The Rocky Mountain Highland Dancers, in collaboration with the Southwest Region of ScotDance USA, are proud to host the 2020 United States Inter-Regional Highland Dance Championships (USIR) weekend in Denver, CO.


This prestigious annual event represents the top dancers in each region who have qualified to participate. The Championship weekend incorporates additional days of competition for all dancers from Primary to Premier level, choreography competitions, social events, and a banquet dinner honoring our FUSTA Hall of Fame inductee, FUSTA scholarship winners and the 2020 USIR Finalists.


Support USIR 2020 and make travel with Highland swords SO much easier!! The Gillette School of Scottish Arts has come up with the perfect travel sword set! From now until the USIR 2020 competition, $5 of each set sold will go toward putting on this amazing event. Click the image for more information and how to order.


Why Feature This Tartan?

Colorado is proud to have our very own tartan! On March 3rd, 1997 the Colorado General Assembly adopted a House Joint Resolution designating an official Colorado State Tartan. The tartan is a pattern and colors that symbolize Colorado's splendor and history. The pattern or sett consists of primary blocks of forest green and cerulean blue separated by broad dividing bands of black, with the forest green checks containing two pairs of tram tracks consisting of lavender and white and with the cerulean blue checks containing a gold stripe with red guard lines. The official state tartan is a Celtic district tartan that may be worn by any resident or friend of Colorado whether or not of Celtic heritage.

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