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.



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September 12th, 2014 : Dates for the competitions, championships, workshops and pipe practice for the 2014-2015 season are posted on the Events page. Link

The CHDA Gear Sale is Sunday, September 28th, 2014 with Marg’s Highland Dance Wear in attendance.

Drop off is 9:30 – 10:00 am and the sale is 10:00 to 12:30. If you're dropping off gear, please remember to have the form filled out completely and each item tagged with name, phone number and price.

The location of the gear sale is:
Windsor Park Community Centre, 5304 6th Street SW — Take Elbow Drive off Glenmore Trail to 52 Avenue SW.

This is a great opportunity to get outfitted for the upcoming competitions. We look forward to seeing you there.

Download flyer HERE.

Download forms HERE.


September 4th, 2014 : CHDA Membership Registration 2014-2015 is now open. Form found on Downloads page: HERE.

September 5th, 2014 : Our annual AGM and September CHDA meeting will be held on Monday, September 8th at Flames Centennial Arenas at 7:30 pm.  Immediately following we will have the September general meeting. This is a good evening to come out to for a review of our activities and a look at what is coming up.  We welcome all members to our meetings.  Link to Map.

Note : The sale is open to non-CHDA members, as well, for buying and selling.