2019 NED #2 WESTERN Regional
Spring Convention & Contests

Yankee / Mountain Division Contests
and Int’l. Quartet Prelims

May 3-4, 2019  •  Lake George, NY


  • Venue: Fort William Henry (Hotel) “Carriage House” Conference Center, 48 Canada Street, Lake George, NY

  • HQ Hotel: Surfside on the Lake • 400 Canada St., Lake George, NY (see note below)

  • Hosted by: Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus - Sweet Adelines Int’l chapter - Saratoga Springs, NY / Contact': Victoria Green

  • Questions?  (Select name/link)  Hotel: DVP-Events: Bob Bradley  /  Contests & Judging: Alan Lamson  /  Marketing & PR: Steve Salamin


CONTESTS: 9 TOTAL (w/ Saturday Night FINALS) —

  • NED International Quartet Prelims: (Semi-Finals, Friday PM; Finals, Saturday PM)

  • Yankee Division: Quartet Contest, Seniors Quartet Contest, Chorus Contest, VLQ Contest

  • Mountain Division: Quartet Contest, Seniors Quartet Contest, Chorus Contest, VLQ Contest


1. CONTEST ENTRY - Western regional C&C (BHS) & Int’l. Quartet Prelims:


2. CONVENTION REGISTRATION - Western Regional C&C (NED):

For ALL Competitors & Any Attendees (Registration & Tickets)

NORTHEASTERN DISTRICT
2019 SPRING CONVENTION & CONTEST
REGISTRATION / TICKET / EXTRAS - PRICES
WESTERN REGIONAL - DEADLINE DATES
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Ticket Type Price Sales END
1 Contestant- ADULT (Early Bird) $50.00 Sunday, April 21, 2019
2 Contestant- ADULT (On-Site) $60.00 Tuesday, April 30, 2019
3 Contestant- YOUTH (Early Bird) $25.00 Sunday, April 21, 2019
4 Contestant- YOUTH (On-Site) $35.00 Tuesday, April 30, 2019
5 All Event Attendee- ADULT (Early Bird) $25.00 Sunday, April 21, 2019
6 All Event Attendee- ADULT (On-Site) $30.00 Tuesday, April 30, 2019
7 All Event Attendee- YOUTH (Early Bird) $15.00 Sunday, April 21, 2019
8 All Event Attendee- YOUTH (On-Site) $20.00 Tuesday, April 30, 2019
9 Single Event Attendee- FRIDAY QUARTETS (Early Bird) $15.00 Sunday, April 21, 2019
10 Single Event Attendee- FRIDAY QUARTETS (On-Site) $20.00 Tuesday, April 30, 2019
11 Single Event Attendee- SATURDAY CHORUSES (Early Bird) $15.00 Sunday, April 21, 2019
12 Single Event Attendee- SATURDAY CHORUSES (On-Site) $20.00 Tuesday, April 30, 2019
13 Single Event Attendee- SATURDAY QUARTETS (Early Bird) $15.00 Sunday, April 21, 2019
14 Single Event Attendee- SATURDAY QUARTETS (On-Site) $20.00 Tuesday, April 30, 2019
15 Child Registration (12 and under; need to order reg.) n/c Tuesday, April 30, 2019
16 Contest MEDIA Package (video/pics/audio) $35.00 Saturday, May 4, 2019
17 Upgrade to Premium Seating (Add-On) $15.00 Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Each member of your quartet, chorus and/or VLQ is required to purchase a convention registration.

  • You may be "Group-registered" by a representative of your chorus. Please check with your chorus leaders/manager.

  • For comments, questions or concerns about Convention Registrations please contact the NED Event Registrar at registrar@nedistrict.org

  • Remember that every competitor must have a registration and be a current BHS member. You may be asked to show a competitor badge and/or your membership card.

EXTRAS:

1. Anyone: Upgrade to Premium Seating — Upgrade your seat and sit front and center at all contest sessions this weekend! (first few rows) Proceeds from upgrades will benefit NED Youth in Harmony. Premium Seating only available online, on a first come, first serve basis.

2. Competitors Only: Contest VIDEO – Order at Eventbrite, now. Only ONE order per group necessary.

An Eventbrite fee is added to each ticket. Special BHS lower rate.

Registrations may be transferred - but are NOT refundable.


CONTEST VENUE:

Fort William Henry
Hotel and Conference Center

“Carriage House” Conference Center

48 Canada St., Lake George, NY 12845

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Fort William Henry - Property Map

GPS: C79P+QP Lake George, New York / 43°25'10.2"N, 73°42'47.5"W / 43.419500, -73.713194


“HQ” HOTEL (revised) :

Surfside on the Lake

400 Canada St., Lake George, NY 12845

Reservations: (note!) 8:30 to 4:30 Mon–Fri. ONLY.

