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					                                                                                                                                                    FOURTH ANNUAL
                         IRISH DANCING COMPETITION RULES
                                            NAFC Rules
                         For a complete list of rules please visit the North
                                                                                                           LYNN ACADEMY SPRING FEIS
                                                                                                                                                                                 Locations: Stamford, CT * Hillsborough, NJ
                                American Feis Commission website.
                                                                                                                                                                                            New Rochelle & Tarrytown, NY
                              http://www.northamericanfeiscommission.org
                                                                                                                CUPCAKES FOR                                                              Chairperson: Mary Lynn Callanan
                                                                                                                                                                                        Entry Secretary: www.Feisweb.com
                                                                                                                  CHARITY
          CUPCAKES FOR CHARITY                                                                                               See Back For Details                  SUNDAY MAY 15, 2011
                                                                                                                                                                        8:30 AM
                                         During the Feis, the LYNN Academy PTA
                                          will hold a charity fundraiser for victims                                                                                  ENTRY DEADLINE:
                                         of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami
                                          that struck Japan. Money raised is to be                                                                                            May 1, 2011
                                              given to the American Red Cross.                                                                                        No Beach Chairs, Coolers or Camping Out
                                                                                                                   Limited To First 1,000 Entries
                                                                                                                                                                         Allowed in ANY Hallway of School
                           Attendees should expect some fun as each                                                 Auditorium Stage ONLY
                                                                                                                                                                                Wear Comfortable Shoes!!!
                               donor will be allowed to decorate a                                                 Will Be A Raised Dance Floor
cupcake of his or her choice. The most original and winning cupcake
  will receive a prize. All cupcakes will be photographed and the
 winner need not be present. $5 Per Cupcake Minimum Donation                                                           STAMFORD HIGH SCHOOL
 In a lifetime, one in six people                                                                               55 STRAWBERRY HILL AVENUE
     will be impacted by the                                                                                           STAMFORD, CT
      American Red Cross.
                                                                                                                                 ADJUDICATORS & MUSICIANS
    DIRECTIONS TO STAMFORD HIGH SCHOOL 55 Strawberry Hill Avenue, Stamford, CT                             Justine Ward - UK * Breda O’Brien - UK * Ronan McCormack—IRE, Rowena Ryan-
                                                                                                                    Schultz, Atlanta, GA * Noelle Curran, NJ * Kathleen O’Keefe, NY
I95 Traveling North:                                                                                                    Kevin Forde , NJ * Karen Conway, NJ * Brian Boyce, DE
Take Exit 8 Atlantic Street. Turn Slight LEFT Onto South State Street. Turn LEFT onto Elm Street. Elm
                                                                                                                   Conor McGuirk, NY * More To Be Posted on our Website
Street Becomes Grove Street and Grove Street Turns into Strawberry Hill Avenue. High School is 1.1 miles
off the highway exit.
                                                                                                            LYNN Academy CT Feis is registered and sanctioned by the rules of the North American Feis Commission,
I95 Traveling South:                                                                                              An Coimisiun and the New England Region. Harry Costello, Ontario, Canada, President, NAFC
Take Exit 8 Elm Street. Turn RIGHT Onto Elm Street. Elm Street Becomes Grove Street and Grove Street          Senior Belt (17 and Over) / Gerry Campbell Perpetual Belt: 6/25/2011 at Celtic Fling Feis , Harrisburg, PA, USA
Turns into Strawberry Hill Avenue. High School is 1.1 miles off the highway exit.                               Junior Cup (Under 17) / Robert Gabor Perpetual Trophy: 5/21/2011 at Montreal Feis, Montreal, QC, Canada
                                                                                                           Minor Trophy (Under 13) / George Sweetnam Memorial Trophy: 8/13/2011 at Feis at the Falls, Niagara Falls, NY, USA
                                                                                                                                                                                  FIGURES
                                                                                                                                                                                  CEILIS: Teams may perform any 8-hand dance from the
Pre-Beginner                                                                          NOVICE GRADE                                                                                official list published by An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha.
