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Ottawa Highland Dancing Association

End of Another Successful Year!

The AGM was held at the June competition and the changes to the executive will be reflected on the executive page shortly. Thank you to Lindsay Munro, Sherry Sharpe and Joanne Jolliffe for your years of volunteering with the OHDA on the executive.

We look forward to seeing you next year!

June 11 Open Competition

Congratulations to all the provincial reps! We are very proud to have so many members representing their province. They will go on to compete at the ScotDance Canada Championship Series. Present to day were Sonya Vallis and Heather Bremner representing Quebec, and in absence, and representing Ontario were Alessandra Bruce-Fuoco, Victoria Wood, Catherine Wood, Elizabeth Wood, Hailey Romaine, and Janine Lesperance

April 30 Open Competition

Another successful competition today. Congratulations to our Overall beginner winners Kate Young and Sabine Elliot (The OHDA Plaque), our overall novice winners, Sarah Murphy, Ana Antonakos and Lisanne Boyd (The Terry Ann Dolan Memorial Trophy).
In the afternoon, the Overall Intermediate trophy winner was Elizabeth Moffat (OHDA Plaque), Junior Dancer of the day was Jaclyn Stewart (Maxwell Bowl) and the Senior Dancer of the Day was tied between Lauren Fournier and Alessandra Bruce-Fuoco (Fred McIntosh Memorial Trophy).

Scholarship winners!

We had an excellent response to our scholarship this year. Keep those entries coming next year! We have two scholarships: The Wendy (MacMilan) Ewart Memorial Scholarship ($500) was presented to Morgan MacDonald and the Caitlin Stewart Memorial Scholarship ($250) was awarded to Jessica Nash. A runner up award for the Caitlyn Stewart Memorial scholarship ($100) was awarded to Caitlin Allo. Congratulations ladies, and well done to all our applicants.

Premiership, Open and Choreography Competitions

With record numbers of dancers on the weekend of Feb 13/14, there was lots of hard work, fun and success. Special congratulations to our Premiership Junior Dancers of the Day (tied between Elizabeth and Catherine Wood), Senior Dancer of the Day (tied between Alessandra Bruce-Fuoco and Laura Donlan) and the Special Jig winners (Laura Donlan).

2016 Premiership


After a successful Canada City Championship and open competition on 24/25 October 2015, our next big event is our February Open Competition and Choreography competition. This is always a fun and popular competition.

October Championship

2016 Championship and Premiership Steps

The new 2016 SOBHD Championship Steps and 2016 SDC Premiership Steps are now available:
2016 Championship Steps
2016 Premiership Steps

Sponsors Needed

Please support the OHDA's fundraising efforts for 2015-2016. For more information visit our Sponsorship page

Thank you for your support and generosity.

With Thanks and Appreciation

The OHDA would like to thank the following sponsors for their support of the association:

Radisson Logo Katherine Robinson School of Highland Dance Creative Designs Danielle's Highland Dance Academy Shery Sharpe School of Highland Dance

Canadian Registered Charity

The OHDA is a Canadian registered charity in the Cultural Activities and Promotion of the Arts category. The OHDA values and appreciates donations from its members, and interested individuals and businesses, and, as a registered charity, the OHDA will issue tax receipts for any donations. The BN/Registration # is 892123845RR0001.

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