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Championship

(Reg no. A2) Organised by Grampian Festivals

THE MOST MAGICAL CHAMPIONSHIP EVER!
 
To be held on Saturday 24th November 2018 during the weekend of The International Gathering of Scottish Highland Dance.

Our annual Highland Gathering continues to grow both in stature and popularity, each year attracting highland dancers from all over the world.


As we enter our 8th year, we are excited and honoured to announce that this year’s gathering will again play host to The Paris International Highland Gathering Championship, the only SOBHD Championship to be permanently held in mainland Europe promoting the profile of Scottish Highland Dancing. The Championships will be run by Grampian Festivals (Rhona Lawrence) who will be responsible for the operation of the Championship event having successfully run Highland Dancing Championships for over twenty years. Billy Forsyth MBE will continue to be the Master of Ceremonies for all the Gathering events.

A Championship with a Difference!
Steps for all Championships as laid down by S.O.B.H.D for 2018

Events

1. Highland Fling
2. Sword Dance
3. Sean Triubhas
4. Strathspey and Half Reel
5. Barracks Johnnie (4 steps)
6. Highland Laddie (4 steps)
7. Village Maid (4 steps)
8. Scotch Measure (4 steps)

Juvenile Championships

7 and Under 10 years
10 Years
11 Years
Events 1,2,3,4

Junior Championships

12 Years
13 Years
14 Years
15 Years
Events 1,2,3,4

Adult Championship
16 Years and Over
Events 1,2,3,4

Premier Nationals

Age groups according to entries received
Events 5, 6, 7,8

Annual trophies will be awarded to the first 6 overall places in each championship
The trophies awarded in all sections must be returned in good condition 
Keeper Disney Statue and Specially Commissioned trophies will be awarded to all championship finalists

Prize money for Adult Championships
£20; £18; £15; £10; £5; £5

1st place and runner up for Premier Scottish Nationals receive Disney Statue and Specially Commissioned trophies

• All dancing events will operate under rules of the SOBHD
• The organiser reserves the right to adjust age groups according to entries received
• The organiser accepts no responsibility for injury or loss of property
• All competitors must be registered with the S.O.B.H.D. registration scheme. Registration cards must be produced before prizes will be awarded
• All competitors must be prepared to dance another Reel to make up numbers in a set if required
• Please note late entries may not be printed in the programme
• The use of video or cameras and flash photography is strictly forbidden

Entries close 31st July 2018
Date of Championships 24th November 2018

Championship Enquires:
Email: parischampionship@btinternet.com
Call: 07801 440098

Rhona Lawrence 
Paris Championship

14 Eider Road
Newburgh 
Ellon
Aberdeenshire
Scotland
AB41 6FD

Click HERE to download The Paris Championship Entry Form

Please send one copy of your completed entry form to parischampionship@btinternet.com and one to enquiry@takeus2themagic.co.uk

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