• 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.
  • 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.
  • Contact us

    Meet the 2022-2023 Regional Management Team (shown above). If you have questions or comments, please feel free to...

Welcome to North by Northwest Region 13

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Now accepting proposals for Bookkeeping and Accounting Services!

Download the Request for Proposal by clicking here. Proposals must be received via email in both PDF and Microsoft Word format on or before September 12, 2022 3:00 pm Pacific Time to the following email address: [email protected]


We would appreciate you making a donation

Creating a virtual convention has not been without costs. If you would like to contribute towards our expenses, just click the Donate link below. Thank you so much!


2022 Region 13 Convention

The Region 13 2022 Virtual Convention weekend is over, but wasn't it wonderful to sing together again?!? Convention event links are posted below and on our convention website so if you missed something--or just want to watch again--you can. (And it's not too early to mark your calendars for the 2023 Region 13 Convention, scheduled for May 18-21, in Spokane, WA!)

-- Region 13 Kickoff: Click here to re-watch 

-- Quartet Contest: Click here to re-watch    
   -- Link to Quartet Results Scoresheets
   -- Audience Choice Winner: Up to Something!
   -- Novice Quartet Award Winner: Roaring 20's
   -- Most Improved Quartet: Touchstone (+39 points

-- Inspirational Message from Dr. Jim Henry: Click here to re-watch

-- Chorus Contest: Click here to re-watch
   -- Link to Chorus Results Scoresheets
   -- Audience Choice Winner: Harmony Northwest           
   -- Novice Director Award Winner: Margaret Eby - Olympia Chorus
   -- Most Improved Chorus: Voices Northwest (+21 points)


Thank you!

We want to thank the wonderful "virtual vendors" who advertised during our regional convention. Please support them!

-- Ruby Ribbon: rubyribbon.com/michellewoodfork
-- Gold Medal Ideas: goldmedalideas.com/music
-- Harmony College Northwest: www.harmonycollege.net
-- Olympia Chorus: etsy.com/shop/brightideasjewelry
-- Oregon Spirit and Oregon SenateAires Choruses: oregonspirit.org/buytickets
-- SeneGence Cosmetics & Skin Care: senegence.com/magnificentbeautymelaniegee



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 28 choruses and over 45 quartets located throughout Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. You can see where we all are by clicking to see our 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!

Regional Volunteers Wanted! Directors Wanted!

Check out the Region 13 choruses who are searching for a director or find ways you can share your talents with regional activities on our Join Our Team webpage. Just click here.

COVID-19 Information

As cities, states, regions, and countries are moving toward fewer/no restrictions related to COVID-19, many of our region’s choruses and quartets are returning to in-person rehearsals and performances. It is important to remember that choral singing is still considered a high-risk activity, although as more members become vaccinated, the risk decreases. The safety and good health of our members remains a top priority for Region 13 and Sweet Adelines International. We urge each chorus and quartet to be knowledgeable regarding state and local guidelines for in-person gatherings. These include the size of gatherings allowed, whether meetings are indoors/outdoors, if masks are required for all participants, if vaccinated participants do not have to wear a mask, physical distancing, ventilation and any other precautions required. Be prepared to put mitigation practices in place to avoid risk and protect your members. You may feel more comfortable if your members sign a waiver and release of liability prior to returning to in-person singing. The first link below will take you to a sample agreement provided by Sweet Adelines International.


Region 13 News

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April 29, 2021 - 8:15pm
  Many of us LOVE to sing in groups, but become emotional …or insecure… or just less satisfied when we sing... more

NxNW Region 13 Management Team Mission Statement

The Region 13 Regional Management Team's mission is:

North by Northwest Region 13 is a cutting-edge group of diverse singers performing and championing a cappella music.

•  Visioning
•  Developing Leaders
•  Creating pathways for achieving regional goals

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