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  • Volunteer Spots for January Closed Competition :

    January 12, 2018

    Volunteer Spots for January Closed Competition

    To volunteer at the next competition please click on the link below.

    Thank you for your help! It is greatly appreciated.



  • CHDA Primary Demonstration Event :

    January 10, 2018

    Primary Demonstration Event

    This event has become an annual event that is of great benefit to the developing dancer!  It is a lot of fun to visit a competition and see what it’s all about!  ***Don’t forget to visit the concession for some home baked goodies!

    Here are some details for you:

    WHO???  Any Primary dancer aged 4, 5 or 6

    WHERE???  St. Albert the Great School, 225 Prestwick Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2Z 3X3

    WHEN???  Saturday, January 27th at 9 am.  The Primary Demonstration Event will be the first event of the day and happens promptly at 9 am.

    WHAT do I wear???  Proper Highland Dancing attire.  This can be as simple as a little kilt and a white shirt.  Little girls should have their hair pulled back neatly into braids or a bun.

    The detailed information from our entry form is below.  We will have a waiver on hand for parents to sign.

    **Primary Demonstration Event**:  Any Primary dancer aged 4, 5 or 6 years wishing to “practice” a competition experience may participate in this non-judged event.  Dancers for this event only are not required to be CHDA members and do not need a SOBHD card.  There will be no fee required.   Parents will be required to register and sign a waiver for their dancers at the venue in the morning between 8:15 and 8:45 am.  Dancers entered for the Primary Demonstration Event will dance at 9:00 am.  Please do not fill in an online entry form for the Primary Demonstration Event.  Dancers are required to wear proper SOBHD attire even though this event is not judged.  Primary dancers registered in this demonstration event will be marshalled and dance PDB and PDB/HC to the piper in front of a judge who will not score their performance.  No placings will be awarded in this event.    Location is:  St. Albert the Great School, 225 Prestwick Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2Z 3X3




  • ScotDance Card Renewal :

    December 22, 2017

    The ScotDance card renewal form for Alberta is available on the ScotDance Canada  web site:

    ScotDance Card Renewal Forms

    You will need to fill this out with your dance teacher and submit well in advance of your first competition in 2018.



  • January 2018 Premier Workshop :

    December 13, 2017

    CHDA 2018 Premier Workshop

    More information and registration is now available for the CHDA Premier Workshop help on Sunday, January 28, 2018.

    The location is : Infinite Creations Dance Studio (#1A, 5403 Crowchild Trail NW)


  • January 2018 Closed Competition :

    November 26, 2017

    CHDA Evelyn Nicholson Leinweber Memorial Closed Competition

    This competition is open to CHDA members only. It will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018.

    Registration will open Friday, December 1, 2017 at 6:00 pm.



  • CHDA November 2017 Results :

    November 19, 2017

    CHDA November 2017 Open Competition and Premiership Results

    Results are now available.

  • SDCCS 2018 Information for CHDA :

    November 18, 2017

    ScotDance Canada Championship Series 2018

    SDCCS 2018 will be held in Calgary, AB From June 29, 2018 until July 4, 2018 at the Telus Convention Centre.

    Please visit the Official SDCCS 2018 Web Site for up-to-date information on schedules, registration, results, etc.

    Visit the CHDA SDCCS 2018 Info page to learn about CHDA fundraising and volunteer opportunities. Please be sure to check back often to see how you, as a CHDA member, can help out with this event.

  • November Competition/Premiership Volunteering :

    November 2, 2017

    Volunteer Sign Up

    Please volunteer for a shift by clicking on the SignUp logo below:



  • CHDA November 2017 Competition/Premiership/Choreography :

    October 25, 2017

    Don’t forget to register!

    The deadline for registration for the November Open Competition / Premiership / Choreography is Friday, October 27 @ 10:00 pm.

    There are still spots available for the solo choreography and group choreography competitions.




  • Important Dates :

    October 5, 2017
    News and dates to note for current CHDA events: