Flying Irish Feiseanna

All Flying Irish Feiseanna are Open Platform. We are members of Rince Tua Nua and run all competitions according to Rince Tua Nua's Rules.

Flying Irish Feiseanna do not have an 8 bar wait between solo dancers.

A dancer's age is the age they will be on the day of the feis.

The feis year starts in Sept. An even year would be Sept 2022-August 2023; an odd year would be Sept 2023-August 2024.

Tir na nOg: Through competitive age 6.

  • Reel (124) - 16 bars

  • Light Jig (116) - 16 bars


Beginner (will be counted in)

  • Reel (124)

  • Light Jig (116)

  • Slip Jig (124)

  • Single Jig (124)

  • Treble Jig (92) - 16 bars

  • Championship Event: Reel & Light Jig


Intermediate (counted in up through age 10)

  • Reel (113)

  • Light Jig (116)

  • Slip Jig (113)

  • Single Jig (120) 

  • Treble Jig (92)

  • Hornpipe (138)

  • St Patrick's Day (94)

  • Championship Event: Reel, Light Jig, Treble Jig

             
Novice

  • Reel (113)

  • Slip Jig (113)

  • Single Jig (120)

  • Treble Jig (73)

  • Hornpipe (113)

  • Trad Sets: Jockey to the Fair (92), Blackbird (144)

  • Treble Reel 118 - 16 bars

  • Championship Event: Reel, Hornpipe, Jockey (even years); Slip Jig, Treble Jig, Blackbird (odd years)

 

Prizewinner

  • Reel (113)

  • Slip Jig (113)

  • Single Jig (120)

  • Treble Jig (73)

  • Hornpipe (113)

  • Trad Sets: Three Sea Captains (96), Job of the Journeywork (138)

  • Treble Reel 118 - 16 bars

  • Championship Event: Reel, Hornpipe, Three Sea (even years); Slip Jig, Treble Jig, Job (odd years)
     

Champion 

  • Reel (113) - 40 bars

  • Slip Jig (113)

  • Single Jig (120)

  • Treble Jig (73)

  • Hornpipe (113)

  • Trad Sets: St, Patrick's Day (94-all 5 parts) in 2022-23, Blackbird (144-all 5 parts) in 2023-24, Garden of Daisies (138) in 2024-25, King of the Fairies (130) in 2020-21, White Blanket (138) in 2021-22.

  • Treble Reel 118 - 16 bars

  • Grade Event - soft shoe for the year, hard shoe in contrasting tempo to the non-trad set & non-trad set dance

  • Championship Event - soft shoe (Slip Jig in even, Reel in odd years), hard shoe, non-trad set of choice (must be contrasting tempo to hard shoe round)

Preliminary Champion - Offered at Championships only (once a dancer wins first in a Preliminary or in any Open Champion Event, regardless of the number of competitors or adjudicators, they can no longer enter Prelim)

  • Reel (113)

  • Non-trad Set of Choice

RTN music can be found on the Feis & Beat apps:

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There are no refunds, transfers or credits for any funds associated with Flying Irish events.

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New England Championships*

*Qualifying Championship for RTN Nationals, CRDM All Ireland & World Championships

Flying Irish Spring Feis

April 2023

Fitchburg, MA

Flying Irish Feis Facebook group

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Dancers must be present and in costume to accept their awards. Awards will not be given to another competitor or a teacher.
Champion & Prelim dancers must provide their own dongle for set dance music played on a bluetooth device.