Dance Competitions

2020 Highland Dance competition will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2020.

Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing (SOBHD) rules govern all events. All dancers must have a 2019 Federation of United States Teachers and Adjudicators (FUSTA) registration number in order to compete.


We’d like to thank these generous donors for their support and sponsorship of the 2019 Highland Dance Stage at the Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games! Their generosity, will help make possible the celebration of dance.

Charlie's Chimney Sweeps & Masonry (New Richmond, OH)

Susan & Rick Chewning (Elkins, WV)

The Cox Family (Walton, WV)

Carla & Wade Murphy Family (Nashville, TN) in Memory of Michael Wayne Jones who Loved Music

Philip, Kathryn & Katie Rush Walker (Nashville, TN)


Dance Registration Form


Competition Questions?
Contact by phone, text, mail, or email:
Kathryn Walker
2408 Belmont Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37212
615-202-1058 (Kathryn Walker)
[email protected]
Subject line: Smoky Mtn. Dance Questions


Since Maryville College students will be finished with the academic year some dorm room space has been allocated for competitors and participants in the band competition and competitors in the dance competition.  Please click here for more information.


Dorm Check-in timeframe for May 15, 2020
Session 1: 5:30-6:30pm
Session 2: 8-10pm
Check-out is required between 11:00-12:00 the next morning.