April 26-28, 2013
Online registration is now closed for your 2013 Spring Convention! Single Event tickets and Late Registrations may be purchased on site at the Marriott. Make plans now to join us in Orlando for a weekend of song and fellowship. Featuring the International Quartet Preliminary, District Seniors Quartet, Sunshine District Chorus Championship & VLQ contests, and more!
This page will be updated whenever new info becomes available.
Headquarters and Venue
Orlando Airport Marriott
7499 Augusta National Drive
Orlando, FL 32822 $99 per night
Parking is free for overnight guests, and $5 per day for attendees not staying on site. Valet is $16 per night.
The Harmony Marketplace has returned! Operating throughout the weekend in Vista AB, right off the Grand Ballroom Foyer. Stop by and pick up your favorite quartet or chorus recordings, apparel, gifts, and more! Closed during competition.
Quartet semifinals begin at 7:00pm on Friday, April 26.
The Chorus and VLQ contest will begin at 11:00am on Saturday, April 27
Quartet finals begin at 6:30pm on Saturday, April 27
- Dwain Chambers DIX
- Bill Vermue ONT Assistant
- George Joslyn DIX Guest
- Jeremiah Pope EVG
- Raymond Schwarzkopf ILL
- Jan-Ake Westin ONT Guest
- Eddie Martinez SWD
- Joe Liles LOL
- Rich Lavene MAD
- Mike Lietke LOL
There will be NO official photographer at this convention.
Friday Night – At The Movies – American Harmony – 30 minutes after semifinals in Magnolia (2nd floor)
Saturday Afternoon – Youth Advisory Council Meeting – 3:00 pm in Pine (2nd floor)
Email Amos Velez for more YAC meeting info.
Saturday Night – Pizza Party – 30 minutes after finals in Magnolia (2nd floor)
If you didn’t get a chance to see it in theaters, come to the Video Vault and enjoy American Harmony on Saturday at 3:00 pm in the Augusta Ballroom. Copies of the DVD will be available for purchase in Harmony Marketplace and a discounted price is available for those who attend the screening. A limited number of copies will be available, so don’t miss your chance to watch and own this award-winning documentary.
Back by popular demand! We are returning to individual hospitality suites this year, and there is limited space available. Rooms vary in size, and will be assigned on a first come – first served basis. If your chapter, quartet, or group is interested, or if you want to join together to host a room, please send an email to Jerry Johnson with your request.
Director of Conventions – Jerry Johnson
Convention Services Chairman – Tony & Alexis Fortune
Contestant Services Chairman – Jim Stoup
Contestant Manager – Cathie Billings
Production Director – Bill Billings
Stage Manager – Nick Duggins
Technical Director – Kevin Miles
Nerd Who Sits In The Corner Making Strange Noises – Andrew Borts
Action Photographer – Cindy Partlow
Program Chairman – Roxanne Clapp
District Property – Bryan Hevel
Director of C&J – Harold Lathom
April 26-28, 2013 – Orlando Airport Marriott
May 2-4, 2014 – Orlando Airport Marriott
April 10-12, 2015 – Orlando Airport Marriott
October 11-13, 2013 – Orlando Airport Marriott
October 10-12, 2014 – Orlando Airport Marriott
October 9-11, 2015 – Orlando Airport Marriott