At Sweet Adelines International, we work diligently alongside the International Board of Directors to host exciting and innovative barbershop events and activities all over the world! 

Each year you will find a new variety of Sweet Adelines events ranging from educational seminars, youth contests, regional competitions, specialized training and an annual international convention.

Our goal is to provide our members and fellow barbershop enthusiasts with variety and a myriad of opportunities to experience the power of harmony using on-land and online technologies. The mission of Sweet Adelines International is to "harmonize the world," and each aspect of our events seeks to do just that!

Take a look at all we have planned for 2017 and beyond! Consider this your official invitation to check out these events and all that Sweet Adelines International has to offer. For more information, click the corresponding event logo. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Click here to download the long-range planning calendar (2016-2020).

Regional Competition 2017:
Visit the nearest Sweet Adelines International regional competition to experience four-part barbershop harmony and see what we're all about! Check back for the 2017 regional competition calendar to find the next competition in your area.


2017 International Education Symposium:
IES is back better than ever with the Rising Star Quartet Contest, Mixed Harmony Contest, over 20 classes, Tom Carter, the BUZZ and Deke Sharon. Join us August 2-6, 2017 at the University of Maryland as we go back to the future.


2017 Mixed Harmony Quartet Contest:
Ready to mix things up?
Sweet Adelines International's highly-anticipated and first-ever Mixed Harmony Quartet Contest is headed back to the future with IES.


2017 Rising Star Quartet Contest:
Are you the four of the future?
Rising Star is back with IES and seeking the next International Rising Star Quartet. Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 5, 2017.


71st Annual Convention & Competition:
Back in Las Vegas for our third and final year, join us at the MGM Grand October 9-14, 2017, and witness the world's best barbershop a cappella harmony. Third time's the charm!