July 4, 2017 – Planet Hollywood Las Vegas
2017 Youth Barbershop Quartet Contest qualification results
These 22 North American-based quartets (highlighted in green), have been invited to compete at the 2017 Youth Barbershop Quartet Contest held at the International Competition this July by being the highest scoring quartets representing the following 4 categories:
|0-1 members have participated in a previous BHS youth quartet contest||2+ members have participated in a previous BHS youth quartet contest|
|Junior (18 years and younger) novice: two invitations||Junior (18 years and younger) experienced: seven invitations|
|Varsity (19-25 years old) novice: three invitations||Varsity (19-25 years old) experienced: ten invitations|
**Since only 3 Junior Experienced quartets registered, the next 4 highest scoring quartets, in any category, will receive wild card invitations to compete in Las Vegas.
Green = Invited to compete at the 2017 YBQC
Spontaneous Chordbustin’ – 67.8
Rebels of Rhythm – 61.9
Tradition – 76.9
Flightline – 79.9
These 3 offshore quartets qualified in December and below is their category and score:
Offshore Early Qualifiers
Sound Hypothesis (Varsity Novice) – TBD
Blindside (Varsity Experienced) – 80
The B-Flads (Varsity Experienced) – 74.3
Junior – oldest member under 19 years of age
Varsity – one or more members over 18 years of age and all members under 26. Remember that age is as of July 4, 2017
Novice – no more than one (1) member of the quartet has previously competed in a CBQC or YBQC preliminary or international contest.
Experienced – two (2) or more members of the quartet have competed in a CBQC or YBQC preliminary or international contest.