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The latest news and competition results from the Antigonish Highland Dancing Association.

Debbie Robson Memorial Competition

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Debbie Robson Memorial Competition Results:

Premier 10 Years
Jenna Cleary-6th Village Maid, 5th Flora and 5th Laddie
Sam Synishin-2nd Village Maid, 6th Flora, 1st Laddie and 1st Barracks
Cara Sweet-4th Village Maid, 4th Flora and 6th Laddie
Chloe MacEachern-5th Village Maid, 2nd Flora, 3rd Laddie and 4th Barracks

Premier 13 Years
Sophie Hawes-5th Village Maid, 5th Flora and 6th Barracks

Primary 4 & 5 Years
Freya MacKenzie-6th Pas de Bas
Annie MacInnis-4th Pas de Bas & Highcuts
Callie McKenna-3rd Pas de Bas, 4th Pas de Bas & Highcut
Julia Cleary-2nd Pas de Bas, 2nd Pas de Bas & Highcuts
Nola Deyoung-1st Pas de Bas, 1st Pas de Bas & Highcuts, 1st Fling and 1st Sword

Primary 6 Years
Zoe Berthiaume-3rd Pas de Bas, 5th Fling and 6th Sword
Grace Mooney-1st Pas de Bas, 3rd Pas de Bas and Highcuts and 3rd Sword

Beginner 7 Years
Jenna Jones-6th Sword
Olivia Chisholm-3rd Lilt, 2nd Fling and 2nd ST
Cameron MacInnis-6th Lilt and 5th Fling
Emily Boyd-4th Lilt, 1st Fling, 5th Sword and 5th ST

Beginner 8 Years
Gwen Beaton-6th Lilt, 2nd Fling and 1st ST
Addison England-5th Sword and 6th ST
Georgia Brophy-6th Sword and 5th ST
Abigail Reid-3rd Lilt, 3rd Fling and 4th ST
Alena Mooney-1st Lilt, 5th Fling, 1st Sword, 2nd ST and High Aggregate Trophy

Beginner 10 Years & Over
Micaela Brophy-1st Lilt, 1st Fling, 2nd Sword, 2nd ST and High Aggregate Trophy

Novice 7 & 8 Years
Emily MacInnis-4th Lilt and 4th Sword
Robyn Chisholm-5th Lilt and 6th Fling
Macie Hicks-2nd Lilt, 1st Fling, 5th Sword and 6th ST
Keaton Thibodeau-3rd Lilt, 3rd Fling, 3rd Sword and 2nd ST

Novice 9 Years
Alexis Turner-4th Lilt, 4th Fling, 2nd Sword and 5th ST
Elsie Van den Heuvel- 5th Lilt, 5th Fling, 5th Sword and 4th ST
Sophie MacEachern-3rd Lilt, 3rd Fling, 4th Sword and 3rd ST

Novice 10 Years & Over
Nora Stewart-1st Lilt, 3rd Fling and 2nd ST

Intermediate 10 Years & Under
Joanna Cleary-2nd Fling, 4th ST and 5th Barracks

Intermediate 11 Years & Over
Erika Brophy-3rd Fling, 1st ST, 5th Laddie and 2nd Barracks
Jillian Vink-1st Fling, 5th ST, 4th Laddie and 4th Barracks

Annual Ship Hector Championship Results

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Congratulations to all our dancers!
Annual Ship Hector Championship Results:

7 & Under 10 Years
Laken Rogers-6th Fling, 6th Sword, 6th ST and 4th Runner Up
Brooke Hayne-4th Fling, 3rd Sword, 5th ST, 3rd Reel and 2nd Runner Up

10 & Under 12 Years
Sam Synishin-5th Fling, 5th Sword, 5th Reel and 4th Runner Up
Chloe MacEachern-6th Sword
Divjot Kalsi-6th ST
Karly Boyle-4th Fling, 1st Sword, 1st ST, 1st Reel and Overall Champion
Adelaide MacDonald-1st Fling, 2nd Sword, 3rd ST, 2nd Reel and 1st Runner Up

12 & Under 14 Years
Julia Murray-6th Reel
Katie McKenna-6th Fling and 5th Sword

14 & Under 16 Years
Jaelyn Rovers-5th Fling, 6th Sword, 6th Reel and 5th Runner Up
Emma Barrett-6th ST

16 & Under 18 Years
Erin Gilfoy-5th Fling, 3rd ST and 4th Runner Up
Hannah Delorey-2nd Fling, 1st Sword, 1st ST, 2nd Reel and Overall Champion

Moncton February Fling Competition

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Congratulations to our dancers who competed in the Moncton February Fling Competition, February 1, 2020!

