Feis weekend information

The third annual Atlantic Canadian Irish Dance Championships will take place April 27 & 28, 2024. CLRG grade exams will also be held on April 26, 2024. The ACIDC will be held in the heart of downtown Halifax and will consist of two, full-syllabus feiseanna at the spectacular Westin Nova Scotian. The ACIDC are run in partnership with Rising Tide Irish Dance Academy.


TBC for 2024.



Registration will be managed through iFeis.net. Details TBC for 2024.



Grade exams P-12 will be held on Friday, April 26, 2024 at Rising Tide Irish Dance Academy’s studio (note this is not the feis venue). Applications for 11 and 12 will open towards the end of 2023. Applications for prelim through 10 will open in early 2024.



Additional events TBC for 2024.

ACIDC Trivia & Auction Night: November 17, 2023. For details, visit risingtideacademy.ca/trivia.


Venue & Accommodation

The Atlantic Canadian Irish Dance Championships will be held at the historic and prestigious, The Westin Nova Scotian. Part of the Marriott family of hotels, the Westin is located in the heart of downtown Halifax with popular amenities located just outside the front door. Along with the convenience of staying at the feis venue, guests will enjoy the newly renovated event space at the hotel, offering the perfect layout for a championship weekend.

A room block at The Westin Nova Scotian is reserved for ACIDC attendees. The block rate is $162/night. Book your room online by March 26, 2024. Please note that attendees are not required to stay in the block to attend the event.

Please be aware that outside food and beverage are not allowed on the competition level of the venue. But not to worry, we will ensure food and beverage options are available for purchase onsite for attendees. The Westin is also located in the heart of downtown Halifax and there are many food amenities within close range if guests prefer to eat offsite.


Adjudicators & musicians


TBC for 2024.


TBC for 2024.



TBC for 2024. If you are interested in vending at our feiseanna please contact us at acidchamps@gmail.com.


Volunteer with us

TBC for 2024.


Sponsors and donors

Running feiseanna requires the support of many and it simply cannot be done alone. Thank you to the following sponsors and donors for contributing to the success of our 2023 event, and to the dancing journeys of so many.

Want to learn more about how you can support local dancers and our feiseanna? Visit our supporters page at risingtideacademy.ca/feis.

Thank you to our Good Luck sponsors: Judith Farrant, Maggie Chapman and Mara Nickerson.

And thank you to our High Tide, Spring Tide, and Rising Tide sponsors:

Rising Tide Irish Dance Academy Logo featuring blue and green text and a celtic knot
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