09 Jan

Latest News

Next CHDA meeting is Monday, January 14th .  7:30 pm.  North Glenmore Park Community Association: upstairs lounge. Everyone is welcome!

Our annual Evelyn Nicholson Leinweber Memorial Competition is on Saturday, January 26th.  Registration closes Monday, January 14 at 10:00pm. No late entries will be allowed.

This is always a competition that is a lot of fun!  Why should YOU come out for this competition?!  Here are some reasons:

  1. Great dance selections for all levels of dancers!  Cash Bursary Awards for Pre Premier & Premier dancers!!  $$$
  2. Demonstration PDB’s Event – this is only held in January and is a great chance for dancers aged 4,5, or 6 years old to “practise” in a competition setting.  (See below for more information)

This competition is ONLY open to CHDA members!  This is a great perk of your membership!  Don’t miss out!

****IMPORTANT UPDATE:  OUR VENUE HAS BEEN CONFIRMED.  We will be dancing at the Calgary Life Church.  11400 27 St SE, Calgary, AB T2Z 3R6 ***

Premier Championship Steps Workshop on Sunday, January 27th.  FREE to all CHDA Premier dancers.  Registration link.

**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 8:30 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.

09 Jan

January Volunteer Shifts

Our January competition is almost here and as always the success of our events depends on YOU!  …OUR VOLUNTEERS!!!  The CHDA requires our members to fulfill a set number of volunteer shifts every year.

The CHDA Volunteer commitment is as follows:

o Beginner: 1 volunteer shift

o Novice/Intermediate/Premier: 2 volunteer shifts 

o More than one dancer in the family: 2 volunteer shifts

We have excluded primary dancer members.

Signing up for shifts is easy!!  Please click on the link below:

03 Jan

Other Competitions

Registration is open for more Alberta Highland Dance events in February. These are not hosted by the CHDA, but are great opportunities for all Highland Dancers to participate.

Red Deer Open Competition – February 9, 2019

Information Sheet

Online Registration Form

2019 ScotDance Alberta Open Championship – REGISTRATION

Saturday, February 23, 2019 
RockPointe Church 
255024 Lochend Rd Calgary, AB 

2019 ScotDance Alberta Open Highland & Choreography Competition – REGISTRATION

Sunday, February 24, 2019 
West Island College 
7410 Blackfoot Trail S.E. Calgary AB

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