2018 Mid-Atlantic Fleadh, June 15-17, Parsippany, NJ.

Registration for the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Fleadh is now open and will continue until May 15.  See below for instructions.

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Entry: To register for the 2018 Fleadh, enter your information into the “2018 Fleadh Entry Form” at the bottom of this page.  When you press submit, your registration details will be submitted to us electronically.  Submit a separate entry form for each individual you register.  Once you've finished submitting, visit our “Registration Payment” page.  There, add “Fleadh Registration” to your cart and as well as any additional solo, duet, trio, group, or dance competitions, as required.  The total amount you’ll be charged should reflect the amount you indicated at the bottom of your 2018 Fleadh Entry Form(s).  Next, click the “Checkout” button and you’ll be directed to our payment page.  Finally, click on the PayPal button on the left.  Payment can be made using your personal PayPal account or with a major credit card or debit card.  Receipt of payment will be emailed to you by PayPal.

Entry Fees:  Music competition fees are $20 per entrant for one solo instrumental, duet, trio, or sean nós competition; $5 for each additional solo, duet or trio competition.  The fee for céilí bands is $50. The fee for grúpaí ceoil is $3 per member.  A family will not pay more than $75 in music competition fees.  For dance competitions, which are separate, the fee for four hand céilí or set dancing teams is $30, the fee for eight hand céilí or set dancing teams is $50.  The deadline for entry is May 15, 2018, see online entry form below.  Entries received after May 15 will be assessed a $50 late fee.  Duets, trios, grúpaí ceoil, and céilí bands must submit their entries before the Fleadh and will not be permitted to submit their entry during the Fleadh weekend. 

Click here for the 2017 Clár na gComórtas (syllabus), which includes the official competition rules as well as information about your correct competition number and grade

 Tír na nÓg: click here for complete information about the Under 10 Tír na nÓg competition and entry.

For questions about Fleadh competitions, contact Frankie McCormick at mccormickfip@aol.com or Terry Rafferty at 201-288-4267 / TRaff5788@aol.com.

Accommodation:  The 2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Fleadh will take place at the Parsippany Hilton, 1 Hilton Ct, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054.  A block of rooms for the "Mid-Atlantic Irish Music Weekend 2018" has been reserved at the Parsippany Hilton June 14 - June 18, 2018 at a special rate of $149/night.   This special room rate will be available until May 22nd or until the group block is sold out, so please book soon.  Rate includes breakfast for two adults and children under 12.  You can book over the phone by calling 973-267-7373 and using our group code COM18.  If you prefer to book your accommodation online, you can do so by clicking here.

2018 Mid-Atlantic Fleadh Entry Form

Required fields are marked with an asterisk.*  Submit a separate entry form for each individual you register.  Once you've submitted your registration (or registrations, if you're submitting for more than one person), click here to immediately go to our payment page, where you can pay using your credit card, debit card, or personal PayPal account.   Please make a single payment!  You can select multiple registrations on the payment page, the amount should reflect the combined total of every registration you submit.

Grades and
Competitions

Grades
a = Under 12 years old (i.e. those whose
     12th or earlier birthday occurs on any
     date in the year of Fleadhanna Ceoil
     competitions) 
b = 12 - under 15 (see above) 
c = 15 - under18 (see above) 
d = 18 or over (see above) 
All competitions a/b/c/d unless otherwise noted 

Competitions
Your competition number is listen 

Solo Competitions 
1. Fiddle 
2. Two Row Button Accordion 
3. Concert Flute 
4. Tin Whistle (6 hole penny-whistle styles
          only)   
5. Piano Accordion 
6. Concertina 
7. Uilleann Pipes 
8. Harp 
9. Mouth Organ 
10. Banjo 
11. Mandolin 
12. Piano 
13. One Row Melodeon (old style) 
14. Miscellaneous Instrument (any 
          instrument not listed)   
15. Accompaniment 
16. Bodhran   
17. Ceili Band Drummer 

Solo Slow Airs 
18. Fiddle 
19. Uilleann Pipes 
20. Concert Flute 
21. Tin Whistle 
22. Harp 

Ensembles 
23. Duet 
24. Trio
25. Ceili Band 
26. Grupai Cheoil 
27. Accordion Band (Marching) 
28. Flute Band (Marching) 
29. Miscellaneous Band (Marching) 
30. Pipe Band (Marching) 
31. Irish Singing: Ladies 
32. Irish Singing: Men 
33. English Singing: Ladies 
34. English Singing: Men 
35. Whistling 
36. Lilting 
37. Newly Composed Songs: Irish 
38. Newly Composed Songs: English 
39. Newly Composed Dance Tunes (any
          age) 

Rince 
40. 8-Hand Céilí Ladies 
41. 8-Hand Céilí Mixed 
42. 4-Hand Céilí Ladies 
43. 4-Hand Céilí Mixed 
44. Full Set Mixed 
45. Full Set Ladies 
46. Half Set Mixed  f/d (U18/O18)
47. Full Set Mixed O35 L 
48. Sean Nós 

Irish Language Conversation/Storytelling
49. Comhrá Gaeilge –
          (U9/U11/U13/U15/18)
50. Story telling 
51. Scéalaíocht

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