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June 14, 2017
Calgary Highland Games : Dance Competition
Calgary Highland Games will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Springbank Park.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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:
May 9, 2017
Don’t forget to register! Closing is Friday, May 12 @ 10:00 pm.
May 7, 2017
Highland Games in Alberta
This year, the Edmonton Scottish Society Highland Games will be held on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Entries will be accepted ONLINE ONLY. The on-line entry can be found at www.eventry.net . Entries will open on May 8, 2017 at 8:00AM (MST) and close on June 9, 2017 at 11:59PM (MST).
The Edmonton Scottish Society Highland Games will be held at Grant McEwan Park located at 3105-101ST SW in Edmonton.
April 23, 2017
The 70th Annual Red Deer Highland Games will be held Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the Red Deer Westerner Park (4847A 19th Street).
Entries will open Monday, April 24th, 2017 at 20h00 (MST) and close at 20h00 (MST) on Thursday, June 1st, 2017.
April 21, 2017
- The deadline for entering the Alberta Closed Provincial Championship and AHDA Open Competition is April 23, 2017.
- The deadline for the CHDA Photo Contest is April 30, 2017. Tip: if you have a photo on your mobile device that you would like to enter you can enter and upload the photo directly from that device.
- The next CHDA meeting is Monday, May 1 at 7:30 pm. The location is the Closer to Home office board room (upstairs from Greco’s pizza). Map shown below:
- The deadline for the CHDA June Classic is May 12, 2017 at 10:00 pm.
- Pipe Practice, available to CHDA members only, will be held 10:30am-12:00pm on Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at North Glenmore Park Community Centre.