Dear Teacher We look forward to extending to you all a very warm welcome to our 11th annual event. We have an impressive group of adjudicators and musician, and look forward to the very high standard of dancing our event always attracts The Féile will be held at the beautiful 4 star Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig, Co. Cork on the 13 th and 14th November. This is a very modern Hotel, renovated to excellent standards a few years ago. It is a very bright and comfortable hotel with extremely helpful and accommodating personnel. Ballincollig is on the west suburbs of Cork City, a few miles from the city centre itself, with a newly built Shopping Centre. It is approximately 6 miles from Cork International Airport. We are delighted to say the Hotel is offering the 2009 excellent rates for the weekend as follows: Single Room with Breakfast €79.00 Family Room with Breakfast and evening meal €59.00 pp sharing Children 2 – 5 years (sharing with parent/Guardian) €17.50 Children 5 – 15 years (sharing with parent/Guardian) €28.50 Hotel Contact number: 353 21 4208400 Fax 353 21 4875880 or through its website: www.orielhousehotel.ie Flights to Cork International Airport are available from Heathrow, Stansted, Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow. CÉAD MĺLE FÁILTE TO EVERYONE TO FÉILE NAOMH BRĺD 2010 Deirdre and Catherine Claraithe Leis an Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha DATE: Saturday 13th November 2010 Sunday 14th November 2010 VENUE: ORIEL HOUSE HOTEL, Ballincollig, Co. Cork. MOLTÓIRÍ: Darina White, ADCRG Louth. Lorraine Farrell, ADCRG Galway. Anthony Murnane, ADCRG Dublin. CEOLTÓIR: Martin Daly Scotland. ADMISSION: €5.00 (Adults) PRE-ENTRIES FOR ALL CRAOBH & PRIOMH COMÓRTAISÍ CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES FRIDAY 5TH NOVEMBER 2010 ENTRIES TO: Deirdre McCann, TCRG 30 Evergreen Road Cork Email; firstname.lastname@example.org Enquiries :Deirdre McCann T.C.R.G. 021 -4961230 / 086-3849446 Catherine Cuthbert A.D.C.R.G. 021-4314271/ 087-2895690 SHEDAN WILL HAVE A STALL AT THE FÉILE APPROVED BY: DATE: 28th September 2010 FÉILE NAOMH BRÍD 2009 CHAMPIONS U.6 Sophie O’Donoghue Rinceoirí na Riochta Kerry 6–7 Sean Slemon Rinceoirí na Riochta Kerry 7–8 Rebecca Ni Thuathail Uí Bhriain Limerick 8–9 Lucy Cummins Christine Forde Cork 9 – 10 Kelly Marie Crowley Cowhie Ryan Cork 10 – 11 Taylor Lee Keating Sheila Hayes Cork 11 – 12 Niamh McBrearty Uí Bhriain Limerick 12 – 13 Robyn McCarthy Ann Whelan Tipperary 13 – 14 Sarah Healy Kiely Walsh Cork 14 – 15 David Geaney Rinceoirí na Riochta Kerry 15 – 16 John Lonergan Kiely Walsh Cork 16 – 17 Kerri Louise Keating Sheila Hayes Cork 17 – 18 Amy Cox Stanley Carroll Longford Over 18 Niamh Spillane Troy O’Herlihy Cork ENTRIES: Teams €3.00 per competitor Craobh Com. Teams €5.00 per competitor Solos €4.00 Trophy Competitions €5.00 Priomh Comórtaisí €15.00 (3 results - 2 solo results and one overall result) Craobh Comórtas U.6 €18.00 (3 results - 2 solo results and one overall result) Craobh Comórtaisí 6 – 7 to O. 18 €25.00 (4 results - 3 solo results and one overall result) Family Fee €60.00 (excluding Craomh & Priomh Comórtaisí.) DANCES: Craobh Comórtas U. 6 Cor & Port Eadrom Craobh Comórtas 6 – 7 Cor & Port Eadrom & Port Singil Craobh Comórtas 7-8 Cor & Port Trom & Lá le Pádraig Craobh Comórtas 8-9 Cor & Port Trom & Seit Trad. Craobh Comórtaisí 9 – 10 to O. 18 Cor/Port Luascadh agus Port Trom/Cornphiopa – 50% Recall for seit nua) Priomh Comórtaisí: Competitors must dance a light and heavy round with the exception of under 6 and 7 who will dance two light rounds. AWARDS: Craobh Comόrtaisí and Priomh Comόrtaisí Presentations will be made on Podium 1st Place: Sash/Pennant, Perpetual Trophy, Medal on ribbon. 