The top results (as announced at contest):
1st Hi-Jinx 635
2nd Debacle 588
3rd Alouette 577
4th Broadband 551
5th Sista! 535
Most Improved Chorus: Vocalescence (+77pt)
3rd Place: Murrumbidgee Magic Chorus
2nd Place: Vocalescence
1st Place: Circular Keys Chorus
3rd Place: Indian Blue Chorus
2nd Place: Geelong Harmony Chorus
1st Place: Melbourne Chorus
5th Place: Vocalescence Chorus – 558
4th Place: Circular Keys Chorus – 595
3rd Place: Melbourne Chorus – 603
2nd Place: A Cappella West – 614
1st Place – and 2017 Championship Chorus:
Endeavour Harmony – 655
Novice Director: Judy Ferguson, Murrumbidgee Magic
Novice Quartet: True Blue
Most Improved Quartet: Cool Change
Our next convention will be a Wrest Point in Hobart. More info will appear here as it is available.
Until then, you can see the information from Perth 2017 below.
Convention Schedule – Perth 2017
Please note that the Quartet Function at 2.00pm on Thursday 18 May is not proceeding as previously advised. Quartets will be notified at a later date of alternative arrangements being made for a social gathering.
Thursday 18th May 2017
|12.00-1.45pm||Competing Quartet Lunch||Rigby’s, Rear 221 St Georges Terrace|
|1.00 – 2.00pm||STAR Chorus Rehearsal||Meeting Room 1|
|2.00 – 3.00pm||Quartet Chorus Rehearsal||Meeting Room 1|
|2.30pm||Mic Testing Chorus assemble||in the Eastern Foyer, Level 1, PCEC|
|3.00 – 4.00pm||Official Inspection||Riverside Theatre|
|3.00 – 5.00pm||Quartet/Chorus Briefing Check-in||RMT Information Desk,
|5.00 – 5.45pm||Joint Quartet & Chorus Briefing||Riverside Theatre|
|5.45 – 6.30pm||Chorus Walkthroughs||Riverside Theatre|
|6.30 – 7.30pm||Quartet Walkthroughs||Riverside Theatre|
Friday 19th May 2017
|8.00 – 9.00am||STAR Chorus Rehearsal||Riverside Theatre|
|9.00-10.00am||CAL Get-together||Espresso Bar, Level 2, PCEC|
|10.30 – 11.00am||Mass Sing||Ballroom 2 Foyer, PCEC|
|11.45am||Opening Ceremony||Riverside Theatre|
|12.30pm||Quartet Competition & Awards||Riverside Theatre|
Saturday 20th May 2017
|11.30am||Chorus Competition & Awards||Riverside Theatre|
The Parade of Champions will commence
1.5 hours after the conclusion of the
|Parade of Champions||Riverside Theatre|
|8.00pm||Pyjama Party||Rigby’s Bar – Rear 221 St Georges Terrace, Perth|
Sunday 21st May 2017
|8.00 – 9.30am||Leaders’ Breakfast||River View Room 4|
|10.00 – 12.00pm||Master Class||River View Rooms 4 & 5|
|10.00 – 12.00pm||Master Class for Directors & Assistant Directors|| Avon Room,
Adina Apartments (opposite PCEC)
|12.30 – 1.00pm||Closing Ceremony||River View Rooms 4 & 5|
The Riverside Theatre, Meeting Room 1, River View Rooms 4 & 5, Central Foyer and Summer Garden are all located on Level 2 of the PCEC.
Webcast – Perth 2017
If you are unable to attend in person (or miss out seeing other competitors because you are competing), you can watch the webcast of the Quartet Competition (Fri 19 May) and Chorus Competition (Sat 20 May) AND you will also be able to access the webcast archive for 2 weeks after the competition, commencing 24 May.
