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West Virginia Feis

March 23 & 24, 2019

Program West Virginia Feis  2019

Information available at  QuickFeis!

PC/OC have reached cap - No additional PC/OC registration will be accepted

No Day-of-Feis registration will be accepted for PC/OC

PC/OC on Sunday

Non-Championship Dancers on Saturday

Non-Championship Dancers may register at the feis using Day-of-Feis Registration ($50 late fee/dancer)

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

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

Dress Room now Available for this feis

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

2019 WVF - Stage Schedule

2019 WVF - Registration List

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








Classes in the Irish Language

Minced Gaelic

"Minced Gaelic - 101 Original Fiddle Tunes"