Calgary Highland Dancing Association

News and Notes


CHDA is a not for profit organization established to promote Highland Dancing in Calgary and surrounding areas. CHDA is the proud sponsor of four competitions and the Chinook Open Championship each year.

CHDA also sponsors gear sales, pipe practices and workshops with national and internationally recognized teachers and adjudicators.



Updated: September 13, 2016


Welcome back to another great year of dance with the CHDA!  It's only September and we already have lots on the calendar for Highland Dance in Calgary!  Here are just a couple events coming up:


·        CHDA registration for 2016/17 is available online on Downloads page at LINK.

·        CHDA Fall Gear Sale - Saturday, October 1st in the morning.  More information to come.  **This is always a great way to outfit your dancer for the upcoming year!  As in the past the Gear Sale is sponsored by the CHDA but open to anyone.  Highland in Style will also be in attendance. More information on DOWNLOADS page.

·        We are excited to announce that there will be a David Wilton Dance Clinic on Sunday, October 16th  in Calgary!  Check out his website for more information:  This will be a great opportunity for our dancers.  This clinic is open to anyone so invite your friends! 



Congratulations to CHDA dancer Rebecca Thow for her 2nd place finish overall in the Adult World Championships at Cowal this summer! 

Rebecca's motto is "Work Hard. Dream Big."  We are so pleased to see her hard work paid off!