Feis Information

Foley Academy dancers and parents interested in competitions will receive all important feis information at the Feising 101 seminar. This page also provides quick access to the North American Feis Schedule and Feis Registration websites. Follow these links for information about competition types and competition levels.

Feising 101

The Foley Academy hosts two Feising 101 Seminars (one in the Fall and one in the Spring) to introduce new dancers and parents to competitions. Therefore, the Director will adequately inform attendees about the process, rules, and expectations. The Director will provide answer all questions in addition to providing detailed feis information regarding:

  • Approval
  • Rules
  • Solo and Team (Ceili)
  • Age groups
  • Registration
  • Costumes
  • Dances
  • Progression
  • Majors
  • Awards

The Director will email more details about the seminar, in addition to an RSVP at the start of the season in September.

Feis Schedule

Please visit the North American Feis Commission website for the Feis Schedule. This is a list of féiseanna throughout all of North America.


There are several local Feiseanna that the Foley Academy encourages all competition-approved dancers to attend:

  • Rhythm of Ireland Feis
  • Feis Culkin
  • Teelin Feis
  • Coyle Feis
  • Raleigh Feis
  • Williamsburg Colonial Feis
  • McGrath Feis
  • Four Provinces Feis
  • Comhaltas Irish Dance Festival
  • Hurley Feis
  • Holy Angels Feis
  • Feile Rince Charlotte
  • Nation’s Capital Feis
  • Irish Culture Club of Delaware
  • Hooley Red Rose Feis
  • Baltimore Feis
  • Muggivan Feis

Please check the NAFC schedule for specific dates, locations, and registration information.

Register for a Feis

Please use the following Feis registration websites to register your dancer for a Feis. Dancers and/or parents will need to make an account on the websites in order to register and pay.

The North American Feis Commission has a list of all Feiseanna: http://www.northamericanfeiscommission.org/2018_SCHEDULE.html