                                                                                                                                                                                  All teams must
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 PRELIMINARY CHAMPIONSHIPS                                                     OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS
Open to girls & boys under 7 years of age (1 step, 1 at a time.) $8 per dance.        A dancer who has won 1st, 2nd or 3rd in Adv. Beginner. A Novice who wins a 1st place will
                                                                                      advance to the Open (Prizewinner) category in that particular dance.
                                                                                                                                                                                  dance with top couple’s backs to the adjudicators. All         See Rule #15 for Preliminary Championships Grade Re-                          All Age Groups Under 13 Will Dance 3 At a Time -3 rounds—Hard Shoe First - Solo Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                  dances must be performed through the completion of a
                                                                                      Metronome speeds of 113 for Reel & Slip Jig; 115 for Light Jig; 92 or 73 for Hard Jig &     figure of choice. In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 quirements                                                                    Included . No Changes to step combinations will be accepted w/o $10 change fee.
 Girls/Boys            Reel              Light Jig                                    138 or 113 for Hornpipe are required. $8/dance.                                             “The Three Tunes”, teams must complete the Hook and            All Age Groups Under 13 Will Dance 3 At a Time - Hard                         Under 9 Dancers must Dance a Traditional Set. $33 Fee
                                                                                                                                                                                  Chain. In “The Sweets of May”, teams must complete
 Under 6               990                 991                                                                                                                                    through the Third
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Shoe First No Changes to step combinations will be accepted
                                                                                                                                                                                  Figure. In “The Gates of Derry” teams must complete the        w/o $10 change fee. Choice of Reel (48 bars) or SJ (40 bars)
 Under 7               992                 993                                                                                                                                    Swing Around of the 1st repeat of the dance.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 & Jig (48 Bars) or Hornpipe (40 bars). Fee: $28.                              GIRLS            R/J       R/HP       SJ/J      SJ/HP       BOYS               R/J         R/HP
                                                                                       GIRLS                                  L.          Slip        Hard           Horn-        FIGURE CHOREOGRAPHY : Teams may consist of 8-16
                                                                                       2 Steps                 Reel
BEGINNER GRADE                                                                                                                Jig         Jig          Jig           pipe
                                                                                                                                                                                  dancers and must portray an Irish theme. Only basic
                                                                                                                                                                                  traditional movements                                                                                                                        Under 9         500A       500B       500C      500D        Under 9           510A         510B
A competitor who has not taken Irish dancing lessons from a registered teacher                                                                                                    are to be used. A dance should not exceed four (4)
                                                                                                                                                                                  minutes duration from the beginning to the end of the          GIRLS/
prior to September 1st of previous year. Dancer must move to Advanced Beginner         Under 6                  200           201         202           203            204        dance. Three (3) copies ofVC                                                           R/J          R/HP     SJ/J      SJ/HP                 Under 10        501A       501B       501C      501D
the following year. See Rule #6 For New Costume Requirements. NO SOLO COS-                                                                                                        the story or narrative must be submitted one hour prior to     BOYS                                                                                                                                      Under 10          511A         511B
                                                                                                                                                                                  the start of the competition. Teams may use their own
TUMES ALLOWED. Skirt & Blouse or school costumes ONLY 2 Steps, 2 Danc-                 Under 7                  205           206         207           208            209        narrator to read
ers. Metronome speeds of 116-120 for Reel & Slip Jig; 115 for Light Jig. $8/dance                                                                                                 the story; however, no TCRG affiliated with that school will   Under 8                400A          400B     400C      400D                  Under 11        502A       502B       502C      502D        Under 12          512A         512B
                                                                                                                                                                                  be permitted to read the story. Dances must be performed
                                                                                       Under 8                  210           211         212           213            214        in 2/4, 4/4,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Under 9                401A          401B     401C      401D                  Under 12        503A       503B       503C      503D        Under 14          513A         513B
GIRLS                     Light                      BOYS                    Light
                Reel                  Slip Jig                   Reel                  Under 9                  215           216         217           218            219
2 Steps                    Jig                       2 Steps                  Jig                                                                                                    Figures                                                     Under 10               402A          402B     402C      402D                  Under 13        504A       504B       504C      504D        Under 16          514A         514B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Comp#s
                                                                                       Under 10                 220           221         222           223            224
Under 5           1           2            3         Under 7       30            31                                                                                                                                                              Under 11               403A          403B     403C      403D                  Under 14        505A       505B       505C      505D        Under 18          515A         515B
                                                                                       Under 11                 225           226         227           228            229           8 Hand Under 13                              700
Under 6           4           5            6         Under 9       32            33                                                                                                                                                              Under 12               404A          404B     404C      404D                  Under 15        506A       506B       506C      506D        18&Over           516A         516B
