Purpose -- The purpose is to select the Illinois District Chorus Representative(s) to next year’s International Convention.
When is it given -- This announcement will be made after the end of the Chorus Contest.
Who makes the presentation -- The Contest Administrator and the current Vice President of Contest and Judging make the presentation.
What criteria are used -- The Illinois District Representative is the highest scoring ILL District chorus competing in the Illinois District International Chorus Preliminary Contest held each fall. Any ILL District chorus(es) competing "Out of District" may only qualify as a Wild Card. All Wild Card choruses will be selected at a later date by the BHS according to BHS rules.
How is the information obtained --The Contest Administrator(CA) receives the scores for each competitor from the judging panel. The CA enters the scores into the Society Scoring Program. When all scores have been entered, the program sorts the scores and determines placement for each eligible competitor. The OSS (Official Scoring Summary) is then printed.
What is the physical award -- No physical award is given.