Welcome to the
2015 Great Lakes Feis

SATURDAY July 25, 2015

 

 

 

Feis Announcements

 

Online registration is closed, however, you can still register AT THE FEIS

 

The Stage Schedule is now available (click on link above)

 

Some GREAT changes:

·        Now on SATURDAY - July 25

·        Now in July (July 25 to be precise)

·        NEW fees – pay per dance!  And still NO FAMILY FEE!

·        Now partnered with the Toledo Glass City Feis (Sunday, July 26)

 

New Fees:

 

EARLY BIRD

Mar 1  to
Mar 31

QuickFeis

REGULAR

Apr 1 to
July 15

QuickFeis

IN PERSON

After
July 15
at the feis

Non-Champ

Figures/Ceili

Music / Art

Per dancer per dance

$9.00

per dance

$12.00

per dance

$20.00

per dance

Preliminary & Open Championship

$37.50

per dancer

$45.00

per dancer

$100.00

per dancer

Changes

Free

Free

$25

per dancer

Family Max

$125.00

$125.00

None

Special Competition

$10.00

per dancer

$10.00

per dancer

$15.00

per dancer

 

TEAM COMPETITIONS (Figures and Ceili) :

Please make sure ALL members of your team are registered for your competition.  Your team will not be allowed to compete unless all members are properly registered. 

 

Radisson Hotel:

The Radisson currently has a block of rooms available for $119 per night.

Please contact the hotel directly to book your reservation

 

We are looking for volunteers:
all volunteers do not have to pay the venue entrance fee AND get a great t-shirt J

If you are interested, make sure to sign up at Sign-Up-Genius

 

Feis Schedule:

Friday – 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

o   Pre-registration at the Lansing Radisson

o   pick-up of cards only

o   Late registration and changes on Saturday only

 

Saturday

o   7:30 am     Doors open and new registrations and changes accepted (cash or cc only)

o   8:00 am    Opening ceremonies begin

o   8:30 am    ALL COMPETITIONS BEGIN PROMPTLY

(Hard shoe first – championship will start with oldest and end with youngest)

Please do not email to ask about timing – we don’t know!

o   10:30 am   All art competitions are due (no entries accepted any later)

o   3:00 pm    All music competitions end

 

Lansing Center Entrance Fee – there will be a $7.00 entrance fee that the Lansing Center collects at their box office.  The box office will be open at 7:30 am on Sunday morning.  All competitors and children under 16 get in for FREE.  Please make sure to get your hand stamped before trying to get into the main dance hall.

 

  

CONTACT

 

The only way to contact the feis is to send an e-mail at Great Lakes Feis E-mail

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VENDORS

 

o   Will be announced soon

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JUDGES

 

The 2015 judges for the Great Lakes Feis are:

o   Kate Wosczyna - Pennsylvania

o   Sue Fay Healy - Canada

o   Eilis Rochez - New York

o   P.J. McCafferty - Arkansas

o   Judy McCafferty - Arkansas

o   Mary Jo Murphy - California

o   Rose Virgo - Illinois

o   Veronica McAleer - Delaware

o   Jackie Scanlan

o   Sheila Stevens - Connecticut

o   Music - Jo Ryan

o   Art - Patrizia Makohon (from Center for Creative Studies)

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MUSICIANS

  

The 2015 musicians for the Great Lakes Feis are:

o   Sean Cleland - Illinois

o   Sandy Jones - Ohio

o   Tony Nother - Ontario, Canada

o   David James - Indiana

o   Silvio Camilleri - Ontario, Canada

o   Shannon Quinn - Nova Scotia, Canada

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THANK YOU!

 

A Feis just cannot happen without a lot of help and support. 

In particular Great Lakes Feis would like to recognize:

o   The Ardan School of Irish Dance

o   The Lansing community

o   All the volunteers!

 

Thank you for continually helping us have a great feis!

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