2023 Central Oregon Round Up

Mainstream, Plus, Advanced and

Round Dancing Phase II – IV


Featured Callers and Cuers


Jay Henderson, Caller
Dave Cooper, Cuer

The Central Oregon Round-Up features a weekend of dancing, shopping and the best outdoor recreation in Oregon.  Experience Central Oregon hospitality on the wooden sidewalks and in the shops of Sisters, Oregon. The Round-up is sponsored by the High Desert Dancers of Bend, Red Rock Squares of Redmond and Sagebrush Shufflers of Prineville.

2023 – Date, Times and Location

The Round-Up is held annually the 2nd weekend of August at Sisters High School, 1700 W. McKinney Butte Road. [Map]  RV parking on the level high school parking lot is available – dry camping only.

Round flyer - first page

Detailed Schedule

Thursday, August 10
  • The Trails End Dance, featuring local Oregon callers and cuers, is on Thursday night from 7:00 to 10:00 pm.  While there is no cost, donations are appreciated. [This year, the trails end dance will be held at Sisters High School.]


Friday, August 11
  • Friday afternoon Mainstream dance from 2:00 – 3:00 pm, local and regional callers and cuers
  • Friday afternoon Plus/Advanced dance 4:00 – 5:00 pm with Jay Henderson
  • Friday night Mainstream Dance from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm, every third tip Plus.  Pre-Rounds – 7:00 pm. Jay Henderson and Dave Cooper.


Saturday, August 12
  • Saturday morning Round Dance Workshop from 10:30 – noon with Dave Cooper.
  • Saturday afternoon Mainstream dance from 2:00 – 4:00 with regional callers.
  • Saturday afternoon Plus and Advanced Dance from 4:00 – 5:00 with Jay Henderson
  • Saturday night Mainstream Dance from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm, every third tip Plus.  Pre-Rounds – 7:00 pm with Jay Henderson and Dave Cooper.


Square dance attire admired but not required for the Friday and Saturday evening dances.

Hearing enhancement system is available.

Other Events

  • A silent auction of a variety of goodies starts on Friday evening and concludes Saturday evening.
  • Be sure to check the bulletin board at the dance for spontaneous unscheduled events. The M/C will also spotlight these “spur-of-the-moment” activities.



Click [here] to download the full Round-Up flyer. Print the flyer, cut out the registration form, then follow the instructions on the form to complete it and mail it in.

(Note: this file is in pdf format.)


Paul Ostrom, Chairman (541) 588-0512  [email protected]
Marial Gertz, Registrar (541) 385-8904 [email protected]

Vendors at the Round-Up

  • Roger Putzler Jewelry
  • “Designs by Keith” custom embroidery
  • Used clothing sale

Tourist Links

For information on restaurants, camping, motels and other unique area activities

Sisters www.sisterscountry.com
Redmond www.visitredmondoregon.com
Bend www.visitbend.com
Greater Central Oregon www.visitcentraloregon.com

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