Flying Irish Spring Feis
Last Saturday in April (unless April only has 3 Mondays, like 2020 & 2021)
Saturday, April 18, 2020
10th Annual Spring Feis
Admission is free for spectators.
Registrations received after March 29th will owe a late fee of $15. Registrations will not be accepted after April 5th. 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. 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 5, 2020.
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 event.
The music played at this event will be from Beat Feis Music app.
Tir na nOg
Reel, Light Jig
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, Blackbird, Treble Reel (16 bars)
Reel, Slip Jig, Treble Jig, Hornpipe, Job of the Journeywork, Treble Reel (16 bars)
Reel (40 bars), Slip Jig, Treble Jig, Hornpipe, Garden of Daises, Treble Reel (16 bars)
Event: Slip Jig, Treble Jig or Hornpipe, Non-Trad Set of choice (must be in contrasting tempo to hard shoe round)
2H & 3H (48 bars each), 4H, 6H, 8H
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 will open in mid February
A dancer is not registered until they have paid. All accounts not paid by April 6th will be charged the $15 late fee, regardless of when the form is submitted. No registrations will be accepted after April 13th.
All payments are via Paypal. If you do not have a Paypal account, click the "send" button at the top of PayPal's homepage. If you have an account, log in and click "sent money". Payments should be sent to "firstname.lastname@example.org".
Put your dancer's name, dance school, level(s) and DOB in the memo field.
2020 Spring Feis Schedule
7:45 am workers set up
8:30 am doors open
9:00 am Opening Ceremony
4:00 pm Finish
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)
MBTA commuter rail (into Boston)