We are happy to offer two Feisanna each year.
takes place on the Sunday of the Victoria Day long weekend in May.
takes place in December each year and is a wonderful way to end your year.
Feis Levels for Dancers
Beginner – Open only to dancers who have not taken dance lessons prior to September of the previous year. A beginner must move into the Advanced Beginner category the next year (2 steps, 2 at a time). Dancers wear soft shoes (ghillies) and either the school skirt/body suit/headban or a white blouse and navy/black skirt. Hair must be neat and tidy.
Advanced Beginner – Dancer remains an advanced beginner until he/she wins 1st, 2nd or 3rd. Dancer moves up to novice only in the dance(s) he/she has won 1st, 2nd or 3rd AND has teachers permission to move up. Dancers wear a school dress or skirt/bodysuit.
Novice – Any dancer who has won 1st, 2nd or 3rd in Advanced Beginner competition and has teacher permission to move up. Dancers may compete in a School dress or purchase a solo costume.
Prizewinner – A dancer who has previously won 1st in Novice in a particular dance. Dancers may compete in the School dress or purchase a solo costume.
The last two levels are for the more serious competitors and require very dedicated dancers.
Preliminary Championship – Open to dancers who have placed 1st each of their prizewinner dances.
Open Championship – The most advanced level. Must have won TWO first places at the Preliminary level.
**please double check your level with your teacher - you cannot move levels without teacher permission)
Your dancer’s age to register is what he or she is on January 1 of each year. If your dancer is 7 years old
on January 1, he or she will dance in the Under 8 category for the entire year (even after his or her birthday passes).