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 Latest News Items:

  • Deadlines for upcoming events … :

    July 17, 2017
    Deadlines are approaching for Highland Games …

    Make sure that you don’t miss out on these fabulous Highland Dancing events happening in Alberta this summer:

    • Calgary Highland Games deadline is July 28, 2017. (Late fee after deadline = $20)
    • Canmore Highland Games deadline is August 6, 2017 (Late fee until August 25, 2017 = $25)
    • Brooks Medieval Faire : postmarked no later than August 4, 2017.

    Registration information on our Other Events page.



  • June 2017 Results :

    June 25, 2017

    The results from the June Classic, Premier Challenge and Premier Nationals held on June 3, 2017 are now posted on the June 2017 Results Page.


  • Canmore Highland Games :

    June 24, 2017

    Canmore Highland Games are held Sunday, September 3, 2017!


  • Calgary Highland Games :

    June 14, 2017

    Calgary Highland Games : Dance Competition

    Calgary Highland Games will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Springbank Park.


  • Brooks Medieval Faire :

    June 7, 2017

    As part of the Brooks Medieval Faire, there is a Highland Dance competition. This event is held on August 12, 2017.

    From the dance competition chairperson:

    We are very excited at how this event has grown over the past few years and are happy to announce we will have 2 judges for our fun, usually very hot day. 

    The Faire is a very unique event, and the largest in Western Canada!

    For more information:

    *Note: Acceptance Date Postmarked not earlier than June 15, 2017 Entries postmarked prior to this date will be held and assessed a 5 day penalty.



  • CHDA Pub Night :

    May 28, 2017

    CHDA Pub Night at Donegal’s Pub, 1637 37 St SW, is at 7:30 pm on Monday, June 5th, 2017.

    Great chance to socialize and meet other members.  Come join us for appetizers and drinks.



  • Pipe Practice :

    May 24, 2017

    Pipe Practice will be 10:30am-12:00pm on Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at North Glenmore Park Community Centre.  Free to all CHDA members.  We are fortunate to have Mellisa Carnegie run our Pipe Practices.  This month she will focus on the dances at the June Classic and give our Novice & Intermediate dancers lots of opportunity to dance their Reel.  In the cool down stretch at the end Mellisa will share tips on how to be effective with your Practice Sessions.  Don’t miss out!



  • CHDA Photo Contest Winners :

    May 16, 2017

    The CHDA wishes to thank everyone who took the time to enter the photo contest. It adds a special touch to our web site. There were many amazing entries and it was very difficult to chose the winners.

    If your picture was chosen you will be contacted via email with regard to collecting your prize!


  • Volunteering for June Competition :

    May 13, 2017

    CHDA June Classic – Volunteering

    The link for volunteering at the last event of the season is now available. Please click on the SignUp logo below:

    Link for volunteering at SignUp.com

    Volunteer Link



  • CHDA June Classic :

    May 9, 2017

    Don’t forget to register! Closing is Friday, May 12 @ 10:00 pm.