Since 1947, barbershop singers and fans have traveled to fascinating cities for singing, education, and fun with barbershop friends at the Sweet Adelines International Convention & Competition. From singing with new friends to experiencing stellar performances on the competition stage, the international convention is a great way to experience the joy of barbershop music.
Sweet Adelines International hosts 24 regional competitions each year all over the world. Find everything you need to know about regional competition. Everything from the who is competing to the order of appearance to the final results.
Established in 1999, Sweet Adelines International's adjudicated Rising Star Quartet Contest is open to both members and non-members age 25 and younger, allows young women singers the opportunity to experience the joy of performing vocal harmonies and sharing their passion with friends old and new!
Established in 2022, the annual event is an adjudicated barbershop quartet competition for Sweet Adelines age 55 and older. Diamond Division is designed to encourage and showcase members’ continued singing and barbershop abilities and to celebrate the success of Sweet Adelines International education programs.
Are you new to barbershop and want to find out what all the excitement is about? Or are you a faithful barbershop fan and want to experience your favorite chorus or quartet's performance over and over again? Visit the Sweet Adelines International YouTube channel and listen to ringing chords until your heart's content!