Beginner 8 Years
Alice Yancey-4th Fling

Novice 9 Years & Under
Keaton Thibodeau-3rd Fling, 2nd Sword, 1st Lilt and Runner Up Trophy

Novice Special Event Fling
Keaton Thibodeau-2nd

Premier 11 & Under
Cara Sweet – 4th Sean Truibhas

Premier 17 & Over
Erin Gilfoy – 5th Fling, 5th Sean Truibhas

Halifax Winter Competition Results

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Congratulations to our dancers who competed at the Halifax Winter Competition on January 25, 2020!

Primary 4 & 5
Callie McKenna – 3rd pas de bas, 3rd pas de bas & high cuts
Nola DeYoung – 2nd pas de bas, 2nd pas de bas & high cuts, 2nd fling, 1st sword

Primary 6
Isla Purcell – 3rd pas de bas, 3rd pas de bas & high cuts
Grace Mooney – 1st pas de bas, 2nd pas de bas & high cuts, 1st fling, 2nd sword

Beginner 7 & Under
Olivia Chisholm – 2nd fling, 4th sword, 3rd ST, 2nd lilt
Molly McKenna – 4th fling, 3rd sword

Beginner 8
Addison England – 6th sword
Alena Mooney – 5th fling, 2nd sword, 4th ST, 3rd lilt

Beginner 9 & 10
Alice Yancey – 3rd fling, 2nd sword, 4th ST, 7th lilt

Novice 8 & Under
Alexis Turner – 2nd fling, 4th lilt
Emily MacInnis – 6th fling, 3rd ST, 1st lilt
Keaton Thibodeau – 1st fling, 1st sword, 2nd ST, 2nd lilt, high aggregate winner

Novice 9 & 10
Sophie MacEachern – 5th fling, 5th sword, 5th ST

Premier 10 Years & Under
Laken Rogers-6th Village Maid
Sam Synishin-4th Fling and 3rd ST
Chloe MacEachern-6th ST and 6th Flora
Brooke Hayne-2nd Fling, 3rd Flora, 1st Village Maid and 1st Runner Up Trophy

Premier 11 Years
Keira Balcom-6th Fling, 6th ST, 6th Flora and 5th Village Maid
Haley van de Wiel-2nd Fling, 4th ST, 1st Flora, 3rd Village Maid and 1st Runner Up Trophy

Premier 12 Years
Ava Rogers-4th ST, 3rd Flora and 5th Village Maid
Carmen MacMaster-3rd Fling, 6th ST and 5th Flora
Rachel Reid-2nd Fling, 2nd ST, 2nd Flora, 2nd Village Maid and 1st Runner Up Trophy

Premier 13 Years
Julia Murray-5th Fling, 5th ST and 5th Flora
Katie McKenna-4th Fling, 3rd ST, 1st Flora and 3rd Village Maid

Premier 15 & 16 Years
Anna Silver-6th Fling, 6th Flora and 5th Village Maid

Premier Cakewalk 13 Years & Under
Sam Synishin & Laken Rogers – 1st overall

Annual Colchester Highland Dancing Competition Results

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Congratulations to all our AHDA Members who danced at the 42nd Annual Colchester Highland Dancing Competition in Truro on January 18, 2020.

Primary 4 & 5 Years:
Callie McKenna-5th Pas de Bas, 6th Pas de Bas and Highcuts
Julia Cleary-6th Pas de Bas, 4th Pas de Bas and Highcuts
Nola Deyoung-2nd Pas de Bas, 2nd Pas de Bas and Highcuts, 1st Fling and 1st Sword

Primary 6 Years:
Isla Purcell-6th Pas de Bas, 8th Pas de Bas and Highcuts
Grace Mooney-1st Pas de Bas and 2nd Pas de Bas and Highcuts, 3rd Fling and 2nd Sword

Beginner 7 Years:
Oliva Chisholm-4th Fling, 3rd Sword, 2nd ST and 4th Flora
Emily Boyd-3rd Fling, 4th Sword, 3rd ST and 2nd Flora
Emily MacInnis-1st Fling, 7th Sword, 4th ST, 1st Flora and Runner Up
Molly McKenna-7th Fling
Cameron MacInnis-2nd Fling, 1st Sword, 1st ST, 3rd Flora and High Aggregate

Beginner 8 Years:
Abigail Reid-2nd Fling, 1st Sword, 1st ST, 3rd Fora and High Aggregate
Alena Mooney-4th Fling, 2nd Sword and 2nd Flora

Novice 8 Years & Under:
Robyn Chisholm-6th Fling, 1st Sword, 3rd ST, 4th Reel and High Aggregate
Macie Hicks-2nd Sword, 2nd ST and 3rd Reel
Alexis Turner-5th Fling, 6th Sword, 4th ST and 5th Reel
Keaton Thibodeau-4th Fling and 6th ST

