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Deadline to register: Wednesday March  13th

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YOUTH COMPETITION RULES

AGE ELIGIBILITY: 

Junior division ages: 6 - 13 years old.

Senior division ages: 14 - 18 years old.

*Any competitor who is 18 years old MUST be in high school.   ​

COMPETITION ROUNDS:

Both divisions will have two rounds: Preliminary and Final. 

Preliminary Rounds (both divisions): a program of 2 selections lasting no more than 8 minutes. Judges may stop the performance due to time constraints. Should this occur, it will in no way be detrimental to the scoring. This round is closed to the public.

 

Three competitors will advance from the preliminary round to the final round. ​

Final Round Junior Division: a program lasting fifteen (15) minutes.

Final Round Senior Division: a program lasting twenty (20) minutes.

As in the first round, the judges may stop any competitor when the time limit is reached. Should this occur, it will in no way be detrimental to the scoring. All decisions of the judges and competition director will be final. This round will be open to the public.

 

REPERTOIRE: All Repertoire is chosen by the competitor themselves. All competitors will submit a copy of their proposed program to greatlakesguitarsociety@gmail.com upon registration. 

PRIZES

Junior Division (Ages 6-13)

​​First: $200

Second:  $100 + $50 Gift Certificate to secondaprattica.org

Third $50 Gift Certificate to secondaprattica.org

Senior Division (Ages 14-18)

First: $300.

Second: $100 + $100 Gift Certificate to secondaprattica.org

Third: $100 Gift Certificate to secondaprattica.org

​*All competitions are subject to a minimum number of enrolled competitors. In the event that the minimum number is not met, it is to the discretion of the Festival Committee to either cancel the event or make modifications to the event prizes. All changes will result in the opportunity for competitors to withdraw without loss of entrance fee.

 

COMMUNICATION:

Any communication regarding the competition and festival must be sent by e-mail at greatlakesguitarsociety@gmail.com. ​​