                                                                                       Under 12                 230           231         232           233            234           8 Hand 14 & Over                             701
Under 7           7           8            9         Under 11      34            35                                                                                                                                                              Under 13               405A          405B     405C      405D                  Under 16        507A       507B       507C      507D
                                                                                       Under 13                 235           236         237           238            239
                                                                                                                                                                                     Figure Choreography                          800                                                                                                                                                         For More Information
Under 8           10          11          12         11&Over       36            37                                                                                                                                                              Under 14               406A          406B     406C      406D                  Under 18        508A       508B       508C      508D
                                                                                       Under 14                 240           241         242           243            244           Under 13                                                                                                                                                                                                  About our Feis go to
Under 9           13          14          15                                           14&Over                  245           246         247           248            249                                                                       Under 15               407A          407B     407C      407D                  18 & Over       509A       509B       509C      509D            www.facebook.com
                                                                                                                                                                                     Figure Choreography                          801
                                                                                                                                                                                     14 & Over                                                                                                                                                                                                    and become a
Under 10          16          17          18                                           BOYS                    Reel           L.                      Hard           Horn                                                                        Under 16               408A          408B     408C      408D                                                                                  Lynn Academy Fan
Under 11          19          20          21
                                                                                       2 Steps                                Jig                      Jig           pipe
                                                                                                                                                                                     Adult Metronome speeds of 92
                                                                                                                                                                                     for Hard Jig & 138 for Hornpipe are                         16 & Over              409A          409B     409C      409D             CUPCAKES FOR CHARITY
                                                                                       Under 7                  250           251                       252            253           required for Adult competitions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      See Back For Details
Under 12          22          23          24
                                                                                       Under 9                  254           255                       256            257           Reel                                         900            DANCING ENTRY INFORMATION
12&Over           25          26          27
                                                                                       Under 11                 258           259                       260            261           Light Jig                                    901            Dancing Competition                                  Entry Fees (Marks Included)        Feis Web Information                            MAIL PAYMENTS TO:
ADVANCED BEGINNER GRADE
An Advanced Beginner who wins 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place will advance to the Novice
                                                                                       11&Over                  262           263                       264            265
                                                                                                                                                                                     Slip Jig                                     902            Category                                             NO REFUNDS                         (must answer ALL information)                    LYNN Academy Feis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           38 Mendham Road
category in that particular dance. Metronome speeds of 116-120 for Reel & Slip
Jig; 115 for Light Jig; 92 for Hard Jig & 138 for Hornpipe are required. NO SOLO      PRIZEWINNER GRADE                                                                              Hard Jig                                     903            All Solo Competitions (including                     $8.00 per dance                    Name of Competitor                               Gladstone, NJ 07934
                                                                                      A competitor who has won 1st in Novice. Metronome speeds of 113 for Reel &                                                                                 adult grade, special, traditional, figures)
COSTUMES ALLOWED. Skirt & Blouse or school costumes ONLY 2 Steps, 2                   Slip Jig; 115 for Light Jig; 92 or 73 for Hard Jig & 138 or 113 for Hornpipe
Dancers. $8/Dance                                                                                                                                                                    Hornpipe                                     904
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Age of Competitor (as of 1.1.11)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Preliminary Championship                             $28.00
                                                                                       GIRLS                                                                                         Trad’l Set                                   905                                                                                                                                                            Please Register
GIRLS                   L.         Slip    Hard       Horn                                                  Reel        L. Jig            SJ           H.J            HP
               Reel                                                                    2 Steps                                                                                                                                                   Open Championship                                    $33.00                             Date of Birth                                              on-line @
2 Steps                 Jig        Jig      Jig       pipe                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      www.Feisweb.com
                                                                                       Under 6               300           301           302           303            304                                                                        (3 Rounds)
Under 6        100      101        102         103     104                                                                                                                               IRISH SODA BREAD                                                                                                                                Full Address
                                                                                                                                                                                    Entry must be received by 11am and will become
