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2017 Southwestern District Spring Convention - May 5-7

The 2017 Southwestern District Spring Convention will bring together quartets and choruses from the five-state area. Below are the competitions taking place:


  • International Quartet Prelims
  • International Senior Quartet Prelims
  • District Senior Quartet Champion
  • District Youth Quartet Champion
  • Division Novice Quartet Champions (4 Divisions)
  • Mixed Quartets (not sure if this will be MBHA or not at this time)


  • Small Chorus Champion - (22 on stage, less director, winner must lay out 1 year, not eligible if competing at International)
  • District Qualifier - (4 highest scoring choruses at Spring contest are invited to the District contest. The 8 highest scoring choruses from the fall contest were already invited)
  • Audience Favorite - (12 min show package, may include contestable songs which must be specified in advance of contest)
  • The following choruses have qualified for the 2017 Fall District contest based on their placement last fall:

    Dallas Metro, The Vocal Majority
    San Marcos, The Marcsmen
    Houston, Houston Tidelanders
    Greater Oklahoma City, Acappella Federation
    Greater Little Rock, Acapella Rising
    Oklahoma City, Vocal Sounds of Oklahoma
    South Texas Alamo Regional, Friends in Harmony
    Austin, A Cappella Texas

Registration and Tickets

Online registration is now closed. You can buy registrations and individual tickets at The MacGorman Chapel and Performing Arts Center. Individual event tickets are $25.00 each.

Restaurant information around the hotel

No Smoking/Vaping Allowed on Campus!

The MacGorman Chapel and Performing Arts Center is a smoke free campus. No smoking or vaping is permitted anywhere on the campus. Doing so can lead to the District being expelled from the campus.

Venue Information

MacGorman Chapel and Performing Arts Center

4616 Stanley Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76115
Map of location

No Smoking/Vaping Allowed on Campus!

Hotel Information

Radisson Fort Worth South

100 E. Altamesa Blvd. East
Fort Worth, TX 76134

Room rate is $75.00 for regular rooms, $100.00 for suites.

Identify as part of the Southwestern District to get the room rate.

Directions from Radisson to MacGorman:

Please allow 30 minutes of travel time due to traffic

  • Turn West on Altamesa (toward I-35W)
  • Turn right (North) on Crowley Road (at QT)
  • Crowley Road turns in to James Avenue
  • Turn left on Fuller
  • Go one block and turn right on Stanley Ave.
  • Parking lot is on your left (South side of MacGorman Chapel)
MacGorman Chapel and Performing Arts Center