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.


Video entries are now open and close May 28th 2023.

Categories; Professional, Advanced, Elite, Over 40s & Doubles.

Stage 1 - Video entry

You are invited to submit a link to your YouYube video entry (minimum 2 mins; maxium 3 mins) as part of your application form.

Closing date for videos will be May 28th 2023.

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 solo female.

The winner will be presented with the prestigious title of the All Ireland Pole Dance Champion, crown, sash, trophy, and some excellent prizes from our lovely sponsors.

Their is no entry fee at the online stage. Successful applicants /finalists will be requested to pay an entry fee of £25 on confirmation of their spot. This will be payable via paypal to aipdc01@gmail.com

Click here for AIPDC competition Rules & Regulations.

Click here for AIPDC competition Guidelines.

Please read the guidelines, rules and regulations and then fill in the Application Form below.

2023 Finalists

2023 TBC

The Event

Our inaugural competition was held back in October 2006 in La Lea, Belfast. Belfast has been home to the AIPDC over the years. We have hosted in Spring & Airbrake, the Odyssey, Mandela Hall & Elmwood Hall. This years event will be very different to years gone by, with it being a Black Tie & Pleaser affair, taking place in the Mandela Hall. Get your glad rags on and join us for an evening to be remembered!

Date: Saturday 23rdth Setember 2023
Venue: Mandela Hall, 77 University Rd, Belfast, BT71NF. United Kingdom
Competition starts 6.30pm

Participating studios will be allowed 10 tickets each. It will be up to studio to decide how they distribute the tickets, so please get in touch with your studio if you wish to be considered for one.

Tickets for our black tie LIVE streaming event help in a separate area of the same venue, will go on sale via Eventbrite on Monday 5th June. Tickets for this are on a first come first serve basis and are limited to 100.

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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 500 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 28th May.

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.

2022 Sponsors

Polercise Spin City Logo Irish Pole Dance Academy Pole dance ireland Wings

2019 Sponsors

Polercise Dragonfly X Pole World Pole Wink dancer body logo boom box belfast logo brian sherry phoography logo
Results 2015
    Female Solo
  • Leanne Cummins
  • Linzi Thompson
  • Sarah O'Reilly
  • Dawid Skowronek
  • Michael Donohue
  • Gary Cairns
  • Seanin Ward & Emma WhiteSimmons
  • Nikki Sterritt & Ciera Freeburn
  • Amanda Moose & Carly Magill
    Over 40s
  • Susan Nolan
  • Deirdre Cairns
  • Magz O'Neill
  • Laura Hatchell
  • Leah Aftab
  • Ella Lockhart
Results 2016
  • Haelee Reis
  • Alexandra Basa
  • Sarah O'reilly
  • Adain cairns
  • Gary cairns
  • Liam O'Neill
  • Dawn & Naomi Walsh
  • Gary cairns & Kelly O'Neill
  • Carly Magill & Hanna radzey
    Over 40
  • Deirdre cairns
  • Hazel scorer
  • Mich piazza
  • Lauren Hamilton
  • Ania Vinogardoina
  • Saruul Altantuya
Results 2017
  • Tanya Cheung
  • Saru A Tuya
  • Haelee Reis
  • Steven Dyer
  • Adain Cairns
  • Tamas Sessler
  • Jennifer Harland & Lauren Hamilton
  • Dawn Walsh & Naomi Walsh
  • Emily Strudley & Rebecca McWhinney
    Over 40
  • Alex Basa
  • Mich Piazza
  • Joint Lorna King & Deirdre Carins
  • Leigh Lowry
  • Jenny Schmiedel
  • Thomasina Hagan
Results 2018
    Female Solo
  • Sonny B Doyle
  • Sandra Velickaite
  • Nikki Noire
  • Gary Cairns
  • Isaac John
  • Dawn Walsh & Naomi Walsh
  • Thomasina Hagan & Kelly O'Neill
    Over 40s
  • Alex Basa
  • Deirdre Cairns
  • Patrica Taylor
  • Kathleenkitty Chan
  • Gemma Cheung
  • Edwina Elizabeth
Results 2019
  • 1st Laura fox
  • 2nd tessa Louise
  • 3rd Pamela Emerson
  • 1st Isaac john
  • 2nd Aidan Cairns
  • 3rd Cailin Hogg
  • 1st Tanya Cheung & Gemma Cheung
  • 2nd Jenny Schmiedel & Tyran
  • Jekaterina Tatunja & jayne O'Rourke
    Over 40s
  • 1st Kirsty Wone
  • 2nd Hazel Scorer
  • 3rd Deirdre Cairns
  • Gemma Cheung
  • Leah Aftab
  • Jenni Barr
Results 2022
  • 1st Keeva Best
  • 2nd Clarisse Daudemard
  • 3rd hloe Little
  • 1st Aidan Cairns
  • 2nd Cailin Hogg
  • 3rd Tamas Sessler
  • 1st Jenny Schmiedel & Yvonne O'Connell
  • 2nd Derbhla Quinn & Maura Livingston
    Over 40s
  • 1st Marguerite Malcolm
  • 2nd joint Claire Warren & Deirdre Cairns
  • 3rd Hazel Scorer
  • 1st Leah Aftab
  • 2nd Martine Kettle
  • 3rd Kelly O'Neill
  • Best EntertainerAidan Cairns
  • Best CostumeElly Bass