EVG District

IT'S OFFICIAL

2024 District Convention / Contest
October 4-5, 2024
Portland, Oregon

Venue:
Newmark Theater

Headquarters Hotel: 
Hilton Downtown Portland

The contest will be held at the Newmark Theatre in downtown Portland. All other events associated with the weekend will be held at the headquarters hotel, the Hilton Downtown Portland which is just down the street from the Newmark. You can check out the Hilton here:

https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/pdxphhh-hilton-portland-downtown/ and the Newmark https://www.portland5.com/newmark-theatre

When making reservations at the Hilton, if you call, ask for EVERGREEN DISTRICT CONVENTION rate. Be looking for the direct link to their reservation system which will be posted on the EVG website as soon as we receive it. The room rate is $145 per night for either King/Double or 1 room suites. If your chorus would like to reserve a suite for a hospitality room, you can do that through their reservation system.

Information will be available in a few weeks about registration for District – when that will be available and what the costs will be. Jay Krumbholz will send information out about when competitors are able to register in Barberscore their intention to compete. 

The District Events Team is looking at locations for future conventions/contests as well as possible Spring events. If your chapter is interested in supporting an EVG Division or District event please contact me at deenie0830@gmail.com

There is an opportunity to collaborate with the Far Western District and do a joint District Event in conjunction with the Pan Pacific Barbershop Convention in 2026 in Honolulu, HI the very beginning of October 2026. At this time the Evergreen District is still planning to have their own convention Oct 2-3, 2026 (Location TBD).

Deena Wolfe, EVG District Events Director, Deenie0830@gmail.com541-556-2773

2023 District Memories

Click on photos to enlarge.

Chorus Scoresheet

Quartet Finals Scoresheet

Quartet Semi-Finals Scoresheet

2023 HARMONY PLATOON - OUTSTANDING!

Platoon Champions, “Hang Time” (L-R): Todd Dignan (T), Greg Verhappen (L), Jeroen Beudeker (B), Iain Haukka (b)

Second Place Quartet, ““Raging Harmonés” (L-R): Aaron Weller (b), Jason Rogers (L), Todd Dignan (T), Jeroen Beudeker (B).

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This year proved to be one of the most successful Harmony Platoons ever thanks to the many participants who came prepared to sing, sing, sing!  

Each of the 37 participants (and 5 judges), 19 of whom were first timers, showed what “Everyone In Harmony” can be.  

It was hard to believe that these pick up quartets had not sung together in the past.  And the best part was hearing those ringing harmonies sustained throughout the rest of the weekend during those in between times!

Congratulations to all our participants, judges, and director (Iain Haukka), for helping to make the event run so smoothly and our sound come together so wonderfully!

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