2006 District Quartet Champions
Mid-Atlantic District
Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
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JUMBO-TRONS!!

The District will have JumboTrons in WILDWOOD this year!

There will be JUMBO-TRONS (large screen projectors) at the District contest again this year.
This will make the contestants easier to see from the back of the auditorium, and
you can place advertisements on the JumboTron to be shown between competitors!!!

Whether you want to advertise for your chapter show, or if you just want to wish your son/dad/grandfather 'Good Luck',
you may purchase an advertisement time list of optional packages.
Your ad will be placed in the PowerPoint Presentation slide show
and run on a loop all weekend long between competitors - just like INTERNATIONAL!!

You may create your OWN slide, or just give us the text for your ShoutOut message and we'll make a slide for you.
Create your own Video and we'll include that, based on its duration!!

Here's the on-line ordering page.
You pay via PayPal at the time of the order.

Use this Template if you intend to create your own PowerPoint slide.

Interesting
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2014 Convention Information


Click here to purchase Convention Registrations on-line or
download the 2014 Registration Form.

Early-bird Event Registrations expire ONE MONTH prior to the contest.

FALL CONVENTION Heads Up....

This year, the Fall Convention in Wildwood, NJ will be much later (about 3 weeks later) than usual.
Convention weekend is October 24-26, which is well into the hibernation period for Wildwood.
As such, many of the usual hotels and restaurants will not be available.
Therefore, everyone planning to attend the Fall convention is encouraged to make hotel reservations as early as possible.

* * * LIST OF WILDWOOD HOTELS * * *

* * * LIST OF HOSPITALITY ROOMS / AFTERGLOWS * * *


Dog-Less Tags

What are Dog-LESS Tags???

With your help, Frank the Dog would like to continue their charitable contributions
to the YIH Program. However, since they have a gig this weekend, they can't be in Wildwood.

So how can they still do their Dog Tags???
Good question. Read this for more information.
Suffice it to say, the Dogs will match your contributions, penny-for-penny,
for any donations made in Wildwood.

Support our Youth program by singing tags!!!


There will be no webcast this Fall.


NEW! Contest Photos are here.
Purchase your contest video here.
Download your contest videos here.
Contest Scores Archive!!!



CONVENTION MATRIX

Convention Info Location Contestant
Entry Deadline
Lineup Judges Program Book
Ads Deadline
Fall District - Oct 24-25, 2014 Wildwood Convention Center Sep 24 OOA Judges Oct 11

Chorus Evaluations (20 minutes per category) at all Contests are COACHING Sessions.
ALL CHORUS MEMBERS are expected to participate.
Afterwards, competitors will receive a feedback-form to evaluate coaching effectiveness and
give recommendations for improving the C&J portion of our conventions.




Get the word out!
Advertise your upcoming shows! Cheer on your chorus or quartets!


Last fall, the M-AD Events Team tried a new way of displaying your ads:

Click here for the JumboTron ShoutOuts ordering page.


2014 M-AD Convention Program Books
To make it easier to advertise, all program books will have the same dimensions.
This will be an 8x11 sheet of paper in a landscape format, folded.

PAGE SIZE DIMENSIONS COST
FULL PAGE 8” H x 5” W $100
HALF PAGE 4” H x 5” W $80
QUARTER PAGE (VERT) 4” H x 2½” W $60
QUARTER PAGE (HORIZ) 2” H x 5” W $60
Corporate Sponsor 2” H x 2½” W $35
Patrons 25 characters/line $5 per line
Memorials 25 characters/line $5 per line
PREMIUM POSITIONS
INSIDE FRONT COVER 8” H x 5” W SOLD
INSIDE BACK COVER 8” H x 5” W $125
OUTSIDE BACK COVER 8” H x 5” W SOLD
CENTERSPREAD 8”H x 10½” W $250


CONVENTION LOCATION DATES AD DEADLINE
FALL DISTRICT WILDWOOD, NJ Oct 24-25 OCT. 11

ALL AD COPY SHOULD BE SENT TO:

JIM BOTELLE, 203 New Avenue, Reisterstown, MD 21136-1321
Email: gblead@verizon.net
Phone: 410-526-6842 (mailbox 1—hit “1” and leave a message)

Ads can be in JPEG, PDF, PNG, TIFF and I can scan hard copies mailed to me.
If we have monitors available in the lobby, we’ll repeat your Ads there

Send payment to the address above. Checks should be made payable to:
“Mid-Atlantic District”



LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
Click here for LEADERSHIP ACADEMY info

Training for your chapters 2013 operations, and officer training, is being provided at three locations.
The Mid-Atlantic District leadership wanted to bring LEADERSHIP ACADEMY to you by providing three different dates
at three different locations for you to chose from.

The cost for each one-day school is only $45.00 per attendee, less for group registrations!
So no excuses for not attending one of these three sessions — one is within easy driving distance of your chapter.

Leadership Academy dates are:
Southern - October 18, 2014
Central - January 17, 2015
Northern - November 8, 2014


LEADERSHIP ACADEMY INFORMATION




MAD Chorus Plateau Definitions
Chorus plateau categories are based on the average percentile results
from the two previous contests in which the chorus was entered.

AAAA70% and above
AAA60 – 69.9%
AA55 – 59.9%
A54.9% and below.

First-time competitors will not be eligible for plateau awards,
but their initial contest score can be used to place them in their next contest.
A chorus that has not competed in any contest for more than four years
will reenter the contest cycle as a Plateau A chorus.


Barbershop Radio on-line
Our own Tom Moyer hosts an hour-long talk show covering barbershop topics.
Check out his show every Wednesday at 1:00pm eastern.
Click on the green button on the bottom right of this link.



Supercharging Your Chapter!
This program defines and capitalizes on the only two effective ways that people join barbershop
and then provides the tools to make it easy and approachable for ANY chapter to grow
and ANY member to earn get a Man of Note award, which may be the ultimate award.

Watch this video and then visit the Operation Harold Hill website.




 

Take a look back into our Barbershop History
with the "PRESERVATION" Publication (PDF)


This publication is jam-packed with tons of articles, photos, information & trivia.
Check it out on the Society website:
www.barbershop.org/preservation-publication.html
 



Youth In Harmony Promotional Video
The Mid-Atlantic District is dedicated to educating our young singers.
Please enjoy the following video...




To learn more about our Youth Outreach program or to get involved,
please contact us at YIH@MidAtlanticDistrict.com.



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