PROGRESSION

OPEN DIVISION – ALL GROUPS

  • All Open Division groups enter via our Video Auditions (due Wednesday 8 May)
  • National Finalists announced on Friday 7 June

OPEN DIVISION – VOCAL ENSEMBLES

  • Up to 8 Ensembles with highest scores nationally from the Video Auditions will progress through to the AUSACA Open Division – Ensemble National Final (Saturday 7 September – afternoon)
  • The Open Div. Ensemble Champion with progress to the live Aca-Duel battle (Saturday 7 September) to determine the Overall Champion (see Aca-Duel information below)

OPEN DIVISION GROUPS – VOCAL BANDS

  • Up to 8 Bands with the highest scores nationally from the Video Auditions will progress through to the AUSACA Open Division – Band National Final (Saturday 7 September – night)
  • The Open Div. Band Champion with progress to the live Aca-Duel battle (Saturday 7 September) to determine the Overall Champion (see Aca-Duel information below)

OPEN DIVISION – NATIONAL FINALISTS – ACA-DUEL

  • All Open Division National Finalist groups are required to prepare for Aca-Duel Challenge and submit a video of them performing their Aca-Duel song (due Wednesday 21 August)
  • The live Aca-Duel will take place at the end of the Open Div. Band Final on Saturday 7 September (night)
  • Only the Open Division Champions (Band and Ensemble) will participate in the live Aca-Duel to determine who will be crowned the Overall Champion
  • Please see AUSACA Rules for details and required elements that MUST be included in the Aca-Duel

SCHOOL DIVISION – ALL GROUPS

  • All School Division groups enter via our Video Auditions (due Wednesday 8 May)
  • National Finalists announced on Friday 7 June

SCHOOL DIVISION – VOCAL BANDS

  • Up to six (6) Vocal Bands with the highest scores nationally from the Video Auditions will progress through to the AUSACA School Division – Band National Final (Friday 6 September – night)

SCHOOL DIVISION – VOCAL ENSEMBLES

  • Up to six (6) Vocal Ensembles with the highest scores nationally from the Video Auditions will progress through to the AUSACA School Division – Ensemble National Final (Friday 6 September – night)