Jungle Feis Syllabus

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In the meantime, the 2024 syllabus is posted below for reference only. All elements are subject to change year-to-year.

Jungle Feis Poconos

Sunday, May 5, 2024

250 Kalahari Blvd, Pocono Manor, PA 18349

Feis Co-Chairs

Kate O’Brien, TCRG; Justin Kotelnicki, TCRG; JJ Hester, ADCRG; Crystal Carper, ADCRG

Adjudicators

Eimear McNicholas, CO; Ainsling Toal Casey, CO; Maggie Revis, NH; Elicia Folmar, NH; Jill Domick, NY; Ann Johnston Sullivan, NY; Fedelmia Gallaher, PA; Kate O’Neill, PA

Musicians

Annmarie Acosta ADCRG, NY; Luke Sooy, PA; Ryan Ward, NY

Key Dates

February 19, 2024 | Entries open on feisweb.com

April 21, 2024 | Entry deadline

April 22, 2024 | Change fee ($10) begins

Important Information

Limited to first 600 dancers

NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON

Marks are included in entry fees and will be distributed electronically.

Notice

Feis is Registered and will be governed by the Rules of An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelacha (CLRG) and the IDTANA MidAtlantic Region, Inc (www.MID-ATLANTICREGION.COM). The Feis At Kalahari Committee, Emerald Isle Academy, Hester Academy of Irish Dance, Hooley Irish Dance, Kotelnicki School of Irish Dance, Kalahari Resorts, or any other organizations affiliated with the aforementioned will not be held responsible for personal injury, property loss or damage. Destruction of Feis property or rental property will be punishable by law. Destruction of Feis property or rental property will be punishable by Law. This is a private event and entry can be denied to any particular person.

 

Feis reserves the right to combine competitions as necessary, especially with 5 or fewer dancers.

Pricing

Item

Cost

Change Fee after 4/22

$10

Solo Grades & Art

$16/competition

Solo Specials

$20

Preliminary Champ

$60

Open Champ

$70

4 Hands

$60/team

Family Fee

$30

Feisweb Fee

$6

Max Family Entries (not including family fee)

$250

THE TIGER KING

Dancers will perform a Traditional Set 1 dancer at a time.

 

Top dancers will be awarded on stage, and the Tiger King/Queen presented with a crown.

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Grades - 700

Prelim Champ - 701

Open Champ - 702

Adult - 709

Tropical Treble Reel

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Dancers will perform a Treble Reel 1 dancer at a time.

 

Special prizes will be awarded on stage for this dance.

Grades - 800

Prelim Champ - 801

Open Champ - 802

IRISH ART

Please label your artwork with your name, age, telephone number, and competitor number. Judging will take place at lunch.

Under 12 - Art1

12 & Over - Art2

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SPECIAL NEEDS

Boys and girls any age. 1 Reel Step, 1 dancer at a time. Participation prize awarded to all dancers on stage. No cost for entry.

3S

ADULT DANCERS

An Adult dancer is a dancer who began taking Irish Dance lessons after the age of 18 or an adult who hasn’t taken Irish Dancing lessons in the previous 5 years and has not competed as a “child” in the previous 5 years. Adult dancers may not be combined with any other age group.

 

Music speeds for Beginner/AB are Reel/Slip Jig 122; Light Jig 115; Hop Jig 124; Treble Jig 92; Hornpipe 138. Speeds for Novice/PW are Reel/Slip Jig 113; Light Jig 115; Treble Jig 73 or 92; Hornpipe 113 or 138.

 

Adult female dancers must wear black tights in all competitions.

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ADULTS

Beginner

Advanced Beginner

Novice

Prizewinner

Adult Prelim

REEL

199R

299R

399R

499R

Choice of 3 Reels or 2.5 SJ

LIGHT JIG

199LJ

299LG

399LG

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and 3 TJ or 2.5 HP

SLIP JIG

199SJ

299SJ

399SJ

499SJ


HOP JIG

199HJ

299HJ

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599

TREBLE JIG

199TJ

299TJ

399TJ

499TJ

HORNPIPE

199HP

299HP

399HP

499HP

PRE-BEGINNER

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Little Shamrocks & Leprechauns

This is a Pre-Beginner competition for any dancer Under 6 who has 0 Reels prepared to full speed music. Dancer could do a step slowly, or show us their own fun version of hopping, skipping, and jumping! 16 bars of a reel, Tempo 122, will be played for 1 dancer at a time. All dancers will receive a participation award on stage. NO SOLO COSTUMES ALLOWED, Skirt and blouse or school costumes ONLY.

1LSL

Tir Na Nog

This is a Pre-Beginner competition for any dancer Under 8 who has 1 Reel prepared to full speed music. They will dance 1 reel step, 1 dancer at a time, and all dancers will receive a participation award on stage. Competitors may not compete in any other dancing competitions. NO SOLO COSTUMES ALLOWED, Skirt and blouse or school costumes ONLY.

2TNN

BEGINNER

A Beginner is a competitor who has not taken Irish Dancing lessons from a registered teacher prior to September 1st of the previous year. Dancer must move into Advanced Beginner the following year. No solo costumes are allowed. Skirts, trousers, blouses, shirts, or school costumes ONLY. A Beginner dancer will perform 2 Steps, 2 at a time. Video recording IS permitted. No
makeup U6-U12.