                                                                                       Under 7               305           306           307           308            309          the property of the Feis. Bread must be whole (not            Family Maximum Fee (Does Not                         $100.00                                                                               Final Stage Schedule
Under 7        105      106        107         108     109                                                                                                                          sliced) wrapped in plastic, labeled with name and            Include Family Admission Fee or Late Fees)
                                                                                       Under 8               310           311           312           313            314         school or phone number. The admission Fee covers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Telephone                                             & Start Times
Under 8        110      111        112         113     114                                                                                                                                             the entry fee.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Family Admission Fee                                 $15.00 per family                                                                       will be posted at
                                                                                       Under 9               315           316           317           318            319                                                                                                                                                                Dancing School                                    www.lynnacademy.com
Under 9        115      116        117         118     119                                                                                                                                 Soda Bread                      950
                                                                                       Under 10              320           321           322           323            324                                                                        Late Fee (per family)                                $10.00                                                                                     by 5/12/11
Under 10       120      121        122         123     124                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Competition Numbers
                                                                                       Under 11              325           326           327           328            329                                                                        Change of Entry Fee                                  $10.00                                                                           **By submitting an entry form via feisweb,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Parent or Legal Guardian agrees to abide by Rules
Under 11       125      126        127         128     129                                                                                                                                  TRADITIONAL SET                                                                                                                              E-mail Address                                *Absolutely NO dance changes will be accepted
                                                                                       Under 12              330           331           332           333            334                                                                        Returned Check Fee                                   $30.00                                                                           day of Feis—NO EXCEPTIONS
Under 12       130      131        132         133     134                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The LYNN Academy, The LYNN Academy
                                                                                       Under 13              335           336           337           338            339                           All Competitors                              Make Checks Payable To                               LYNN Academy Feis PTA              Name of Set Piece (Champs Only)               Parents’ Association and the Stamford High
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Traditional Sets:                                                                                                                                                                School will not be held responsible for any
Under 13       135      136        137         138     139                             Under 14              340           341           342           343            344                 St. Patrick’s Day (94), Garden of Daisies              (cashed check is receipt of payment)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      *save your check - your dona-                                                    personal injury, property loss or damage.
                                                                                                                                                                                         (138), Blackbird (140), King of the Fairies                                                                                                                                                   Destruction of Feis property will be punishable
13&Over        140      141        142         143     144                                                                                                                              (124), and Job of Journeywork (138), Jockey                                                                   tion is tax deductible*            Parent or Guardian Signature                  by law. Parents are responsible for damages
                                                                                       14&Over               345           346           347           348            349                              To The Fair (92)                                                                                                                                                                done by their children

BOYS           Reel     L.                 Hard       Horn                                                                                                                                                                                       Competition Number                                   E-mailed from Feis Web             Total Fee Amount
                                                                                       BOYS                 Reel         L. Jig                        H.J            HP
2 Steps                 Jig                 Jig       pipe                             2 Steps                                                                                            GIRLS &                          Traditional
                                                                                       Under 7               350           351                         352            353                 BOYS                                Set                ENTRIES CLOSE ON MAY 1, 2011. Any entry postmarked after 5/1/11 but before 5/12/11, will be accepted with a $10 late fee.
Under 7        150      151                    152     153
                                                                                                                                                                                          Under 11                             880
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Marks included with entries. Enter online at www.Feisweb.com. Once we meet our entry cap, we will close our Feis. Please check web-
Under 9        154      155                    156     157                             Under 9               354           355                         356            357
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 site www.lynnacademy.com for cut-off notification. Admission & Feis Web Fee MUST be included or payment will get sent back.
                                                                                       Under 11              358           359                         360            361                 Under 14                             881
Under 11       158      159                    160     161
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          E-mail inquiries: lynnfeis@yahoo.com * Make Checks Payable to: LYNN Academy Feis PTA
                                                                                       11&Over               362           363                         364            365                 14 & Over                            882
11&Over        162      163                    164     165

				
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