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July 24, 2019

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Ancient Order of Hibernians

47th Annual Feis & Festival

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Nickerson Beach

880 Lido Blvd

Lido Beach, NY 11561

9AM – 6PM

LIMITED TO THE FIRST 800 ENTRIES RECEIVED

NO TELEPHONE, E-MAIL OR DAY OF FEIS ENTRIES

 Member of the North American Feis Commission – JAMES GRAVEN, President

Feis is registered, sanctioned and will be governed by the rules of AN CIOMISIUN, DUBLIN IRELAND AND the mid-atlantic region

2019 N.A.F.C. Championships

Held Jointly January 19, 2019

Crowne Plaza in Sacremento, California

 

NAFC MINOR CHAMPIONSHIP GEORGE SWEETNAM TROPHY

Ashton Baumann, Lavin-Cassidy

NAFC JUNIOR IRISH DANCING CHAMPIONSHIP  ROBERT GABOR TROPHY

Maya Coyne, Butler Fearon O’Connor

NAFC SENIOR IRISH DANCING CHAMPIONSHIP GERRY CAMPBELL BELT

Orla Godley, Mullane Godley  
Mackenzie Mahler, Blakey Calgary

 

NAFC Under 15 Edward Callaghan Music Scholarship Championship

TO be held at the Golden Horseshoe Feis on June 15, 2019                                                            
NAFC 15 and over James Brennan Music Scholarship Championship

TO be held at the peach state Feis on may 4, 2019

CATHOLIC MASS CELEBRATED AT 11:00am

feis website: www.nassauAOHfeis.com

ADJUDICATORS
KERRY BRODERICK –NY BREDA O’BRIEN – MA HELAINE SANDER – NY
SEAN FLYNN – NY ROSE KENNY – MA

 

LINDA SANFILIPPO – NY
TBA MICHAEL KENNY – MA ROSEMARIE SCHADE-CROMIE – NY
     
     
MUSICIANS
BILLY FURLONG   TBA
ANDREW FURLONG NIALL MULLIGAN TBA
KATHLEEN LAVIN ANN MARIE ACOSTA TBA
 
 

The Nassau County Feis Committee Corporation, Nassau County AOH, Nickerson Beach or any other organizations affiliated with same will not be held responsible for personal injury, property loss or damage. 

 

Destruction of Feis, Park or rental property will be punishable by law.

 

NO REFUNDS
MARKS  ARE  INCLUDED  IN  COMPETITION  FEES

PRELIM AND OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP MARKS AVAILABLE AFTER AWARDS

GRADES MARKS WILL BE EMAILED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEND FEIS DANCE QUESTIONS TO:  dancing@nassauaohfeis.com

 

 

 

 

ALL OTHER QUESTIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO chairman@nassauaohfeis.com

 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE COMPLETED AT  WWW.FEISWEB.COM

PAYMENTS MADE BY PAYPAL ARE PREFERRED

MAIL IN PAYMENTS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN SEPT 7TH
Nassau County AOH FEIS Corp PO Box 185  Island Park NY 11558

ENTRANCE FEES   
ENTRANCE FEE AT GATE   (UNDER 16 IS FREE) $10 PER PERSON
ALL SOLO COMPETITIONS AND TRADITIONAL SETS

FOUR HAND COMPETITION

 

 

 

$10

$8 PER DANCER

 

CONTEMPORARY SET  PIECE $10
PRELIMINARY   CHAMPIONSHIP

 

 

$33
0PEN  CHAMPIONSHIP    (3 ROUNDS) $36
SINGING COMPETITIONS $8

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MUSIC COMPETITIONS $8
FAMILY MAX $90
IRISH ART COMPETITIONS NO CHARGE
LATE  ENTRY FEE
$10 PER ENTRY FOR ENTRIES CREATED AFTER SEPT 7TH

ENTRIES CREATED AFTER SEPT 7TH MUST USE THE ONLINE PAYMENT FEATURE VIA PAYPAL

Nassau County AOH Feis Corp  PO Box 185 Island Park NY 11558

 

 

GATE ENTRANCE FEE

 

 

 

STAGE SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED ON FEIS WEBSITE

 

All rules and regulations are listed on the web site of the
Mid-Atlantic Region (www.mid-atlanticregion.com) and North American Feis Commission (www.northamericanfeiscommission.org).

 

By submitting an entry form, Parent or Legal Guardian agrees to abide by the rules of the MAR and NAFC

 

 

 

BEGINNER

Boys & Girls

Not before 9:00AM

A beginner is a competitor who has not taken Irish dancing lessons from a registered teacher prior to

September 1st of previous year.  Dancer must move into Advanced Beginner the following year.