 

Music speeds are Reel/Slip Jig 122; Light Jig 115; Hop Jig 124.

BEGINNER

U6

U7

U8

U9

U10

U11

U12

12&O

REEL

106R

107R

108R

109R

110R

111R

112R

113R

LIGHT JIG

106LJ

107LJ

108LJ

109LJ

110LJ

111LJ

112LJ

113LJ

SLIP JIG

106SJ

107SJ

108SJ

109SJ

110SJ

111SJ

112SJ

113SJ

HOP JIG

106HJ

107HJ

108HJ

109HJ

110HJ

111HJ

112HJ

113HJ

ADVANCED BEGINNER

An Advanced Beginner dancer has taken lessons from a registered teacher for more than 1 year. An Advanced Beginner who wins 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place will advance to the Novice category in that particular dance the next year. No solo costumes are permitted. Skirt, trousers, blouses, shirts, or
school costumes ONLY. An Advanced Beginner dancer will perform 2 Steps, 2 at a time. Video recording IS permitted. No makeup permitted to be worn, except in 12&Over age.

 

Music speeds are Reel/Slip Jig 122; Light Jig 115; Hop Jig 124; Treble Jig 92; Hornpipe 138.

ADV BEGINNER

U7

U8

U9

U10

U11

U12

12&O

REEL

207R

208R

209R

210R

211R

212R

213R

LIGHT JIG

207LJ

208LJ

209LJ

210LJ

211LJ

212LJ

213LJ

SLIP JIG

207SJ

208SJ

209SJ

210SJ

211SJ

212SJ

213SJ

HOP JIG

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208HJ

209HJ

210HJ

211HJ

212HJ

213HJ

TREBLE JIG

---

208TJ

209TJ

210TJ

211TJ

212TJ

213TJ

HORNPIPE

---

208HP

209HP

210HP

211HP

212HP

213HP

NOVICE

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A Novice dancer has previously won 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in Advanced Beginner. A Novice dancer who wins a 1st place will advance to prizewinner the following year for that particular dance. A Novice dancer will perform 2 Steps, 2 at a time.

 

Video recording is NOT permitted. No makeup permitted through Under 10.

 

Music speeds are Reel/Slip Jig 113; Light Jig 115; Treble Jig 73 or 92; Hornpipe 113 or 138.

NOVICE

U8

U9

U10

U11

U12

U13

13&O

REEL

308R

309R

310R

311R

312R

313R

314R

LIGHT JIG

308LJ

309LJ

310LJ

311LJ

312LJ

313LJ

314LJ

SLIP JIG

308SJ

309SJ

310SJ

311SJ

312SJ

313SJ

314SJ

TREBLE JIG

308TJ

309TJ

310TJ

311TJ

312TJ

313TJ

314TJ

HORNPIPE

308HP

309HP

310HP

311HP

312HP

313HP

314HP

PRIZEWINNER

A Prizewinner dancer has previously won 1st in Novice in a particular dance. A Prizewinner dancer will perform 2 Steps, 2 at a time.


Video recording is NOT permitted. No makeup permitted through Under 10.

 

Music speeds are Reel/Slip Jig 113; Light Jig 115; Treble Jig 73 or 92; Hornpipe 113 or 138.

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PRIZEWINNER

U8

U9

U10

U11

U12

U13

U14

14&O

REEL

408R

409R

410R

411R

412R

413R

414R

415R

SLIP JIG

408SJ

409SJ

410SJ

411SJ

412SJ

413SJ

414SJ

415SJ

TREBLE JIG

408TJ

409TJ

410TJ

411TJ

412TJ

413TJ

414TJ

415TJ

HORNPIPE

408HP

409HP

410HP

411HP

412HP

413HP

414HP

415HP

PRELIMINARY CHAMPION

A dancer who has placed 1st in both light and heavy Open dances and has never won 1st, 2nd or 3rd in Open Championship. Preliminary dancers who win three (3) 1st places in a calendar year, must move to Open Championships the following calendar year. When a third 1st place win is achieved over several calendar years, the dancer must move to Open Championships the following weekend. (Dancers coming from out of region will follow the move-up rules for THEIR region.)

 

Video recording is NOT permitted. Must dance either Reel (48 bars) OR Slip Jig (40 bars) and Hornpipe (40 bars) OR Treble Jig (48 bars) please specify on your entry form.

 

Order/rotation for Preliminary Championships will be drawn for you.

 

HARDSHOE FIRST.

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PRELIM

U9

U10

U11

U12

U13

U14

U15

U16

U17

17&O

CHAMPION

509

510

511

512

513

514

515

516

517

518

OPEN CHAMPION

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Girls and Boys may be combined at feis discretion. Choose Reel (48 bars) OR Slip Jig (40 bars), and Hornpipe (40 bars) OR Treble Jig (48 bars) and Set Dance from CLRG approved list. Under 9 must do a traditional set.

 

Order/rotation for Preliminary Championships will be drawn for you.

 

HARDSHOE FIRST.

Video recording is NOT permitted.

OPEN

U9

U10

U11

U12

U13

U14

U15

U16

U17

U18

U20

20&O

GIRLS

609

610

611

612

613

614

615

616

617

618

620

621

BOYS

609B

610B

611B

612B

613B

614B

615B

616B

617B

618B

620B

621B