2018 Southwestern District Spring Convention - May 3-5

The 2018 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 - (23 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 2018 Fall District contest based on their placement last fall:
    • Dallas Metro
    • San Marcus
    • Houston Metro
    • Greater Little Rock
    • Houston
    • Oklahoma City, OK
    • Austin
    • East Texas

Convention Registration & Contest Entry

Registration and Tickets

Registration Information

Contest Entry

Enter a Contest

Email dir-cj@swd.org for Contest Entry Questions

Contest and Judging FAQs


Venue Information

Manship Theatre

100 Lafayette St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Map of location

Hotel Information

Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center

201 Lafayette Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Room rate is $119.00.
Rate cutoff date is APRIL 19, 2018.

Identify using the code "BHS" or ask for the Barbershop Harmony Society to get the room rate.

Directions from the Hilton to Manship Theatre:

Walk 2 minutes South and the Manship Theatre is on the left.