The CHDA gear sale originally scheduled for the January competition has been postponed to March 17, 2019 at the CHDA March Open Competition. Please check back for more details soon.
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:
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
2019 ScotDance Alberta Open Championship – REGISTRATION
Saturday, February 23, 2019
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
The competition results are posted at this LINK.
A great day of dancing at the CHDA annual Chinook Championship.
Championship Results are posted.
Here is a wonderful picture of 2017 World Adult Highland Dancing Champion Rebecca Thow with the morning Championship dancers:
The next CHDA meeting, which includes the AGM, is on Monday, September 11th at 7:30 pm at Closer to Home Community Services: 3507A 17 Ave SW.
All members are welcome to attend!
CHDA Workshop in Kananaskis – November 10-12, 2017
Every two years the CHDA holds a Weekend Away Workshop! This year the event is going to be held at the amazing Delta Kananaskis.
Please read more: CHDA Kananaskis Workshop Info Sheet
ONLINE REGISTRATION is now available. Please register before September 30, 2017.
This workshop is open to CHDA members only. CHDA Membership Online Registration is now available.
Dates in the 2017/18 dance year.
The Calgary Highland Dancing Association will be hosting the following events this season:
- November 10-12/17 – CHDA Workshop in Kananaskis
- November 18, 2017 – CHDA Open Competition
- November 19, 2017 – CHDA Premiership
- January 21, 2018 – Pipe practice
- January 27, 2018 – CHDA Closed Competition
- January 28, 2018 – CHDA Premier Workshop
- March 11, 2018 – CHDA Pre-premier Workshop
- March 17, 2018 – CHDA Championship
- March 18, 2018 – CHDA Open Competition
- May 27, 2018 – Pipe Practice
- June 2, 2018 – CHDA June Classic Competition
Venues will be posted soon.
CHDA 2017-2018 Membership Registration
Online registration is now available for CHDA membership for the 2017/2018.
Please read about us to learn more about the benefits of having a CHDA membership.
Of special consideration … there is a weekend workshop in November 2017 at the beautiful Delta Kananaskis Lodge. This event is only available to CHDA members. You will need your CHDA Member number assigned before registering for the workshop.