Events

Find upcoming events, contests, schedules, live streams and videos here.

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

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!

We may not be able to meet in person in 2020, but more Sweet Adelines than ever will be able to attend this year’s Virtual Convention — the first fully-online SA International Convention! So, let’s make some history…and have some fun!

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!

The 2021 Rising Star Quartet Contest takes place on July 16, 2021 during The Coronet Club’s Queens’ College in Richardson, Texas (USA).

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.

The inaugural Diamond Division Quartet Contest is scheduled to premiere during The Coronet Club's Queens' College at the Eisemann Center in Richardson, Texas (USA) on Thursday, July 15, 2021.

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!