State Championships 2017


The 2017 State Championships were held on August 4th, 5th & 6th. Scoil Ard Rince had 31 solo competitors and 26 teams take to the stage and we couldn’t be more proud of each and every one of them.

9 solo State Champions with 20 dancers qualifying for the 2018 World Championships in Glasgow! 2 Ceili State titles, with 9 runner-up and 3 third places!

It was a fabulous weekend.

A huge congratulations to our State Champions:
Freya Jones – 10 Years Girls
Elise Mannion – 11 Years Girls
Isaac Loxley – 13 Years Boys
Kate Edgar – 13 Years Girls
Sophie Liang – 15 Years Girls
Eliza Bulloch – 17 Years Ladies (tied)
Jasmine Merison – 17 Years Ladies (tied)
Chloe Peirce – 19 Years Ladies

Special mention to Chloe Peirce who won the 17 Years & Over Traditional Set Dance.

2nd Place
Blaze Montgomery – 22 Years & Over Ladies

3rd Place
Bridget Mannion – 9 Years Girls
Ella Ross – 10 Years Girls
Abigail Loxley – 15 Years Girls
Greer Hutchison – 16 Years Girls

4th Place
Imogen Loxley – 7 Years & Under Girls
Charlotte Ross – 8 Years Girls
Sharnae Harris – 19 Years Ladies

5th Place
Alexis Tuckett – 12 Years Girls (tied)
Chloe Burrows-Andrews – 12 Years Girls (tied)
Colette Blake – 15 Years Girls
Caitlin Gray – 19 Years Ladies

6th Place
Aaliyah Sinclair – 11 Years Girls

7th Place
Charlotte McManus – 9 Years Girls
Tara McAteer – 10 Years Girls
Isabelle Chui – 14 Years Girls
Samantha Gray – 17 Years Ladies

8th Place
Isla Dukes – 9 Years Girls

11th Place
Brea Merison – 14 Years Girls

Championship Awards
Azaria Sinclair – 8 Years Girls
Caitlin Brighouse – 12 Years Girls
Nyah Burrows-Andrews – 14 Years Girls
Elbe Du Plessis – 15 Years Girls

Congratulations to our Team Only dancers:
Courtney Green
Devlin Burrows-Andrew
Sofia Witherow
Sheridan Moore

Congratulations to all SAR dancers. We are very proud of you all for the dedication and effort you put in leading up to the championships and for your performances on the weekend.  Thank you to our SAR families for all of your support.

Now the work begins for the National Championships in September!

For pictures of the weekend, head over to our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/scoilardrince/