This year our festival is being held in Coaldale, AB, as the accordion presence is strong in Southern Alberta and we want to respect all the years of travel these members have done to attend events held in Calgary.


More information about our festival is coming soon!  Check back!


All Solo and Duet classes entered will be given adjudication marked for placement and a 1st place trophy,  2nd place medallion andan Outstanding Merit medallions will be given to top placements in each class.


Bursaries combine classes of similar musical requirements and are given at the discretion of the adjudicator to the competitor they deem most worthy. 

Junior Own choice Solo Classes #101 and 102 - $100.00

Intermediate Own Choice Solo Classes #103-110 - $125.00

Advanced Own choice Solo Classes #113 and #114 - $200.00

Popular/Jazz Solo #201 - $50.00, #202 - $75.00, and #203 - $150.00

Folk/Ethnic Solo #301 - $50.00, #302 - $75.00, and #303 - $150.00

Classes V-1 and V-2 Receive the total amount of the entry fees for that class.  There is only a 1st place for these categories.  There more entries, the greater the Bursary rewarded.

Trophies for Special Merit are : Adult Learner, Best Solo Performance, General Excellence Award (includes all categories entered).

Chamber Groups of 6 players and under receive individual trophies for 1st place and medallions for 2nd and 3rd placement.

Orchestral trophies are awarded for groups placing 1st in these classes, medallions are presented to all players in these groups.



If you are interested in Sponsoring a Bursary or Trophy we would appreciate all donations.   Please contact the President for more information.



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Awards and Bursaries

Music festival and competition
 June 23 & 24


Coaldale, Alberta


Accordion Association

of Calgary

Celebrating over 25 years