Western United States Irish Dancing Championship Top 5 Teams


Seventeen team competitions were the focus of the last day of the Western United States Regional Irish Dancing Championships held in Anaheim, California November 18-20.  Claddagh Western captured twelve of seventeen possible team titles, including both adult competitions.  Other winning schools included Celtic Steps of Colorado winning four championships and Dillon-Moore who won the Dance Drama event.  Congratulations also to Acadamh Rince, Celtic Gold, Cleary, Comerford, Greene-Comerford, Healy, Heritage, Kelly, Malone, Martin Percival, McBride, McTeggart, Murphy, O'Connor, Rose-Ritchie, Scariff and Whelan-Kennelly, all which had teams in the Top Five.
Maguire Academy Girls Ceili Team under 12
with Darren Maguire ADCRG and Maeve Croarke TCRG
Photo: Jessica Hall


Here are the Top Five results for the Western United States Regional Irish Dancing Championships:


Girls Ceili under 12
Champion Claddagh B
2 Dillon Moore B
3 Acadamh Rince A
4 Celtic Steps A
5 Celtic Steps B

Girls Ceili under 15
Champion Claddagh A
2 Cleary A
3 Celtic Steps B
4 Whelan-Kennelly B
5 Claddagh C

Girls Ceili 15 & Over
Champion Claddagh E
2 Celtic Steps B
3 Malone B
4 Cleary A
5 Whelan-Kennelly C

Mixed Ceili under 12
Champion Claddagh A
2 Celtic Steps A
3 O'Connor A
4 Healy A
5 Whelan-Kennelly A

Mixed Ceili under 15
Champion Claddagh A
2 Celtic Steps A
3 O'Connor A
4 Malone A
5 Whelan-Kennelly A

Mixed Ceili 15 & Over
Champion Claddagh A
2 Celtic Steps A
3 Whelan-Kennelly A
4 Celtic Gold A

Girls Special Ceili under 8
Champion Claddagh A
2 Whelan-Kennelly A
3 Cleary A
4 Rose-Ritchie A
5 Claddagh B

Special Mixed Ceili under 8
Champion Claddagh A
2 Cleary A
3 Kelly A

Girls Special Ceili under 10
Champion Claddagh C
2 Claddagh B
3 Celtic Steps B
4 Whelan-Kennelly B
5 Cleary A

Special Mixed Ceili under 10
Champion Celtic Steps A
2 Whelan-Kennelly A
3 Celtic Gold A
4 Murphy A
5 McBride A

Girls Figure under 12
Champion Celtic Steps A
2 Claddagh B
3 McTeggart B
4 Greene-Comerford A
5 Maguire Phoenix A

Girls Figure under 15
Champion Celtic Steps A
2 Claddagh B
3 Greene-Comerford A
4 Acadamh Rince A
5 McTeggart A

Ladies Figure 15 & Over
Champion Celtic Steps A
2 McTeggart A
3 Claddagh A
4 Comerford A
5 Claddagh B

Mixed Figure under 12
Champion Claddagh A
2 Martin Percival A

Dance Drama
Champion Dillon Moore B
2 Whelan-Kennelly A
3 Heritage A
4 Dillon Moore A

Adult Ladies Ceili
Champion Claddagh
2 Murphy
3 Bennett
4 Cleary
5 Scariff E

Adult Mixed Ceili
Champion Claddagh A
2 Cleary A
3 Cleary B
4 Rose-Ritchie A

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