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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 Chorus Competition Resources

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Regional Schedule & Results
April 23-25, 2020
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Region 5: Spirit of the Midwest

Region 5 Spirit of the Midwest is the home of eleven International Champion Quartets, including the 2019 Queens of Harmony, ClassRing (pictured above), the first Sweet Adelines International Champion Quartet, the Decaturettes (1947) and the longest-running Sweet Adelines chapter, Kansas City Chorus. Spirit of the Midwest is made up of parts of Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska in the United States.

May 7-9, 2020
Rochester, Minnesota

Region 6: Northern Lights

Region 6 Northern Lights consists of 19 choruses, for example, Fox Valley Chorus (pictured above), and covers the lower parts of Manitoba and Ontario in Canada as well as North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Iowa in the United States. The Northern Lights Region is home to three International Champion Quartets.

April 2-4, 2020
Rapid City, South Dakota

Region 8: Rocky Mountain

Region 8 Rocky Mountain includes Colorado, Idaho, Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Utah and Wyoming in the United States. The region is home to several internationally-recognized choruses and quartets, including Ruby Blue Quartet (pictured above), who competed in the 2019 Sweet Adelines International Chorus Competition.

April 30-May 3, 2020
Daytona Beach, Florida

Region 9: Coastal Harmony

Region 9 Coastal Harmony encompasses Florida, southern Georgia and the southernmost tip of South Carolina in the United States. The Coastal Harmony Region is home to the 2020 Quartet Champions, Viva! (pictured above) and 2020 Rising Star Champions, Duly Noted.

Sweet Adelines Motor City Blend
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!