Conditions for entry to the 2018 Regional Contests

Conditions for entry to the 2018 Regional Contests
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Posted By: Dick Bushell
Status: Current
Date Posted: Sat, 3 Mar 2018

This year we will be using the online entry portal found at  It will be available from 1st March.  Closing dates and details for each of the regionals are as shown below.

(Note : The following information is as currently provided to the Contest Administrator : Further information should be available directly from your Region Administration)

  1. Each Contest is open to all financial BHA male and mixed members and invitational for women’s choruses and quartets.
  2. Video entries will only be accepted at the Tasmanian Region Contest.
  3. Please ensure you have read the relevant Standing Orders for contest and video
  4. All contest entries are to be submitted online through
  5. Western Region Saturday 21st April start at 9am with an evening showcase concert. Contest Venue - St Mark's Anglican Community School. Evaluations will be held on Sunday 22nd April at St Dominic’s School. $60 entry fee for competing quartets, $20 for non-competing (eval only).Cost for competitors: $2.00, Cost for public: $5.00. Tickets available at the door or contact the organiser. As per BHA website.
  6. Central Region 21 April 2018. 10 AM at The Corner Uniting Church for Saturday all day, for Sunday afternoon starting at 1PM. An Afterglow on Saturday night will be held at a nearby pub. Master class “under glass” education will be held on Sunday afternoon from 1pm till 4pm.$120 for choruses and $80 for quartets with $40 refund after attendance at evaluation sessions
  7. Victorian Region  Saturday 28th April  9am. Contest Venue - Templestowe Baptist Church. $25 entry fee for competing quartets, $2.50 entry fee per attending chorus member.
  8. Sunshine Region. Saturday 28th April, commencing at 9am. SunPAC Performing Arts Centre, 470 McCullough Street, SUNNYBANK QLD 4109 Each performer will need to purchase from the venue website : Web page & Contact;                                Phone: 07 3323 9629 (business hours)   The BHA event will be found listed under the  28 - 4 2018 date Contest  registration;    $40 per performer (includes one concert ticket)Concert Booking;    $25 adult ($20 children and age concession)  Contest and evaluations Saturday followed by evening concert. Sunday will be remaining evaluations and needed and education.
  9. Eastern Region Saturday May 5th will start at 0930. Most evals Sat but may have a few local quartets Sunday morning. Priority to BHA groups, Invitation ensembles are welcome but may have to limit numbers to fit into program and have to give Entry fees off the top of my head $100 for choruses and $80 for quartets - but on website. Invitation groups should register - first in first served - but not pay until after acceptance (which will be a day or so after closing date for registrations)
  10. Tasmanian Region date and time to be advised 

Linda Vinall
Contest Administrator (CS)
0412 195 110