WOHDA is pleased to present sanctioned COMPETITIONS and CHAMPIONSHIPS that attract competitors from all over Western Ontario as well as from our U.S. neighbours. 

Competitions are open to both WOHDA and non-WOHDA dancers.

Registration and payment is now available! Click on the Register Online link for each competition to open the online registration form.  For further information regarding the competitions, please contact WOHDA :

Important note: To be eligible to compete, a dancer must have an existing WOHDA membership in good standing prior to the competition deadline.


Click on the links below to register online and download competition details. 

April 27-28 -  The Western Ontario Open Championship, The Western Ontario Closed Championship,
and  the  London District Competition (- Competitors must qualify by birth or by having been a resident for six months immediately prior to the event in the following Ontario Counties: Essex, Kent, Lambton, Middlesex, Elgin, Huron, Perth, Oxford, Haldimand-Norfolk, Waterloo, Wellington, Brant, Halton, Hamilton-Wentworth and Grey-Bruce. Entry will require you to confirm the qualification) and The London District Competition.

Saturday June 8, 2024-  The 49th Annual Georgetown Highland Games Dance Registration
Location: Georgetown Fairgrounds, Georgetown Ontario Saturday June 8, 2024     

DEMONSTRATION OPPORTUNITY for non-competitive dancers. 

This is an excellent opportunity for those non-competitive dancers to try dancing on stage to see what being a competitive highland dancer feels like. 

WOHDA is pleased to present a demonstration opportunity for our non-competitive dancers, dancers who have never competed before. This new event will give dancers an opportunity to try dancing on the competitive stage, but with out the competition aspect.

This will not be a judged or critiqued event. It will consist of Pas de Basques, pas de Basques and Highcuts and a 4-step Fling. Dancers may dance 1 or all 3 of the dances.

Costuming for this event: Kilt(ie) or Tartan skirt, white blouse or solid black top, white knees socks and dancer shoes as worn for dance class (ghillies, ballet shoes, gymastic shoes). Hair to be neatly pulled back from face.

We look forward to offering this event at each of our upcoming pre-premier events. Demonstration event will take place prior to pre-premier awards.

Sign up will be available at the registration desk on the day of the competition.

We can't wait to see all our new dancers at

Tri Cities Saturday March 2, 2024 in the morning

The Pre-Premier Sunday March 24, 2024 in the afternoon

London Sunday April 28,2024, in the afternoon.