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2023 Greater Moncton Scottish Association 

Christmas Celebration Competition

& Workshop


Competition: Saturday December 2, 2023

Workshop: Sunday December 3, 2023


RSOBHD# C-NB-CO23-1009



Natalie Quick, Toronto, ON


Riverview Middle High School

45 Devere Rd, Riverview, NB E1B 2M4


Admission: $6, children 10 & under free

Programs: $4

Canteen available



Entries limited to 125 dancers.

Update: 125 dancer limit has now been reached.
Please email to be added to waiting list.

Please carefully read the rules for attending ScotDance Canada Sanctioned Competitions and liability waivers which can be found on the online entry form.




Fling (4)
16 Pas de Basques
Pas de Basques & High Cuts
Sword (2+1)



Fling (4)
Sword (2+1)
ST (3+1)
Flora (4)


Beginner/Novice Special Event

Fa-la-la-la Trophy Fling (4)


Fling (4)
Sword (2+1)
ST (3+1)
Highland Laddie (4)



Fling (4)
Sword (2+1)
ST (3+1)
Highland Laddie (4)


Intermediate/Premier Special Event

Jingle Bell Jig (4)


16 Pas de Basques - Age 6 & under
Fling (4) - Age 7 & over



Primary, Beginner and Novice Registration 8:30 am.  Dancing starts at 9:00am with the Fa-la-la Trophy Fling. This will be followed by the Primary 16 Pas de Basques and Pas de Basques and High Cuts.  Doors Open at 8:00 am.

Demonstration event will be following completion of the morning dancing. 

Highland Ornament Exchange after morning awards: We would like to extend an invitation to dancers to take part in a highland ornament exchange during noon hour. If you bring an ornament ($5.00 value), you will receive one. There is no obligation to take part.

Intermediate and Premier registration 12:30pm.  Dancing will start at approximately 1pm with the Fling, after ornament exchange. First and Second place Premier dancers in the Jig will dance off for the James Irving Smith Memorial Trophy.




Primary - (2 dances or less)  $25

All Other Categories
- Primary (3 or 4 dances), Beginner, Novice, Intermediate, and Premier $40

All fees listed above include mandatory surcharges
($1.00 SDCCS and $5.00 SDNB processing fees)


Special Events (do not count towards overall high aggregate):

Fa-la-la-la Trophy Fling $10

Jingle Bell Jig $10


Entries must be received by November 20, 2023.  Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of the organizer with a $20 late fee charged. No refunds will be given.  For category changes, please email

If you need any assistance using HD Comps please email

Sponsorship: The Greater Moncton Scottish Assocation and Scotdance New Brunswick would be very appreciative of any sponsorship of our event. Sponsors will be recognized in the program, and there are opportunities for award sponsorship for those donating greater than $120. Charitable receipts can be provided.


Age as of December 2, 2023.  Age categories will be determined by number of entries.  First to enter, last to dance.  Awards will be withheld without a current RSOBHD dancer registration card (presented at registration) and a $5 penalty charged to cover postage.

Prizes:  Medals will be awarded in all categories, with the exception of cash prizes in the oldest Premier class. Trophies will be awarded in all categories except Primary. 

Judging:  Dancers will be judged according to the techniques of the RSOBHD.  Judge’s decision shall be final.  There will be no access to the judge's score sheets.  In the event of a protest, a $35.00 non-refundable fee must accompany a written complaint and be submitted to the organizers the same day as the competition. 

The Greater Moncton Scottish Association will not be responsible for any injuries, accidents or lost articles to competitors or spectators.


Demonstration Event

This is open to any new dancers under 10 years that are not competing but would like to participate. The dances will be performed on stage, but will not be adjudicated. Dancers will receive a participation ribbon. 

Dancers 6 years and under can register for 16 Pas de Basques, and those 7 years and older a 4 step Highland Fling. Dancers can perform in a white shirt/blouse, white knee socks, ghillies and a kiltie. Your dance teacher should be able to help with costuming.

We would like dancers to be at the venue for 11am. Dancers will perform following completion of the morning dancing and prior to awards. Please email with your dancer’s name, dance teacher and age to register. There is no fee.



Sunday, December 3, 2023

Location: Riverview Middle School
(Times and location may be subject to change)

Pre-Premier 9:00 - 10:30 am - $30

Premier 10:30 am - 12:30 pm - $45


Host Hotel:

We are working on a contract with a host hotel, and once this has been finalized, we will share details via email with those registered, as well as on social media.

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