Competition is the focal point of the annual convention. It provides an opportunity for members of Sweet Adelines International within the Quartet of Nation Region 31 to learn and grow their performance through friendly contests. Members can participate to compete as part of a quartet and/or chorus. The qualifying winners may then proceed to represent the Quartet of Nations Region 31 in the Sweet Adelines International Competition & Convention that occurs toward the end of every calendar year.

Each registered quartet and/or chorus may choose to compete in one of the following contest divisions:
 

International Division

  • Competitors perform two contestable songs
  • Judges give a numerical score to each competitor as well as feedback
  • Winner become eligible to represent the region in the Sweet Adelines International Competition & Convention

Open Division

  • Competitors perform a 10-minute entertainment package with at least one contestable song
  • Judges give a category level as well as feedback on emcee work, scripting, stating, mic technique, creativity and the the unity of the entire presentation as communicated to the audience

Evaluation Only

  • Competitors perform two contestable songs
  • Judges give a category level as well as feedback

Key Dates

25 January
Competition packet mailing

1 February
AET registration opens

28 February
AET early bird rates registration deadline

11 March
Quartet competition entry deadline

12 March
Chorus competition entry deadline

18 March
Order of appearance draw

26 March
Quartet competition late entry deadline

27 March
Chorus competition late entry deadline

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