2019 NTCA SOLO AND ENSEMBLE REGISTRATION

2019 NTCA SOLO AND ENSEMBLE REGISTRATION

NTCA Solo & Ensemble registration is now available in RESOURCES in your CompetitionSuite under DIRECTOR PACKETS OR REGISTER HERE .

ONLY UNIT DIRECTORS SHOULD REGISTER STUDENTS FOR SOLO AND ENSEMBLE EVENTS

DEADLINE to enter students into Week 1, April 13, 2019 is Friday, April 5, 2019. (Schedules post by Monday, April 8, 2019)

DEADLINE to enter students into Week 2, April 27, 2019 (AT EITHER SITE 1 OR SITE 2) is Thursday, April 18, 2019. (Schedules post by Monday, April 22, 2019)

All-Star registration for May 4, 2019 is ON SITE of either of the qualifying dates above. (Schedules post by Monday, April 29, 2019)

AWARDS:

  • Awards to be given include divisional ratings of Superior, Excellent, Good, Fair, and Poor
  • Medals awarded to all soloists and ensembles who achieve a Superior rating (Division I: Score of 90 or higher)
  • Participation Certificates given to all performers
  • Performers achieving a Division I at either 4/13 or 4/27 qualify for NTCA All-Stars competition on May 4, 2019

ENTRY FEES FOR QUALIFYING S/E CONTESTS (PAID UPON CHECK IN AT RESPECTIVE S/E EVENT; ALL STAR PAID AT THE QUALIFYING EVENT VIA CASH OR CHECK TO NTCA):

  • $25 per performer, per entry (example: a student participating in one solo and one ensemble owes $50 upon check-in. Each member of an ensemble pays $25. Ensembles can be 2-4 performers only)
  • Entries paid cash or check to NTCA upon check-in
  • Units will be charged for registered students who are a DNA (Did Not Attend) following the contest
  • Performers can attend either or BOTH qualifying competitions

CONTEST DETAILS:

  • All performers must be a current member of NTCA
  • Minimum performance time: 1 1/2 minutes
  • MAXIMUM performance time: 3 minutes (please edit music accordingly)
  • 4 minute intervals
  • Any recognized equipment may be utilized
  • No minimum equipment time
  • Following each performance, ratings will be posted outside the gym area
  • Once a rating is posted, performers or unit instructor report to the awards table where they will receive: judges sheet, certificate, and medal if Superior rating was earned
  • There is no formal awards ceremony
  • Division I rating performers register for ALL STAR on site when picking up contest materials following rating posting
  • ALL-STAR registration is $20 cash or check to NTCA at the qualifying contest(s) awards table

ALL-STAR qualifying dates:

WEEK 1: Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Red Oak MS (director registers student(s) through CompetitionSuite)

WEEK 2: Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Alvarado JH OR Bishop Lynch HS (director registers student(s) through CompetitionSuite)

ALL STAR date:

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Lake Ridge HS (student or director registers student on site at the 4/13 or 4/27 qualifying event)

ALL STAR DETAILS:

  • Performers receiving Superior ratings at a qualifying Solo & Ensemble contest are invited to participate in All-Stars.
  • Registration of $20 per performer, per event, is done on site at a qualifying event (April 13 and/or April 27)
  • Divisional rating awards will be given for Superior (Division I)
  • Performers receiving a 95 or higher also receive an NTCA All-Star patch
  • ALL STAR PAID AT THE QUALIFYING EVENT (4/13 or 4/27) VIA CASH OR CHECK TO NTCA. CONTACT STEPHANIE BONEBRAKE with any questions.