Since 1949

Talent is good,

Practice is better,

Passion is best

Supporting Ontario’s Highland Dancers for over 70 years

About Us

The Highland Dancers’ Association of Ontario is a volunteer parent organization founded in 1949 to promote Highland Dance and Scottish culture and to improve the conditions for dancers at Highland games in Ontario. Today it continues as a volunteer parent association dedicated to the same goals.

News & Highlights

Please take a look below at some of our most recent announcements.

Rep Bursaries

The HDAO provides a bursary to those dancers representing Ontario at the Canadian Championships to help defray travel costs. To qualify for this bursary, dancers must be an HDAO Member

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Remembrance Day

As our Fall Nationals competition falls on Remembrance Day, we will be pausing dancing at 11:00am in order to commemorate the day. Please note the following adjustment to the schedule:

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Fall Nationals Registration is Open

Registration for our Fall Nationals Competition on November 11 is now open. Go to “Events” under the “Events” tab to access the registration form. Be sure to download the Information

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Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to our new and improved website! We hope you enjoy the new functionality. Membership registration, entries for our indoor competitions as well as the Ontario Closed Championships and all

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You earn your trophies at practice

you just pick them up at competition

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