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National Finals

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This is to provide you with a few more details about the KWC Canadian National Finals at Deerfoot Inn & Casino from July 31st to August 4th, 2019. 

Solos will need to be prepared with a total of FOUR songs for the weekend, and the time limit is 6 minutes for each song.  Songs that you sang to qualify in the Provincials CAN be used if you wish.  Everyone is guaranteed to sing TWO songs, the top 30 competitors will advance to the semi-finals, and the top 10 competitors will sing their 4th song selection to determine the final placements. 

Duets will need to be prepared with a total of THREE songs - and the time limit is 6 minutes as well.  Everyone is guaranteed to sing TWO songs, and the top 5 teams will sing their 3rd song in the Finals.  (There is room for a total of 24 duet teams.  There will be a qualification process this year, that will be announced shortly). There will be a registration fee of $50 per team, and registration will be open on the website soon.

The competition will be scheduled as follows:

Registration / Meet & Greet - Wednesday, July 31st in the Chrome Showroom from 7:00 - 11:00 pm - there will be open karaoke as well as other activities. 

On Thursday & Friday, there will be time for competitors to check their song selections between 2:00 & 4:00 pm.


Group A -       Song 1          Thursday                   August 1                  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

                        Song 2          Friday                         August 2                   5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Group B -       Song 1          Thursday                   August 1                  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

                        Song 2          Friday                         August 2                  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Group C -       Song 1          Thursday                   August 1                  8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

                        Song 2          Saturday                    August 3             5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Group D -       Song 1          Thursday                   August 1                10:30 pm - 12:00 am

                        Song 2          Saturday                    August 3             7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Duets -           Song 1          Friday                         August 2                  10:00 pm - 12:00 am

                        Song 2          Saturday                    August 3             10:00 pm - 12:00 am

Semi-finals will begin about 2:30 pm on Sunday afternoon.  All competitors should be ready to sing their third song, as no prior announcement will be made.

Finals will take place at 7:00 pm on Sunday with the top 5 duet teams singing their third song (all teams should be ready...no prior announcements), followed by the top 5 solos singing their fourth song.  Again, all those who make the semi-finals should be prepared to sing their fourth song!!

ALL of the events will take place in the Chrome Showroom at the back of the Casino.  All those attending MUST be at least eighteen years of age.

Remember - ALL songs will count in determining the final placements, for both solos & duets!! 


A quick reminder of the scoring format (see more details under Scoring Criteria)

            - 10 points for voice

            - 10 points for technique

            - 10 points for artistry

            - 10 points for stage presence