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, 102, and 106  - $75.00

Intermediate Own Choice Solo  -Class #107 - $125.00

Advanced Own choice Solo Class #114 - $200.00

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

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

Virtuoso Class - $200.00

For Best Accordion Performance -  $200.00

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.



Details on our Annual Music Festival will be posted closer to the date.  Most years, the entry forms and fees are due in early May.   The information below is from our 2018 festival, and it's posted here simply for information.  Please note that changes to classes, schedule and awards change every year.

Awards and Bursaries 2018

Music festival and competition
 june 22 & 23


killarney Community Hall

2828 - 28 St SW


Accordion Association

of Calgary

Celebrating over 25 years