CATEGORIES:

Category A – 10 years old and younger

  1. Contestants are free to play any style of music (classical, jazz, popular, old-time, ethnic).
  2. Maximum of 2 pieces to be performed, no time restrictions.
  3. ENTRY FEE: $30 CAD

Category B – 14 years old and younger

  1. Contestants are free to play any style of music (classical, jazz, popular, old-time, ethnic).
  2. Minimum of 2 and maximum of 3 pieces to be performed, time limit 8 min.
  3. ENTRY FEE: $30 CAD

 Category C (Classical) – 18 years old and younger

  1. Contestants are free to play classical and contemporary pieces, including self-written ones that fit into classical or contemporary form.
  2. Minimum of 2 pieces to be performed, time limit 12 min.
  3. ENTRY FEE: $30 CAD

Category D (Open) – 18 years old and younger

  1. Contestants are free to play any style of music (jazz, popular, old-time, ethnic) except classical.
  2. Minimum of 2 pieces to be performed, time limit 12 min.
  3. ENTRY FEE: $30 CAD

Category E (Classical) – no age restriction

  1. Contestants are free to play classical and contemporary pieces, including self-written ones that fit into classical or contemporary form.
  2. Minimum of 2 pieces to be performed, time limit 15 min.
  3. ENTRY FEE: $30 CAD

 Category F (Open) – no age restriction

  1. Contestants are free to play any style of music (jazz, popular, old-time, ethnic) except classical.
  2. Minimum of 2 pieces to be performed, time limit 15 min.
  3. ENTRY FEE: $30 CAD

Category G – 60+

  1. Contestants are free to play any style of music (jazz, popular, old-time, ethnic, classical).
  2. Minimum of 2 pieces to be performed, time limit 12 min.
  3. ENTRY FEE: $30 CAD

Category H (Ensemble) – no age restriction

  1. Ensembles are free to play any style of music (jazz, popular, old-time, ethnic, classical).
  2. Minimum of 2 pieces to be performed, time limit 15 min.
  3. Ensemble is a group of two or more musicians with at least one acoustic accordion.
  4. ENTRY FEE: $20 CAD (per member)