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Highland Dance

The Celtic Arts Foundation, in association with the Clan Heather Dancers presents a number of Highland dancing competitions and events throughout the year. Two of the events we present; the Celtic Arts Foundation Highland Dancing Championship (held on February 18, 2017), and the Northern US Highland Dancing Championship, (held during the Skagit Valley Highland Games, July 8-9, 2017), are officially sanctioned championship competitions, as designated by the Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing (SOBHD).

The 2017 Celtic Arts Foundation Highland Dancing Championship is being held February 18th 2017 at the Syre Center on the campus of Whatcom Community College in Bellingham, and entry form information may be found below.

Entry forms for all of our competitions, as well as results from those competitions will be available on this page.

Results from our events will be posted here

Here are the results from the 2016 Skagit Valley Highland Games: Skagit Valley Highland Games Dancing Results 2016.

Dancer Information

Information about dancing events, and updates about our competitions will be posted here.

Entry forms

Entry forms are all CAF dancing events will be posted here.  Please select:

If you have questions or concerns about the entry forms, please contact our dance competition coordinator, Heather Richendrfer, via e-mail.

Accommodations for Highland Dancers

For our events and activities in Mount Vernon, we are very pleased to have the support and sponsorship of the Mount Vernon Best Western Plus Skagit Valley Inn and Convention Center.  Please use the link provided to contact them for reservations.  Rooms are taken fast, so early registration is greatly encouraged.


Results from the Skagit Valley Highland Games Highland Dancing events will be posted here.