So another feather in the cap really as you can say 'I got 3 recalls' or 3 medals or whatnot. (, This year is going to bananas- I think we should all just praise our dancers for dancing (, I'm not sure how her approach to the competition would change if her focus was on qualifying vs medalling. Sorry--My dd will be U13 in January. If a non-vaccinated person has the virus in their nasal passages, they are Covid positive. Don't rely on others to make your responsible choice (, Agree! I never understood this logic. Equally experienced. (, Horrifying? If you have sewing expertise, that would be best, but strong glue should also work. ? No ban. Thought it understood, if a regional ran as a qualifier, then it would apply to NANS, too. they let you know day of dancing what you were doing. For intermediate and advanced dancers, we recommendFays Ultra Flexi black suede providing maximum flexibility and shortest breaking in time. (, How many dancers are WQ that go? I pray for people like her. Who’d agree to quarantining on the back end? Please. They were initially not allowed because it had never been done and CLRG wanted it done properly and consistently worldwide. (, I would agree (on the tabs not when it is around the ankle) also changes the look of the shoe a lot. My dd did not start to WQ at NANs until she was on the podium at Os. Sure I'll attack your typos, your apparent age, and your lack of human decency while I'm at it. They need to plan for the possibility that travel may not be open for overseas judges. Some people find it easier to think of it as year born, others age on Jan 1. :), The only difference is for kids born on January 1, but even then the rules accounted for this. (, I can't see them switching dances for world's as the dancers didn't qualify with the switch, I expect that all will stay as what they did in 2020 as a lot of places have been unable to hold anything for most of the year (, The vast majority qualified in 2019 though. (, Yes there is paperwork. The leadership at CLRG does not care what you think. I just saw that NAIDC will have an adults comp. (, Likely a cancellation- a more transmissible variant- vaccine distribution not reliable, Agree maybe we can do O s in Nov 2021 for Worlds and NAN 2022 most people should have 2 doses of vaciine by Nov next year (. An alphabetical guide to tap dancing steps. (, There are many dancers who "retired" going off to Uni, at 18 and then entered in "Adult" comps at age 23; continuing with working in studio - whilst many continued competing through Uni and on and have to compete in "Senior Ladies" at 27 against 22 year olds; yet that 23 year old "Adult" sweeps the comp? (, Info has gone out to all teachers that each region worldwide is to run an online comp. So skip it if you already qualified. By posting or visiting this board you are agreeing that the Moderators are not responsible for the thoughts or views of others posted on this board. the arch is perfect. Booked mine in for NANS last week. It’s not always about money (, Then let the TCs determine who goes, like they used to. Maybe the verses hit too close to home? Is it worth having the competition now if some of the top dancers will be missing (, Are you really asking whether it is worth having a North American Championship if Irish and UK dancers cannot come? We'll do Worlds and skip NAIDC. If you work hard anything is possible. It is very unlikely dances for Worlds will change (i.e., dancers will do the same dances they did at Os at Worlds, if they had an O, or would have done at O if theirs was cancelled). (, Time management question -- how do you learn & perfect 4 dances plus a set? Now, if Canadian and Mexican dancers are unable to attend, then it needs to be downgraded to a non-qualifier. (, No, the qualifying is still important. But there ought to be at least some ADs who get vaccinated for various reasons. Plus it just feels more secure around her ankle/foot. (, No. (, they weren't - your posts were fine. Not EVER, NEVER. Our TCs make us buy softs so tight that she can't even walk flat foot in them at first, never mind dance up on her toes (, Same at our school, my daughter hates it. (, CLRG doesn't respect adult dancers. Otherwise, putting her in the driver's seat -, Not even TCRGs have been given any guidance on this. (Since we are not going to worlds, this was actually the question I was looking for an answer for--when we will find out about what dances the dancers will be doing in 2021). It's not a big secret. Not every region allows this add on at their O? I don't know how well any of it works, but it's certainly a look... (, Thanks all. (, Not everyone is blessed with great arches. Someone, conceivably 5, 6, 7 places out? (, Exactly. And if everyone continues to wear masks and take other precautions to protect the rest of us, you could have a very safe event. Dancing in the Street Sleaford Enterprise Park Pride Parkway Sleaford Lincolnshire NG34 8GL Register Contact Us. For some dancers, that is the pinnacle of their experience. The Derry shoe expert has taken on the tango and put the sparkle back in the samba after pros from America's Dancing with the … (, If she trains with another teacher she must practice alone new teacher cannot make corrections advise etc etc and previous teacher must register and pay dues for new region (, I thought they could make an agreement, dancer would be associated w that TC and school, but her primary TCs other pupils not? Adults never danced prior to 18 or stopped competing for 5 years. (. We have been very satisfied. They don’t care if they bring it home and kill someone in their community. (, The same point can be made for the All Ireland’s/Great Britain’s All Scots if the US dancers can’t attend. Too hot in July and we've seen the Grand Canyon enough times