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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January CHDA closed competition registration is closed.

Premier Workshop registration is ongoing and open to CHDA members. Find the link on the Events page: HERE

Workshop Schedule : CLICK HERE

CHDA Membership Registration 2014-2015 is on-going. Form found on Downloads page: HERE.

Complete summary of dates for the competitions, championships, workshops and pipe practice for the 2014-2015 season are posted on the Events page. Link

We would love to hear your thoughts regarding online registration. Please click HERE to fill out a short survey.



Next CHDA Meeting: Monday, February 2nd @ 7:30pm. (Flames Community Arenas 2390 47 Ave, SW.)

February 2015 Alberta Open Championship and Competition entry form available HERE.

News items updated January 16th, 2015

January CHDA Gear Sale will be held the morning of the closed competition on January 24th. The gear sale is available for non-CHDA members, as well, for selling and buying used costumes and accessories.

Gear sale general information: HERE.

Gear sale seller's form: HERE.