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Fall Convention Coming Soon!

Our annual convention is fast approaching! Check out the events page here to get a preview of the schedule and locations. Click here to join our facebook event, too!  Registration is now open online & via mail. If you register…
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215 Years of ILL District Experience

These four men are well known for their barbershop activities in the Illinois District.  They all attended the 64th Annual Sterling Rock Falls Show on April 25th. Though they didn’t actually sing on the show, they could have. They have…
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IDAH 2015 Recap

Last Saturday, February 21st, 2015, over 200 people gathered at the Parke Regency Hotel in Bloomington, Illinois for a day full of education, harmony, coaching, and fun at IDAH. Some of the best and biggest names in the society were on-hand…
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YIH High School Contest Results

Members of the Elgin Fox Valley Men of Harmony chapter sponsored and helped organize their annual Youth in Harmony Contest on Sunday, February 8 at Huntley High School. Students from Barrington, Huntley and Grant High Schools formed four…
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2015 NIBC Leadership Summit Summary

Last Saturday, Jan 24th, 2015, some 33 chapter officers and members from Elgin, Arlingtones, Aurora, Northbrook, Lake County, Greater Rockford, Rockford Second City, Rock Island and Chicago Metro Chapters met at the First United Methodist Church…
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Fall Convention Scores

We appreciate your patience as we waited for the official, double-checked and final scoresheets from the fall convention.  They are here, and you can download the sheets at the links inside.
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Hail to the Champions!

The Illinois District's first all-in-one convention was a big success as 11 choruses and 17 quartets crossed the stage. Congratulations to the winners and all the competing quartets and choruses!

Wally Ryan 1931-2014

Wally Ryan, nineteenth president of the Illinois District, passed away in the early hours of Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Rod Hupach Brat Bash Tradition Continues

A day of food, fun, and four-part harmony were featured June 10th as the men of the recently merged Will-Cook chapter continued what has become one of the longest running traditions in the Illinois District.
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New Contest Format This Fall

At our 2014 Spring House of Delegates Meeting, a motion was passed to change our Illinois District Contests and Conventions from two per year to a fall-only format.  This means that all of our Illinois District contests, except one, will now be contested during the fall contest sessions.