2nd and 3rd Place: Sash/Pennant, Trophy, Medal on ribbon. 4th and 5th places: Trophy and Medal on ribbon. Craobh Comórtas Rince Ochtar 1st Place: Team perpetual cup and individual team member trophy Trophy awarded for 1st place in all solo/team competitions Translations: Cor – Reel, Port Luascadh – Slip Jig, Port Trom – Heavy Jig, Port Singil – Single Jig, Port Eadrom – Light Jig, Cornphiopa – Hornpipe, Cornphiopa Trad – Traditional Hornpipe, Seit Nua – New Set, Seit Tradisiun – Traditional Set, Cor Beirte – Two Hand Reel, Cor Triuir – Three Hand Reel, Cor Ceathrar – Four Hand Reel, Cor Seisear – Six Hand Reel, Rince Ochtar – Eight Hand Dance, Mionur – Minor, Soisir – Junior, Sinsir - Senior TIMETABLE: Saturday 13th November 2010. Start time: 10.00a.m. sharp 10.00a.m. Comp. 1. Craobh Comórtas U. 6 (Cor agus Port Éadrom) Comp. 2. Craobh Comόrtas 6 – 7 (Cor, Port Éadrom & Port Singil) Comp. 3. Craobh Comόrtas 7 – 8 (Cor, Port Trom, & Lá le Pádraig) Comp. 4. Craobh Comórtas 8 – 9 (Cor, Port Trom, Seit Trad.) Competitions 3 and 4 will alternate – Competitors will dance each round (Results of above competitions) 11.00 a.m. Comp. 5. Craobh Comόrtas 9 – 10 Comp. 6. Craobh Comórtas 10 – 11 Competitions 5 and 6 will alternate all competitors will dance Rounds 1 and 2 – 50% recall Round 3. 12.00 p.m. Comp. 7 Craobh Comόrtas 11 – 12 Comp. 8. Craobh Comórtas 12 – 13 Competitions 7 and 8 will alternate all competitors will dance Rounds 1 and 2 – 50% recall Round 3. Comp. 9. Craobh Comórtas Rince Ochtar Mionur (Results of above competitions) 2.00 p.m. Comp. 10. Craobh Comόrtas 13 – 14 Comp. 11. Craobh Comórtas 14 – 15 Competitions 10 and 11 will alternate all competitors will dance Rounds 1 and 2 – 50% recall Round 3. Comp. 12. Craobh Comόrtas 15 – 16 Comp. 13. Craobh Comόrtas 16 – 17 Competitions 12 and 13 will alternate all competitors will dance Rounds 1 and 2 – 50% recall Round 3. Comp. 14. Craobh Comórtas Rince Ochtar Sóisir (Results of above competitions) Comp. 15. Craobh Comórtas 17 – 18 Comp. 16. Craobh Comórtas Over 18. Competitions 15 and 16 will alternate all competitors will dance Rounds 1 and 2 – 50% recall Round 3. Comp. 17 Craobh Comórtas Rince Ochtar Sinsir (Results of above competitions) APPROVED BY: DATE: 28th September 2010 SUNDAY 14th November 2009. Start time: 9.00 a.m. sharp Doors open 8.30 a.m. 9.00am 1. Cor U.5 Trophy 2. Port Éadrom U.5 3. Cor Bungrád U.6 6–8 Trophy 4. Port Luascadh Bungrád U.6 6–8 5. Port Éadrom/Trom Bungrád U.6 6–8 6. Cor Tusgrád U.7 7–9 Trophy 7. Port Luascadh Tusgrád U.7 7–9 8. Port Éadrom/Trom Tusgrád U.7 7–9 9. Port Singil Tusgrád U.7 7–9 10. Cor Ard grád U.7 7–9 Trophy 11. Port Éadrom/Trom Ard grád U.7 7–9 12. Priomh Comórtas Meangrád U.6 6–7 Perp. Trophy 10.30 13. Cor Meangrád U.8 8 – 10 Trophy 14. Port Luascadh Meangrád U.8 8 – 10 15. Port Singil Meangrád U.8 8 – 10 16. Port Éadrom/Trom Meangrád U.8 8 – 10 17. Seit. Trad Meangrád U.8 8 – 10 18. Cor Ard grád U.8 8 – 10 Trophy 19. Port Éadrom/Trom Ard grád U.8 8 – 10 20. Priomh Comórtas Meangraád 7–8 8–9 Perp. Trophy 21. Cor Beirte U. 8 U. 10 22. Cor Triúir U. 8 U. 10 23. Cor Ceathair U. 10 2.30pm 24. Cor Bungrád 8 – 10 O. 10 Trophy 25. Port Luascadh Bungrád 8 – 10 O. 10 26. Port Éadrom/Trom Bungrád 8 – 10 O. 10 27. Cor Tusgrád 9 – 11 O. 11 Trophy 28. Port Éadrom/Trom Tusgrád 9 – 11 O. 11 29. Port Singil Tusgrád 9 – 11 O. 11 30. Port