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Pittsburgh Feis 2019

Saturday September 21, 2019

Registration at QuickFeis



Grade Exams List September 2019

Wear Your Halloween Costumes


Pittsburgh Fall Feis 2019

Sunday September 22, 2019

Registration at QuickFeis



Black-Out Feis - Wear Black Costumes


Bread Judging Form


To make your reservations, please click here: Hyatt Hotel Feis Rate

If you need additional assistance, please contact us at 877-803-7534 or clickhere to find contact information by Region.

If the group rate is no longer available, prevailing rates may be offered for some or all of your dates.


Grades Exam offered at Pittsburgh Halloween Feis and Pittsburgh Winter Feis

Sign up early.  Examinations Registration will close once cap is reached.

Only mailed in entries will be accepted.

Click Grades Exam link for more info and costs


Registration for Back to Back Pittsburgh Feisanna available at QuickFeis

Pittsburgh Halloween Feis Saturday September 21, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am

Pittsburgh Fall Feis Feis Sunday September  22, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am

Grade Exams 1 - 10 available on Friday September 20 @ 6pm and Saturday September 21 immediately following Feis



Registration for 2 Day Pittsburgh Winter Feis Coming Soon at QuickFeis

Pittsburgh Winter Feis Saturday December 28, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am - Non Championship Dancers

Pittsburgh Winter Feis Sunday December 29, 2019 beginning at 8:00 am - PC and OC Dancers






Edward Callaghan Music Scholarship Winner

The North American Feis Commission Under 15 Edward Callaghan Music Scholarship Competition held at the Golden Horseshoe Feis on June 15, 2019 was won by Brianna Cobbey.  Congratulations Brianna!






The Mid-America Teachers voted on January 5, 2019 to remove the Bling Rule for younger dancers in the Region. 
Effective immediately, all dancers may now wear bling in all age groups.

Martin McHugh Scholarship
The Winner of the 2019 Marty McHugh Scholarship is Kelly Bench. Kelly has danced for the Bell School of Irish Dance for the last 13 years. Kelly has been an integral part of the Pittsburgh Feisanna as the National Anthems Singer.  She is a Senior at Seton-La Salle HS where she was the Drum Major.  Kelly also served as Eucharistic Minister and Lector at SLS HS. Kelly was in SLS's competitive acapella singing group "The Trebles", on the La Cross Team, in the schools Musicals and Dramas over the last 4 years, and was an Altar Server at her local church. Kelly is heading to Penn State in the fall where she will continue her Irish Dancing with the Penn State Irish Dance Team, "Rince Na Leon". Congratulations Kelly!

The Irish Centre Seisiún



Free Open Tunes Session for anyone who plays Irish Traditional Music.

Irish Traditional Music Sessions are mostly gatherings at which people play Irish traditional music. 

The Irish language word for "session" is seisiún



Irish Centre Swimming Pool Open Every Day Noon - 6 pm

Contact Jim at 724-689-5140
with pool questions, to rent the pool for private parties, or to check on the pool hours before going to the Irish Centre




Classes in the Irish Language

Minced Gaelic

"Minced Gaelic - 101 Original Fiddle Tunes"