Monday, January 13, 2020

Late fees

Late fees begin 1/19. No entries will be accepted after 1/25.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Hotel block

Event Summary:
O'Rourke Irish Dance Foundation Room Block
Start Date: Friday, January 31, 2020
End Date: Sunday, February 2, 2020
Last Day to Book: Friday, January 24, 2020
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
  • Westchester Marriott for 109 USD - 119 USD per night

Friday, November 22, 2019

2020 Adjudicators and Musicians

Cheryl Scariff, IRE; 
Joseph Manning, MO; 
Megan Hickey, NY; 
Kerry Broderick, Ny; 
Eilieen McDonagh-Morr, NY; 
Maureen Hamilton, NY; 
John O’Keefe, CT; 
Patricia Gilchrist-Kelso, CAN, 
Joanie Cass, NY 

Kevin Forde, 
Karen Conway, 
Patty Morrissey, 
Niall Mulligan, 
Billy Furlong, 
Krista Charles

2020 Feis Syllabus

Here is our 2020 Feis Syllabus. Registration will open up 12/9/19

Please note, our cap has been reduced to 800.

Also note, the new Adult competition format, as per MAR syllabus requirement changes effective 1/1/2020

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

2019 Feis Notes

Doors open at 7:30, comps start promptly at 8:30
There are some temporary stage changes from our usual layout, so if you are an O'Rourke feis veteran, please read.
Stage 1-2-3 for grades and a few other comps will be in the yellow theatre. It is behind the yellow wall on the second level.
Prelim and Champs are in the Red theatre, Green theatre, and upper lobby stage.
Hard Shoe FIRST Prelim and Champs
Adults champs, soft shoe first. 
Marley in all theatres.

2 concessions areas with quite an impressive menu of healthy items. Breakfast and lunch. And don't miss out on our delicious soda bread, it sells fast. We'll be offering lots of breakfast options from bagels and donuts to fruit and yogurt. There will be a lunch special that includes sandwich, chips and a drink. We'll also be providing gluten-free and nut-free snacks as well! CASH ONLY please!

Medals rounds for Open Champs
Sashes for top 5 in Prelim and Open Champs
Gift cards for top 3 in second chance. All entries in second chance will be places in a raffle for a $100 gift card.
FeisWeb deluxe tabulation service
Large parking lot right outside PAC, Lot W-1 AND W-2 …No parking in red lined spaces.

Supervised dress shop, $5 per dress. The dress shop closes at 5
Vendors are listed on our blog
Feeling lucky? Be sure to visit our raffle table and get in on our 50/50 Super Bowl Pool.
Elevator (handicap access) to second floor is across from main entrance. Volunteers and PAC staff will show you the way.
Handicap bathroom on the second floor
Campus is monitored by State Police and the speed limit is 30mph.
Judges and musicians list is on our blog

NO FOOD OR DRINKS allowed in the theatres *** WATER ONLY
NO MAKE UP APPLICATION IN THEATRES *** Please us the bathroom for putting on make-up
THERE IS PLENTY OF MIRROR/COUNTER SPACE***and 30 stalls in the women's room
SUNY is a smoke free campus.

Soda bread entries please drop off you entry at the Registration table by 12pm. If you are unable to drop off by then, email us at  to make other arrangements.

Results and announcements during the day will be posted via Twitter @orourkefeis and Facebook

Red/Green theatre has a handicapped section, this space is for handicapped only. Those seated in theis area who are not handicapped will be asked to relocate. Anyone who does not comply with the rules of our event, the NAFC or with SUNY will be asked to leave the premises/
ATTENTION feis organizers. Please drop off/pick up any perpetuals at our awards area. NOT our entry table.

Please email questions and concerns to

Safe travels and see you all Saturday

Monday, January 28, 2019

2019 schedule

Our schedule is posted on our website

Friday, January 25, 2019

Final hours

Our close date is 1/26. Unpaid entries will be deleted. The committee reserves the right to change our close date at any time. If you intend on coming, please complete your registration as soon as possible.