• Welcome to Region 13

    We are a diverse group of women from AK, ID, MT, OR, and WA who sing, perform, and champion a cappella music!
  • Find a Chorus

    Join the chorus! Join the fun! With chapters in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington, one is near you.
  • Meet our Quartets

    Tenor, lead, baritone, bass. All it takes are four voices and a love of harmony to make beautiful music together.
  • Education Opportunities

    Sweet Adelines International is all about education! See what workshops, classes and opportunities are in the works.
  • Experience Us

    Some of our favorite chapter and quartet performances! Enjoy these YouTube videos.

Welcome to North by Northwest Region 13

SET is coming! Bling! is coming!

Our 2017 SET is planned for August 10-13 in Vancouver, WA, and our special guest faculty is Bling!, the 2015 SAI Quartet Champions. For more information about what's going on that weekend, click here.

Highlights of the weekend include:

  •  Quartet coaching and PVIs
  •  Special tracks for administrators, quartets, directors/musical leaders, visual leaders, and general membership. 
  •  A full day of Master Classes by Bling!
  •  Fun shows including appearances by regionals winners and Bling!
  •  A Novice Quartet/VLQ Festival
  •  Special bonus day on Sunday for quartets (and quartet wannabees!)

To learn more or to register, visit our SET page.

Our 2017 Region 13 Convention was held Thursday through Saturday, April 27-29 in Spokane, WA. Congratulations to our new Region 13 winners, PrimeTime Quartet, who will be heading to Las Vegas this fall, and to Pride of Portland Chorus, who will be venturing to St. Louis in October, 2018! 

For a complete listing of other winners, along with scores, visit our Regional Convention webpage

You can also view all the competition action from your computer, tablet or smartphone with archived YouTube videos of our 2017 convention in Spokane. Videos are grouped into two playlists, with videos arranged in order of appearance: 

  •  Quartet Playlist
  •  Chorus Playlist


2016 International Competition News

Congratulations to Frenzy Quartet, 2017 Queens of Harmony

North by Northwest Region 13 is so very, very proud of Frenzy Quartet's Melissa Pope, Nikki Blackmer, Anne Downton, and Judy Pozsgay for being named the 2017 Sweet Adelines International Quartet Champions (AND Most Entertaining Quartet to boot!) at the contest in Las Vegas, October 2017. You represented us well! To see their exciting semi-finals set and finals package, click the links.

Looking for scores? ALL results are in this document.

More congratulations to Pacific Sound Chorus and Pride of Portland Chorus

Region 13 is also proud to be the home of Pacific Sound Chorus, who was named the 2017 5th Place Division AA Chorus on October 18. With a clever "villian" package, Pacific Sound cast a spell on the audience and delivered entertainment galore! To see their performance, click here.

And lastly, Pride of Portland Chorus won 6th Place medals at the 2017 Sweet Adelines International Chorus Contest on Saturday, October 22. The chorus is directed by Master 700 Director, Ryan Heller. Chords were ringing and feet were flying at both performances. To see their exciting semi-finals set and finals package, click the links.

Looking for scores? ALL results are in this document.

Region 13 News

June 10, 2017 - 10:35pm
This year we saw many Chapter At-Large members at contest and I want to recognize them! First and foremost,... more
February 7, 2017 - 7:27am
Sally Wallace, former director of Coeur d'Alene Chorus and the 2016 Heart of the Northwest Award recipient,... more
December 11, 2016 - 9:17am
The neuroscience of singing shows that when we sing our neurotransmitters connect in new and different ways.... more

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