Western Connecticut Irish Dance Championships 2015

presented by the Gray Foundation & The Gray School of Irish Dance

September 12, 2015

Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center


Welcome to the West Connecticut Irish Dance Championships (formerly WCSF). Our date has changed this year to Saturday, September 12th 2015. We are excited to host the feis at the very spacious Hilton Stamford. We are looking forward to inviting you to this wonderful feis with a new look, new feel and a new venue.


We value our volunteers and cannot run an event such as this without them. There is something for everyone.

Click to volunteer




Perpetual Cups will be awarded for Preliminary and Open Championships and First Place Crystal Replacements will be awarded for Open Championships.

Solo awards will be awarded in both rounds for Preliminary Championships and solo awards for all three rounds in Open Championships. There will be a Preliminary set competition offered as well as an Open Traditional set competition.

Syllabus Rules & Entries

WCSF-5-Feis Syllabus 2015-final082915

Feis Rules

Feis Rules are as per New England Regional Rules and NAFC Rules as posted on their website.


Entries are via FeisWeb click here

The Entry date has been extended to September 4th, 2015 with no late fee assessed

Adjudicators & Musicians


Brenda Crossen-Finn – Massachusetts
Sheila Cloherty – Massachusetts
Mary Alice Mullane Godley – IL
Maureen Green O’Leary – Massachusetts
Gary Healy – NY
Noreen Melvin – Massachusetts
Helen O’Dwyer –Lisacki – Massachusetts
Kathleen O’Keefe – New York
Maggie Revis Basenberg – New Hampshire
Maggie Ritnour – New York
Cathy Spencer Revis – New York


Annemarie Acosta – New York
Michael Fitzpatrick – MA
Billy Furlong – New York
Kathleen Lavin – New Jersey
Niall Mulligan – New York


Hilton Stamford
One 1st Stamford Pl,
Stamford, CT 06902

Click for website


Rates & Booking

Book Here the room rate will be $99/room/night + taxes

The reservation number: 866-424-1266 and ask for the Gray Foundation Room Block

Personalized On-line Group booking – GRA

Lunch Concession

We are waiting for confirmation of this year’s prices, but this was the 2014 Concession Menu for Breakfast

Bagels – $ 2
Croissant – $ 2
Fruits – $ 1
Tea / coffee – $ 2
Soda / Juices – $ 2

Concession Menu for lunch

Chicken Tenders – $ 5
Sandwiches – $ 5
Bag of Chips- $ 1
Fruit – $1
Cookies $ 2
Juices / soda – $ 2

More about the venue

Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center is ideally located just eight miles from Westchester County Airport (HPN), providing easy access to White Plains, Westchester and Norwalk. The hotel is conveniently located within the Stamford Place Plaza, a contemporary multi-tenanted complex, which is home to numerous businesses including Ernst & Young and Elizabeth Arden.

Business travelers will appreciate our proximity to downtown Stamford – home to businesses such as IBM, Pitney Bowes, Daymon Worldwide, Nestle, GE and Purdue Pharma. Take the complimentary shuttle service to Amtrak Stamford Metro North Station, located just half a mile from our hotel in Stamford, CT. Nearby airports include JFK and LaGuardia.

Unwind in one of this Stamford hotel’s 484 guest rooms, attractively decorated with light, contemporary furnishings and offering the convenience of WiFi internet access.

Host a meeting, conference, reception or other large event at our Stamford, CT hotel with over 45,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting and banquet space. The hotel hosts the largest ballroom in Stamford and is a distinguished IACC-approved conference center, offering specialized service and the latest conferencing technology, including fiber internet access which is 100 times faster than average broadband speeds. Celebrate a spectacular wedding in our large ballroom or choose the climate-controlled tent/pavilion for memorable outdoor events.

Keep fit in our modern fitness center or swim laps in the indoor heated swimming pool. Challenge friends or colleagues to a game on the tennis court.