Contest Entry Forms

All contest entries  are now facilitated online via

Regional Contests 

Qualifying contests are held each year at Regional Contests ( to qualify quartets to compete in the National Contest.

Each quartet will need to be properly registered with BHA and its members will need to be fully financial members of BHA as of the date of entry to the Regional Contest.
Regional Contests will take place during the period March - June 2024 and qualifiers for the National Contest announced on or about 1  July 2024.

Invitational Choruses and Quartets may also enter Regional contests but will need to contact the relevant ADM if needing assistance with entry.  Check with each region for their local arrangements.

Entering a contest is on the assumption you have read the relevant Standing Orders and understand the conditions of competing.

Quartets and Choruses should check Standing Order 6  (see under downloads : Standing orders) 

Standing_Order_6_-_Contest_Rules_-_Revision_24_Final.pdf ( for eligibility criteria to enter various BHA contests in 2024.

Please contact the BHA Administration Officer, Jeannie Hattendorff ( to register your quartet (if not registered already) and ensure your individual quartet member BHA memberships are financial and up to date. This needs to be completed well in advance before an entry into a contest is possible.

Similarly BHA Chorus membership needs to be up to date.

If you haven’t used the contest entry portal before, please note it is a two-step process to set up the user login.   Remember – only one person per ensemble needs to access and complete the entry.

Please contact the Administrative Judge (ADM) assigned to the relevant regional contest and/or, Linda Vinall ( if you have any questions about entering your Regional Contest.
Please note the closing date for your regional contests.  

Contest Group Contest Start Date End Date Entries Open Entries Close ADM CA Email
VR 2024 All 23-Mar-24 24-Mar-24 21-Feb-24 10-Mar-24 Linda Vinall
WR 2024 All 4-May-24 5-May-24 17-Mar-24 20-Apr-24 Russell Jones
CR 2024 All 11-May-24 12-May-24 17-Mar-24 27-Apr-24 Paul Adams
ER 2024 All 25-May-24 26-May-24 31-Mar-24 11-May-24 Richard Wadick
SR 2024 All 25-May-24 25-May-24 17-Mar-24 11-May-24 Angie Schonegger
TR 2024 All 31-May-24 1-Jun-24 6-Apr-23 17-May-24 Linda Vinall

Video Entries:  in the case of last-minute illness or other valid reason for not being able to compete in person at a regional, a request for a video entry must be made via the Administrative Judge. All video entries will be judged as part of the TR regional contest.  All approved submissions must be in accordance with Standing Order7

Please contact VP Contest & Judging, Ian Mulholland ( if you have any other general questions about contests or the judging process.