The West of Scotland Irish Dancing Championships 2007


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Information about the championships below

Date of Championships
Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September 2007

Location
Almada Suite Conference Centre, West Wing, Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA
Enter Post Code for directions to this location:
Accommodation
Hotel
Address
Contact No.
Distance from Centre
Hotel Review
Website
Clydesdale Hotel
12 Clydesdale St, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, ML3 0DP
01698 891897
0.1 miles
  
Holiday Inn
Keith Street, Hamilton,
Lanarkshire, ML3 7BL
0870 890 8899
1.3 miles
  
The Avonbridge
Carlisle Rd, Hamilton,
Lanarkshire, ML3 7DB
01698 420525
1.6 miles
Bothwell Bridge Hotel
89 Main St, Bothwell, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G71 8EU
01698 852246
2.3 miles
Holiday Inn
Hamilton Rd, Motherwell, Lanarkshire, ML1 3RB
01698 858585
2.4 miles
Premier Travel Inn
Strathclyde Pk, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, ML3 6JW
0870 197 7124
2.7 miles

Entry Fees - (Cheques should be made payable to 'The West Of Scotland Championships')
Solo Grades - £3.50 per dance
Trophy Dances - £4.00 per dance
Championship - £20.00
Family Maximum - £50.00

If a child enters 4 or more solo dances (including trophy dances)
they can enter a championship competition at the subsidised rate of £12


Feis Secretary
Katie Jeffrey - 26 Muirpark Drive, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, G64 1RD
- contact@katiejeffrey.co.uk

Adjudicators

Carole Scanlon - Birmingham
Mona Ni Rodaigh-Ui Lionnain - Dundalk

Mandy Hennigan-O’Loughlin - Hertfordshire
Kevin McCormack - Dublin

Musicians
Seamus O'Sullivan - Glasgow
Gerry Conlon - Glasgow

Martin Daly - Glasgow

Solo Grades
(B - Beginner, P - Primary, I - Intermediate)
 
Reel
Single
Jig
Light
Jig
Slip
Jig
Trophy
Reel
Heavy
Jig
Hornpipe
Heavy
Trophy
U6
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
I
I
I
U7
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
U8
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
U9
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
U10
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
U11
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
U12
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
U13
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
O13
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
B,P,I
O15
I
N/A
N/A
I
I
I
I
I

Championship
(Solo results will be given for round 1 & 2)
 
1st Round
2nd Round
Recall
U7
Reel
Single Jig
Light or
Heavy Jig
U8
Reel
Heavy Jig
Hornpipe
U9
Reel or Slip
Jig
Heavy Jig
or Hornpipe
Traditional
Set Dance
U10
Reel or Slip
Jig
Heavy Jig
or Hornpipe
Open Set
Dance
U11
Reel or Slip
Jig
Heavy Jig
or Hornpipe
Open Set
Dance
U12
Reel or Slip
Jig
Heavy Jig
or Hornpipe
Open Set
Dance
U13
Reel or Slip
Jig
Heavy Jig
or Hornpipe
Open Set
Dance
U14
Reel or Slip
Jig
Heavy Jig
or Hornpipe
Open Set
Dance
U15
Reel or Slip
Jig
Heavy Jig
or Hornpipe
Open Set
Dance
U16
Reel or Slip
Jig
Heavy Jig
or Hornpipe
Open Set
Dance
U18
Reel or Slip
Jig
Heavy Jig
or Hornpipe
Open Set
Dance
Senior
Reel or Slip
Jig
Heavy Jig
or Hornpipe
Open Set
Dance


Rules
1. Entries will only be accepted from teachers registered with AN COIMISIUN.
2. All entries must be made on the enclosed official entry forms, which must be fully completed and signed by the teacher. Entries will only be accepted from teacher.s en-bloc and not on an individual basis. The dancer.s FULL FIRST and SURNAME must be entered in BLOCK CAPITALS.
3. The Feis Committee may notify or cancel any arrangements detailed in this syllabus as is deemed necessary, subject to the approval of An Coimissiun.
4. The Adjudicator.s decisions are final.
5. Complaints must be submitted in writing with a £10 fee to the Feis Secretary within an hour of the incident. The fee will be returned if the complaint is upheld.
6. Competitors must be present when their competition is called and fully obey all directions from the Feis Stewards and Hall Keeper, or they may lose their right to dance. Everyone in attendance must follow the Code of Conduct published in the Programme. 7. Competitors must dance in strict numerical order and be in costume ready to dance no less than 20 minutes before the times scheduled for their competitions.
8. Competitors must use the designated areas to practice and must not practice in the competition halls, corridors, side stage etc. This rule will be strictly enforced. Any dancer found causing damage to floor surfaces out with the areas designated as official practice areas with be held personally liable for any necessary repairs.
9. All championship trophies are perpetual challenge trophies and must be returned at the request of the Feis Committee.
10. Tempos for Intermediate and open competitions and Open Championships will be the same as those stipulated for the World Championships.
11. Reel-113, Slip Jig . 113, Heavy Jig . 73, Hornpipe . 113 Beginner and Primary competitions and confined to dancers resident in Scotland. Speeds will be in accordance with those stipulated by the Scottish Regional Council.
12. Beginners are only permitted to dance steps equivalent to the basic reel, single jig, light jig, slip jig, heavy jig and hornpipe. Any competitors performing steps of a harder degree of difficulty in the beginner.s grade may be disqualified from that particular competition.
13. First Aiders will be present should anyone need their assistance at the Feis.
14. Beginner . A dancer winning 1st in beginner grade must dance that particular dance in primary grade (or above).
15. Primary . A dancer winning 1st in primary grade must dance that particular dance in intermediate grade (or above) for a period of at least 12 months.
16. Intermediate . A dancer winning 1st in intermediate grade must dance that particular dance in open grade for a period of at least 12 months.
17. Open . A dancer winning 1st, 2nd or 3rd in open grade must dance that particular dance in open grade for a period of at least 12 months.
18. Open Championship . A dancer placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd in an open championship must remain open for the dances performed in that championship for a period of at least 12 months.
19. All dancers must be in full costume and appropriate footwear when receiving awards, otherwise such awards may be forfeited. 20. Dancers in Beginner and Primary competitions up to and including the Under 13 age group (born after 31st December 1994) may only wear class costume, skirt and blouse or appropriate civilian clothing. Low cut tops or short tight skirts are not permitted. Failure to comply with this rule may lead to disqualification from the competition.
21. The use of make-up is prohibited for those dancers up to and including the Under 12 age group (born after 31st December 1995) when competing in Beginner and Primary competitions.
22. Toe blocks or any other footwork danced .en Pointe., whether stationary or moving is not permitted for those dancers up to and including the Under 11 age group (born after 31st December 1996).
23. Changing facilities will be provided and must be used. No changing in the halls will be allowed. The use of hairspray will only be permitted in designated changing areas. No hairspray to be used in competition halls.
24. The dress code in accordance with An Comisiun rules will be strictly observed. i.e. for the sake of modesty and in the interest of safety to young people, dancers will not be permitted to walk around the Feis scantily dressed.
25. Any form of unauthorised photography which has the capacity to capture a dancer.s image in motion, using electrical or manual means, e.g. mobile-phone, standard camera, video camera, cine recorder, commercial film, with or without flash enhancement, is strictly forbidden in competition.
26. The Committee are not responsible for property lost during the Feis and every one is advised not to leave bags or clothing etc. unattended.
27. Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the venue.
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