The Western region of FUSTA, supporting the tradition of Highland Dancing in the US.

Welcome to FUSTA West

Your home for Highland Dancing information for the US West region (California, Arizona, Nevada, and Hawaii)

The 3 World Champions, including 2 of FUSTA West's own, made a surprise appearance at the BATD Conference in Glasgow on June 17th. Pictured are Erin Blair (Juvenile World Champion), Emma Schiff (Junior World Champion), and Marielle Lesperance (Adult World Champion).  A video of their performance is posted on the Facebook page of the BATD Toronto Region.

Costa Mesa 2017

The 2017 Western Regional Championship & Premiership were held in Costa Mesa May 27-28. Many thanks to the organizers, volunteers, and donors who made this event possible. See the "Results" menu for results listings. Visit the photo galleries from Saturday and Sunday.


FUSTA West Elections

The following members will start or continue in the following positions after USIR 2017.

  • Delegate: Jessica Bach
  • Treasurer: Megan Ashworth
  • Secretary: Fiona Bogart
  • Registrar: Betsy Watson

Congratulations to all! A huge thank you to Kyla Groeschel, Pamela Ashworth and Elizabeth Reich who worked very hard as the Nomination Committee. Jessica has done a great job as Competition Liaison. As she moves into her new position, the FUSTA Vice President, Fred DeMarse, will appoint a new Liaison.