Novice 9 Years & Over:
Abbie MacEachern-3rd Fling
Nora Stewart-5th Fling, 3rd Sword, 5th ST and 4th Reel

Intermediate 11 Years & Under:
Joanna Cleary-3rd Fling, 3rd Sword, 3rd ST and 2nd Reel

Intermediate 12 Years & Over:
Micaela Decoste-2nd Fling, 2 Sword, 1st ST, 1st Reel and High Aggregate

Premier 11 Years & Under:
Ali MacMaster-3rd Sword and 5th ST
Sam Synishin-2nd Fling, 3rd ST and 3rd Reel
Keira Balcom-5th Sword
Laken Rogers-5th Fling, 4th Sword and 5th Reel
Divjot Kalsi-4th Fling, 1st Sword, 2nd ST, 2nd Reel and High Aggregate

Premier 12 & 13 Years:
Ava Rogers-4th Fling, 2nd Sword, 2nd ST, 3rd Reel and First Runner Up
Katie McKenna-1st Fling, 1st Sword, 1st ST, 1st Reel and High Aggregate

Premier 14 & 15 Years:
Emma Barrett-1st Fling, 1st Sword, 4th ST, 3rd Reel and High Aggregate

Premier 16 Years & Over:
Emma Smith-1st Fling

Intermediate Special Event Jig:
Joanna Cleary-3rd

Premier 11 Years & Under Special Event Jig:
Alie MacMaster-6th
Sam Synishin-1st
Laken Rogers-5th
Divjot Kalsi-3rd

Premier 12 & 13 Years Special Event Jig:
Carmen MacMaster-6th
Katie McKenna-1st

Premier 14 & 15 Years Special Event Jig:
Emma Barrett-3rd

155th PEI Highland Games – Maritime Open Premiership

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155th PEI Highland Games 
Maritime Open Premiership 
Sunday August 5th, 2019

Premier 7 & Under 10 Years 
Brooke Hayne – 2nd Barracks, 1st Blue Bonnets, 1st Lilt, 1st Hornpipe – Premiership Winner
Sam Synishin – 3rd Barracks, 4th Blue Bonnets, 4th Lilt, 4th Hornpipe- 3rd Runner Up
Cara Sweet – 5th Barracks, 6th Blue Bonnets, 5th Lilt, 6th Hornpipe- 4th Runner Up
Laken Rogers – 6th Barracks, 5th Blue Bonnets, 6th Lilt, 5th Hornpipe- 5th Runner Up

Premier 10 & Under 12 Years 
Karly Boyle – 2nd Barracks, 5th Blue Bonnets, 3rd Lilt, 2nd Hornpipe – 1st Runner Up
Haley van de Wiel – 5th Barracks, 2nd Blue Bonnets, 6th Lilt, 3rd Hornpipe – 2nd Runner Up
Adelaide MacDonald – 3rd Blue Bonnets, 2nd Lilt, 4th Hornpipe – 3rd Runner Up
Emma Baird – 3rd Barracks, 4th Blue Bonnets, 5th Lilt, Tied for 6th Hornpipe – 4th Runner Up
Rachel Reid – 4th Barracks, 6th Blue Bonnets, 4th Lilt, 5th Hornpipe – 5th Runner Up
Chloe MacEachern – Tied for 6th Hornpipe

Premier 12 & Under 14 Years 
Jaelyn Rovers – 2nd Barracks, 5th Blue Bonnets, 3rd Lilt, 3rd Hornpipe- 2nd Runner Up
Katie McKenna – Tied for 5th Barracks, 6th Blue Bonnets
Emma Barrett – Tied for 6th Hornpipe

Premier 14 & Under 16 Years 
Abby McKenna – 5th Barracks, 6th Lilt, 5th Hornpipe- 5th Runner Up

Premier 16 Years & Over 
Erin Gilfoy – 2nd Barracks, 2nd Blue Bonnets, 5th Lilt, 2nd Hornpipe – 1st Runner Up
Emma Smith – 4th Barracks, 3rd Blue Bonnets, 2nd Lilt, 4th Hornpipe – 2nd Runner Up
Hannah Delorey – 3rd Barracks, 4th Blue Bonnets, 3rd Lilt, 3rd Hornpipe- 3rd Runner Up

ScotDance PEI Solo Choreography Challenge
Intermediate/Premier 13 Years & Under
Jaelyn Rovers – 1st
Sadie Bowen – 5th

Congratulations to all the dancers!

