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US National Championships

Change of Event Dates


US National Championships

July 6-10, 2021


In order to accommodate COVID-19 safety precautions on ALL SIX stages for the entire length of the US National Championships, it was necessary to change the event dates. We appreciate your support as we work to host a safe competition for all attendees.


Please make note of the following updated information:


  • The US National Championships will now start on Tuesday, July 6th, and will run through Saturday, July 10th.

  • While the event dates HAVE changed, the order of competitions scheduled for each day HAS NOT changed.

  • Age groups will run oldest to youngest.

  • Dancers will perform TWO AT A TIME on a split stage.

  • Stage Dimensions for ALL Ballrooms: 60' x 28' (30' across per dancer)


US National Championships 2021 Co-Chairs

Sharon MacSweeney WUSR Regional Director

Kirsten Hahn T.C.R.G

Pat Hall A.D.C.R.G.

Judy McCafferty S.D.C.R.G.

Kieran Noe T.C.R.G.

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The Western US Region is one of seven regions in North America as set forth by the IDTANA (Irish Dance Teachers Association of North America.) The region follows the rules of both the IDTANA and the governing body in Ireland, An Coimisiun le Rince Gaelacha (CLRG.) 

The Western US Region includes dancers and schools in the following states:

Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. 

It is the policy of the Western U.S. Regional Council, Inc., not to allow or engage in discrimination against, or harassment of, any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, physical, mental or other disability, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or status as a veteran.


Executive Board

If you have any questions regarding the Western US Region, please contact your registered Teacher directly.

Pat Hall ADCRG
Regional Director
Stephen Scariff ADCRG
Vice Regional Director
Vincent O' Connor SDCRG
Kaitlin Prine TCRG
Katherine Dean TCRG
Sergeant at Arms