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Design a Dream Dress Entry Information and Rules

2018 Design a Dress

Entry Information and Rules 

The Prizes:

The Grand Prize- The most creative design, as chosen exclusively by Gavin Doherty, will receive the grand prize of a gorgeous, custom solo dress inspired by your design. *stoning costume is not included in costume prize.  

The People’s Choice winner- The person with the most Likes will be the People’s Choice Winner. The People’s Choice winner will receive a 250 STG voucher toward the cost of an Eire Designs Solo Costume and a free one-year subscription to IDM.

The Top 15 Online Vote Winners- Will all receive a free one-year subscription to Irish Dancing Magazine, a $69.99 value.  Plus, all the top 15 designs, as well as the the Grand Prize and People’s Choice winners, will be featured in a Spring 2019 issue of IDM.  

How to Win: 

1)     Download the Design Template HERE to create your design. The template cannot be altered in size or shape.

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Lord of the DancemLive Stage Experiences


CALLING ALL DANCE FANS! Have you dreamed about learning from the best in the business? Check out this opportunity of a lifetime when Lord of the Dance launches their first ever "Live Stage Experiences" in the USA on Oct 4th in Baltimore, MD & Oct 9th In New Brunswick, NJ. YES...this is the incredible MICHAEL FLATLEY Dance Academy opportunity! Register now at! Don't miss out!!! BONUS: We are giving away TWO FREE TICKETS to the Lord of the Dance show in these markets!!! LIKE and TAG a friend below. IDM is choosing a winner on Friday 3pm CST. #irishdance #LOTD#irishshow

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Global Irish Dance Spectacular

Global Irish Dance Spectacular

Have you ever dreamed about starring in your own Irish dancing video to seen by thousands of people? Or be invited to perform in a live show with a chance to win a huge cash prize? Global Irish Dance Spectacular can make your dream a reality. 

A worldwide talent show showcasing the best Irish dancers in the world is on the horizon.

Follow on instagram & globalirishdancespectacular on Facebook to stay in the know. 

AND watch here for more updates as they become available. 

O-ROCK-TA-STARS 2018 is now open for booking!


Are YOU or your TEAM dancing at an Oireachtas or Championship competition in the November/December time period? Have you dreamed about being seen in IDM? Did you know our August cover star was once an orocktastar? O-Rock-Ta-Stars™ presents an opportunity for dancers all over the world to be in our November issue!  Dancing at an Oireachtas is a huge achievement, so why not wish your dancer or team good luck? 

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Live In Ireland? We Need Your Eircode


Are you an IDM subscriber who lives in Ireland? If so, we need your Eircode! The Irish Postal Service has been returning IDM issues that are sent without an Eircode. 

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your Eircode to make sure YOUR issue arrives at your home!

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