Friday, January 31, 2014


Please be advised Karsten Moran of The New York Times is photographing the event for publication in Arts & Leisure on Feb. 16


We have just found at that television crews are filming at our host hotel. They should be gone by 10pm. We hope that you find this exciting instead of an inconvenience.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014


No parking permit needed this year, see map of SUNY

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Dress Shop

We will have a monitored dress shop at the O'Rourke Feis, $5 per dress (or boy's vest, etc)
Please do not hang items for sale anywhere else at the feis.
Dress shop opens up at 8am. We have uploaded an Info form if you would like to use it

Saturday, January 25, 2014

What to expect at O'Rourke Feis

Doors open at 7:30, comps start promptly at 8:30
3 Grades stages (Stages 1-2-3) First floor
3 Champs stages (Stages 4-5-6)Second floor - Hard Shoe FIRST Prelim and Champs

2 concessions areas with quite an impressive menu of healthy items. Breakfast and lunch. And Lucille O'Rourke's famous soda bread. 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 3 in Prelim and Open Champs
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
12 vendors
Raffles with great prizes
Elevator (handicap access) to second floor is across from main entrance. Volunteers and PAC staff will show you the way.
Handicap bathroom next to handicap elevator
Campus is monitored by State Police and the speed limit is 30mph.

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
SMOKERS must be outside, 20 feet from any doorway, and dispose of cigarettes properly.

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.

Please email questions and concerns to

Safe travels and see you all Saturday

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

2014 Stage Schedule

Our 2014 stage schedule can be found on our website

We have made every effort to get it out to you as early as possible.

Please also note, we reserve the right to make any time change and/or stage change on the day of the event. All these changes are made to insure the competition as a whole is a success! 

Please check our website/blog a few days before the feis starts to see if any updates have been made to the schedule.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Feis update

Our schedule is being finalized, and will be made available as soon as it is complete. Our confirmed vendors are as follows:
Celtic Treasures
Dippin Dots
Fays Shoes
Feis Head
Head for the World
Life's A Stitch
Fine Designs
Posh Silver Company

Sunday, January 12, 2014


We are just about at our cap...unpaid entries will be deleted.