2022 Alaska Open Feis

Sunday / 14 August 2022 / 1pm

Sponsored by Adventure Write * Hosted by Alaska Treble Makers Irish Dance

Location: Palmer Train Depot / Community Center

610 S Valley Way, Palmer, Alaska 99645


Irish Dance and Singing Competition / Cash Prizes / Door Prizes /

When: Sunday, 14 August 2022, 1:00pm -Evening / Doors open at

Where: Palmer Train Depot

610 S Valley Way, Palmer, AK 99645

Parking: Park at any public parking in Palmer: the Palmer Library or on the street in downtown Palmer, etc. There is no parking in the small lot adjacent to the Train Depot entrance—that is reserved for the food trucks.

What: OPEN Irish Dance and singing competition, for all ages, all levels, all organizations/schools, and all independent Irish dancers. You don’t have to be a student at the Treble Maker’s studio to compete! Also includes a singing competition!

How much: $8 per dance or singing competition entry, capped at $50 per dancer/competitor and $200 per family. Enter as many dances/competitions as you wish.

How it works: In a nutshell: Dancers compete for medals in the steps competitions and special trophy competitions, earning points for their placements. The competitor with the most points in their age category wins a trophy.

Primary Adjudicator: Mary Laffey Beemsterboer. Mary began her Irish dancing career at the early age of 5. Competing for over 18 years, Mary had an illustrious competitive career and retired in 1989 after dancing at the World Championships of Irish Dance in Ireland. At that time, Mary assumed ownership, directorship and artistic control of The Celtic Academy of Irish Dance. In 1991 Mary received her official teaching certification (TCRG) from An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelacha.

Singing Competition: You may enter JUST the singing competition. $50 cash prize. Up to 30 seconds long. No minimum length. Proper dress required. Unaccompanied/a Cappella only. No microphone. Song selection must have Irish/Celtic theme, history, sound, or tie. See Feis Rules for more info.

More info and rules are available here: Rules and Info The 2022 Alaska Open Feis

Registration Form and Instructions: 2022 Alaska Open Feis Registration Form1

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