74th Annual International Convention and 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. Gather with thousands of barbershop fans to hear the best quartets and choruses from around the world! We’ll see you there!


Early Registration

Early registration is now open online and by mail! Experience a week of ringing chords, non-stop a cappella, sparkling crowns and friendship at Sweet Adelines International Convention and Competition.

Harmony Bazaar

Interested in sharing your product or service to thousands of singers? We invite you to join us as a vendor at the 2020 Harmony Bazaar exhibit hall! Attendees and competitors will harmonize and accessorize exhibit booths at the Kentucky International Convention Center October 12-17, 2020. Complete the Harmony Bazaar Vendor Interest Form — before space fills up! Our Events Department will provide additional information upon submission of your completed form.

Convention Site

The Kentucky International Convention Center, located in the heart of downtown within walking distance of iconic attractions and distilleries, is open for business after a two-year, $207M expansion and renovation.

Save the date and meet our chorus competitors! Harmony Classic choruses take the stage on Tuesday, October, 13, 2020. Quartets will take the stage on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Draw for order of appearance will occur at conclusion of the 2020 regional competitions.The International Chorus Semifinals Competition will commence on Thursday, October 15, 2020. We wish all competitors the best of luck in preparing for International Competition!

Read about unusual gigs, important happenings, and other Sweet Adelines historical highlights — and check out retro costumes and hairdos — in the “Countdown to 75” articles from The Pitch Pipe! Each article is separated by decade, so click on your favorite to find out what was going on in our early years.

Send us your story for the 75th Anniversary Book

We will publish a commemorative 75th Anniversary Book to celebrate 75 years of Sweet Adelines, our 2020 International Convention and Competition, and YOU! We are looking for member stories to publish in the 75th Anniversary Book: Why did you join? Is there a defining moment for you as a Sweet Adeline? Why do you sing? Please submit your story (survey link button below) no later than November 1, 2019. Thank you for sharing your stories and we look forward to hearing from you!

RSVP on Facebook

Be sure to RSVP and join the conversation on the Louisville 2020 Facebook Event Page (please see button below). We invite you to share your convention countdown social media posts with #SweetAds75. Sweet Adelines will search #SweetAds75 to find posts to share across our social media channels!

The Coronet Club Show

Friday, October 16, 2020 • 8 p.m. • Kentucky International Convention Center

Registration: $35/each

To purchase tickets, please download and complete the Coronet Club Show Order Form. Save the order form (PDF) to your computer to complete fillable fields.

Mail payment and completed form to Coronet Club Ticket Chair (address provided in order form). The Coronet Club Show is a separately priced event. Please note that tickets are transferable, but not refundable. For more information, please visit www.coronetclub.org.