Purpose -- To select the District Quartet representative(s) to the International Convention.
When is it given -- The award is announced after the Saturday Night Quartet Finals.
Who makes the announcement -- The Contest Administrator and the current Vice President of Contest and Judging make the announcement.
What criteria are used -- The representative is any ILL quartet which, through two rounds of competition in any District’s International Quartet Preliminary contest, receives a score equal to or greater than the score predetermined by the Barbershop Harmony Society to qualify. If no quartet achieves the predetermined score, the quartet receiving the highest total score will represent the District.
How is the information obtained -- The Contest Administrator will determine the winner from the scores of the eligible quartets.
What is the physical award -- No physical award is given.