Irish Dance Organizations & Commissions
Here are links to external resources to find additional info about Irish Dance.
An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha
An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha (CLRG) is the Irish Dance international governing body. Their website clrg.ie has information about the CLRG, the mission, history, rules, and news. In addition, you can find info about the World Championships here.
Irish Dance Teachers Association of North America
Irish Dance Teachers Association of North America (IDTANA) website is idtana.org. The IDTANA holds the North American Irish Dance Championships (NAIDC) annually in North America (Mexico, USA, and Canada) over the first week of July and is hosted on a rotational basis by each region. Find more information about the other regions, scholarships, and the North American Irish Dance Championships on our Competition page.
IDTANA Southern Region
The Irish Dance Teachers Association of North America – Southern Region (idtana-southernregion.com) website is for specific Southern Region news and information, especially relevant is information pertaining to the Southern Region Oireachtas (regionals). The states in the Southern Region are: Alabama, Arkansas, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Mexico. In addition, District of Columbia and Mexico are included in the Southern Region.
North American Feis Commission
The North American Feis Commission (NAFC) is no longer operating; each region is now responsible for coordinating feisanna. An unofficial replacement index was started at Love 2 Feis.