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: October 3, 2016


  • CHDA meeting Monday, October 3rd at 7:30 at the Centennial Flames Arena boardroom.  

  • Registration for the November Premiership and Open Competition available on DOWNLOADS 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.

  • We are excited to announce that there will be a David Wilton Dance Clinic on Sunday, October 16th  in Calgary!  Check out his website for more information:  This will be a great opportunity for our dancers.  This clinic is open to anyone so invite your friends! 



Congratulations to CHDA dancer Rebecca Thow for her 2nd place finish overall in the Adult World Championships at Cowal this summer! 

Rebecca's motto is "Work Hard. Dream Big."  We are so pleased to see her hard work paid off!