The best Highland dancers in the US are in Spokane for the 2011 U.S. Inter-Regional Highland Dance Championships.
Yes, you can watch them, both at paid admission events Friday and Saturda at the INB Performing Arts Center and free events on Sunday.
Here's the info from the press release:
Admission for the public is 10 dollars. The Event kicks off Friday July 22 (10-4pm) at the INB with a dance called sailor’s Horn Pipe. It mimics sailors actions, how to raise the flag on the ship, etc.
Saturday is the U.S. Nationals …. INB 9-4… held only one a year with top 100 dancers. International competitors there as well.
The judges are from Scotland and other places.
Sunday 9-4… free dance open to the public – Lilac Bowl in Riverfront Park. Another competition for the Lilac Bowl Championship.