GENERAL OIREACHTAS information
In the world of Irish Dance, the Oireachtas is an annual regional championship competition. Prestigious in its own right, the Oireachtas also serves as a qualifying event for the North American Irish Dance Championships (Nationals) or the World Irish Dance Championships (Worlds). The Meghan Torno School of Irish Dance is part of the Mid-America region, one of the seven regions in North America.
Click here to read about how dancers qualify to attend the Oireachtas and other major competitions!
The 2020 Mid-America Oireachtas will take place in Schumberg, IL (Chicago suburb) on November 27, 28 and 29, 2020.
The indicative days for the Oireachtas competitions are as follows:
FRIDAY - GIRLS AND BOYS U14 & UP SOLOS
SATURDAY - CEILI TEAMS AND TRADITIONAL SETS
SUNDAY - GIRLS AND BOYS U13 & UNDER SOLOS
Final dates and times will be provided in the fall.
Social Media Sites: Stay tuned for 2020 site information!
Facebook and Instagram have up-to-the-minute updates and information, so be sure and check them often.
Details on hotels and block reservation open dates and times will be posted on the website and Facebook page. Meghan will email impacted families directly in advance of the block opening.
The full MT 2020 Oireachtas Guide will be posted in the fall.
Please visit the Competition/Performance policy for reminders on the Oireachtas. Providing the look, getting ready for your competition day, preparation leading up to the Oireachtas and more!