There are 16 competition divisions each year, including a Young Artist Competition, 3 Youth Artist Divisions, 2 Specialty Divisions and 10 Festival Divisions.
The Youth Artist live Final Rounds will be held on Saturday, April 4th, 2020.
For all information on the 2020 competitions please visit the Spring Festival Competition Page.
To register for the Young Artist Competition (ages 18-30), visit this page.
To register for Festival and Specialty Divisions ONLY, visit this page.
If you are registering for a Youth Artist Competition AND a Festival or Specialty Division, continue to register on this page.
You must be logged in as a member to register.
Please have the following information ready before you fill out your registration: Competitor Information, Division(s), Accompanist Name, and Repertoire. Each family member who is competing must submit separate membership and registration forms.
Note: The name on the registration must be the name of the competitor, not the name of the parent.
Previous First Place Winners are not eligible to compete in the same division.
Finalists (and their pianists) must be available to perform live for the adjudication panel on Saturday, April 4th, 2020.
First Place Prize Winners (and their pianists) must also be available to perform on Sunday, April 5th, 2020 at the Spring Festival Youth Artist Winners’ Recital.
Youth Artist Division - $50
+ Additional Specialty Division - $25 (if registering for another division).
Competitors may not register for both the Festival and Youth Artist Division, but may register for either the Festival Division, and the Specialty Divisions, or the Youth Artist Divisions and the Specialty Divisions. Competitors may register for multiple Specialty Divisions if desired.
If you're not selected as a finalist for a Youth Artist Competition, you're invited to participate in the applicable Festival Division on April 5th, 2020 at no additional cost. You may also attend the festival at no additional cost.
Competitors may bring up to 3 family members to the festival for the day's events at no cost. If you have more family members that wish to attend, we ask that you purchase a festival day pass here.
Complete the online membership and registration forms (including payment), and email your recording(s) by the February 15th, 2020 (midnight PST) deadline.
Up to six finalists will be chosen for each Youth Artist Division, and all competitors will be notified by February 25th, 2020 with results.
Registration fees are non-refundable.
Full preliminary and final round repertoire can be found here.
Recording should be submitted via email to the SDFG Youth Artist Competition Coordinator, no later than February 15th, 2020 (midnight PST).
- Recordings must be in MP3 or MP4 audio format (no videos will be accepted as this is an anonymous round).
- For identification purposes, name your files as your first initial and last name (i.e. S.Smith.mp3)
- Please do not talk or identify yourself in any way on your submitted recording.
- You must submit one recording for Youth Artist Elementary and Junior divisions. Youth Artist Senior entries should have two recordings (one for the Telemann and one for the Taffanel).
- Recording must be complete and unedited (recording breaks between movements are acceptable).
Note: All recorded files will be coded and numbered for anonymity before being submitted to the Preliminary Recorded Round adjudication panel.Should you have any questions or require further information, feel free to contact San Diego Flute Guild.