Young Women In Harmony
Catch A Rising Star Contest

Presented by Harmony Heartland Region 4 of Sweet Adelines International

Saturday, January 25, 2020 – 4:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn, Lousiville, KY

Eligible Contestants – Female quartets whom have one member who reside within Region 4 and are the age of 25 or younger as of July 20, 2020.

Entry Fee - $20.00 registration fee per quartet. Quartets are encouraged to seek sponsorship from local Sweet Adelines International and Barbershop Harmony Society Choruses.

Contest – Quartets will perform two songs arranged in four-part barbershop style harmony. Four judges in the areas of Sound, Music, Expression and Showmanship will evaluate performances. Rules follow those of the international – level Rising Star Contest.

The Catch A Rising Star Contest will be held in conjunction with Harmony Heartland Region 4’s Education Event “ Singing Summit” Saturday, January 25, 2020. Each competing quartet and one Chaperone will receive complimentary registration to attend the Summit Classes for the day. All travel and other accommodations are the responsibility of the competitors.

Prizes – The winning quartets will receive:

1st Place Quartet and Sponsor will receive:

  • $200.00 for the Quartet and $200.00 for the Sponsoring School or Chorus.
  • Free Quartet coaching session with a member of Region 4 Education Staff.
  • Fund assistance for the Quartet to attend the Sweet Adelines International Rising Star Contest on July 25, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas.

2nd Place Quartet will receive $100.00 for the Quartet.
3rd Place Quartet will receive $50.00 for the Quartet.

For more information please contact Liz Sabo Johnson, Region 4 YWIH Coordinator 513-289-5721 or [email protected]


For more information about YWIH, please contact the YWIH Coordinator.

For the YWIH grant application, click here.

For the Mixed Quartet Rules, click here.