PROGRESSION

OPEN DIVISION – VOCAL BANDS

  • All groups enter via our Video Finals (due 31 May)
  • Video Finals for all groups (Finalists announced 7 June)
  • National Finalists announced on 18 June
  • Registration includes access to observe all Open Division Finals (7-8 September in Melbourne)
  • The 8 Bands with the highest scores nationally from the Video Finals will progress directly through to the AUSACA Open Division – Band National Final (Saturday 8 September)
  • The Open Div. Band Champion with duel it out with the Open Div. Ensemble Champion to determine who will be crowned the Overall Champion (Saturday 8 September)

OPEN DIVISION – VOCAL ENSEMBLES

  • All groups enter via our Video Finals (due 31 May)
  • Video Finals for all groups (Finalists announced 7 June)
  • National Finalists announced on 18 June
  • Registration includes access to observe all Open Division Finals (7-8 September in Melbourne)
  • The 8 Ensembles with highest scores nationally from the Video Finals will progress directly through to the AUSACA Open Division – Ensemble National Final (Friday 7 September)
  • The Open Div. Ensemble Champion with duel it out with the Open Div. Band Champion to determine who will be crowned the overall champion (Saturday 8 September)

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 8 September in Melbourne
  • Required Song: “Advance Australia Fair”
  • Length: 60-120 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

SCHOOL DIVISION – VOCAL BANDS

  • All groups enter via our Video Finals (due 31 May)
  • Video Finals for all groups (Finalists announced 7 June)
  • National Finalists announced on 18 June
  • Registration includes access to observe the School Division Finals (8 September in Melbourne)
  • The 6 Bands with the highest scores nationally from the Video Finals will progress directly through to the AUSACA School Division – Band National Final (Saturday 8 September)

SCHOOL DIVISION – VOCAL ENSEMBLES

  • All groups enter via our Video Finals (due 31 May)
  • Video Finals for all groups (Finalists announced 7 June)
  • National Finalists announced on 18 June
  • Registration includes access to observe the School Division Finals (8 September in Melbourne)
  • The 6 Ensembles with the highest scores nationally from the Video Finals will progress directly through to the AUSACA School Division – Ensemble National Final (Saturday 8 September)