Calgary Highland Dancing Association

News and Notes


CHDA is a not for profit organization established to promote Highland Dancing in Calgary and surrounding areas. CHDA is the proud sponsor of four competitions and the Chinook Open Championship each year.

CHDA also sponsors gear sales, pipe practices and workshops with national and internationally recognized teachers and adjudicators.



Updated: March 27, 2017


  • The CHDA June Classic will be held on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017. The online registration link can be found on the DOWNLOADS page.

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

  • 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 page.

Did you know that Calgary is hosting the Scotdance Canada Championship Series in 2018?  Dancers from all over the world will be coming to Calgary to dance in this prestigious event.  This event only comes to Calgary every 12 years and we want to make it the BEST we can. 


This is an international competition that will showcase Calgary's businesses and attractions to participants and audiences. 


Do you work for a company that would be interested in sponsorship?  Or do you know a company that you can approach?  Various sponsorship participation levels are available.   


Please click on the logo below to download the Sponsorship package for SDCCS 2018 more information.

  • Alberta Closed Provincial Championship and AHDA Open Competition will be held in Edmonton May 6 & 7, 2017. Registration opens on Monday, March 6. More information available on the DOWNLOADS page.

  • Maps/Addresses of CHDA venues found on MAPS page.

  • CHDA Trophy Sponsorship is available via online form and downloadable PDF from DOWNLOADS page.

  • CHDA Membership registration for the 2016/17 is now closed. Registration for the 2017/2018 season will be available August 2017.