Union County Early College A Cappella Group


NCASA is proud to present the NC High School A Cappella Competition presented by Liquid Fifth! Read below for complete details:

Date: February 4 hosted by Northwood High School of Pittsboro.

Sound: We are delighted to partner with Liquid Fifth to provide sound for the event. Each performer will have a wireless microphone (up to 19 provided) and the sound will be professionally mixed by their sound technician. All channels will be recorded and schools may choose to have their performance mastered in the studio for an additional fee.

Who: The event is open to all NCASA member schools. Each school may enter one group.

Cost: As with all NCASA competitions, this event is free for member schools. 

Judges: Dave Sperandio, Kevin Badanes, and Bill Adams

Awards: Trophies for first, second, and third place groups. Medals for each performer of the top three groups. Special Awards for best male solo, female solo, vocal percussion, and choreography.

Adjudication standards were created by NCASA. 

Competition Rules are embedded within the show choir rules. All rules are the same as show choir except where noted.

Click on Resources and scroll down to A Cappella to see the Rules and Adjudication Forms used.

Performance and Stage Preparation Time:

  • Walk-throughs will occur prior to the competition. Choirs will have 10 minutes to do a walk-through and sound check. 
  • HS A Cappella Performance Time: 12 minutes for performance and clearing the stage. 

Registration is open through January 6, 2017. Use the "Register for a Competition" link near the top of the page to register.