Latest News Items:

  • Red Deer Highland Games :

    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.

    More information can be found on CHDA/Other Events or Red Deer Highland Dance Association.

  • Important Dates: :

    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.


  • CHDA Members Photo Contest :

    April 10, 2017

    To all CHDA members:

    We have a new website up and we need your help to make it special!  We are holding a photo contest to choose ten photos for the slideshow on our webpage.  The prize for each selected photo will be a Highland Dancer water bottle!  A highly coveted water bottle from our Chinook Competition will be given to each of our winning photos!

    CHDA Members Photo Contest Entry Form

  • Happy Tartan Day! :

    April 6, 2017

    April 6th is Tartan Day, when we celebrate all things Scottish. If you are wondering about the tartan and colors on the new CHDA web site background, it is the official Calgary Tartan. To learn more about the how the colors were chosen for this tartan please read more:

    St. Andrew Caledonian Society : Calgary Tartan


  • New CHDA Web Site :

    April 4, 2017

    Welcome to the new look for the CHDA Web Site!

    Registration for the June Competition can be found at CHDA Events.

    All of the content from the old site has been moved over. If you can’t find something using the menu at the top of the page or the Quick Links at the right OR if you find an error please contact Ramona at EMAIL.


  • AHDA Provincial Championship/Competition Sponsorship :

    March 31, 2017

    The AHDA Alberta Provincial Competition/ Championship held on May 6th and 7th is still in need of sponsorship. Please consider sponsoring this event for as little as $10 (Best Wishes Line). Information and form is found on the Downloads/Sponsorship page.


  • Pipe Practice :

    March 29, 2017

    The next pipe practice is Sunday, May 28, 2017 from 10:30am-noon at North Glenmore Community Centre. This is open to all CHDA members. This is a great chance to practice the competition dances with a live piper.


  • CHDA June Classic Open Competition :

    March 27, 2017

    Registration is now open for the June competition.

    Please go to the CHDA Events page to register.


  • Next CHDA Meeting :

    March 25, 2017

    The next CHDA meeting is Monday, April 3 at 7:30 pm. The location is the Closer to Home office board room (upstairs from Greco’s pizza). Map shown below:


  • Chinook Championship/Competition Results :

    March 20, 2017

    March Chinook Championship / Open Competition results are now posted on the March 2017 results page.