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2014 Convention


CONGRATULATIONS...to ALL the competitors this weekend! Wasn't our new, super-sized Region 13 full of great music and fun performances? A special congratulations to our 2014 winners!



Competition Summary

Quartet Scores

Chorus Scores




1st Place: Pepper Quartet; Chapter-at-Large and Spirit of Spokane Chapters (595)

2nd Place: Aspire Quartet; Chapter-at-Large and Grand Olympics Chapters (559)

3rd Place: The Four Get Me Nots Quartet; Chapter-at-Large and Jet Cities Chapters (548)

4th Place: Kaliope Quartet; Jet Cities and Pacific Sound Chapters (542)

5th Place: Peppermint Twist Quartet; Jet Cities Chapter (524)

Audience Choice: Takin' A Chance Quartet



1st Place: Alaska Sound Celebration Chapter, directed by Peggy Benton (629)

2nd Place: Cascade Harmony Chapter, directed by Sandy Cahill (612)

3rd Place: a cappella Joy Chapter, directed by Nikki Blackmer (603)

4th Place: Northwest Harmony Chapter, directed by Nancy Kurth (585)

5th Place: Spirit of Spokane Chapter, directed by Mike Elliott (583)

Most Improved: Rolling Hills Chapter, directed by Lucy Heinkel (+37)

Audience Choice: Fairbanks Frontier Chapter, directed by Patti Gallagher

Division AA

1st Place: Alaska Sound Celebration Chapter, directed by Peggy Benton

2nd Place: Cascade Harmony Chapter, directed by Sandy Cahill

3rd Place: a cappella Joy Chapter, directed by Nikki Blackmer


Division A

1st Place: Rolling Hills Chapter, directed by Lucy Heinkel

2nd Place: Blue Mountain Chapter, directed by Darlene Filla

3rd Place: Inland Harmony Chapter, directed by Becky Pope


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North by Northwest Region 13 is an extraordinary group of women who gather together in celebration of the art form known as barbershop music. We are one of 24 regions in Sweet Adelines International, and our particular region covers 26 choruses and over 45 quartets located throughout Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. You can see where we all are by clicking this regional map!


Feel free to explore our site! Whether you wish to find a chorus to visit, want to hire a quartet for a celebration, plan to attend a show or workshop, or just enjoy some photos and videos, it's all here.


And thanks for visiting!





Have you heard?

At long last, we proudly unveil our new regional name:


Thank you all who participated in our efforts to choose a new name; we had some wonderful suggestions. We will gradually be incorporating this change to the website, a new logo, and the rest of our marketing materials.





The Arrangers WorkShop scheduled for June

Nancy and SusanNorth by Northwest Region 13 and Harmony College Northwest (HCNW) are thrilled to announce a collaborative effort to advance the education for arrangers and "wannabe" arrangers in the area, and proudly present The Arrangers WorkShop at Harmony College Northwest on Friday and Saturday, June 20-21!


Master Music Arranger Nancy Bergman and Certified Music Arranger Susan Kegley are our special faculty. The workshop is planned to appeal to both SAI and BHS members who want to learn more about how our music is arranged and what specifically makes the magic of BARBERSHOP happen! To learn more about this incredible opportunity, click here.



2014 International Contest Results

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If you are looking for placement information and scoresheets on the 2013 International Convention in Hawaii in early November, please visit our International Competition webpage.


Congratulations to our 2013 Competition Winners!

Yahtzee13Region 13 Championship Chorus: Pacific Sound Chorus Region 13 Championship Quartet: Yahtzee! Quartet

Region 13 Division AA Winners: a cappella Joy Chorus

Region 13 Division A Winners: Rolling Hills Chorus

For more results, plus scoresheets, visit our Regional Competition page.


Shown left: Yahtzee! Quartet

Shown below: Pacific Sound Chorus




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Find a chorus near you!

Want to sing with a bunch of fabulous women? Want to learn amazing, fun songs in four-part a cappella harmony, barbershop style? Visit our Regional Map webpage or venture over to the Region 13 Chapters page; there's probably a chorus nearby where you can join the fun!


Other questions can be directed to Sharon Stockstad, our Membership Coordinator.

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