Connecticut Irish Dance Championships (last update 02/28/17)

We are delighted to announce that the

Connecticut Irish Dance Championships (formally CSIDC)

will take place on April 29th in Hartford, CT


Biannual Connecticut Irish Dance Championships
Saturday April 29, 2017

Stage Schedule

To access the schedule, click here.

Venue & Hotel Bookings

Hilton Hartford Hotel · 315 Trumbull Street · Hartford, CT 06103

The block is live for booking: or

Please call (800) 754- 7941 and ask for the “Connecticut Irish Dance Championships “ group block.

The room rate is $125 per night plus tax.

Parking – On-site parking – $10.00 per day discounted parking for day and overnight guests


It is a major undertaking to host a dancing event of this caliber. We are looking for those willing to volunteer their time to work on a committee.


Lunch Concession

Information to follow

Connecticut Irish Dance Championships Syllabus (updated 02/28/2017)

4-29-17 update022817-Syllabus – Connecticut Irish Dance Championships final


The Feis is registered and sanctioned by the rules of the North American Feis Commission, An Coimisiun and the New England Region – IDTANA. Pat Watkins, President, NAFC –
We are members of the North American Feis Commission, New England Region – IDTANA and An Coimisiun le Rincí Gaelacha.

Feis Chairpersons

Iris Gray Sharnick, ADCRG and Maura Gray, ADCRG

Final Stage Schedule and the number entered in each competition will be posted on the website

Feis Rules

As per New England Regional Rules and NAFC Rules as posted on their website


Entries are via FeisWeb click here

Adjudicators & Musicians (updated 02/28/2017)


Thomas Bracken – MA

Frank Cunniffee – NJ

Maureen Greene-O’Leary – MA

Janey McGardie Ryan – Ireland

Noreen Melvin – MA

Marie Moore – NJ

Kathleen O’Carroll – IL 

Brendan O’Brien – Ireland        

Helen O’Dwyer Lisacki – MA

John O’Keefe – CT

Tracey Taffe – Ireland


Annemarie Acosta – NY

Billy Furlong – NY

Kathleen Lavin – NY

Patricia Moriarty Morrissey – NJ

Niall Mulligan – NY