2019 Nationals Teams Weekly Update – March 2

 Join the Nationals Remind Group

Please join the Remind app group for 2019 Nationals. Remind isn’t the only way we’ll be communicating, but it is typically the fastest and allows us to reach all of you quickly should there be a sudden change in plans or urgent news to deliver. From your phone or computer, please click the following to join: https://www.remind.com/join/6b8gg9f.

Got Passports?

Remember, you’ll need a valid passport to travel to Vancouver. Please contact your local passport office ASAP if your passport is expired.

Important Dates - Please Read

Please be aware of all the dates below for practices, workshops, and meetings. Teams, be aware of the last team practice and book your travel plans accordingly.

Hotel Blocks Open for Reservations

Booking at host hotels opens to the general public on February 15 at 2 pm CST (12 pm PST). Host hotels can be found here. Competitors must book at a listed host hotel to avoid paying the facilities charge of $130 per person per day. Yikes! Make sure you’re connected to the Remind group to get any last minute updates on timing or changes to the schedule.

Team Practices

Team practices begin the week of April 30th.  The U9, U11 & U13 teams will meet Tuesdays 6:30-8:00pm and U15 & O15 will meet on Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm.  ALL TEAMS will meet both Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 - 8:00 in June.

Nationals Meetings & Hair, Costume, and Makeup Workshops

Dates for the following are TBD. Please plan on workshops and meetings being scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays from late May through June. We expect to have these dates, including a TeamIntensive, to be locked down by April 1.

Tuesdays in June

4th - HAIR workshop (for U16 & O16)
11th - COSTUME Workshop (for U16 & O16)
18th - MAKE-UP workshop (for U16 & O16)
25th - Transportation Meeting AND Final Costume Check for all dancers

Thursdays in June

6th - HAIR workshop for (for U9, 11, 13)
13th- COSTUME Workshop (for U9, 11, 13)
20th- MAKE-UP workshop (for U11, 13)
27th - Final Team Practice & Ice Cream Social!

All Workshop dates are to be confirmed by April 1.

 

Nationals Team Intensives

June Team Intensives Times
Sunday, June 23rd 12-3pm (U9, 11 & 13); 3-6 pm (U16 & O16

Required Feiseanna:

 

NORTHERN MID-AMERICA CHAMPIONSHIP FEIS and the 10,000 LAKES FEIS ARE REQUIRED ONE FOR SOLOS; ONE FOR TEAMS

These feiseanna are not yet open - when they are, you may REGISTER AT www.feisworx.com.

 

SATURDAY

Jun 15, 2019    Northern Mid-America Championship Feis - SOLOS REQUIRED

Website: www.nmachampionship.com

Email: info@nmachampionship.com
Organization: Mulhern School of Irish Dance

Chairperson: Anne Rogan and Katy Koll - rogan.anne@gmail.com

Entry Secretary: Feisworx www.feisworx.com (registration not yet open)

 

SUNDAY

Jun 16, 2019    10,000 Lakes Feis - TEAMS REQUIRED

Website: www.10000lakesfeis.com
Email: 10000lakesfeis@gmail.com
Organization: Mulhern School of Irish Dance

Chairperson: Anne Rogan and Katy Koll - rogan.anne@gmail.com

Entry Secretary: Feisworx www.feisworx.com (registration not yet open)