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Contest Entry Process

Contest Entry Process

Youth Barbershop Quartet Contest (25 and Under)

For more information about how to enter the YBQC (Youth Barbershop Quartet Contest) visit: CLICK HERE

Chorus Competitions (Division, District or International)  

A chapter secretary, president or chorus director is able to enter a chorus into contest utilizing Barberscore. For more information, visit: CLICK HERE

Other Quartet Contests (Division, District or International) 

For more information about how to enter your quartet in a Division, District or International Contest visit: CLICK HERE

Information Needed Before Entering a Contest: 

For BHS Chapters and Choruses: 

1.) You must be an officially chartered chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society. If you are unsure of the status of your chapter or chorus, you’ll need to contact the Chapter Leadership & Education team prior to completing the contest entry process. Contact chapters@barbershop.org or call 800-876-7464 x4136. 

2.) All competing members of the must be members of your chapter, and their membership must be current – and all dues paid – on the actual day of the competition. 

3.) If you are a Chapter Secretary, President or Chorus Director, you’ll need your username and password from the BHS Member Center to enter contest. If you don’t know your password, CLICK HERE.

4.) A legal copy of each piece of music you are singing, showing the Product ID numbers of any music purchased from the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS), and all copyright/publisher information for songs you did not purchase from the BHS.

For BHS Quartets: 

1.) Your quartet must be an officially registered Society quartet. If you haven’t yet paid for the registration or renewal of your quartet, you’ll need to do this before beginning the contest entry process. Call 800-876-7464 if you require assistance in registering or renewing your quartet

2.) All four (competing) members of the quartet must be members of a BHS chapter, and their membership must be current – and all dues paid – on the actual day of the competition. Frank Thorne chapter membership is also permissible to meet this requirement.

3.) If you are the quartet contact, you’ll need your username and password from the BHS Member Center to enter contest. If you don’t know your password, CLICK HERE.

4.) A legal copy of each piece of music you are singing, showing the Product ID numbers of any music purchased from the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS), and all copyright/publisher information for songs you did not purchase from the BHS.

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