Welcome to the Far Western District
From the sun kissed beaches of Waikiki to the breathtaking panoramas of Monument Valley, from the majestic Redwoods and Golden Gate to the expansive deserts along the Mexican border, the Far Western District is vast both geographically and culturally, and is the proud home to some of the finest choruses and quartets anywhere. We hope that you will enjoy perusing our site and learning more about us. But more importantly, we hope you find the content informative, and that the various components will provide a great resource for helping you enjoy your hobby. This site is community driven, and there are many individuals who make regular contributions and who manage the content that is related to their particular role. Our goal is to keep the content current and informative. We hope that you will agree.
2014 marks a very exciting year for us, as we are the host district for both of the Society’s conventions: the Midwinter Convention in Long Beach, California and the International Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. We look forward to being your host, and we will endeavor to provide you with as much information as possible in relation to these events, to make your visit to the Far Western District the best ever.
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October 9-12, 2014
Convention Headquarters Hotel
Fresno Hotel & Conference Center
Convention Rate: $109 double queen • Mention "Barbershop Convention"
Map to Hotel
Distance to Auditorium: 0.2 mi.
Host: Fresno Chapter • GNC A Cappella
Be a ‘Judge for a Day’!
Starting in Fall 2013, Harmony Foundation and the Contest & Judging program are teaming up to auction off a single seat at each and every contest session, including Division, District, Prelims, Mid-Winter and International. So if you’ve ever wanted to test out your judging chops, you can bid on a seat in the Judge’s pit at your District Contest and be a ‘Judge for a Day’.
The (new and improved) link to the auction website is ...
Bidding ends one week prior to the start of each contest.