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MDSDF Presents:

The Star Spangled Banner Festival

The third weekend of July annually at the Delta Hunt Valley Inn.

245 Shawan Rd, Hunt Valley, MD 21031

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What to Expect

Square Dancing Programs:



Plus DBD




Tom Miller (PA)

Bill Harrison (MD)

Ken Ritucci (MA)

Mike Seastrom (CA)

Round Dancing:

Phases I - VI


Barbara &

Wayne Blackford (FL)


Curt &

Tammy Worlock (FL)


Steve &

Irene Bradt (PA)

General Information

General Information

  • Plus DBD, Advanced, and Challenge will use computer numbers

  • The Round Dance program will include:

    • 2x2’s in the Plus Hall in the evening

    • Continuous round dancing up to Phase VI

    • Teach sessions & workshops

  • Wood flooring in the main ballrooms

  • Dancing begins at 8PM Thursday Evening

  • Friday and Saturday from 10AM to 11PM

  • Appropriate casual attire acceptable until 7:00PM

    • Please no sweatpants or shorts

  • Square Dance and Round Dance or business casual attire is required for ALL evening activities

  • Bring your favorite name badge

  • Festival ribbons will be issued for dancing and must be worn throughout the festival

  • Housing is $127.00 plus tax per night

    • The Delta Baltimore Hunt Valley is an attractive modern facility situated in a convenient, suburban setting that is easily reached by any mode of transportation

  • Air-conditioned - Free WiFi - Multiple restaurants - Free Self Parking - 24-hour fitness center - Plenty of shopping and restaurants close by

  • By staying at the hotel you support MDSDF, Inc, and help defray the ballroom fees, thank you

  • Please make your reservations directly with the hotel. Call Delta Hunt Valley Hotel Reservations at 1-844-781-7404 or book your group rate stay online with the hotel using this link (coming soon).

  • Rate are good for three days before and after the Festival.

  • Available October 1, 2023. Call Early!

  • Click to view camping options

Housing Reservations

Festival Reservations


  • The full Festival costs

    • $70.00 per dancer or

    • $25 for youth 17 and under

  • Saturday only cost is $35.00 per dancer


  • Refunds will be made thru June 26, 2024.

  • There is $5.00 cancellation/transfer fee per person.

  • Rollovers are good for one year.






  • Send a check or money order payable to "MDSDF-24" to:

SSBF Registrar Melanie Jester

6338 Hanover Crossing Way

Hanover, MD 21076

  • Click the PayPal button to pay electronically.

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