Fall 2017 District Convention

Cardinal District 2017 Fall Convention
September 22 – 23, 2017


Contest Venue (CV) – Columbus East High School, 230 S Marr Rd., Columbus, IN 47201


Headquarters Hotel (HQ) – Hilton Garden Inn,  12210 Executive Drive, Edinburgh IN 46124, (855) 214-4563.  Be sure to register for the group CARDINAL DISTRICT BARBERSHOP. Deadline: Sept. 8. $124/night, plus tax.


Overflow Hotel  – Hampton Inn, 12161 US-31, Edinburgh, IN 46124, (812) 526-5100. This hotel is across the parking lot from the headquarters hotel. Be sure to register for the group CARDINAL DISTRICT BARBERSHOP. Deadline: Sept. 8. $124/night, plus tax.


Registration/Tickets – Click HERE


The Early Bird Discount offers $10 off per adult registration and $5 off per student registration. The Early Bird Discount registration deadline is Sept. 1. You may continue to register online at the full rate up to the day before the event. On site sales will begin Friday, Sept. 22 at noon.


Please Note: Per Cardinal District policy, ALL competitors (quartet and chorus) MUST have an ALL EVENTS REGISTRATION (not single session tickets). Your group can be disqualified if you compete and do not meet this requirement. All competitors must also be current on their Society/District/Chapter dues.


Program Advertisements

Advertising space is available in the convention programs in full, half, and 1/8 page sizes, and new to our lineup of offerings, we have contest and program sponsor spaces as well as space available on our sponsors page. Program pages are 8.5″x11″ in size and are printed in Black and White unless otherwise noted. Descriptions/sizes and pricing is as follows:

Full Page Ad – $200 – 8.5″x11″
Half Page Ad – $100 – 8.5″x5.5″
1/8 Page Ad – $50 – 4.25″x2.75″

Program Sponsor – $200 – Your logo is placed on the front cover of our convention programs in full color.
Contest Sponsor – $100 – Your logo is placed at the top of one of three contest pages.

Sponsor Page – $15 – Your business, chapter, quartet, organization or individual name placed on our sponsor page. Those purchasing other advertising options can add their name to the sponsor page for $5.

For more information or to purchase one of our advertisement options, please contact Marketing Director Jordan Busboom at jordan.busboom@indstate.edu

Please note: All chapters wishing to advertise an upcoming show in the convention programs must send a copy of their show clearance, with the District Secretary’s signature, along with their advertisement.


Basic Schedule of Events (subject to change)


Friday, Sept. 22


1:00pm – 3:30pm – House of Delegates Meeting (HQ)
3:40pm – 5:40pm – District Senior Chorus rehearsal (HQ)
7:30pm – 10:00pm – Cardinal District Quartet Competition – Semi-finals (CV)


Saturday, Sept. 23


10:00am – 11:30am – Cardinal District Chorus Contest (CV)
2:00pm – 4:00pm – Cardinal District Quartet Competition – Finals (CV)
8:00pm – 10:00pm – All Star Show (CV)
10:00pm – ??? – Hospitality Rooms (HQ)




Friday, Sept. 1 – Competitor CJ20s due
Friday, Sept. 1 – Early Bird registration period ends
Friday, Sept. 8 – Cutoff for hotel reservations
Wednesday, Sept. 13 – Program ads due
Thursday, Sept. 21 – Online registration ends