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.

Team Ontario 2024

Congratulations to our 2024 Ontario Closed Champions, Runners-up and Reps to the Canadian Championships! Good luck in Kamloops!

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Northumberland Entries are Open

Entries for Northumberland Scottish Festival & Highland Games (formerly Cobourg) are now open. Click on “Events” under the “Events” tab for more information and to register. The Information Sheet is

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Update re Kincardine

We were recently advised by the Board of Directors for Kincardine Scottish Festival & Highland Games that they will not be holding a Highland Dancing competition this year. This decision

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Cobourg HG is Now Northumberland HG

Cobourg Highland Games is changing its name and location for 2024. It is now Northumberland Scottish Festival and Highland Games and will be held at Port Hope Agricultural Park. For

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You earn your trophies at practice

you just pick them up at competition

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