                                    2  STEPS                                                            2  DANCERS  AT  A  TIME

NO SOLO COSTUMES ALLOWED-MUST WEAR SKIRT & BLOUSE OR  SCHOOL UNIFORM AS PER TEACHERS RULE

  UNDER 5 UNDER  6 UNDER  7 UNDER  8 UNDER  9 UNDER 10 UNDER 11 UNDER 12 12 & OVER
REEL  tempo 122 1 4 7 10 13 16 19 22 25
SLIP JIG tempo 122 2 5 8 11 14 17 20 23 26
LIGHT JIG tempo 115 3 6 9 12 15 18 21 24 27

   

 

 

ADVANCED

BEGINNER

Boys & Girls

Not before 9:45 AM

An Advanced  Beginner is a  dancer who has taken lessons from a registered teacher for more than 1 year .

An Advanced Beginner who wins a 1st , 2nd or  3rd place  will advance  to the  Novice category

 in that particular dance the next year.

                                       2  STEPS                                                    2  DANCERS  AT  A  TIME

NO SOLO COSTUMES ALLOWED-MUST WEAR SKIRT & BLOUSE OR  SCHOOL UNIFORM AS PER TEACHERS RULE

  UNDER  6 UNDER  7 UNDER  8 UNDER  9 UNDER  10 UNDER  11 UNDER  12 12 & OVER
REEL-tempo 122 101 106 111 116 121 126 131 136
SLIP JIG-tempo 122 102 107 112 117 122 127 132 137
LIGHT JIG – tempo 115 103 108 113 118 123 128 133 138
TREBLE JIG-tempo 92 104 109 114 119 124 129 134 139
HORNPIPE- tempo 138 105 110 115 120 125 130 135 140

   

 

 

NOVICE

Boys & Girls

Not before 10:30AM

A Novice is a dancer who has previously won a 1st , 2nd or 3rd in Advanced Beginner.

A novice who wins a 1st  place will advance to the Prizewinner  category in that particular dance the next year.

2 STEPS                                                         2  DANCERS  AT  A  TIME

  UNDER  7 UNDER  8 UNDER  9 UNDER  10 UNDER  11 UNDER  12 UNDER  13 13 & OVER
REEL– tempo 113 201 206 211 216 221 226 231 236
SLIP JIG– tempo 113 202 207 212 217 222 227 232 237
LIGHT JIG– tempo 115 203 208 213 218 223 228 233 238
TREBLE JIG–tempo 73 or  92 204 209 214 219 224 229 234 239
HORNPIPE—tempo 113 or 138 205 210 215 220 225 230 235 240

 

 

 

CHAMPIONSHIP

DANCE OFF

EDWARD P. CALLAGHAN PERPETUAL CUP
NASSAU COUNTY A.O.H. CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Open to competitors who place FIRST in competitions 501 through 512.  Competitors must dance a set piece of their choice.
PRIZEWINNER

      Boys & Girls

 After Lunch – Not   before 1:00 PM

               A prizewinner is a dancer who has previously won a 1st in Novice in a particular dance.

                       2  STEPS                                                               2  DANCERS  AT  A  TIME

  UNDER  8 UNDER  9 UNDER  10 UNDER  11 UNDER  12 UNDER  13 UNDER  14 14 & OVER
REEL– tempo 113 301 305 309 313 317 321 325 329
SLIP JIG — tempo 113 302 306 310 314 318 322 326 330
TREBLE JIG–tempo 73 OR 92 303 307 311 315 319 323 327 331
HORNPIPE–tempo 113 OR 138 304 308 312 316 320 324 328 332
ALL PRELIM COMPETITIONS WILL DANCE  2 AT A TIME

 

A dancer is required to perform a light shoe dance (reel or slip jig) and a hard shoe dance (jig or hornpipe).  Reel and Jig – 48 bars of music; Slip Jig and Hornpipe – 40 bars of music

Dance choices are:

(A)   Reel and Jig

(B)   Reel and Hornpipe

(C)   Slip Jig and Jig

(D)   Slip Jig and Hornpipe

 

UNDER  8 401 UNDER 13 406
UNDER  9 402 UNDER 14 407
UNDER 10 403 UNDER 15 408
UNDER 11 404 UNDER 16 409
UNDER 12 405 UNDER 18 410
      18 & Over 411
             
OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP

Start time: 9:00 AM

 

ALL OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP COMPS WILL DANCE  2 AT A TIME                

