David Wilton Dance Clinic Information

The David Wilton Dance Clinic is open for registration.
This event takes place on October 23 from 8:30am – 6:30pm at the danceLab (near IKEA) in Coquitlam. Here is the address:

910 Sherwood Avenue

Coquitlam, BC
V3K 1A6
The dancers (pre-premier and premier) are all day and parents are a half day. Parents can choose certain sessions to attend. They are free with a participating child!
Judges and teachers pay the registration fee and sit in on all lectures. (Teachers and judges are free if they have 10 students enrolled)
Registration is available online through http://www.davidwilton.co.uk or through the Facebook page ‘David Wilton Dance Clinics’.

Championship and Open Competition are days away!

Getting busy getting ready for the Championship and Open Competition this weekend. We are pleased to have 220 registered dancers for this competition.

It looks like the weather is going to co-operate and we are going to have a lovely weekend.

Wishing safe travel to our judges to beautiful BC!

Judges for the Open and Championship are:
Shauna Bunting
Rebecca McKinnon
Jackie Smith
Andrea Tronnes
Natalie Quick

February Closed Results

February 27th Competition Results

Thanks to our judges and pipers.

  • Judges – Sandra Bald Jones and Diane Krugh
  • Pipers – Alan Walters and Liam Hilder

Great day for the last closed competition of the season.  We look forward to seeing everyone at the Open and Championship.

Thanks to all our parents, volunteers and teachers!

High points of the year award winners:

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Kate, Elise and Hannah

 

February Pre-competition message

Saturday February 27th 2016

Doors will open at 8:15 AM.

Door Entry Fees:

Competitors, Dance Teachers and those attending just the Primary Debut – No Charge

Adults / Parents (including those completing a Volunteer Shift) – $5

Seniors / Grandparents and Students – $3

Children 5 and under – Free

Programs will be available at the door – $3

US dollars will be accepted at par for door, programs, and at the concession.

Parking:  

Please park in the main parking lot, accessed from Nash Street (not Trattle).  The spaces immediately in front of the theatre are reserved for handicapped parking, our judges and pipers.  

Please do not park on the side of the theatre where the garbage dumpsters are.  If we block the dumpsters we are charged a fee.

There are also a limited number of parking spaces on the Trattle Street side of the school.

Numbers Table:

Remember your 2016 Scotdance card for collecting your dance number!

If you do not present a valid Scotdance card we are now obliged to collect a $5 non-refundable fee, as well as information to allow us to confirm a card has been issued to you. Any prizes won may be withheld until such time as a valid card is presented.

Concession:

The concession will be open from 8.30am until 3.00pm offering drinks, lunch items, and snacks. Donations for sale gratefully accepted.

There should not be any garment bags etc. in the concession / lobby area. There are both female and male change rooms for all dancers.  

Final Closed Competition – February 27th, 2016

  • Doors will not open until 8:15 am.
  • Morning dancing will start at 9:00 am with the Primary, Beginner, Novice and Intermediate classes.
  • Afternoon dancing will start at approximately 12:30 pm with the Premier classes.
  • Marie Lavoie Awards and Primary Debut will take place at this competition.

Judges – Sandra Bald Jones and Diane Krugh

Pipers – Alan Walters and Liam Hilder

Dances:

  • Pre-Premier: Fling (4) / Sword (2+1) / Seann Triubhas  (3+1) / Strathspey & 1/2 Tulloch
  • Premier:  Fling (6) / Sword (3+1) / Seann Triubhas (4+2) /Strathspey & 1/2 Tulloch.  Note** Premier under 11 will dance short steps.

 

January News

Welcome back everyone!

We have some information to pass on regarding dance cards for the new year.

Effective January 1, 2016 procedures for Intermediate dancers will be the same as for Novice with respect to cards and stamps.  Your dancer will have an opportunity to earn 6 stamps for placing 1st, 2nd or 3rd at a competition or one year (whichever is longer) before moving on to Premier.

Scotdance Canada is requiring us to fill in a form and collect a $5.00 fee for dancer who do not have their dance cards with them on competition day.  This form will be at the numbers table.

Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2016!

We hope that you all had a fantastic holiday and we are looking forward to seeing you at our 2nd closed competition Saturday January 23rd, 2016.

  • Judges: Carmen Munawych – Edmonton and Gaelyn McGregor – Winnipeg
  • Pipers: Alan Walters and Liam Hilder

Please remember to have your dance cards updated as soon as possible.  Here is a link for the 2016 dancer registration from.

Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing