Alma Highland Festival invites you to attend the 2019 Alma Indoor Highland Dance Competition!
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 8:00am-5:00pm
ScotDance USA MW-0202
Masonic Pathways - Doig Chapel
1200 Wright Avenue
Alma, Michigan 48801
Judge: Trisha Bacon, San Mateo, California
Pipers: Glen Sinclair, London, Ontario, Canada; Bill Weaver, St. Louis, Michigan
8:30am - Registration for Primary, Beginner and Novice; 9:00am - Competition start
Order of Dances: Flora, Lilt, PDB, PDB & HC, Fling, Sword, Seann Triubhas
12:30pm - Registration for Intermediate and Premier; 1:00pm - Competition start
Order of Dances: Flora, Lilt, VIllage Maid, Fling, Seann Triubhas, Laddie, Challenge Sword
Medals will be awarded in Primary, Beginner, Novice and Intermediate levels.
Prize money will be awarded in all Premier groups.
Overall trophies will be awarded to the highest point winner in each age group, with the exception of Primary.
Special awards to be given:
- Most Promising Beginner and Novice Dancer in the morning competition (trophy)
- Best Premier Sword in the afternoon competition (trophy and cash prize)
- Most Promising Intermediate Dancer in the afternoon competition (trophy)
- Premier Dancer of the Day in the afternoon competition, as determined by a 4-step Fling dance-off (trophy and cash prize)
1. Competition will be conducted in accordance with the rules of the Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing (SOBHD).
2. The judge’s decision is final.
3. Age groups will be determined according to the number of entries and competitors’ ages are as of the day of the competition, November 2, 2019.
4. Dancers first to enter shall be last to dance.
5. Dancers must present their 2019 registration card to register and receive awards.
6. Dancers must be in full costume to receive awards.
7. Awards are given at the judge’s discretion.
8. Dancers must be ready and appear when called or forfeit the chance to dance.
9. Alma Highland Festival reserves the right to make changes to the event or schedule so long as the change falls within the scope of SOBHD Rules.
Megan Brown, Organizer