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DANCE-OFF COMPETITIONS

AOH TRADITIONAL SET DANCE-OFF
Eligible Competitions: 411-415TS, 461-465TS, 511-515TS, & 561-565 TS

This is a perpetual trophy sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians. The competition will be open to the first place winners of the Novice and Open (Prizewinner) Traditional Set competitions 411-415TS, 461-465TS, 511-515TS, & 561-565TS. There is no additional fee for competitors and they may dance the same or a different set from the one they did in their qualifying competition. The competition will be held after hardshoe dances are completed. Qualifiers are automatically entered without additional fee. 

2023 Winner: Ava Brown, Scoil Rince Ni Bhraonain

SHEILA O'KENNEDY MEMORIAL TROPHY
Eligible Competitions: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners of 716, 718 & 719 and 766, 768 & 769

Competitors must perform a set dance of contrasting tempo to their Championship set. Qualifiers automatically registered at no additional fee. 

2023 Winner: Dillon D'Amore, O'Hare School of Irish Dance

BREDA MCGOWAN MEMORIAL AWARD
Eligible Competitions: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of 710, 712, 714, 760, 762, and 764

Competitors must perform a set dance of their choice. Qualifiers automatically registered at no additional fee. 

2023 Winner:  Maeve Dick, Michaela Hinds Academy

Tim O'Hare Memorial Cup
Awarded to 1st place winner of competition 718OC

Competitors must perform a set dance of their choice. Qualifiers automatically registered at no additional fee. 

2023 Winner: Cate Stethem, McGing Irish Dancers

Bill Byrne Memorial Trophy
Awarded to 1st Place winner of competition 720 OC

Competitors must perform a set dance of their choice. Qualifiers automatically registered at no additional fee. 

2023 Winner:  Sean Dwyer,  Dwyer School of Irish Dance

Al Purcell "Best Overall" Memorial Music Award
Awarded to best overall music competitor

Competitors must perform a set dance of their choice. Qualifiers automatically registered at no additional fee. 

2023 Winner:  Margaret Dolowy, Sean Gavin School

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