Competition

The MBHA is recognized by BinG! to nominate Quartets and Choruses for the World Mixed Quartet and the World Mixed Chorus Contests, hosted by BinG!. Many BHS Districts are holding MBHA sanctioned Mixed Quartet Contests this Spring and likely Mixed Chorus Contests in the Fall. MBHA will then review the scores from these contests and nominate Canadian and United States Quartets and Choruses to BinG! for invitation to the next World Contest in April 2018 In Munich Germany.

For mixed quartets and choruses interested in qualifying for the World Mixed Contests in Germany, the following Districts are holding mixed quartet, and possibly chorus contests, this Spring. Contact the closest District to you for information regarding entering their contests. To enter the mixed contest, singers must all be individual members of MBHA and the quartet must also be registered with MBHA.

Districts holding Mixed quartet contests that are going to be sanctioned by MBHA this Spring (2017) for selection for recommendation to BinG! for the 2018 World Mixed Quartet Contest. Districts holding MBHA sanctioned Chorus contests this Fall for selection for recommendation to BinG! for the 2018 World Mixed Chorus Contest will be posted as they are available.

Dixie District
Huntsville, Alabama, USA
March 17-19
Evergreen District Division 1
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
March 31-April 2
Mid-Atlantic District
Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
March 31-April 2
Ontario District
London, Ontario, Canada
April 7-9
Johnny Appleseed District
Columbus, Ohio, USA
April 21-23
Northeastern District
Windham, New Hampshire, USA
April 21-23
Land O’Lakes District
Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA
May 5-7
Southwestern District
Fort Worth, Texas
May 5-7

The following Districts have said they expect to have no mixed contest:

Carolinas
Pioneer
Sunshine

Contest Guidelines

Here are the current contest guidelines for mixed barbershop ensembles:

https://drive.google.com/open/MBHA-Contest-Rules-Jan-20-2017