North American Open Irish Dance Championships

Our 2018 North American Open Irish Dance Championships will be held at the Radisson Hotel Baltimore Downtown-Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD.

NAO Cover Letter 2018

CRN NAO Venue Information 2018

NAO Syllabus 2018

NAO Apparel Order Forms were sent to teachers.

In past years, dancers from all over the World have travelled to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, New York, Las Vegas, Philadelphia,and most recently Orlando, Florida to compete in this event.

The North American Open Championships are run by a committee of teachers that reside in both Ireland and the USA.  The NAO Committee is pleased to announce that the 2018 North American Open Championships will be held in the Baltimore, MD and the 2019 Championships will be held in Nashville, TN.  Please continue to check this site for syllabus and other important information.

If you are an Open Platform school or dancer and you would like more information about the NAO Championships and/or an entry form, please email Lena McGinley, Secretary NAO Committee.