About

The All Ireland Pole Dance Championships is Irelands longest established pole dance competition. This highly prestigious event attracts both professional & amateur pole dancers from all over Ireland competing for "The All Ireland Pole Dance Champion” title

These elite athletes will demonstrate through a choreographed routine, the strength and agility that Pole Dance now represents in the field of sporting entertainment.

Guest performances of Pole, Burlesque & Aerial Acts on the night!

Be sure to check out our Facebook group for up to date information and galleries of previous events.

Contestants

VIDEO ENTRIES will open May 1st & close May 31st 2017

Categories; Professional Solo Females, Males, Over 40s, Doubles, Amateur & juniors

Stage 1 - Video entry
You are invited to submit a video entry (minimum 2 mins; maxium 3 mins) along with your application form to polerciseltd@gmail.com Closing date for videos will be May 31st 2017

Stage 2 - Finals
The top 5 from each category will go through to the final - if 1 category is not filled extra places will be open for the female professional solo.

Not only do you win the prestigious title of The All Ireand Pole Dance Champion, crown, sash, trophy, and some of excellent prizes from our lovely sponsors, the winners from each category will also be automatically offered a place in the preliminaries of the World Pole Sport & Fitness Championships 2017 to represent The All Ireland.

Click here for Application form and Competition Rules for TAIPDC

Completed applications forms and link to your video to be emailed to polerciseltd@gmail.com, £20 entry fee via paypal to polerciseltd@gmail.com

Unsuccessful applicants will automatically get a spectator pass to the event

2017 Finalists

Congratulations to the successful finalists below!

This will be the running order for each category on the night.

  • Amateur
  • Andreaa Alonso
  • Ania Vinogradova
  • Thomasina casey
  • Zolzaya Enkhtuya
  • Debbie Lockhart
  • Jenny schmiedel
  • Leigh Lowry
  • Lisa Morrison
  • Over 40s
  • Alexandra Basa
  • Kunika Wakamatsu
  • Hazel Scorer
  • Deirdre Cairns
  • Lorna King
  • Patricia Taylor
  • Magz O'Neill
  • Mich Plazza
  • Male Solo
  • Gary Cairns
  • Tamas Sessler
  • Steven Dyer
  • Adain Cairns
  • Doubles
  • Jennifer Harland and Lauren Hamilton
  • Dawn & Naomi Walsh
  • Emily Strudley & Rebecca McWhinney
  • Female Solo
  • Sarah O’Reilly
  • Stacey Pike
  • Haelee Reis
  • Ann Devlin
  • Martine Mallon
  • Tanya Cheung
  • Saruul Altantuya
  • Rebecca Murphy
The Event

This years event takes place on Saturday 23rd September 2017 at The Mandela Hall which is the bars and entertainment venues of Queen's University Belfast Students' Union. The Mandela Hall plays host to hundreds of live music, club and other entertainment events each year & is the perfect venue to host TAIPDC accommodating & attracting an audience of 600.

Summary of Details

Date; Saturday 23rd September 2017
Venue; Mandela Hall, Queens student union, Belfast
Doors open 6.30pm. Competition starts 7pm
Tickets available from June 16th

Spectator Entry

It is advisable to purchase entry in advance via the highlighted links below, you will be directed to paypal where there is a 4% surcharge. There is a space for you to type in additional message to sender, here, please supply the name for the door list & print out your paypal receipt to bring with you as proof of purchase on the night. You can also pay at Polercise Belfast or Dundalk studio.

VIP HAS NOW SOLD OUT

Onlines sales have now been disabled. However a limited number of door sales can be purchased on Sat evening, doors open 6.30pm. It is advisable to get down early if you still don't have a ticket.

N.B. refunds will not be honoured but transfer of names will

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Contact Us

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Sponsors

We would like to help business boost their presence within the pole community here in Ireland by giving affordable opportunities to publicise their brand, to showcase, sell and promote their business products and services.

This year we expect 600 spectators and 35 competitors alone at TAIPDC.

You can now get a vendor space for as little as £100 & Sponsorship opportunities from £40, with our EARLY BIRD OFFER, available until 31st July.

Space is limited to 10 Vendor spaces and 2 demonstration spaces for those with poles/equipment, so it is advised to get in touch with us via the contact us page as soon as possible if you would like to get involved.

Current Sponsors


Polercise Dragonfly  Dare to Wear World Pole Wink Pole Move Box
Results 2016
  • Pro
  • Haelee Reis
  • Alexandra Basa
  • Sarah O'reilly
  • Male
  • Adain cairns
  • Gary cairns
  • Liam O'Neill
  • Doubles
  • Dawn & Naomi Walsh
  • Gary cairns & Kelly O'Neill
  • Carly Magill & Hanna radzey
  • Over 40
  • Deirdre cairns
  • Hazel scorer
  • Mich piazza
  • Amateur
  • Lauren Hamilton
  • Ania Vinogardoina
  • Saruul Altantuya

Results 2015

  • Female Solo
  • Leanne Cummins
  • Linzi Thompson
  • Sarah O'Reilly
  • Male
  • Dawid Skowronek
  • Michael Donohue
  • Gary Cairns
  • Doubles
  • Seanin Ward & Emma WhiteSimmons
  • Nikki Sterritt & Ciera Freeburn
  • Amanda Moose & Carly Magill
  • Over 40s
  • Susan Nolan
  • Deirdre Cairns
  • Magz O'Neill
  • Amateur
  • Laura Hatchell
  • Leah Aftab
  • Ella Lockhart

You can also check us out in the Belfast Telegraph.

Judging Criteria
  • Technical (Max 20)
  • Routine – range of tricks, transitions and floor moves
  • Technical Ability of Tricks – difficulty and control of tricks performed
  • Artistic (Max 20)
  • Musicality, timing and flow– Musical interpretation, rhythm and flow of routine throughout.
  • Presentation (Max 10)
  • Personality – the manner, enthusiasm and general character of the participant
  • Presence – how they engage the audience and judges
  • Originality – level of individuality compared to other participants
  • Costume – look and suitability of the outfit with routine

2017 Judges - TBC