Please Note : All Times shown are Australian Western Standard Time
Quartet Competition Fri 19 May Perth 2017
|Cont #||Sched Time||Quartet||Chapter(s)|
|12:35||Mic Testers: Eureka|
|1||12:46||ATTUNE Quartet, EO||Hervey Bay Seabelle Singers|
|2||Chanteuse Quartet – Withdrawn|
|3a||12.57||Cool Change||Endeavour Harmony|
|3||1:08||Platinum Quartet||Vocal Vibes|
|5||1:30||True Blue Quartet||Indian Blue|
|6||1:41||Sassy Quartet||CAL, Vocalescence|
|7||1:52||MiXiTdownunder Quartet||Coastal a Cappella|
|8||2:03||Cha-Ching! Quartet||CAL, Vocal Vibes|
|9||2:14||Alouette Quartet||Circular Keys|
|10||2:25||Yours Truly Quartet||Endeavour Harmony|
|2:35||Interval 30 mins|
|11||3:07||Sista! Quartet||Coastal a Cappella , Northern Beaches|
|12||Supertonic Quartet – Withdrawn||Perth Harmony|
|13||3:18||Hi-Jinx Quartet||A Cappella West , CAL|
|14||After Six Quartet – Withdrawn|
|15||3:29||Cinnamon Quartet||Endeavour Harmony , Wollongong Harmony|
|16||3:40||Treble Makers Quartet||Northern Beaches|
|17||Eclipse Quartet – Withdrawn|
|18||3:51||Something Else! Quartet||Geelong Harmony|
|19||4:02||Harmony Capers Quartet, OPEN DIVISION||CAL, Melbourne|
|20||4:17||Tenacity Quartet, OPEN DIVISION||Adelaide Sound Connection , Onkaparinga Harmony|
|21||4:32||BroadBand Quartet||Perth Harmony|
Chorus Competition – Sat 20 May
|Cont #||Sched Time||Chorus||Location||Director|
|0||–||V Adelaide Sound Connection Chapter, VIDEO||Mitcham, South Australia||Engelina De Jong|
|1||11:35||Pros. Soundwaves A’Cappella Chapter, EO||Burrum Hea, Queensland||Jennifer Grauer|
|2||11:46||Hobart Harmony Chapter||Hobart, Tasmania||Jennifer Pyefinch|
|3||11:57||A Cappella West Chapter||Murdoch, Western Ausatralia||Lindsey Dyer|
|4||12:08||Endeavour Harmony Chapter||Sydney, New South Wales||Lea Baker|
|5||12:19||Voices of the Vasse Chapter||Busselton, Western Australia||Stephanie Bruce|
|6||12:30||Vocalescence Chapter||Gold Coast, Queensland||Andrew Howson|
|7||12:41||Coastal a Cappella Chapter||Erina Heights, New South Wales||Linda Wareham|
|8||12:52||Murrumbidgee Magic Chapter||Wagga Wagga, New South Wales||Judith Ferguson|
|9||1:33||Geelong Harmony Chapter||Geelong, Victoria||Alexander Morris|
|10||1:44||Indian Blue Chapter||Ocean Reef, Western Australia||Kali Caramia|
|11||1:55||Coastal Charisma Chapter||Broadbeach, Queensland||Jonathan Albertini|
|12||2:06||Melbourne Chapter||Melbourne, Victoria||Traci Voss|
|13||2:17||Onkaparinga Harmony Chapter, OPEN DIVISION||Woodcroft, South Australia||Sarah Bradley|
|14||2:32||Perth Harmony Chapter, OPEN DIVISION||Perth, Western Australia||Carole Macintyre|
|15||2:47||Circular Keys Chapter||Castle Hill, New South Wales||Vicki Dwyer|
Competing Choruses – Scores at Previous Contests
Perth 2017 Registration
Early Bird Registration
(before Friday 10 March)
(Registrations close Friday 7 April)
SAI Youth Member (25 & under)
Prospective Chorus Member
Non- SAI Member
Youth Non-Member (25 & under)
Registration closed on 7 Apr 2017 but audience session tickets are still available.
Available for sale through Ticketek or at the Ticketek box office at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre on the day.
Fri 19 May Quartet Competition (including Opening Ceremony)
$35 full price ticket
Sat 20 May Chorus Competition (including Parade of Champions)
$35 full price ticket
After 4.00pm on Saturday, all tickets sold at the box office will be $20 for those planning to come for the Parade of Champions only
All ticket prices include GST. Ticketek service and handling fees applies on all purchases.
Mic Testing Chorus
This chorus is now open to all Sweet Adeline members (competing and non-competing) who are available in Perth on Thu 18 May. You will need to be at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre assembled in the Eastern Foyer by 2.30pm.
The chorus will be directed by Master Director Jeanette Whitmore, and you’ll perform on the competition stage during the Official Inspection in large and small chorus configurations.
You will need to come ready to sing “How We Sang Today” and “San Francisco Bay Blues”. (You can download the learning tracks from the Members’ Only area.)
As we have now opened this up to all members, if you didn’t indicate you would like to be part of this chorus when you registered, please click HERE to register your name and the part you sing.
All non‐competing members are also invited to join the STAR Chorus which will perform in the Opening Ceremony on Friday 19 May.
If you wish to be part of this chorus, sign up when you register for Convention. After registering for the STAR Chorus, you will be sent an email about your participation, along with details how to access the song and learning tracks.
There will be two rehearsals at the PCEC:
1.00–2.00pm on Thursday 18 May; and
8.00‐9.00am on Friday 19 May.
If you have any questions about the STAR Chorus, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Mass Sing will be held on Fri 19 May in the foyer of Ballroom 2, PCEC. (Note: this is a change to the orginal schedule due to possible rain)
Mass Sing Songs: Perth 2017
It’s My Song
San Francisco Bay Blues
I Am Australian
Documents: Perth 2017
Future Region 34 Competition Dates
Dates listed represents the official competition period, from Thursday (briefings), Friday (Quartet contest) and Saturday (Chorus contest). These dates are as published on the Sweet Adelines International Regional Competition Schedule 2017-2022, released 22/6/2016. Locations will be added here as they are confirmed.
2018 17-20 May / Hobart
2019 16-19 May / Hobart
2020 14-17 May / Hobart
2021 13-16 May / Venue TBC
2022 28 April-1 May / Venue TBC
2023 4-7 May / Venue TBC
Please note there are activities that often occur on the days prior to and after the Competition that may affect your travel arrangements. These include mass sings and the quartet briefings, so please ensure you take note of this in your planning.
Future International Competition Dates
2017 Las Vegas, Nev 9-14 October
2018 St Louis, Mis 15-20 October
2019 New Orleans, Lou 16-21 September
2020 Louisville, Kentucky 12-17 October (70th Diamond Anniversary)
More details about International Conventions can be found on www.sweetadelineintl.org.