Welcome  Dancers!

                                   Horgan Academy of Irish Dance Connecticut


Cead Mile Failte

 to the 25th annual

Horgan Academy

Spring Feis

250 Colonial St.,


Connecticut, USA

Sat., April 22, 2017

+ Entry Form +


Dancer's Name:__________________________________________________________________________




Phone #:_______________________________________        

 Dancers age as of Jan. 1, 2017:________ 






Competition #(s):_______________________________________________________________ 

$18___ Basic fee (one required per family)

_$2___ E-mail confirmation fee (one required per dancer)

______ Solo/grade dances: $10 per dance

______ Ceili/Team dances: $9 per dance

______ Traditional Set $13 per dance (1st place sash)

______ Treble Reel: $12 per dance (1st place sash)

______ Contemporary Set ($18) (1st Place sash & Perpetual Trophy)  

______ Preliminary: $37 (marks, 1st place sash & Medal rounds)

______ Open Champion: $38 (marks, 3 rounds, medal round, 1st place sash)

______ Change fee: $10.

$20___ Late Fee ($20 if postmarked after March 31st).

===== TOTAL (No refunds) Check # __________

Please mail to Irene Horgan, 198 Meadow Street, Naugatuck, CT 06770. 

It is agreed that the Irene Horgan, Maureen Horgan and/or the Horgan Academy of Irish Dance, will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or injury.



Signature of Parent/Adult dancer: _______________________________  


______ Check here if staying at the Heritage Hotel in Southbury, CT

New: Two-hand ceili - Comp 600.
Please note new music speed for Pre-Beginner, Beginner, & Advanced Beginner Reel and Slipjig is 122.

Adjudicators & musicians:
Kentucky:  Heather McClanahan-Ackerman, TCRG, ADCRG;
Massachusetts: Ann Devine, TCRG, ADCRG;
New Jersey: Jennifer Nagel-McGovern, TCRG, ADCRG;
New York: Eileen McDonagh-Morr, TCRG, ADCRG, Helaine Sander, TCRG, ADCRG, William Furlong, and Niall Mulligan. 
Additional adjudicators may be posted on this page.

Feis is registered, sanctioned & will be governed by the rules of An Coimisiun, the North American Feis Commission, & the New England Region.  Pat Watkins, President NAFC.  Full NAFC Rules apply:             www.northamericanfeiscommission.org/dancingcompetionsrules.asp.   No refunds.

2017 NAFC Music Scholarship Competitions

15 and Over James Brennan Music Championship will be held at the Detroit International Feis

on June 3, 2017


Under 15 Edward Callaghan Music Championship will be held at the Irish American Assn. NW Jersey Feis

on September 10, 2017

Feis Schedule

The Solo/Grades schedule is as follows:

  9:00am - All Pre-Beginners & All Beginners 

  9:30am - All Advanced Beginner

10:00am - Novice Soft-shoe dances

11:00am - Novice Hard-shoe dances

11:30am - Treble Reels (solo/grades only) 

11:45am - Traditional Sets (solo/grades only)

12:00pm - All Ceili dances

12:45pm - Adults

  1:00pm - All  Prize-winners


The CHAMPION Schedule is as follows:

  8:30am - Contemporary Sets

  9:00am - Prelim Under 13

  9:30am - Prelim Under 12

10:00am - Prelim Under 11

10:30am - Prelim Under 10

10:45am - Prelim Under 8

10:45am - Prelim Under 9

11:00am - Prelim Under 16

11:15pm - Prelim 18 and Over

11:30pm - Prelim Under 18

12:00pm - Prelim Under 15 

12:45pm - Open 18 & Over

1:00pm - Open Under Age 18

1:30pm - Open Under Age 16

1:45pm - Open Under 15

2:00pm - Open Under 14 

2:15pm - Open Under 13

2:30pm - Open Under 12

2:45pm - Open Under 11

3:00pm - Open Under 10

3:00pm - Prelim Under 14

3:15pm - Open Under 9

3:30pm - Champion Treble Reels

3:30pm - Champion Traditional Sets

"Not Before Times" (All times are subject to change as necessary so be sure to recheck this website before the Feis).

We look forward to welcoming you to our Feis with a Cead Mile Failte!