The Southwestern District is sponsoring a qualifying contest for any mixed quartets who desire to receive scores which will be forwarded to BinG! as a potential wild card qualifying score for the International Mixed Quartet Contest.
A minimum single panel will adjudicate the contest.
Quartets must be composed of one, two or three members of one gender (M/F) and at least one member of the opposite gender, e.g., MMMF, MMFF or MFFF.
Any vocal configuration (T, L, Br, Bs) is acceptable.
This event is open to ALL singers, regardless of BHS, SAI or HI affiliation. While this event is open to ALL singers, regardless of affiliation with BHS, SAI and/or HI, each member is required to purchase an all-events registration to the SWD Convention in which the contest is held.
Quartets are not expected to be registered with BHS
Each contestant is required to perform 2 songs
All songs performed in the contest must be contestable and arranged in the barbershop style, according to BHS rules and MUS/PRS/SNG category descriptions. Please review the C&J Handbook.
All contestants are required to observe copyright laws in the acquisition, arranging, learning and performance of songs and arrangements
Other than a pitch pipe (manual or electronic) used for brief pitch taking prior to beginning a song, no musical instruments or instrumental accompaniment is permitted.