Six members of Team Charlton Highland Dancers attended the BC Open Championships in Vancouver Mar.h 6, and all of them earned medals in the largest highland dancing event in the province.
Abigail McCorquodale of Port Hardy was second runner-up in the 7 and under-9 championship, and also placed second in the Irish jig after earning a dance-off in the series of national dances.
Emily Walker of Port Hardy was third runner-up in the 10-years championship. Xandryn Frost of Port McNeill and Georgia Walkus of Port Hardy each earned fourth runner-up honours, Walker in the 10-years class and Walkus in the 12-years class.
Also competing were Emma Jensen of Port Hardy, who placed sixth in the 15-years sword dance; and Jenna Brown of Port Hardy, whose best showing was fifth in the Highland fling in the 12-years championship.
Emma Jensen (15 yrs)— 6. Sword Dance.
Georgia Walkus (12 yrs)—2. Seann Truibhas; 5. Strathspey and Highland Reel; 6. Highland Fling; 4. Aggregate total.
Jenna Brown (12 yrs)—5. Highland Fling; 6. Seann Truibhas.
Emily Walker (10 yrs)—3. Highland Fling; 3. Seann Truibhas; 4. Sword Dance; 5 (tie). Strathspey and Highland Reel; 3. Aggregate total.
Xandryn Frost (10 yrs)—5. Highland Fling, 2. Sword, 5. Seann Truibhas, 5 (tie). Strathspey and Highland Reel; 4. Aggregate total.
Abigail McCorquodale (7 and under 9 yrs)—2. Seann Truibhas; 3. Fling; 3. Sword; 3. Strathspey and Highland Reel; 2. Aggregate total.
Walkus—5. Flora. Walker—8. Flora. McCorquodale—2. Irish Jig; 6. Scottish Lilt; 8. Blue Bonnets.