Registration is open for the 2016 NAFC Convention-please check the Convention tab for more information!  There is also a
revised (as of 8.31.16) nomination form.  This is an election year!

2015 Convention Minutes now available on the Convention tab

See NAFC Championships page for update on
the 2017 NAFC Championships

2016 NAFC Championships was
 held at the Arizona Grand Resort on
January 16, 2016

Adjudicators and Musicians

Judy McCafferty
Deirdre Penk O'Donnell
Sharon McSweeney
PJ McCafferty
James Early
Marie Short
Tim O'Hare
Michael Fitzpatrick
Niall O'Leary

The Arizona Grand Resort was a beautiful setting once again for the Championships in 2016
Pictures of the 2016 Championships are under the Championships tab and more
are available on our NAFC Championships FaceBook page.

George Sweetnam Minor Trophy was won by
Maggie Webber from the Mulvihill-Lynch School

Robert Gabor Junior Trophy was won by
Saoirse DeBoy of the Teelin School

Gerry Campbell Senior Belt was won by
Melanie Valdes from the Doherty-Petri School


NAFC Music Scholarships for 2016

Under 15 Edward Callaghan Music Championship

was held at the Catskill Mt. Feis - August 6, 2016
won by P.J Doran from the Loughran School of Music, Yonkers, New York
(pictures under Music Scholarship tab)


15 and Over James Brennan Music Championship

was held at the Montreal Feis – May 21, 2016
won by Marilena Mohan from Kitchener, Ontario
(pictures under Music Scholarship tab)

Click here for requirements for hosting the Music Scholarship

Congratulations to our 2015 inductees into the NAFC Irish Cultural Hall of Fame!

Bernadette Broderick
(Pictures from Bernadette Broderick's induction
are under the NAFC Hall of Fame tab)

Sheila Murphy Crawford

Maureen McTeggart Hall
(pictures from Mrs. Hall's induction are available under
the NAFC Hall of Fame tab)

North American Feis Commission
Member, An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelacha

Mission Statement:

The North American Feis Commission (N.A.F.C.) is an organization of Feis Managers responsible for the organizing Feiseanna in Canada and the United States.

The primary role of the N.A.F.C. is the development and promotion of Irish Culture, through the medium of Irish Dance and music, as a principal component of the Irish identity.

To provide guidance for establishing and executing a multi-cultural event promoted to advance our Celtic heritage and attract participants and observers.

To promote Irish culture, its evolution, symbolism, appreciation and respect. To encourage study of Irish Culture in North America.

To maintain a close partnership and foster goodwill between An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelacha and N.A.F.C..

The N.A.F.C. is a non-party political, anti sectarian and anti-racist organization. As such it will continue to value, and prosper from, the enormous voluntary efforts of its members.