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Cincinnati Celtic festival highland dance competition

Join us July 15th in Downtown Cincinnati

Competition Information

Date: July 15th, 2023

Location: Downtown Cincinnati at "The Banks"

Location Details: This event takes place outdoors under a large tent with chairs and tables available. Changing tents will also be available. 

Schedule (in Eastern Daylight Savings Time):

11:30 am Registration for Primary/Beginner/Novice/Choreography

12:00 pm Primary/Beginner/Novice Dancing commences

· Flora (4 steps) - Beginner/Novice

· Pas de Basques and Pas de Basques & Highcuts - Primary

· Fling (4 steps) - Beginner/Novice/Primary

· Sword (2 & 1) Beginner/Novice/Primary

· Seann Triubhas (3 & 1) Beginner/Novice

· Solo Choreography - Pre-Premier/Premier

·Duet Choreography - Pre-Premier/Premier'

Approx. 2:00 pm Registration Intermediate/Premier

(Dancing will commence 30 minutes after registration begins.)

· Irish Jig (4 steps) - Intermediate/Premier

· Highland Laddie (4 steps) - Intermediate/Premier

· Fling (4 steps) - Intermediate/Premier

· Seann Triubhas (3 & 1) - Intermediate/Premier

Cincinnati Celtic Festival

The Guinness Cincinnati Celtic Festival takes place directly in front of the Great American Ballpark on Freedom Way. Join us to celebrate Celtic Heritage with family fun, great food, Celtic music and more. Opens Friday, July 14th at 5:00PM.

Friday, July 14th - 5:00pm-11:00pm

Saturday, July 15th - 12:00pm-11:00pm

Sunday, July 16th - 12:00pm-7:00pm

The 2023 Guinness Cincinnati Celtic Festival will take place on E Freedom Way in front of the Great American Ballpark! 

Getting there

Our competition takes place at "The Banks" in downtown Cincinnati- just a short walk away from Great American Ballpark, the riverfront, a​nd many a plethora of restaurants.


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