Click here to register! (Online only, registration for all events (excluding choreography) opens Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. ET (12:00 noon CDT).

Click here to register for choreography! (Online only, registration for choreography opens Friday, April 15, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. ET (12:00 noon CT)


The ScotDance Canada Championship Series features the Canadian Highland Dancing Championships, and the ScotDance Canada Open Championships. Events also include Pre-Premier competitions, Premier and Restricted Premier competitions, Pre-Championship, choreography, and special events.

SDCCS welcomes over 800 dancers from around the world.  For all the latest updates, visit our News blog, and browse our Newsletters.

We Welcome you to Winnipeg, Manitoba for SDCCS 2016
July 6-10, 2016



Founded in 1947 and incorporated in 1978, the Manitoba Highland Dancers' Association (MHDA) is a non-profit organization run by volunteers.

This organization provides our dancers with high caliber competitions, honoraria, scholarships and workshops.   We rely on membership fees, donations, grants and fundraising events.   The association functions on a year round basis, coordinating 7 competitions each year (two of which are championships).   The MHDA runs these competitions starting in the Fall and ending in the early summer.   Each year the association runs the Manitoba Closed Championships, where dancers are selected to represent Manitoba at the Inter-Provincial Championships held each year in the month of July.

Our dancers, ranging in age from four year to adulthood, are taught by a body of certified highland dance teachers.   All teachers are members of ScotDance Manitoba, a provincial affiliate of ScotDance Canada, and governed by the Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing.



Are you looking for a dance teacher for the upcoming year? Click here for a list of teachers in your area




Congratulations to Laura Unruh

2015 10-Under 12 Champion


It has been 27 years since Manitoba has had a Canadian Highland Dance champion!

Laura UnRuh competed at the ScotDance Canadian Championship Series in London, Ontario where she danced her way to victory in the 10 and under 12 years class.




Congratulations to Lauren McCombe

Runner-Up in the 21 Years and Over Class

Lauren shared the winner's circle with Marielle Lesperance, who is this year's World Champion as well!

This is the first time in 18 years that a Manitoban has been a runner-up in the adult age group.










The MHDA Red River Co-op number is 346810

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You can reach us at:

Manitoba Highland Dancers' Association
Box 2491 Stn Main
Winnipeg, MB R3C 4A7


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