The Western Canadian Regional Oireachtas 2010 not only had record breaking NPIDA Dancers attend but it produced 18 North American Qualifiers and 6 World Qualifiers for NPIDA!
NPIDA had 18 dancers recall (get into finals) and qualify for the North American Championships which will take place in July 2011 in Nashville Tennessee. Of these dancers, 6 qualified for the World Championships which will take place in Dublin, Ireland in April 2011.
Our Under 13 dancers started things off with amazing determination and focus, which in turn produced some fantastic results! We had 16 U13 dancers compete and 11 of them recalled and qualified for the North American Championships! Of those 11 dancers, 3 qualified for the World Championships! Congratulations!!
Our U13 dancers that recalled and qualified for the North American Championships and Worlds are as follows:
Caitlin B. - U9 2nd place
Jadyn Mc. - U9 5th place
Julia M. -U9 10th place
Morgan G. – U9 12th place
Macaela B. - U10 2nd place (World Qualifier)
Jessie H.- U10 5th place (World Qualifier)
Camryn C.- U10 6th place (World Qualifier)
Shannon G.- U11 8th place
Olivia A. -U11 11th place
Maya B. - U12 15th place
Cara J.-U12 14th place
NPIDA had 25 Over 13 dancers and 7 of them recalled this year at the WCRO! Their amazing dedication and committment to their training showed us that they have a true passion and love for dance.
Our O13 dancers that recalled and qualified for the North American Championships and Worlds are as follows:
Mackenzie C.- U14 6th place (World Qualifier)
Catalina G. -U14 18th place
Ellen D. -U16 7th place (World Qualifier)
Jessie B.-U16 13th place
Natalie S. – U17 20th place
Kelly D.- Ladies O20 11th place
Michael Y.- Mens U19 1st. place (World Qualifier)
It is also with great admiration that Hanna S, Lisa Y, Natalie L, Jessica H. and Stephanie M. have also qualified to attend and participate in the 2011 North American Championships as Open Championship dancers.
The NPIDA dancers that qualified for the World Championships and will be competing in Dublin are Michael Y., Mackenzie C., Camryn C., Ellen D., Jessie H. and Macaela B. Good luck dancers!
We would also like to announce that Shannon G. will be travelling to the All–Irelands Competition which will be held in Killarney Ireland in February 2011! Good luck Shannon!
We are all very proud of our NPIDA Dancers and families for their commitment and dedication to Irish Dance. We know how hard the dancers have trained to achieve these amazing goals!
Best of luck to all our NPIDA Dancers competing at the All-Irelands, Worlds and North American Championships in 2011 !