JIG (48 BARS)  OR  HORNPIPE (40 BARS) AND  CHOICE OF  REEL (48 BARS)  OR  SLIP JIG  (40 BARS) AND   SET  PIECE OF OWN  CHOICE

 

 UNDER  9  MUST  DANCE  A  TRADITIONAL  SET  AS  PER  MID-ATLANTIC REGION  

                GIRLS            BOYS
UNDER  9 501 UNDER  9 507
UNDER  10 502 UNDER  10 508
UNDER  12 503 UNDER  12 509
UNDER  14 504 UNDER  14 510
UNDER  16 505 UNDER  16 511
UNDER 18 506 UNDER 18 512
18 & Over 515 18 & Over 516
PRELIMINARY CHAMPIONSHIP

Start time: 9:00 AM

 

 

                                             TRADITIONAL SETS    Boys & Girls

 

                    OPEN ONLY TO ADVANCED BEGINNER-NOVICE – PRIZEWINNER AND

                                                PRELIMINARY CHAMPIONSHIP DANCERS

JOCKEY TO THE FAIR  –  ST PATRICK’S DAY –   JOB OF JOURNEY WORK  –   KING OF THE FAIRIES

                                                                       THE BLACKBIRD  –  GARDEN OF DAISIES –  3 SEA CAPTAINS

UNDER 8 UNDER 9 UNDER 10 UNDER 11 UNDER 12 UNDER 13 UNDER 14 UNDER 15 15 & OVER
     850     851      852      853      854      855      856      857     858

 

 

 

 

UNDER 8 UNDER 10 UNDER 12 UNDER 15 15 & OVER
     750      751      752      753 754
MUSIC COMPETITIONS
TRADITIONAL SINGING            

Start time: not before 1:00PM

Boys & Girls Under 14 701
Boys & Girls Under 18 702
Ladies 18 & Over 703
Gentlemen 18 & Over 704
                               INSTRUMENTS

Start time: not before 1:00PM

BEGINNER      TIN WHISTLE FIDDLE ACCORDIAN OTHER
 UNDER 10 601 602 603 604
UNDER 15 605 606 607 608
15 & OVER 609 610 611 612
ADVANCED  TIN WHISTLE FIDDLE ACCORDIAN OTHER
 UNDER 10 650 651 652 653
UNDER 15 654 655 656 657
15 & OVER 658 659 660 661
UNDER 10 UNDER 11 UNDER 12 UNDER 14 UNDER 16 16 & OVER
    950      951     952      953      954     955
CONTEMPORARY SETS   Boys & Girls
OPEN ONLY TO

PRELIMINARY  CHAMPIONSHIP DANCERS

 

4 HAND COMPETITIONS – EACH TEAM MEMBER MUST ENTER

Start time 9:00 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

IRISH

ART

Do not mail artwork entries.  Artwork to be entered must be on display before 1:00PM on the day of the Feis.  No more than two artworks per competitor.  Competitor’s name and address must appear on the back of each piece.  All entries must be mounted but not framed.  Artwork must be collected after 5:00 PM on the day of Feis.

 

UNDER 9 Irish Scene in Watercolor, Crayon,  Markers or Color Pencils 801 
9 to 11 YEARS Irish Scene in Any Medium  802
12 to 14 YEARS Irish Scene in Any Medium 803
15 to 18 YEARS Irish Famine Scene in Oil, Acrylic or Watercolor 804
OVER 18 Irish Scene in Any Medium 805
UNDER 11 Celtic Design in Black & White 806
11 to 15 YEARS Celtic Design in Color 807
OVER 15 Original Celtic Design in Color 808

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        IRISH

        SODA

       BREAD

 

Bread must be submitted to the Baking Competition Chairperson between 11 AM and noon on the day of the Feis.  Awards will be given for the top three breads in each competition.  Entries will be judged on the basis of looks, texture and taste.  Entry for this event is the donation of the Irish Soda Bread, which will become property of the Feis Committee.

 

WHITE BREAD

901

BROWN BREAD

902

 

        IRISH

   LANGUAGE

       EVENT

Join us in our outdoor “chat room” at the Feis.  Practice your Irish Gaelic with other participants, trying to use as much Irish as you have or can remember.

This is not restricted to “speakers” only, but to interested listeners as well.  Get the feel for our spoken heritage.  The event will start at 2 pm and will go on through the afternoon.

 

 

 

 

    BAGPIPES,

 DRUMMING &

   PIPE BANDS

 

For information on Pipe Band and Solo Bagpiping and Drumming competitions, visit our web site at :www.nassauaohfeis.com