1. Each ensemble must register by filling out the group competition application form.
  2. Ensembles will perform one piece not to exceed 5 minutes in performance time.
  3. Vocal ensembles must memorize their selections. Instrumental groups may use music.
  4. All pieces should be sacred or patriotic. Contemporary Christian music, “Christian” rock, jazz, country, or any music with elements of the above will be subject to disqualification.
  5. Original arrangements will be accepted if written out and performed as written.
  6. No ensemble or group may perform the same selection in two consecutive years.
  7. Each group shall provide their own accompanist. Taped accompaniments will not be allowed. Groups should not be their own accompanist. If an accompanist is needed, please contact us no less than one month in advance.
  8. Three copies of the music must be provided for the judges with measures numbered, beginning with the first full measure. The director or group leader must submit these to the judges at performance time.
  9. No extreme or unnecessary body movement or choreography will be permitted.