Luascadh Tusgrád 9 – 11 O. 11 31. Trad Cornphiopa Tusgrád 9 – 11 O. 11 32. Seit Trad. Tusgrád 9 – 11 O. 11 33. Cor Ardgrád 9 – 11 O. 11 Trophy 34. Port Trom/Cornphiopa Ardgrád 9 - 11 O.11 35. Priomh Comórtas Meangrád 9 – 10 10 – 11 Perp. Trophy 36. Cor Beirte U. 12 O. 12 37. Cor Triúir U. 12 O. 12 38. Cor Seisear U. 12 O. 12 4.30pm 39. Cor Meangrád 10 – 12 12 – 14 & Over 14 Trophy 40. Port Éadrom/Trom Meangrád 10 – 12 12 – 14 & Over 14 41. Port Singil Meangrád 10 – 12 12 – 14 & Over 14 42. Port Luascadh Meangrád 10 – 12 12 – 14 & Over 14 43. Seit Trad Meangrád 10 – 12 12 – 14 & Over 14 44. Cor Ardgrád 10 – 12 12 – 14 & Over 14 Trophy 45. Port Trom/Cornphiopa Ardgrád 10 – 12 12 – 14 & Over 14 46. Priomh Comórtas Meangrád 11 – 12 12 – 14 & Over 14 Perp. Trophy APPROVED BY: DATE: 28th September 2010 Rialacha. In Reel competitions under 5 years, dancers must perform Easy Reel material only… (Munster specific rule). Should a dancer fall on stage, the adjudicator MUST ring the bell to stop the performance of the dancer(s). The dancer(s) so affected will be permitted to re dance at the discretion of the adjudication panel, or by a majority of adjudicators, where there is a judging panel. Should, in the opinion of the stage steward, having obtained medical advice if necessary, a dancer be unfit to re dance and if such dancer insists on his/her right to do so then the dancer concerned may be permitted to re-dance on completion of a declaration form exonerating the committee of liability for any consequences. Should a dancer lose a heel or a complete shoe he/she may stand back allowing the other dancer, where applicable, to continue dancing uninhibited. In such a case, the dancer concerned will be permitted to redance as soon as it is deemed practicable by the stage steward. No blocks en pointe, stationary or moving, is allowed for all ages up to and including under 12 age group, with exceptions of 11 to 12 age group who may perform this work as, and from, 1st September. Grading up rule (Effective January 1st 2009) For those competitions where grading up occurs Less than or equal to 20 (1 dancer grades up) 21 – 39 inclusive (2 dancers grade up) Greater than or equal to 40 (3 dancers grade up) Grade Rules. Bun Grád: Confined to competitors who have never previously won first place for the dance specified for that competition in any other registered competition in any other grade or under any age limit Dancers must perform basic material only Tus Grád: Confined to competitors who have never previously won first place for the dance specified for that competition in any other registered competition in any other grade or under any age limit other than in Bun Grád Dancers must perform their first advanced material. This should exclude clicks, twists, swivels, cross keys, rocks etc. Meán Grád: Confined to competitors who have never previously won first place under the upper age-limit specified for the competition (or under a higher age-limit) outside of Bun grád and Tus grád. A registered competition for the dance specified for the competition The same level of material can be performed for Meán grád as Ard Grád. A competition in which there are five competitors or less shall not count for grading purposes i.e. the winner of such a competition shall be entitled to dance again in a competition for the same dance in the same age group and grade. (1994). Ard Grád: Open to any dancer who is a pupil of a registered teacher is qualified to compete as regards age and place of residence is not suspended from competitions under