Category: Highland Dancing News

Kingston Scottish Festival Gets New Website for 2013

The Kingston Scottish Festival has split off it’s web presence from the Rob Roy website. The event can now be found online at http://www.kingstonscottishfestival.com or http://www.kingstonscotfest.com The 2013 event registrations for Highland Dancing, solo piping, drumming and Pipe Band competition can also be found at the new website. The new website will also post order […]

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Kingston Dance Competition

The annual Kingston Dance Competition was held at St Marguerite Bourgeoys Separate School on Saturday, November 3, 2012. Although attendance was down slightly, the event progressed very well thanks to a crack organizing team. Congratulations to all participants! Click HERE to see the posted results

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September 21, 2012 – Loon Mountain 2012

The Rob Roy organization ended the competition season by attending the annual New Hampshire Highland Games in Lincoln, New Hampshire at the Loon Mountain Ski Resort. The weather matched the incredible fun our members had in that mountain retreat. Both the Grade 5 band and the Grade 2 band competed and our Highland Dancers were […]

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Kingston Dance Competition – Nov.3, 2012

The annual Rob Roy Kingston Highland Dance Competition will be accepting registration in both mail-in paper and, new this year, online electronic format. For more information about the competition, please refer to the information page: Kingston Dance Competition  

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August 5, 2012 – Glengarry Highland Games

The North American Pipe Band Championships were held in Maxville on the weekend and members of the Rob Roy Pipe Band and Highland Dancers were well represented. In piping and drumming, solo amateur events were held on the Friday. Catherine Cairns placed second in Grade 4 snare and Jenna McMullen received a third place in […]

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May 26, 2012 – Kingston Scottish Festival

The annual Kingston Scottish Festival took place at Rideau Acres under immaculate weather.    The event attracted 15 bands, over 100 highland dancers and over 106 piping and drumming soloists.   It is fair to say that this was the best Kingston Scottish Festival ever and it couldn’t have happened without the support of the […]

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May 25, 2012 – Hospice Kingston

Hospice Kingston put on an evening of dance, music and entertainment May 25th at McArthur College Auditorium.  Participating performers included 5678 Dance Studio, Veils of Isis, Kingston’s Down Home Cloggers, Kingston Chinese Dance Troupe, Abominable Showmen, Phantom of the Opera Singers, CARD Rock Band, Lauren Carson, Open Voices Community Choir and Rob Roy Highland Dancers! […]

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April 10, 2012 – Highland Dancing Exams are Complete!

Every year the Rob Roy dancers work very hard toprepare for theirdance exams. Usually an examiner from Scotland comes and tests the girls to evaluate their skill level and determine whether they can move forward to the next testing level. The exams were held at St-Andrews Church in downtown Kingston. In the pictures you can […]

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February 21, 2012 – Results – Rob Roy Dancers “Sword” to Success!!!

What a great long weekend for Alicia McMullen, Maggie Cantarutti, Gillian Wallace and Fiona Duffe at the Choreography competition in Ottawa!   The group performed their broadsword choreography (also performed at Robbie Burns) that they have been working very hard on for the last month.  They placed first out 6 groups in their category. Before […]

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January 25, 2012 – Robbie Burns Night at the Kingsdale

Another year, another Robbie Burns celebration! Wednesday January 25th, our young and young at heart dancers got a chance to show the elderly of Kingston what we have been working on so far this year! Our dancers are always excited to showcase what they have learned, especially when they get to dress up in the […]

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