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.
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.
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.
Hall of Fame Banquet: The Saturday night Hall of Fame Banquet & Céilí will include the installation of Annmarie Acosta Williams, Eileen Ivers, and John O’Neill (R.I.P.) into the Mid Atlantic Region's Hall of fame. Expect great music from Hall of Famers past and present! Reservations are required and tickets are $60 per person and $600 for branch tables of ten. To book, contact:
134 Hawthorne Ave
Springfield NJ 07081
Phone: 973-218-6056, email: Marycvesey@aol.com
Checks payable to “Mid-Atlantic Fleadh"
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2018 Mid-Atlantic Fleadh Entry Form
Required fields are marked with an asterisk.* Submit a separate entry form for each individual or group 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 pay for all your registrations in a single payment! You can select multiple registrations on the payment page, the amount you will pay should reflect the combined total of every registration you submit.
a = Under 12 years old (i.e. those whose
12th or earlier birthday occurs on any
date in the year of Fleadhanna Ceoil
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
Your competition number is listen
2. Two Row Button Accordion
3. Concert Flute
4. Tin Whistle (6 hole penny-whistle styles
5. Piano Accordion
7. Uilleann Pipes
9. Mouth Organ
13. One Row Melodeon (old style)
14. Miscellaneous Instrument (any
instrument not listed)
17. Ceili Band Drummer
Solo Slow Airs
19. Uilleann Pipes
20. Concert Flute
21. Tin Whistle
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
37. Newly Composed Songs: Irish
38. Newly Composed Songs: English
39. Newly Composed Dance Tunes (any
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 –
50. Story telling