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 – VOCAL BANDS (3-8 singers)

  • All Secondary School groups submit a video entry for the Video Finals (due by ….)
  • Video Finals for all groups (Finalists announced on …..)
  • National Finalists announced on …..
  • The Vocal Bands with highest scores nationally from the Video Finals will progress directly through to the AUSACA School Division – Band National Final
  • All School groups observe School Final on Saturday ….. in Melbourne (top groups compete)

SECONDARY SCHOOL DIVISION – VOCAL ENSEMBLE (9+ singers)

  • All Secondary School groups submit a video entry for the Video Finals (due by ….)
  • Video Finals for all groups (Finalists announced on …..)
  • National Finalists announced on …..
  • The Vocal Bands with highest scores nationally from the Video Finals will progress directly through to the AUSACA School Division – Band National Final
  • All School groups observe School Final on Saturday ….. in Melbourne (top groups compete)

OPEN DIVISION – VOCAL BANDS (3-8 singers)

  • All Open Division groups submit a video entry for the Video Finals (due by….)
  • Video Finals for all groups (Finalists announced on …..)
  • National Finalists announced on …..
  • The Vocal Bands with highest scores nationally from the Video Finals will progress directly through to the AUSACA Open Division – Band National Final
  • All Open Division groups observe the Open Division Finals on …. in Melbourne (top groups compete)
  • 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 (9+ singers)

  • All Open Division groups submit a video entry for the Video Finals (due by….)
  • Video Finals for all groups (Finalists announced on …..)
  • National Finalists announced on …..
  • The Vocal Ensembles with highest scores nationally from the Video Finals will progress directly through to the AUSACA Open Division – Band National Final
  • All Open Division groups observe the Open Division Finals on …. in Melbourne (top groups compete)
  • 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 – 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 ….
  • Required Song: …..
  • 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