The 2017 Rising Star Quartet Contest is an adjudicated barbershop quartet competition for women ages 25 and younger and is limited to 20 contestants with entries accepted in the order received. The entry fee is $100 USD per quartet and must accompany the 2017 Rising Star Quartet Contest entry form. Any member of a competing Rising Star Quartet who also registers for IES, sponsored by Sweet Adelines International, will receive a $25 discount on their collective Rising Star Quartet Contest entry fee. Competitors must submit both a 2017 Rising Star Quartet Contest entry form and a 2017 International Education Symposium registration form to receive the discount.
Stars to Watch Award: Special recognition will be given to the highest-scoring quartet whose average age is 16 or younger.
First Place $2,000 USD
Second Place $1,000 USD
Third Place $500 USD