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

News & Important Updates

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

2016 Competition Dates AND online registration are now available on our Competitions page.   

The Georgetown Highland Games are thrilled this year to have our very own The Honourable Dr. Kirsty Duncan as the Honourary Chieftain for the Georgetown Highland Games....>>Read More 

2016 “Spasskaya Tower” International Military Tattoo.  Applications for the 2016 “Spasskaya Tower” International Military Tattoo Highland Dance team are now being accepted - Deadline date: Friday, May 13, 2016.  Application form can be found here. 

Please Note: 
  • There was an error with the overall Intermediate trophy this past weekend at Tri-Cities.  Congratulations Ciera MacDonald!
  • An error was made at the recent Tri-Cities competition with respect to the Dancer of The Day Trophy.  It was originally awarded to Jessica Hudson, however there is actually a three way tie.  Congratulations to Jessica Hudson, Kayla Sutherland and Reese Wood!

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

B.A.T.D. Western Ontario Region Members Meeting and Workshop for Dancers, Teachers and Judges: Sunday, September 25th, 2016
All the workshop information including registration and waiver form can be found here.
NOTE: Class sizes will be limited to approx. 25 students.  Register early to avoid disappointment!  Deadline date: Monday, September 19th, 2016.

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.

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