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Cardinal District 2019 Fall Convention

Friday, October 4, 2019, 7:00 PM

It's time again for barbershoppers from Indiana and Kentucky to gather together for a fun-filled weekend of nonstop singing and fun.   Contest Venue (CV) - Columbus North High School, Columbus, IN  Driving South on I-65 (Exit 67):  Head South on US-31, turn right onto Washington St., turn left onto 25th St., the school will be on right.   Driving North on I-65 (Exit 68):  Head East on IN-46, merge left onto Brown St., keep right to 11th straight, turn left on Washington St., turn right onto 25th St., the school will be on right. Click here for detailed directions.   Headquarters Hotel (HQ) - Hilton Garden Inn, Edinburgh IN  From I-65 (Exit 67):  Head North on US-31, turn right at the stop light to Market Pl. Dr., take first left onto N. Executive Dr., the hotels will be on the left. Click here for detailed directions.   Schedule of Events Friday, October 4 12 PM - 5 PM:  Onsite Convention Registration (HQ) 1 PM - 3:30 PM:  House of Delegates Meeting (HQ) - District and Chapter Leaders gather to receive information pertaining to the District and discuss and vote on District business. Each chapter is encouraged to have at least one person present to represent their chapter. 6 PM:  Onsite Convention Registration (CV) 7 PM – 10 PM:  Cardinal District Quartet Competition - Semi-finals (CV) - The first competition to kick off the weekend.  Quartets, both from the District and Out of District, compete to go on to the Finals on Saturday night.  Senior quartets are competing for a chance to represent the Cardinal District at the BHS Midwinter Convention in Jacksonville, Florida. Saturday, October 5 8:30 AM:  Onsite Convention Registration (CV) 10 AM – 11:30 AM:  Cardinal District Chorus Contest (CV) - Choruses from around the District compete to be named the District Chorus Champion and International Representative for the 2020 International Chorus Finals in Los Angeles. 2:30 PM - 5 PM: Cardinal District Quartet Competition- Finals (CV) - Those quartets who made it past the semi-final round sing their hearts out in an attempt to be named our District Quartet Champions. 8 PM - 10 PM: QCA Show of Champions (CV) - The biggest and best show we put on all year, with all the best quartets from around the district and our newly-named International Chorus Representative.  Details to follow. 11 PM - ???:  Hospitality Room (HQ) - Just because the weekend is coming to a close doesn't mean the singing has to stop.  Enjoy some time together with others as we ring some chords into the night. Our host for this convention's hospitality room is the Louisville Thoroughbreds Chorus.   Important Dates August 14 - Early Bird Registration Opens August 19 - Contest Entry (Barberscore) opens September 13 - Early Bird & Contest Entry ends September 20 - Hotel Block released September 25  - Program Advertisements Due October 3 - Online Registration ends   Registration/Tickets The Early Bird Discount offers $10 off per adult registration and $5 off per student registration. The Early Bird Discount registration deadline is September 13.  After that date, you may continue to register online at the non-discounted rate up to the day before the event. On-site sales will begin Friday, October 4 at noon. Per Cardinal District policy, ALL competitors (quartet and chorus) MUST have an ALL EVENTS REGISTRATION (not single session tickets).  Your group can be disqualified if you compete and do not meet this requirement.  All competitors must also be current on their Society/District/Chapter dues.   Quartet/Chorus Registration  All choruses and quartets must register if they wish to compete.  This registration can be completed at www.barberscore.com.  For more information or issues with registration, please contact David Zimmerman at zimmermandavidp@gmail.com.   Hotel Accommodations (Ask for a room in the Barbershop Harmony block) Headquarters Hotel - Hilton Garden Inn - $139.95/night, plus tax - (812)-526-8600.  Price includes a free cooked breakfast for each day of your

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