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West Virginia Feis

March 23 & 24, 2019

Registration NOW open at  QuickFeis!

PC/OC on Sunday

Non-Championship Dancers on Saturday

NEW* Second Chance Competitions for Advanced Beginner, Novice, Prizewinner, and PC

Register early - smaller caps for PC and OC

Feis starts 8 am on both days

Friday night pre-registration 6-8 pm

Friday night Music and Language Comps 6:30 - 7:30 pm

To make your hotel reservations at the Feis rate, please click here:
 Hyatt Hotel Pittsburgh Airport 

If you need additional assistance, please contact the Hyatt at 877-803-7534 or click here 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.


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.

2019 West Virginia Feis  Syllabus

West Virginia Feis - Adjudicators

Vendors West Virginia Feis

Martin McHugh Scholarship
 awarded each year to an Irish step dancer from the Pittsburgh area. The scholarship was established in 2006 by Jim Graven as Chairman of the West Virginia Feis. It was created in honor of Martin McHugh, a dedicated father of a step dancer and tireless feis volunteer. Marty passed away at the age of 47 in January 2006.


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








Classes in the Irish Language

Minced Gaelic

"Minced Gaelic - 101 Original Fiddle Tunes"