Convention 2024

Scores and levels

Level Score Per Category Total Score
A+ 188-200 752-800
A 172-187 688-751
A- 160-171 640-687
B+ 148-159 592-639
B 132-147 528-591
B- 120-131 480-527
C+ 108-119 432-479
C 92-107 368-431
C- 80-91 320-367

 

Grant money

Grants are awarded to winning and eligible choruses and quartets as well as those who are returning to the international quartet contest after finishing in the top 15.  These funds are intended as a contribution towards the expenses and costs of going to the Sweet Adelines International Convention & Competition.

Category

Prize Money

Regional Chorus Champion

£2000 

Regional Quartet Champion

£2000

Harmony Classic Qualifier

£500

Wildcard Chorus

£500

Wildcard Quartet

£500

Returning Top 15 Quartet

£500

Grants can only be claimed if the chorus/quartet has registered for the international competition.  If the grant has already been claimed and the chorus/quartet withdraws from international contest, the grant money must be returned to the region.  

Regional awards

Vi Steel Quaich

The Vi Steel Quaich is presented to the chorus that attained the most improved overall score from the previous year.

Sheila Doherty Novice Chorus Award

The Sheila Doherty Novice Chorus Award is presented to the chorus performing with the largest percentage of first-timers on stage.

Beryl Mort Award

The Beryl Mort Award goes to the chorus that scored the highest mark in the Music category with a minimum overall score of 500.

Valerie Taylor Award

The Valerie Taylor Award is presented to the highest scoring chorus in the category of Sound, with a minimum score of 500.

Jean Miller Rose Bowl

The Jean Miller Rose Bowl is awarded to the chorus that scored the highest mark in the Visual Communication category with a minimum overall score of 500.

Nicky Salt Bursary

The Nicky Salt Coaching Bursary goes to the quartet who attains the most improved overall score from the previous year. This award provides coaching with Nicky.

Most Entertaining Award

The Most Entertaining Award goes to the Quartet or Chorus who receives the most votes from random selected audience members.

#BigDreams Fortuity Youth Quartet Award

The #BigDreams Fortuity Youth Quartet Award goes to the highest scoring competing quartet where each member is aged 25 or younger.

Diamond Quartet Award

The Diamond Quartet Award goes to the highest scoring competing quartet with a minimum combined age of 240, with the youngest member being no less than 55 years old.

Novice Quartet Award

The Novice Quartet Award goes to the highest scoring newcomer quartet. The foursome must be made up of at least three first-time competitors in the quartet competition and the fourth member can have competed before but may not be a previous medal winner.