Oireachtas Solos

The Oireachtas Soloists Class (4x per week + Pilates/45 minutes) is for those dancers who have been invited to be an Oireachtas Soloist because they have met both Erickson Academy and IDTAMA guidelines for the Oireachtas.  The Oireachtas is held over Thanksgiving weekend and is the regional qualifying event for both the North American Irish Dance Championships (the Nationals) and the World Championships of Irish Dancing.  IDTAMA Oireachtas Soloist guidelines are:

U8, U9, U10:  TCRG Discretion

U11,U12,U13: Must be in Open Prizewinner for all 4 dances or in Preliminary Championships.  If in Open PW, must win 1st, 2nd or 3rd in each dance between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021.  If in Preliminary Championships, must place in the top 50% of Preliminary Championship event.  Recognized feiseanna must be in the Mid-America or Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

U14 & Older:  Must be in Preliminary Championships and placing in the top 50% of PC.

All dancers at the Open Championship level qualify for the Oireachtas and the Nationals.

For more Mid-America Oireachtas information, visit IDTAMA.

Future Mid-America Oireachtas Locations

  • 2021 - Rennaissance, Schaumburg, IL