(518) 668-2442 - (no online booking)

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  • $ 84 - Premier Rooms with Private Balcony - 1st or 2nd Floor (Elevator Access) - 2 Queen Beds

  • $120 - Premier Suites with Private Balcony & Front Terrace - 3rd Floor (Elevator Access) - 3 Queen Beds

  • $129 - Superior Lake Front Room with Private Patio - On Water Front, Beach Level - 2 Queen Beds

  • $149 - Deluxe Lake Front Suite with Private Patio & Balconies - On Water Front - 3 Queen Beds

    (Rates: all per night, add 11% state & local occupancy tax)

 

HOTEL/ROOMS:

Additional Lodging & Accommodations:

Hotels in Lake George - Seasonal - Hotels.com

(Please note: We moved FROM Fort William Henry HOTEL because of restrictions that we could not meet. If you want REALLY quiet, good selection maybe.)

Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center • 48 Canada St. • Lake George, NY • (518) 668-3081 • Rooms from $89 to $119.

Quality Inn Lake George • 57 Canada Street • Lake George, NY • (518) 668-3525 • All Rooms $99.

Blair House Motel and Cottages • 2734 Canada Street • Lake George NY • (518) 668-2871 • Rooms $95-200 • mention “Barbershop Harmony.”

Econo Lodge Downtown Lake George • 439 Canada St, Lake George, NY • Before 4/1: (518) 792-7006 / After: (518) 668-2689 • Rooms $79 + up.

Best Western of Lake George • 2452 NY State Route 9N, Lake George, NY 12845 • (518) 668-5701 • Rooms $119 w/ full breakfast.

Or go to:  Hotels.com - Lake George


Program Advertising - Spring 2019:

Place your ad in front of Barbershoppers and their friends
from all over the great Northeastern District and beyond!

Cool Offer!  ADVERTISE in BOTH Spring Programs!

Receive a 20% discount on BOTH ads!  See below.

BUT! YOU MUST SUBMIT for the Eastern Program NOW! See deadlines!

Questions or Comments always welcome!   Contact the Editor & Publisher - Steve Salamin

"Thank you" to past advertisers for their support!

Good luck to all contestants!


(2018 - Schedule of Events)

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Friday, May 3, 2019 • X:xx PM • Yankee & Mountain Quartet Finals, Int’l. Quartet Semi-Finals

  • 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Dinner (on your own; 2-hours±)

  • 4:00 PM: Venue OPENS to Contestants Only

  • 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Competitor & Attendee Registration OPEN

  • 5:30 PM: Auditorium Doors OPEN for the audience/attendees

  • 5:55 PM – 9:30 PM: Yankee & Mountain Quartet Finals, International Quartet Prelims Semi-Finals

  • *9:45 PM: Announcements & Contest Results

  • *10:30 PM – 12:30 AM: Quartet Evaluations*

Saturday, May 4, 2019 • X:xx AM • Yankee & Mountain Divisions Chorus Finals

  • 8:00 AM: Venue OPENS to Contestants Only

  • 8:00 AM — 11:00 AM: Competitor & Attendee Registration OPEN

  • 9:30 AM: Auditorium Doors OPEN for the audience/attendees

  • 9:55 AM – 11:55 AM: Mountain & Yankee Divisions Chorus Finals Contest

  • *11:55 AM: Intermission / Lunch (1-hour±)

  • 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM: Mountain & Yankee Divisions VLQ Contest

  • *2:00 PM: Announcements*

  • *2:15 PM – 4:10 PM: Chorus Evaluations*

Saturday, May 4, 2019 • 6:00 PM • District International Quartet FINALS

  • 5:00 PM:

  • 5:30 PM:

  • 6:00 PM: Auditorium Doors OPEN for the audience/attendees

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* Note: start times dependent on the previous event's ending time (via contest length)

Need...

  • Gas?

  • Coffee?

  • Convenience Items?

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Lake George Tourism sites - select any - and learn more about Lake George and attractions!


Other Area Attractions, Information – More To Do:

DINING OPTIONS in the area:  Start ... <[<<HERE>>]>

  • Fort William Henry - if it’s open.

  • Barnsider Smokehouse BBQ - 2112 State Rt. 9 South (Just before Waterslide World) / Reservations: (518) 668-5268

  • Mama Riso's Italian Restaurant - 2119 State Route 9 (Canada St.)

  • Mario's Restaurant - 429 Canada St.

  • Guiseppe's Pizzeria and Cafe - 337 Canada St.

  • Blacksmith Tavern at Fort William Henry Hotel & Conf. Center

    Village of Lake George is a resort location catering to tourists, in the village are 22 restaurants and more shops.

OTHER "ATTRACTIONS" (check listings online - some just opening for the seasons ahead)