Flying Irish Spring Feis
11th Annual Feis will be held on April 2, 2022
Saturday, April 17, 2021
10th Annual Spring Feis
WAIVERS ARE REQUIRED TO GAIN ENTRY TO THE FEIS! Print one out from the bottom of this info block.
Payments are due at the time of registration. Registration is limited and on a first come/first paid basis. Registrations will not be accepted after April 3rd. A dancer is not registered until they have paid.
CHANGES (adding a dance or changing a level) may be made up until the final (late fee) registration deadline. Changes are not permitted the day of the feis. Please make all changes via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) If a dancer has entered in a wrong category/dance, they will not be allowed to compete in that dance (no refunds given. *Dancers may update their registrations through April 3, 2021.
Champion & Preliminary dancers must provide their own dongle for set dance music being played on a Bluetooth device.
Dancers must pick up their own awards by the conclusion of the their dance session/the event.
The music played at this event will be from Beat Feis Music app. There will not be an 8 bar wait in between dancers.
For our participants' safety
Please review the MA Travel Advisory. Rules are changing weekly and it up to feis attendees to make sure they comply with the state's rules. Refunds will not be given if travel rules change (unless feis is cancelled).
Registration will be open on March 19. A dancer is not registered until they have paid. There are no refunds, transfers or credits for the event. There will be 10 dancers in each session; others will be wait listed as we watch COVID rates and restrictions. Dancers may only bring ONE adult with them into the feis; no others will be admitted.
CHANGES (adding a dance or changing a level ) may be made up until the final registration deadline of April 3rd. Changes are not permitted the day of the feis. If a dancer has entered in a wrong category/dance, they will not be allowed to compete in that dance (no refunds given). *Dancers may update their registrations through April 3, 2021, end of business day.
Each age & level will be separated into its own time session. We will be cleaning the facility throughout the day. Sessions will be announced at the event and possibly posted on the Flying Irish Feis Facebook page. Dancers must be ready to dance when sessions are called.
MASKS ARE REQUIRED BY ALL
Attendees must wear masks inside the building (even when dancing) and must remain socially distant. Masks must be fitted to the face. We recommend dancers practice in their masks to prepare for the feis.
MASSACHUSETTS TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
Log on to MA's COVID travel order webpage to find the current rules for traveling to MA.
Required--print out & hand in at door
Tir na nOg
Light Jig (1 step)
Reel, Light Jig, Slip Jig, Single/Hop Jig, Treble Jig (1 step)
Reel, Light Jig, Slip Jig, Single/Hop Jig, Treble Jig, St Patrick's Day
Reel, Slip Jig, Single Jig, Treble Jig, Hornpipe, Jockey
Reel, Slip Jig, Treble Jig, Hornpipe, 3 Sea Captains
Reel (40 bars), Slip Jig, Treble Jig, Hornpipe, King of the Fairies
Event: Slip Jig, Treble Jig or Hornpipe, Non-Trad Set of choice (must be in contrasting tempo to hard shoe round)
Dancers must have material appropriate for their level. Dancers dancing material obviously below or above that competition's level will not receive full marks.
There will NOT be an 8 bar wait in-between solo dances.
Dancers who stop dancing, except in the event of an injury, will not be allowed to re-dance and will not receive any marks for that dance/round. The feis medical professional must clear an injured dancer to re-dance before the competition is closed or that dancer will not be allowed to re-dance and will not receive marks for that round.
Registration is Closed
A dancer is not registered until they have paid. No registrations will be accepted after April 3rd.
Put your dancer's name and dance school in the memo field.
There are no refunds, transfers or credits for this event.
2021 Spring Feis Schedule
WAIVERS ARE REQUIRED TO GAIN ENTRY TO THE FEIS! Print one out (above).
Dances will perform their steps 1 at a time, without an 8 bar wait in-between competitors.
*U9 = Under Age 9 (up to but not including age 9), U10 = Under Age 10 (up to but not including age 10, and so on)
8:00 am workers set up
8:30 am doors open
9:00 am Beginners U8/9 & U12/13
9:45 am Intermediate U10
10:30 am Intermediate U12 & U17
12:00 pm Lunch Break
12:30 pm Novice U12
1:30 pm Novice U17
2:45 pm Prizewinner & Champion
4:00 pm Clean up
PW & Champ order of dances: Event Slip Jig, PW R, Champ R, PW SJ, Champ SJ, PW TJ, Champ Event Hard Shoe, PW HP, Champ Event Sets, PW TS, Champ TJ, Champ HP, Champ TS
Buffer time has been built into this schedule. Please arrive early in case your child's competition is called (up to an hour) early. Competitions will not be held open.
Leominster Elks Lodge
134 N. Main Street
Leominster, MA 01453
Things to Do Nearby
NH State Parks (Mt. Monadnock & more)
Wapack Trail (Mount Watatic & more)
Davis Farmland (corn maze, petting zoo)
Mall at Whitney Field (no tax on clothing in MA)
Merrimack Premium Outlets, Manchester, NH
Wrentham Village Premium Outlets, Wrentham, MA
Daniel Webster Highway, NH (no sales tax in NH)
Sholan Farms (apple orchard--Johnny Appleseed was from Leominster)
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