Highland dance is a style of competitive solo dancing developed in the Scottish Highlands in the nineteenth century. There are a variety of different dances in our competitions. Some of which may include the Highland Fling, the Sword Dance, and the Scottish Lilt.

Dancers are judged on their timing, technique, interpretation and overall deportment.

The day of the Games, dancing registration will begin at 7:30am. Competitions begin at 8:30. Afternoon events will begin promptly at 1:30pm.

Before arriving to compete, please be sure to check out our Calgary Highland Games 2017 Entry information sheet.

Online Registration for the 2017 Games is now Closed.

Late registrations will be accepted the day of the event, at the Dance registration desk.

CUSGA Bursary & Scholarships: CUSGA is pleased to offer Scholarships and Bursaries to competitors to help them in the pursuit of their education and highland arts.