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Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Dance Team

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Dance Team. Please refer to the link below for further information. https://www.nstattoo.ca/show/performer-audition/highland-dancer-audition/

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Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo – Tattoo Dance Company Application Form 2018

Applications for the 2018 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Dance Company are now being accepted. For further details please click on the application form below. REMT Tattoo Dance Company Application Form 2018

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Betty Sutherland, 2017 Atholl Clasp Recipient

Congratulations to SOBHD Independent Member Betty Sutherland, who was awarded the Atholl Clasp for 2017. Betty was presented with her award by the Atholl Dancing Association Chairman, Liz Douglas, at the 2017 SOBHD AGM. Picture with SOBHD Chairman Christine Lacey MBE and President

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2016 – 2017 UK Champion of Champions

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 SOBHD UK Champion of Champions Oscar Winners and their Teachers: Juvenile – Ellie Dalrymple (Teacher – Fiona MacNeil); Senior –  Michelle Gordon (Teacher – Brenda Gordon);  Adult –  Ellis Hayes (Teacher – Shendl Russell). Photograph courtesy of Ronnie Cairns Photography.

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Highland Dancing Digital Marketing and Branding

The SOBHD is seeking assistance from the Highland Dancing community.  We are looking for support from anyone with Digital Marketing or Brand Development backgrounds to get involved in an exciting initiative. We are looking to develop a new brand and logo

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2017 World Champions

Many congratulations to our 2017 World Champions: Ellie Dalrymple, Tranent – World Juvenile Champion, Erin Blair, California – World Junior Champion, and Rebecca Thow, Alberta – World Adult Champion Photograph courtesy of Ronnie Cairns.

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Dancers Required

The SOBHD are undertaking a project to produce a library of DVDs to be used in the “mock judging” section of future SOBHD Judges Tests. To allow the SOBHD to include international dancers, a filming session will take place in

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Mrs Mary Pattinson

The SOBHD are saddened to hear of the loss of Mrs Mary Pattinson who passed away on Thursday 15th June 2017. Mrs Pattinson’s funeral will be held on Tuesday 27th June at 10am in Church of the Sacred Hearts, 17 Harbour Street, Girvan KA26 9AJ.

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Jean Remenda

The SOBHD are saddened to hear of the loss of Jean Remenda, a former member of the SOBHD Judges’ panel, who passed away on Saturday 1st April 2017 in Port Moody, British Columbia. A Celebration of Life will be held in Vancouver

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SOBHD Constitution & Rules

An updated version of the SOBHD Constitution & Rules is now available to buy from the online shop at a cost of £8. Make sure you are up to date with this latest 2017 edition of the Rules and Recommendations

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