International Quartet Competitors

Year Convention City Quartet Finish
2016 Nashville Forefront 1
Late Shift 27
The Collective 36
The Rooftops 45
2015 Pittsburgh Instant Classic 1
Forefront 2
The Rooftops 38
Late Shift 38
7th Avenue 42
2014 Las Vegas Forefront 2
Instant Classic 8
2013 Toronto Forefront 5
Instant Classic 16
2012 Portland Forefront 7
Instant Classic 24
replay 45
Anthem 50
2011 Kansas City Forefront 6
The Daddy-Ohs 43
Anthem 48
2010 Philadelphia Forefront 13
Heatwave 36
65 South 45
2009 Anaheim 65 South 28
2008 Nashville Past ‘n’ Present 50
2007 Denver The Arrangement 44
2006 Indianapolis Keep ‘Em Guessin’ 45
2005 Salt Lake City Keep ‘Em Guessin’ 42
2004 Louisville The Exchange 23
Keep ‘Em Guessin’ 43
2003 Montreal The Exchange 20
The New Sensations 24
2002 Portland The Chase 40
2001 Nashville Michigan Jake 1
THE SENSATIONS 20
The Chase 27
Wabash Avenue 30
2000 Kansas City Michigan Jake 2
Wabash Avenue 36
1999 Anaheim Michigan Jake 3
Wabash Avenue 35
1998 Atlanta Michigan Jake 2
1997 Indianapolis Michigan Jake 8
Tabasco Cats 21
Inside Track 33
Flashpoint 35
1996 Salt Lake City Michigan Jake 10
Tabasco Cats 29
1995 Miami Tabasco Cats 34
Black Tie Affair 43
1994 Pittsburgh Black Tie Affair 31
Heritage Station 49
1993 Calgary, Canada Back Stage Pass 35
Motive 39
1992 New Orleans Back Stage Pass 40
Second Generation 46
1991 Louisville Barons 61
Sound Decision 65
1990 San Francisco Final Four 32
Post Time 47
1989 Kansas City Second Edition 1
Final Four 45
Barons 51
1988 San Antonio Second Edition 2
Sound System 44
Promissory Notes 46
1987 Hartford Interstate Rivals 1
Second Edition 2
Promissory Notes 29
1986 Salt Lake City Interstate Rivals 2
Best of Friends 36
Sound Decision 39
1985 Minneapolis Interstate Rivals 3
Harrington Brothers 4
Best of Friends 46
1984 St. Louis Harrington Brothers 4
Interstate Rivals 6
1983 Seattle Interstate Rivals 10
Circle City Sound 48
1982 Pittsburgh Harrington Brothers 7
Music Mart 41
1981 Detroit Harrington Brothers 10
Music Mart 37
1980 Salt Lake City Rogues Gallery 27
Music Mart 42
1979 Minneapolis Circle City Sound 34
Barons 43
1978 Cincinnati Bluegrass Student Union 1
Wild Cards 20
1977 Philadelphia Bluegrass Student Union 6
Landmarks 14
Citations 27
1976 San Francisco Bluegrass Student Union 4
Landmarks 25
1975 Indianapolis Citations 12
Daybreak Express 34
1974 Kansas City Citations 17
Daybreak Express 27
1973 Portland Citations 12
Captain’s Choice 42
1972 Atlanta Citations 7
Lakeshore Harmony Four 31
1971 New Orleans Citations 11
Nu-Tones 28
1970 Atlantic City Citations 9
Nu-Tones 14
1969 St. Louis Citations 11
Nu-Tones 20
1968 Cincinnati Citations 15
Fun-Tonics 28
1967 Los Angeles Fun-Tonics 15
Citations 18
1966 Chicago Road Runners 26
Citations 29
1965 Boston Road Runners 33
Club House Four 34
1964 San Antonio Road Runners 28
Dukes of Harmony 44
1963 Toronto Club House Four 24
Derbytowners 35
1962 Kansas City Dunesmen 16
Derbytowners 22
1961 Philadelphia Dunesmen 19
Fun-Tastic Four 35
1960 Dallas Dunesmen 15
Derbytowners 22
1959 Chicago Dunesmen 15
Four Scraps of Harmony 22
1958 Columbus Four Scraps of Harmony 14
Yan-Keys 35
1957 Los Angeles Dunesmen 12
Sandpipers 18
1956 Minneapolis Dunesmen 13
Four Alarmers 30
1955 Miami Beach Dixieliners 36
Templairs 22
1954 Washington, DC Clef Chefs 25
Templairs 32
1953 Detroit Templairs 17
Clef Chefs 18
1952 Kansas City Templairs 10
Kentucky Troubadours 33
Dixieliners 37
1951 Toledo Four Shades of Harmony 14
Tunics 27
Templairs 29
1950 Omaha Minor Chords 9
Chamberlin Four 15
Templairs 22
Tunics 31
1949 Buffalo Varsity Four 5
Firesiders 16
Harmonairs 17
1948 Oklahoma City Four Shades of Harmony 5
Harmonairs 8
Songfellows 12
Varsity Four 10
1947 Milwaukee Doctors of Harmony 1
Harmonairs SF
Songfellows 14
1946 Cleveland Doctors of Harmony 3
Harmonairs SF
Songfellows 29
1945 Chicago Doctors of Harmony 5
Sunbeam Songfellows 15
Harmonairs 13
1944 Detroit Doctors of Harmony 42

SF — Semi-finalist; exact position is unknown.