Emma, Erin and Hannah

Sadie

155th PEI Highland Games – Pre Premier National Competition

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Pre-Premier National Competition

Primary 4-6 Years 
Nola Deyoung – 1st PDB’s, 2nd PDB’s & High cuts, 2nd Fling, 1st Sword

Beginner 8 Years & Under
Keaton Thibodeau – 1st Fling, 4th Flora, 3rd Lilt
Gwen Beaton – 6th Fling

Congratulations also to Alice Yancey & Anya MacInnis who danced beautifully today!

Novice All Ages 
Robyn Chisholm – 2nd Fling
Abigail MacEachern – 6th Flora, Tied for 6th Lilt
Sophie MacEachern – 7th Fling, Tied for 6th Lilt

Intermediate All Ages 
Mattie Synishin – 3rd Fling, 2nd Flora, 2nd Lilt
Erika Brophy – 6th Fling, 4th Flora
Jillian Vink – 5th Flora
Alexa MacInnis – 6th Lilt
Gracie Hawes – 4th Lilt
Sophie Hawes – 7th Fling

Congratulations to all the dancers!

Smith Dancers

 

ScotDance PEI Group Challenge

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ScotDance PEI Group Challenge

3rd Place – Grant Dancers/Disco Fever
4th Place – Smith Dancers JR
5th Place – MacLeod Dancers/Pirates 
6th Place – Smith Dancers SR

Grant Dancers

Smith Dancers JR

MacLeod Dancers

Smith Dancers SR

 

155th PEI Highland Games – Atlantic Canada Open Championship

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155th PEI Highland Games 
August 3rd 2019

Atlantic Canada Open Championship

Premier 7 & Under 10 Years 
Brooke Hayne – 1st Fling, 1st Sword, 1st ST, 1st Reel – Champion
Sam Synishin – 3rd Fling, 4th Sword, 5th ST, Tied for 5th Reel – 3rd Runner Up
Cara Sweet – 5th Fling, 5th Sword, 6th ST, 4th Reel – 4th Runner Up
Laken Rogers – 4th ST, Tied for 5th Reel – 5th Runner Up

Premier 10 & Under 12 Years
Adelaide MacDonald – 2nd Fling, 1st Sword, 2nd ST, 3rd Reel – 1st Runner Up
Karly Boyle – 3rd Fling, Tied for 3rd Sword, 3rd ST, 2nd Reel – 2nd Runner Up
Haley van de Weil – 5th Fling, 2nd Sword, 6th ST, 6th Reel – 3rd Runner Up
Rachel Reid – 4th Fling, 6th Sword, 5th ST, 4th Reel – 4th Runner Up
Emma Baird – 6th Fling, 5th Sword, 4th ST, 5th Reel – 5th Runner Up

Premier 12 & Under 14 Years 
Jaelyn Rovers – 3rd Fling, 2nd Sword, Tied for 2nd ST, 2nd Reel – 2nd Runner Up
Katie McKenna – 6th Fling, 3rd Sword, 6th Reel – 4th Runner Up
Emma Barrett – 6th sword

Premier 14 & Under 16 Years
Abby McKenna – 6th Fling, 3rd Sword, 6th ST, 6th Reel – 5th Runner Up

Premier 16 & Under 18 Years 
Hannah Delorey – Tied for 3rd Fling, 2nd Sword, 1st ST, 2nd Reel – 1st Runner Up
Erin Gilfoy – 6th Fling, 3rd Sword, 4th ST, 4th Reel – 3rd Runner Up
Emma Smith – 5th Fling, 5th ST, 5th Reel – 5th Runner Up

Premier 18 Years & Over 
Kyla Delorey – 4th Fling, 3rd Sword – 4th Runner Up

Congratulations to all dancers!

Grant Dancers

Rachel, Emma and Cara

Kyla

Laken and Sam

 

155th PEI Highland Games

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155th PEI Highland Games 
August 3rd 2019

Pre Premier Highland Competition

Primary 4-6 Years 
Nola Deyoung – 1st Fling, 1st Sword, 2nd PDB’s, 3rd PDB’s& High cuts

Beginner 8 & Under 
Robyn Chisholm- 2nd Fling, 3rd Sword, 2nd ST
Alice Yancey – 6th Fling
Keaton Thibodeau – 3rd Fling
Gwen Beaton – 8th Fling, 6th ST
Anya MacInnis – 7th Fling, 8th Sword, 5th ST

Novice All Ages
Jillian Vink – 5th Fling, 5th Sword, 1st ST

Congratulations also to Sophie MacEachern & Abigail MacEachern for dancing wonderfully in the Novice group.

Intermediate All Ages 
Mattie Synishin – 4th Fling, 2nd Sword
Erika Brophy – 6th Fling, 5th Sword
Sophie Hawes – 2nd ST
Alexa MacInnis – 7th Fling

Congratulations also to Nevaeh Byard & Gracie Hawes.

Robyn and Anya