyard by Marriott
500 Front Street S
La Crosse, WI 54601
Holiday Inn
200 Pearl Street
La Crosse, WI 54602
Super 8
1625 Rose Street
La Crosse, WI 54603
Settle Inn
2110 Rose Street
La Crosse, WI 54603


9:00am – Site opens
10:00am – Class Session #1
11:00am – Class Session #2 – Longer session
12:30pm – Lunch Break
1:30pm – Class Session #3
2:30pm – Class Session #4
3:00pm-8:30pm – Dessert Revel
3:30pm – Class Session #5
4:30pm – Class Session #6
5:30pm – Break
6:00pm – Grand Ball


We have 18 classes scheduled. The schedule and descriptions are now available.

Grand Ball

The ball will include many dances that were taught during the Dance Seminar. Here is the complete list.