COMERFORD AT SEATTLE CENTER WINTERFEST
Comerford dancers will appear at Seattle Center's Winterfest on Sunday, December 8, at 11:35 AM, on the stage in the Armory (formerly the Center House). Winterfest is a nice family festival at the Center. C'mon along and enjoy the decorations and festivities, and some great dancing. If you are considering
Irish dance lessons, this is a good opportunity to check us out.
CHRISTOPHE WINS AGAIN!
Making it two years in a row, Christophe Bouchard won the Boys U15 Championship at the Western US Oireachtas in Sacramento, November 21-23. He and Liam Anjos, below, now hold the U15 Boys' crowns for the Western US and Western Canada. Christophe is a dedicated member of the Comerford Washington class.
LIAM REPEATS AS W. CANADIAN CHAMP!
Liam Anjos won again at the W. Canada Oireachtas in Vancouver, November 8-9, 2013. He now reigns as the Boys U15 champ for another year. Liam lives in Vancouver, B.C., but takes weekly lessons at Comerford in Seattle. And he's a winner in more ways than one - a good student and singer!
COMERFORD DANCERS AT THE CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SACRAMENTO
57 Comerford dancers from Alaska, California, Oregon and Washington competed in the 2013 Western US Irish Dance Championships (Oireachtas) at Sacramento, November 22-24. And they did very well. 36 of the 57 recalled after two rounds and went on to finish the third round. 29 of them qualified for the North
American Nationals to be held in Montreal in July, 2014, and 19 received the top honor of qualifying for the World Championships to be held in London in April, 2014. We are proud of all of them. For a list of all Comerford dancers who placed, go here.
LEARN YOUR JIG FOR ST PATRICK'S DAY!
Interested in Irish dance?. Start now and you'll be ready to dance on St Patrick's Day with us - and you'll have lots of other opportunities with the Comerford School as well. New session starts in January at all our locations, including Anchorage, Olympia, Placentia, Portland, and Seattle. We'd love to have you! And transfers are always welcome. Dance with the Champs!
Call or email the school in your area for more information.
COMERFORD AT THE NORTH AMERICAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Twenty-seven Comerford dancers competed at the recent North American National Championships in Anaheim, California. The North Americans feature the best of the best from around the US and Canada, and many champions from England, Ireland, Australia, Scotland and New Zealand. Of the 27 Comerford dancers, 21 were recalled and placed, way over the average rate of 50%. And they did well. Ten dancers not only placed, but also qualified for the 2014 World Championships. The detailed list of Comerford placers is here.