Here are some of our favorite links for information about competitions and events, costumes and equipment, and other Highland-related information.

Highland Dance Governing and Regulatory Organizations

The Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing (SOBHD)
Formed in 1950 to serve as a superivosry board to establish quality standards for the sport of Highland dance.

The Scottish Dance Teachers Alliance
A dancing association formed in 1934 that encourages dancing professionals to further improve the art of dancing.

The British Association of Teachers of Dancing (BATD)
A dancing association formed in 1892 that encourages dancing professionals to further improve the art of dancing. The BATD has a California branch dedicated to Highland dance.

The Federation of United States Teachers and Adjudicators (FUSTA)
Founded in 1980 to promote Scottish Highland dancing and cutlure in the United States.

The Northern California Highland Dancing Association
A nonprofit organization of parents of Northern California Highland dancers. Currently on hiatus while reorganizing.


Kyla Groeschel's School of Scottish Highland Dance Facebook Page
Come "friend" us on Facebook and see what we've been up to!

Dance Dot Net
This international message board promotes discussion and friendships between dancers on several continents.

Toe and Heel
The "definitive Highland dancer's resource," which includes a tartan database, championship results, dress code information, and chat rooms.

Electric Scotland
An online community including shopping services, bulletin boards and news from the world of Highland dancing.

Highland Stores

Highland Island
Located in Pennsylvania

Tartan Town
Located in Coquitlam, British Columbia

Highland Xpress
Located in Texas

Karen's Kilts and Highland Dance Costumes
Located in Hamilton, Ontario