Celtic Association of Irish Dance 


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Welcome to Celtic Association of Irish Dance (C.A.I.D). The organisation was established in 2000, by Christina Sweetland. The organisation started its journey with only four schools of which two are still current members. The organisation was started to promote Irish dancing in a fun, fair and friendly way, to encourage children and adults of all ages to take part in competitions (Feisanna's).  


C.A.I.D now has 17 member schools/ academies all across England and Scotland all  our members work actively to promote C.A.I.D.


C.A.I.D holds 5 - 7 competitions per year, with 3 being major championships.

British Open Championships

Scottish Open Championships

National Irish Dancing Championships.

The remaining competitions are normal standard organisation competitions held and run by member schools.


All our competitions are held on an open platform basis, C.A.I.D welcomes schools from across the UK. If you would like more information on our competitions please do not hesitate to CONTACT US.


C.A.I.D is looking to expand the organisation not only in the UK but across Europe to worldwide, if you would like to be part of this expanding organisation and wish to enquire about membership, please get in contact we want to hear from you or check out our Expansion plans page.


Please take a look around our website and if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us. We hope to see you again! Check back later for new updates to our website. There's much more to come!