Stay tuned for info on signing up for our 25th annual Celtic Festival on July 11, 2020!
The Highland Dance Competition at the Saline Celtic Festival is held within the Festival grounds at scenic Mill Pond Park in Saline, Michigan. The Dance Competition is a premier event offering trophies and cash prizes as well as full access to the Festival. With plenty of room to settle in and a wide variety of Festival activities, it is a family friendly event.
Cash prizes for groups 12-years and older.
8:30am Registration for Primary & Pre-Premier
9:00am Primary & Pre-Primary Start Time
12:00pm Intermediate & Premier Registration
12:45pm Intermediate & Premier Start Time
PLEASE NOTE: FUTSA-MW receives a $5.00 donation from each entry to aid in the development of Scottish dancing in the region. The donation amount is included in the registration fees charged for this event.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Parking is located at Saline Middle School - 7190 North Maple, Saline, MI 48176
Shuttles are available to the competition, continuously beginning at 8:00am
Dancers and equipment can be dropped at the Festival grounds before going to parking and shuttle location.
When does registration close?
Stay tuned for updates!
What can I bring into the event?
There is plenty of space to set up your canopy and other equipment.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Cindy can be reached via email at
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No. Dancer registration and advance Festival tickets will be on lists with the check-in staff.
Can I update my registration information?
Contact Cindy at to talk about this.
Rules & Procedures
1. The dance competition will conform to SOBHD rules and standards. The decision of the Judge is final.
2. The dancers are required to have a 2019 registration cards.
3. Dancers will compete in their age groups according to their age on July 13, 2019.
4. The competition committee reserves the right to combine or divide classes depending upon entries received.
5. Dancers entering the competition first will dance last.
6. A trophy will be awarded to the highest aggregate point winner in each age group. No trophy for Primary.
7. “Most Promising Dancer“ will be awarded in each “Pre-Premier group.
8. Communication with the judge or piper regarding the competition, by the competitor or other interested parties is not allowed. This may result in disqualification.
9. Dancers must be ready and appear when called. Dancers failing to do so will forfeit their chance to dance in that event.
10. Dancers must be in costume to receive awards.
11. No field entries accepted.