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: January 6, 2017


  • January 28, 2017 - CHDA Closed Competition : Entry information and registration link found on DOWNLOADS page. Registration is now closed.

  • Next Pipe Practice for CHDA members is Sunday, January 22 at 10:30am at North Glenmore Park Community Centre.

  • ScotDance Alberta Open Championship & Competition is February 25th /26th in Calgary. More information and registration available on DOWNLOADS page.

  • Next CHDA meeting is Tuesday, January 10th at 7:30pm at the Flames Community Arenas boardroom.

  • Volunteer Signup is ready for the January 28, 2017 - CHDA Closed Competition.  Please click on the following logo. Thanks for your support.

  • January 29, 2017 - Premier Workshop available to CHDA members only. More information and registration available on DOWNLOADS page.

  • Pipe Practice, available to CHDA members only, will be held from 10:30am-noon on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at North Glenmore Park Community Center.

  • November Premiership and Open Competition Results posted on RESULTS page.

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

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

  • CHDA Membership registration for 2016/17 is available online on DOWNLOADS page.