An ordinance proclaiming the “Shag” as South Carolina’s official state dance will reside at the Ocean Drive Beach & Golf Resort for the next year.
Guests who stay at the resort will be able to see the bill on display in the lobby of the hotel.
Bubba Snow is a S.O.S. (Society of Shaggers) legend.
He also represented District 103 in the S.C. State House for 20 years. His bill, ratified in March 2001, officially proclaims the Shag as South Carolina’s state dance.
However, Bubba’s shagging exploits began well before 2001. We sat down with Bubba and recorded the below. Click Audio link text to hear audio.
How the Shag became S.C.’s Official Dance
NEW YORK to North Myrtle Beach
Bill Spivey’s contests in 1938 take SC and NC to New York City. Click Audio link below.
Bubba Snow impersonates Strom Thurmond
Watch Snow shag at the end of this 1992 video on SOS week.