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Mid-Atlantic District
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ANNOUNCEMENT - Please note the new Spring 2018 Convention Schedule:
PRELIMS & NORTHERN Division conventions will be held jointly in Reading, PA, April 6-8, 2018.
CENTRAL & SOUTHERN Division conventions will be held jointly in Alexandria, VA, May 18-20, 2018.



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Download your contest videos here.
Contest Scores Archive!!!



2018 Convention Information

Register to compete (CJ-20 Form).

Click here to Purchase Convention Tickets

Tickets for both pre-sale pickup and for purchase will be at the Santander Performing Arts Center.
Registration desk hours:
Friday - 12 noon to 7:00pm
Saturday - 7:30am to 11:30am
Saturday - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

AFTERGLOWS

There is a list of Afterglows/Hospitality-Rooms for the MAD.
If you are planning/hosting an afterglow at a MAD convention, you can add it to our list.
If you are looking for an afterglow at a MAD convention, you can find it here:

www.MidAtlanticDistrict.com/Afterglows



See the YOUTH IN HARMONY ADJUDICATIONS page for the Adjudication forms.

Early-bird Event Registrations expire ONE MONTH prior to the contest.

Spring Convention & Youth Adjudication / Prelims early-bird expiration: Mar 6th
Northern Division early-bird expiration: Mar 6th
Central Division early-bird expiration: Apr 18th
Southern Division early-bird expiration: Apr 18th
Fall District early-bird expiration is: Sep 5th
CONVENTION MATRIX

Convention Info Location Contestant
Entry Deadline
Lineup Judges Program Book
Ads Deadline
Southern Division - May 18-20, 2018 Hilton Alexandria Mark Center 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA, 22311 Apr 18 OOA Judges May 5
Central Division - May 18-20, 2018 Hilton Alexandria Mark Center 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA, 22311 Apr 18 n/a n/a May 5
Fall District - Oct 5-7, 2018 Santander Performing Arts Center 136 North 6th St Reading, PA 19601 Aug 5 OOA n/a Sep 22

Chorus Evaluations (20 minutes per category) at all Contests are COACHING Sessions.
ALL CHORUS MEMBERS are expected to participate.
Afterwards, competitors will receive a feedback-form to evaluate coaching effectiveness and
give recommendations for improving the C&J portion of our conventions.



PAGE SIZE DIMENSIONS
H x W
COST
FULL PAGE 8" x 5" $100
HALF PAGE 4" x 5" $80
QUARTER PAGE (VERT) 4" x 2.5" $60
QUARTER PAGE (HORIZ) 2" x 5" $60
Corporate Sponsor 2" x 2.5" $35
Patrons 25 characters/line $5 per line
Memorials 25 characters/line $5 per line
PREMIUM POSITIONS
INSIDE FRONT COVER 8" x 5" $150
INSIDE BACK COVER 8" x 5" $125
OUTSIDE BACK COVER 8" x 5" $200
CENTERSPREAD 8" x 10.5" $250


CONVENTION LOCATION DATES AD DEADLINE
  SPRING PRELIMS & NORTHERN DIVISION   READING, PA April 6-7 MARCH 30
SOUTHERN & CENTRAL DIVISION ALEXANDRIA, VA May 18-19 MAY 11
FALL DISTRICT READING, PA OCT 5-7 SEPT. 28


THE DETAILS


WHETHER YOU ARE A CHAPTER, A QUARTET, A COACH, A LEARNING TRACK PRODUCER... TAKE ADVANTAGE OF A FIXED AUDIENCE THAT WILL SPEND 2 DAYS LOOKING AT YOUR AD.
NOW IS THE TIME TO GRAB YOUR PLACE IN THE UPCOMING CONVENTION PROGRAMS.

CHECKS MADE PAYABLE TO
MID-ATLANTIC DISTRICT

Email your ads to:
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Youth In Harmony Outreach Guidelines

Many of our chapters, quartets and choruses are eager to engage music educators to get involved in a barbershop outreach program at their local schools. This is a good thing! That said, it's critical to the success of our outreach efforts that we always leave the music educator with the best possible impression of the barbershop art form and how it can enhance/augment the teacher's music education program.


Download the Youth in Harmony Outreach Guildlines




CHAPTER DUES CHANGES NOTICE

Dear Chapter Presidents, Secretaries, and Treasurers,

IF YOU WANT TO CHANGE YOUR DUES FOR 2018

Changes in dues prices for chapters for 2018 must be updated in the BHS Member Center before NOVEMBER 1st
(more than 60 days in advance as has always been our practice).
If your chapter or district does not wish to change your dues prices, there is nothing else you need to do.
As a general reminder, it is not necessary to contact Society Headquarters to change your dues (Chapter or District) prices.

Here is a detailed message about the dues changes.

We will be running invoices for January in November and the amounts must be in the system prior to running the invoices. Attempted changes with a start date within 60 days will not be accepted by the computer system.





The MAD Marketing Team has created a Marketing Toolbox for Chapters & Quartets to use to promote your group.



MAD Chorus Plateau Definitions

Chorus plateau categories are based on the average percentile results
from the two previous contests in which the chorus was entered.

AAAA70% and above
AAA60 - 69.9%
AA55 - 59.9%
A54.9% and below.

First-time competitors will not be eligible for plateau awards,
but their initial contest score can be used to place them in their next contest.
A chorus that has not competed in any contest for more than four years
will reenter the contest cycle as a Plateau A chorus.


Barbershop Radio on-line
Our own Tom Moyer hosts an hour-long talk show covering barbershop topics.
Check out his show every Wednesday at 1:00pm eastern.
Click on the green button on the bottom right of this link.



Supercharging Your Chapter!
This program defines and capitalizes on the only two effective ways that people join barbershop
and then provides the tools to make it easy and approachable for ANY chapter to grow
and ANY member to earn get a Man of Note award, which may be the ultimate award.

Watch this video and then visit the Operation Harold Hill website.




ORIOLE FOUR Tribute Video from BHS:



Youth In Harmony Promotional Video
The Mid-Atlantic District is dedicated to educating our young singers.
Please enjoy the following video...




To learn more about our Youth Outreach program or to get involved,
please contact us at YIH@MidAtlanticDistrict.com.



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