24 May

Pipe Practice

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!



16 May

CHDA Photo Contest Winners

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!


13 May

Volunteering for June Competition

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:

Link for volunteering at SignUp.com

Volunteer Link



07 May

Edmonton Scottish Society Highland Games

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.

More information on the Edmonton Scottish Society Highland Games.


21 Apr

Important Dates:

  • 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.


10 Apr

CHDA Members Photo Contest

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

06 Apr

Happy Tartan Day!

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


04 Apr

New CHDA Web Site

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.