New Age Groups Notice 2018 & Required dances
Teachers and Adjudicators are reminded of the new Age Categories, as outlined hereunder, for Oireachtas Rince na Cruinne 2018. These age groups apply to LADIES COMPETITIONS ONLY and the QUALIFYING RATIOS will be as per SINGLE AGE GROUPS. Also, please note that all Ceili teams (except the Under 11 age group) will perform PART B of their chosen dances at O.R. na Cruinne 2018 and similarly at their qualifying Oireachtas held in 2017.
Oireachtas na Cruinne 2018:
Ladies 21-23 age group will dance jig and slip jig.
Ladies over 23 will dance hornpipe and reel.
Céili dance competitions (except under 11 age group) All teams will dance Part B.
Organisers of Regional Oireachtaisí, (all primary qualifying events) and of Secondary Qualifying Events, held during 2017 for Oireachtas Rince na Cruinne 2018, are asked to include this new information in the respective syllabi.