Dixie District Fall Convention 2023

2023 International Chorus Preliminary and Dixie District Quartet Championship Contests

  • General Information Registration/Tickets
  • Venue
  • Hotel Information
  • Draw - Quartets and Choruses
  • Mic Tester Chorus
  • Program
  • Judging Panel
  • Photo Order Form

Registration & Instructions for Competitors

Every competitor should have their quartet admin or chorus manager complete the contest entry at members.barbershop.org. Each competitor must be a member of the Barbershop Harmony Society and current on their dues.  Each quartet must be registered with BHS (standard package minimum) and current on their dues at the time of the contest.  Each chorus must be current for all members crossing the stage.

Every competitor should purchase a registration for the convention, $56 Early Bird until midnight September 8th, Full price begins the next day, September 9th, at $66.  Registration can be purchased here on the Dixie site at BUY YOUR CONTESTANT REGISTRATION HERE.  You will see the same information repeated for the registration page, just scroll to the bottom for the tickets.  A paper registration form can be DOWNLOADED here.

Every contestant should make arrangements for their hotel at one of our two Dixie District hotels (below).




Contestants and guest are highly encouraged to book with the two hotel below, pricing is $119 per night for each, please use the links provided. If calling, please ask for the Dixie District block of rooms. Upgrades on the rooms may be available for and additional charge and are limited. DIXIE BLOCK OF ROOMS SOLD OUT.

Headquarter Hotel
Hilton Garden Inn Oxford/Anniston
280 Colonial Drive
Oxford, AL 36203
Rate: $119
Use group code "Dixie District BHS" to make your reservation by phone or:
Dixie District - Hilton Garden Inn

Co-Headquarter Hotel
Home2 Suites Oxford
300 Colonial Drive
Oxford, AL 36203
Rate: $119
Use group code "Dixie District BHS" to make your reservation by phone or:
Dixie District - Home2 Suites

Quartet & Chorus Draw 


Quartet Matrix
Chorus Matrix

Mic Tester Chorus

The Mic Tester Chorus will meet at 9am for rehearsal on Saturday.  


All times posted are Central.  Contest events may run early or long for the end time, and will effect the start time of the events that follow it. Please listen for announcements from the Presenter at each contest for any adjustment to times.
  • Friday
    • 2-8 pm Registration - Hilton Garden Inn
    • 2-7 pm Marketplace - Hilton Garden Inn
    • 7 pm Quartet Semi Finals - Oxford Performing Arts Center (OPAC)
    • 9:30 pm Quartet Evaluations - Hotel
  • Saturday
    • 8-11 am Registration - Hilton Garden Inn
    • 8-11 am Marketplace - Hilton Garden Inn
    • 9 am All Voices Barbershop Chorus Rehearsal - TBD
    • 10 am Chorus Contest - OPAC
    • 1 pm - Quartet Finals Contest - OPAC
    • 3 pm  (approx.) Chorus Evaluations - OPAC
    • 5:00 pm (approx.) Quartet Finalist Evaluations - OPAC
    • 7:30 pm 75th Anniversary Celebration Show - OPAC 
    • 9:30 pm (approx.) Dixie District Chordatorium and Afterglow - Hilton Garden Inn
  • Sunday
    • 9 am Gospel Hour - Hilton Garden Inn

Judging Panel

Here are the judges who are on the official panel: 

  • ADM - Dan Bodtke PC (CSD), Linda Muise (NED)
  • MUS – Erin Cook (CSD), Melody Hine (MAD)
  • PER – Patrick Brown (ONT), Greg Caetano (SWD)
  • SNG – Jay Butterfield (NSC), Kevin Mendez (MAD)


Please use the following photo order form to secure your quartet/chorus posed photo.
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