Competition Forms And Audition Rules


Deadline To Send In Auditions Is By 11:59pm October 1st, 2020

 

AUDITIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED 

 

 

2021 COMPETITION FORMS ARE DOWN BELOW

To avoid technical problems, do not wait until the last minute to send in your auditions.

Click on the links below to access the competition forms.

 

You must register first as a 2021 FFA member in order to apply for the competitions. Click on Membership-2021 in the main menu bar.

 

 AUDITION RULES

**FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH EACH OF THESE REQUIREMENTS WILL RESULT IN AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION

For a pdf version to print out, click here 

  • Recordings must not be edited.
  • You may only submit ONE application in a competition category.
  • Use only an mp3 format audio recording for each competition.
  • Name your audio mp3 file with the first 3 letters of your first name, the first 3 letters of your last name and the abbreviated title of the competition as will be shown on the application form. Ex., John Smith for the Advanced Masterclass would be JohSmiAMC.
  • Do not talk on the audio recording.
  • Listen to the completed audio recording on different devices before turning it in. Blank recordings will be disqualified.
  • The audio recording MUST include the complete instrumentation as stated on the music. If it is written for Flute and Piano it must be recorded with Flute and Piano.
  • Competitions are for FFA members only. If you are a 2020 FFA member, you MUST FIRST renew your membership for 2021 before you apply for a competition. If you were not a member in 2020 or have never been a member, you must first register as a 2021 member. FAILURE TO PAY MEMBERSHIP will DISQUALIFY your audition.
  • The completed Competition Application(s) must be submitted before 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time, OCTOBER 1st, 2020. The system will automatically shut down at that time. No exceptions.
  • Payment and Form is to be filled out, paid and submitted online only. PLEASE make sure you wait until the submission and payment has fully transmitted before closing your browser or computer. You should receive a receipt from PayPal that your payment went through.
  • If entering more than one competition, you MUST submit separate application forms and the required fees for each competition.
  • No repertoire may be submitted more than once. For instance, do not send in the required Young Artist, Honors Choir or Nancy Clew Eller Artist Competition selections for a Masterclass. You will be disqualified for all.
  • All those who enter a competition will be emailed and mailed a letter with the list of winners. If you are chosen for the competition you entered, you will be given instructions on what to do next.
  • The audio recorded selections for the Masterclasses and the Young Artist competitions MUST be performed at the virtual convention if you are chosen. The finals video round repertoire you have chosen for the Nancy Clew Eller Artist Competition must be listed on the audition form and must be performed at the virtual convention.
  • High School, College Young Artist and Nancy Clew Eller Artist winners must perform at the virtual convention

 

Questions regarding any Competition or Masterclass should be sent to:

Jeremy Benson, FFA Vice-President
Coordinator of Masterclasses and Competitions
Email: jlbenson@jsu.edu

Auditions for each competition will be judged by its own panel of three judges.

LINKS FOR AUDITION FORMS: