Last weekend, 62 dancers from Team Cleary traveled to Phoenix, Arizona to compete in the Western US Regional Championships - the qualifying event for the World Championships 2018 to be held in Glasgow, Scotland. 30 championship soloists, 7 traditional set dancers, and 29 ceili teams, including 2 brand new figure choreographies, competed over 3 days against the best dancers from across the Western United States. We are thrilled to report that Cleary Irish Dance brought home an amazing 17 Regional Titles!
A massive congratulations to our 4 solo championship winners:
Jake McEntyre - Boys U11 Champion
Jonathan Shirley - Boys U12 Champion
Grace Reynolds - Girls U13 Champion
Erin Armstrong - Ladies U19 Champion
Of our 29 ceili teams, 23 teams placed in the top 3, with 13 teams coming in 1st place!
We are so proud of the hard work and dedication from all of our dancers are looking forward to an exciting and dance-filled 2018!