The Western Ontario Highland Dancers' Association extends you a warm highland welcome!  Thank you for visiting!

News & Important Updates


Please be advised that WOHDA will be holding it's annual Guelph District Competition on Saturday September 23, 2017 at College Heights Secondary School  You may have seen an entry from a newly formed Association also listing that date and location for their competition.  WOHDA HAS NO AFFILIATION WITH THIS NEWLY FORMED ASSOCIATION.  Please be advised that it is WOHDA's intent to continue a 50 YEAR TRADITION of offering the Guelph District WOHDA competition on Saturday September 23, 2017 at College Heights Secondary School.

James L McKenzieScholarship deadline April 15th, 2017

See the Rules & Regulations page for details on: Teaching / Judging Rule and New Scrutineering Points - Effective January 1, 2017

NEW! Memberships are due! The 2016-2017 WOHDA Membership form is available online here

Entries coming soon, mark your calendars and save the date!!!

See the Rules & Regulations page for details on: ScotDance Canada's Important Qualifying Rule Change for the Canadian Championship - Effective Immediately

Our WOHDA Facebook page is here. Please visit and "Like" us. 

Our Mission

Founded in 1968 by Jenny MacLachlan, WOHDA supports highland dance in Western Ontario, Canada. Our mission is to continuously pursue excellence in Highland Dance for its members; offering workshops, competitions and championships to assist dancers in achieving their dance goals.

"Dancing with the feet is one thing ...
dancing with the heart is another"

Our Website Community is Your Guide to:

  • Membership, participation and volunteer opportunities
  • Highland dance dress code
  • Preparing for competition
  • Competitive events schedule and entry forms
  • Competition results
  • Workshops
  • Finding a dance teacher
  • Photo gallery of dancers
  • Links to related sites
  • And more!
For additional information and inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact our WOHDA Administrator Mrs. Jennifer Sutherland at wohda@yahoo.ca.

Find us on Facebook  www.facebook.com/WOHDA