any rule or by a decision of An Coimisiúin or a Regional Authority. is entered with the permission of his/her teacher. A competition in which there are five competitors or less shall not count for grading purposes i.e. the winner of such a competition shall be entitled to dance again in a competition for the same dance in the same age group at meán grád. (2007) Where a dancer has won first prize and thereafter fails to win a prize for that particular dance, the teacher of that dancer may, when a period of two years has elapsed, apply to the regional council to have the dancer re-graded as a meán grád dancer. Dancer’s attire Makeup will not be permitted for any dancer in the first two grades up to and including the under 12 age group. In Bun and Tus grád competitions, dancers are permitted to wear either class costumes or day wear e.g. skirts and tops (Munster Specific rule) The use of artificial carriage aids is strictly forbidden except in cases of a medical condition where a doctors certificate may be requested. Any competitor found to be using artificial carriage aids and subsequently refuses to remove same, will be subject to disqualification from that particular competition. Medically prescribed apparatus (proof of which may be required) will be exempt from this ruling. Under no circumstances should dancers walk around any dancing venue in their underwear. Neither should dancers (regardless of age) change into or out of costume in the main dancing hall, if at all possible. At all times, dancers should be properly attired. Costume Rule Skirt length: All costumes, both for solo and team dancers, must be no shorter than mid-thigh, in the back of the leg. Already in place. Appropriate underwear, covering the midriff, must be worn. Where tights are worn, they must be of a denier of not less than 70. Effective immediately. Dance Drama costumes must be in keeping with the theme of the story portrayed. Effective immediately. Sleeves on Solo Costumes must start at the shoulder line and end at the cuff. Already in place. Feis procedures Any objections, other than those related to adjudicator’s decisions, must be lodged in writing to the feis committee. There will be a fee of €20 associated with such an objection. If the feis committee cannot resolve the issue satisfactorily, the objection will be forward to Comhairle na Mumhan. Any form of unauthorised photography which has the capability to capture a dancer’s image whilst in motion, using electronic or manual means e.g. mobile phone, standard camera, video camcorder, cine recorder, commercial film, with or without flash enhancement, is expressly forbidden in competition. (Jan 2005). Feis admin Entries will only be accepted from teachers currently registered with An Coimisiúin. Age is reckoned from January 1st The Adjudicators decision is final. All Graded competitions are open to all regions Port competitions must have both a light and heavy result where both jig types have been performed. PLEASE NOTE: The Committee is responsible to the Hotel Management in relation to the premises and all persons and participants attending the Féile venue are requested to take note and comply with all notices, announcements and Stewards and hotel staff instructions. Signed: 28th September 2010 FÉILE NAOMH BRÍD ENTRY FORM (BLOCK CAPITALS PLEASE) SCHOOL ………………………………………………………………… CRAOBH COMÓRTAS RINCE OCHTAR TEAM CRAOBH COMÓRTAS FEE CRAOBH COMÓRTAISÍ/PRIOMH COMÓRTAISÍ CROBH FIRST NAME SURNAME AGE COM/ ENTRY GROUP PRIOMH FEE COM. TEACHER’S SIGNATURE……………………………………………TOTAL €……………………….