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Regional Competitions

Sweet Adelines International hosts 24 regional competitions each year all over the world. These competition and educational weekends provide a myriad of opportunities for Sweet Adelines members to learn and grow through performance. Qualifying winners from each region may then proceed to compete in the International Convention and Competition that occurs toward the end of every calendar year.

Want to learn more about the available chorus and quartet competition divisions at the regional level? View a detailed overview of competition divisions!

Regional Competition Resources

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Regional Quartet Competition Resources

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Regional Schedule & Results
April 23-25, 2020
Springfield, Massachusetts

Region 1: North Atlantic

Region 1 North Atlantic covers New England and Northern New York, USA, as well as Quebec, Canada. Region 1 currently has more than 30 quartets and 22 chartered choruses including the 2020 Harmony Classic Div. A Champion Chorus, Millennium Magic (pictured above).

April 30-May 3, 2020
Dearborn, Michigan

Region 2: Border Lakes

Region 2 Border Lakes is comprised of Michigan in the United States and part of Ontario, Canada. The region is home to several Division A and AA choruses that have placed in the top 5 at international competition over the years including, most recently, Grand Traverse Show Chorus, which placed 4th in the 2017 Harmony Classic Competition. Featured above is The Vibe Quartet, who competed in the 2019 International Quartet Semifinals.

April 2-4, 2020
Appleton, Wisconsin

Region 3: Midwest Harmony

Region 3 is home to the winners of the most international gold medals in Sweet Adelines history, the Melodeers Chorus (pictured above). The chorus has brought home seven international gold medals, most recently in 2015. The Midwest Harmony Region spans an area of the United States from South Bend, Indiana in the east to Madison, Wisconsin in the west and down to Peoria, Illinois.

April 2-4, 2020
Covington, Kentucky

Region 4: Harmony Heartland

Region 4 Harmony Heartland includes sections of Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia in the United States. The region is home to two International Champion Choruses (including five-time winners Gem City Chorus), five International Champion Quartets and four Harmony Classic Champion Choruses. Featured above is Don't Call Me Shirley Quartet, who competed in the 2019 International Quartet Semifinals.

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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!