It’s Trivia Time, Sweet Adelines!

Tuesdays and Thursdays between July 14 and Oct. 15, answer a Sweet Adelines trivia question in the comment section on Facebook or Instagram. Winners’ names will be listed in the comments (and here!) on the following day. It’s part of our #SweetAds75 virtual celebration!

Trivia Questions...

July 16: Who was the first person to win two quartet champion crowns? What years, and with which quartets?

July 21: What year did SA begin to list champions according to their reigning year rather than the year in which they won?

July 23: What was the name of the first New Zealand chapter to charter, and what year did they charter?

July 28: Why did Jessie Garcia of Rarities name her son "Paul"?

July 30: Which was the first quartet to appear on the cover of The Pitch Pipe?

August 4: What was the name of the first-ever Sweet Adelines chapter?

August 6: In 1958, Sweet Adelines polled choruses to find out what night of the week was most popular for rehearsal. Can you guess which night it was?

Use the drop down below to view trivia answers and winners:

July 16

Evie Doyle Trivia Winner 7-16-2020Q: Who was the first person to win two quartet champion crowns? What years, and with which quartets?

A: Jarmela Speta, 1955 with Nota-Belles and 1970 with Rarities

Winner: Congratulations to our first-ever Trivia Winner...Evie Doyle! (Pictured right)

Evie Doyle sings with Coastline Show Chorus in Region #1 and has been a member of Sweet Adelines for almost 55 years.

July 21

Q: What year did SA begin to list champions according to their reigning year rather than the year in which they won?

A: 1993

Winner: Carole Prietto

July 23

Q: What was the name of the first New Zealand chapter to charter, and what year did they charter?

A: Wairoa Chorus, 1985

Winner: Terry Swart

July 28

Q: Why did Jessie Garcia of Rarities name her son "Paul"?

A: Because he was born in St. Paul, Minnesota hours after Rarities won their regional competition there in 1966.

July 30

Q: Which was the first quartet to appear on the cover of The Pitch Pipe?

A: Pitch-Pipers, January 1953

August 4

Q: What was the name of the first-ever Sweet Adelines chapter?

A: Atomaton Chapter - they were from Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Winner: Terry Swart

August 6

Debbie Weaver Thornton - Trivia Winner August 6Q: In 1958, Sweet Adelines polled choruses to find out what night of the week was most popular for rehearsal. Can you guess which night it was?

A: Tuesday (TPP Aug. 1958, p. 1)

Winner: Debbie Weaver Thornton (pictured right with dog, Denver).

Debbie sings with Spirit of the Gulf Chorus, Region #9.