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AUSACA: Australian A Cappella Championship

Produced by Vocal Australia (Australia’s Contemporary A Cappella Hub), AUSACA 2017 will see the best open division and school a cappella groups from around the country battle it out to be crowned the Australian A Cappella Champion!

Details coming soon. Stay Tuned…

Timeline
Competition Fees – Early Bird Rate (Part A & B) Saturday 13 May, 2017
Competition Fees – Full Rate (Part A & B) Tuesday 13 June, 2017
Application Form Due Tuesday 13 June, 2017
Video Links Due Tuesday 13 June, 2017
Video Finalists Announced Monday 19 June, 2017
National Finalists Announced Thursday 29 June, 2017
AUSACA Open Division – Ensemble National Final Friday 8 Sept, 2017
AUSACA School Division National Final Saturday 9 Sept, 2017
AUSACA Open Division – Band National Final Saturday 9 Sept, 2017
Progression

 

 

Due to the growth of AUSACA each year, we have made some exciting changes to our finals. These changes mean more groups than ever will be heading to the AUSACA National Finals! 

SECONDARY SCHOOL DIVISION

  • Video Finals for all groups
  • The 10 groups with highest scores nationally from the Video Finals will progress directly through to the AUSACA School Division National Final

OPEN DIVISION – VOCAL BANDS

  • Video Finals for all groups
  • The 8 Bands with highest scores nationally from the Video Finals will progress directly through to the AUSACA Open Division – Band National Final
  • The Open Div. Band Champion with duel it out with the Open Div. Ensemble Champion in an Aca-Duel to determine who will be crowned the overall champion

OPEN DIVISION – VOCAL ENSEMBLES

  • Video Finals for all groups
  • The 8 Ensembles with highest scores nationally from the Video Finals will progress directly through to the AUSACA Open Division – Ensemble National Final
  • The Open Div. Ensemble Champion with duel it out with the Open Div. Band Champion in an Aca-Duel to determine who will be crowned the overall champion

ACA-DUEL

  • The Open Division Champions (Band and Ensemble) with duel it out to determine who will be crowned the overall champion
  • The Aca-Duel will take place at the end of the Open Div. Band Final on Saturday 9 September
  • Required Song: ‘Tonight Again’ by Guy Sebastian
  • Length: 90-120 seconds
  • No mash-ups, medleys or any other combinations of songs are allowed during the Aca-Duel
  • We encourage all the groups to be creative with their version and to play to their strengths
Competition Fees

 

PART A: GROUP FEE All groups
Early Bird Rate (by 28/04/17) $147 per group
Full Rate (by 13/05/17) $197 per group
PART B: INDIVIDUAL FEE School Concession Adult
Early Bird Rate (by 28/04/17) $19 per singer $29 per singer $39 per singer
Full Rate (by 13/05/17) $29 per singer $39 per singer $49 per singer


PART A: Entry Fee (per group) includes:

  • Access to enter the Video Finals of AUSACA
  • Your video featured on the AUSACA website
  • Written feedback from our team of industry expert aca-judges from each round you compete in
    • Groups from previous years have said that the feedback alone is worth entering the competition
  • Opportunity to reach a legion of new aca-fans
  • Participation certificate

PART B: Registration Fee (per singer) includes:

  • A seat in the audience for the finals for your division (School or Open), regardless of whether your group successfully progresses through each live final
  • The opportunity to observe and network with industry experts and your peers

If selected through to the national finals your group will have:

  • The opportunity to perform in a professional environment with quality AV equipment and highly trained technicians who are a cappella experts

If not selected through to the national finals your group will have:

  • The opportunity to perform in a short pop-up performance in the foyer before the final (If spots are limited, preference will be given to groups who have travelled from interstate)

Please note:

  • Secondary School groups include two (2) complimentary passes for supervising teachers to attend the School events. School groups with more than 20 singers may request a third complimentary pass for a supervising teacher.
  • Singers with a valid tertiary student card or seniors card should select the concession rate

Details for how to make your payment can be found on our Payments Page.

Rules

Please make sure you read the rules page to make sure you’re fully aware of all the criteria before applying. We’ve made a few exciting changes from previous years so if you’ve participated in AUSACA before, or if you’re new, please take the time to familiarise with all the conditions. 

Stay tuned…

FAQs

As always, we’re happy to answer any of your questions. However, some questions are more common than others so please check out FAQs first before emailing us.

APPLY SOON...

Applications will open soon. Stay tuned…

Download the AUSACA 2017 Summary PDF

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