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What’s Happening At Sweet Adelines.

From international and regional competitions and contests to educational symposiums, conventions and seminars, there’s always something exciting happening at Sweet Adelines. These events give women the opportunity to learn more about this unique art form, perform and see friends from around the world.

International Convention & Competition

Join your Sweet Adelines family at the 74th International Convention and Competition in Louisville, Kentucky (USA) Oct. 12-17, 2020. During our 74th International Convention, we will celebrate our 75th Anniversary as an organization! The 75th Jubilee Celebration, “Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow,” will feature Diamond Anniversary activities commemorating our history and looking forward to our future.

Rising Star Quartet Contest

Established in 1999, this adjudicated 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! With deep regret, we announce that the 2020 Rising Star Quartet Contest will not be held at the 2020 International Education Symposium (IES). At this time, we still expect to hold the quartet competition, but the exact details are yet to be determined.

YWIH Video Chorus Contest

This adjudicated video contest, open to both members and non-members age 25 and younger, allows young women singers the opportunity to experience the joy of performing and showcasing their vocal harmonies. The 2020 Young Women In Harmony Video Chorus Contest has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please watch for announcements regarding the 2021 contest in the future.

Diamond Division Quartet Contest

Sweet Adelines International is pleased to introduce singers and barbershop music fans to the Diamond Division Quartet Contest! The annual event is an adjudicated barbershop quartet competition for Sweet Adelines age 55 and older. The contest is designed to encourage and showcase members’ continued singing and barbershop abilities and to celebrate the success of Sweet Adelines International education programs.

Regional Competition

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.

River Blenders 2018 International Competition
Competition Performances

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!