Welcome to the 27th Annual Milwaukee Feis!

Presented by the Milwaukee Feis Society

27 years ago we began this feis with a humble 400 dancers. The Milwaukee Feis is now one of the largest, and is the longest running feis in Milwaukee, and we are very proud
to still be keeping the tradition alive today!

Once again, the 2016 Milwaukee Feis will be held at the Student Union at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2200 E. Kenwood Blvd). This is a gorgeous campus and a great place for a feis. With plenty of room to spread out, places to eat and fun for everyone around the neighborhood, we are happy to hold our feis at this location once again in 2016.

Be sure to check out our location page for more information
about the campus and the Milwaukee area.

Dance-Off for the Milwaukee Feis Perpetual Trophy
All Preliminary Championship competitors who place 1st, 2nd or 3rd on the day of the Feis. Please see the History page for more details.


The wonderful Ryan Duns is playing at our feis this weekend and we are pleased to announce that he will be holding a mass following the Milwaukee Feis this Saturday. Mass will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the Union Theater (2nd floor - where PC and Champ Awards are being presented).

Stage schedule

The Final Stage Schedule is available HERE. There will be limited copies of this available at the feis, so feel free to print out a copy and bring with you.

Competitor List

The Final Competitor List is available HERE. ***It was YOUR responsibility to make sure that YOUR competitor's entry is correct. How it is listed here is what YOU entered for and what your competitor will be able to compete in. It was your responsibility to make any changes necessary by the listed dates.

If you feel that you do have a confirmed entry, but it is not listed here, you may have chosen to not have your entry displayed on a competitor list in FeisWorx. Please contact the feis directly at milwaukeefeis[at]gmail.com to inquire.

Per the syllabus and FeisWorx, all Registration is now closed. No additional payments/changes will be accepted.*See Milwaukee Feis Rule #1 for slight exception for First Feis and Figures.


Entry Limits

First PAID 900
Beginner 1 - Prizewinner Entries
First PAID 350
Preliminary & Open Championship Entries

*First Feis and all Non-Dancing competitions - No Limit:
New entries in these categories only accepted until August 5th
(late fee will still be applied July 28th - August 5th)

Registration On


Registration for the Milwaukee Feis is being held on www.feisworx.com
and will began on Friday, June 10th
*All entries must be paid for in order to be considered completed.

*All payments must be done on www.feisworx.com
with credit card - no checks or mail-in payments accepted.

Any/all registered entries with payments not received by July 28th will incur the late fee if paid for as of July 29th *Any and all entries not paid for by August 5th/before August 6th will be dropped. (figures - only exception) (figures - only exception)

Please pay promptly to ensure your spot in this year's feis..
*All entries and payments must be done through FeisWorx
absolutely no email, phone, mail or drop-off
entries or payments will be accepted.

Thursday, July 29th: Registration For NEW Entries CLOSED. All existing entries must be paid before this date to avoid late fees

July 30th - August 5th: Changes/additions/payments to existing entries can be made - $25 late fee will be assessed

Monday, August 6th: No more changes/additions/payments (all unpaid entries/competitions will be dropped)
*See Rule 14 re: figures

Saturday, August 13th:
7:00 a.m.: Registration Opens
8:30 a.m.: Feis Begins Promptly

Preliminary and Open Championship competitions will run youngest to oldest. We will have a separate area for Preliminary and Open Championship awards presentations in the Union Theater. The theater is located across the Hall from the Wisconsin Room where these competitions will be held. There will be signs outside the theater announcing what time each awards presentation will be held.

All Preliminary and Open Championship competitions will begin with soft shoe.

Registration At UW-Milwaukee

*Saturday, August 13th
***There will NOT be pre-registration Friday, August 12th in the evening.

Two Important Notes for 2016:
1. There is to be no dancing on the stages on the evening of Friday, August 12th due to insurance purposes.
2. Camping will be in designated areas only. There will be Milwaukee Feis and UW-Milwaukee staff strictly enforcing this at all times on Saturday.

Please note that, if you leave your belongings in any area at all marked no camping, your items will be removed and brought either to UW-Milwaukee security or the Feis Office.

Please avoid having this happen to you by sticking to the designated camping areas only.

Milwaukee Feis Society

President - Robert Cronin
Executive Vice President - Julie Smith
Entry Secretary - Maura Heck, TCRG
Treasurer - Henry Gottschlich
Recording Secretary - Marni Starr
Corresponding Secretary - Chris Cronin
Volunteer Coordinator - Victoria Gess
Vendors - Carol Gottschlich
Awards - Laura Radke
Chris Allen
Bridget Jaskulski, TCRG
Doug Johnson

If you have any questions or
would like to submit an add,
please contact milwaukeefeis[at]gmail.com.

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