FEBRUARY      
Congratulations to the dancers who attended the January feiseanna.
 
What an awesome way to start out the 2018 feis season!!!!

Special congratulations to our “First Feisers: Ava Burns, Elisa Joseph, and
Isla Mitchell.

Extra special congratulations to our PC dancers.
Leah Brier 7th Dairyland Feis
2018 Mid-America Oireachtas Qualified
Shaye Coughlin 3rd Wisconsin Winterfeis
2018 Mid-America Oireachtas Qualified
Kiera Fraim 11th Wisconsin Winterfeis
                       8th Dairyland Feis
2018 Mid-America Oireachtas Qualified
Olivia Tegge 1st Dairyland Feis
2018 Mid-America Oireachtas Qualified

And special shout outs to Kiera Fraim for placing in her first PC competition
and Olivia Tegge for not only placing in her first PC competition, but for
placing 1st in the competition.

Well done everyone!!!!
         
Good luck to the dancers attending the February feiseanna: North Coast Feis,
SLIA Feis and St Louis Winter Feis.

Special good luck wishes to our dancers, Hannah Barnes and Shaye Coughlin
who are competing at the All-Ireland Championships in Killarney Ireland,
February 15 &16.

The following feiseanna are open for registration-
At www.feisworx.com:
North Coast Feis Feb 3, Cleveland, OH
Celtic Junction Feb 3, St Paul, MN
Heart of Texas Feis Feb 3, Houston, TX
Irish Rose of Texas Feb 4, Houston, TX
St Louis Irish Arts Feb 17, St Louis, MO
St Louis Winterfeis Feb 18, St Louis, MO
Lavin Cassidy Fri Mar 2, Lake Geneva, WI
Lavin Cassidy Sat, Mar 3, Lake Geneva, WI

NOTE: DON’T FORGET TO CHANGE YOUR DANCE LEVEL WHERE
NECESSARY WHEN REGISTERING FOR FEISEANNA AFTER JAN 1.

The winter/spring session at SMOW will begin Feb 6.

Practice Tip of the Month
Although they are the first exercises you did as a beginner, don’t forget about
doing your 1,2,3,4 keep your heels….This helps your turnout and elevation.

St Patrick’s Day Foywear is now available for order. Info is on Facebook and
the website.

Save the Dates:
Mar 14 Ireland on Parade at Gaelic Park
Mar 15 Under the Picasso at Daley Plaza
Mar 17 Abington of Glenview

We have entered the 21st century.  Look for us on Facebook and Instagram.
You can send photos to foyinsta@gmail.com

Attention All Dancers:
Don’t forget to join our yahoo group so you don’t miss any important
announcements and/or information.  It just takes a second to join.  You do not
want to miss any important news. You can join at:
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/foyirishdancers/info
or use the link at the bottom of the opening page of the website.  When asked
for info about yourself, just enter your name.

Happy Valentine’s Day to Everyone!!