so there isn't much draw to visit the area. (, Happening or not, do we really need to start the negativity again? (, NANS is intended to be for NA dancers. (, You are mistaken. SRO was a qualifier...do they get additional spots still? Replies: Expression (Optional mood/title along with your name) Examples: (happy, sad, The Joyful, etc.) I'm young and not at risk, and my vaccine is currently estimated to take place between end of July and middle of October. Not expected and it will confuse the designer, especially if an Irish or English designer where tips aren't customary. (, That is the mystery to this day. (, We're moving that way- there was supposed to be an Adult Trad Set comp for 2019 and the Western Region was leaning toward an Adult Championship for 2020, but things of course have gotten wacky. Yeah we know its Adam Henry Magee talking shite again about himself and other people from decades ago that nobody gives a shit about anymore. You cannot spread a disease if you don’t have it. (. We don't have a 'Nationals. that is how it used to be anyway. (haven't tried to do both together, but just might!) However decision is in hands of powers that be (, How is your suggestion different to what actually is in place??? I think NANs will run- US has been far more open than overseas. This year is unusual, however, so you never know what might happen. (, The two California judges who currently have schools? Check out our carefully selected selections today and step into a stylish shoe perfect for you. (, Agree always a new pair of soft shoes night before a major . You have to apply for exemption. But risk for kids is very very low. (, Because those who do can easily win in Adult comps, but not against those who've trained continually. Thanks all for your thoughts. Sorry. (, I thought a dancer previously danced as a senior could dance in adults if they hadn’t competed for 5 yrs? (, This may sound a tad flip (and not meaning), but tell her to be thankful she had a chance to dance at one of the very few O's. (, LOL, Oh-kay. (, So if DD moves to uni and stays with her current dancing school but trains with another teacher on the side is that allowed? If your teacher is not reading messages or passing on the info, then that is their fault. contribution is not tax-deductible.) I may move to Mars myself (, There have been several strains of the virus since it kicked in, this is standard with most viruses - they mutate - plain and simple. It is determined by the region running it. If it does go forward and Worlds is a no, then I have a feeling it will be heavily attended. This concern is ridiculous. (, I've heard this many times, but never heard an actual year. Artists signed to the Sharpe Music Irish Music record label have included Nathan Carter, Derek Ryan, Mike Denver, Johnny Brady, Lisa McHugh and Cliona Hagan. The shoes will be very tight and feel unfamiliar to her. Just like US citizens who had holiday in Ireland over the summer months. (, If mandatory quarantine is considered a travel restriction, what will happen at Nans as Canada has a mandatory 14 travel mandatory quarantine for any Canadian returning from the US or overseas. (, I don’t think anyone said Canada had regionals, it said we manage to host regionals (not specific to 2020) We could do a National event just Canada. It is unlikely given that the vaccine is a two step process. Eamon Fay is our supplier in Ireland/ UK, For more information please visit: Our Ultra Light range was recently launched at the 2014 American Irish Dancing Championships in Montreal, Canada. Just stating we won't pay to fly to Phoenix when Worlds is in Ireland & it's too expensive to do both. I am entitled to share my opinion as much as you are and I wasn't being rude to anyone. This is on the people, not government. Like how could we possibly have a championship without them? They always slipped off her heels ...so much tape wasted.Switched schools, tried feis fayre and (, Wanting to try Feis Fayre - is there a difference in sizing between Feis Fayre & Rutherford? (, AP indicated it was a school that took information to CLRG. (, I would just like to remind everyone that CLRG has to go by what the Competition Authority, which is the government organization that oversees sport in Ireland, says. (. (showing you read them) No more than people spewing forth political agenda that has filled this board of late, right? So if adults could be vaccinated and safety protocols followed for all, I think holding the event would be reasonable. In all our years, it has never appeared easier to qualifier at NANS. It seems like bad planning already. (, Sadly, even with a vaccine it seems increasingly unlikely there will be a NANs in July. "Mental illness is an affliction of the unhinged" is EXTREMELY offensive. Some are open for registration currently, some are in the pipeline. This one might spread easier (, I am not giving up on NANS or Oireachtas this year. (, If you can only do 1 major, it will be nans because there isn't a snowballs chance in hell worlds will be allowed go ahead in Ireland in June. Takes weeks to break in! At first I thought the dancer was wearing ballet flats haha (, let's be honest here, MOST dancers taping the soft shoes are doing it because the other dancers are doing it. We were very happy with them. And of course here comes the eternally offended genersaiton with no education and no understanidng of the historic context of the statement. No more than people spewing forth political agenda that has filled this of. A few years ago and TC informed her months ago much as you are athletes. Dd won two years ago and TC informed her months ago you though to. Make large public events a lot of legal quesiton on this, at least average. 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