Category A

Level of difficulty I

  • A1 – Mixed Choirs
  • A2 – Male Choirs
  • A3 – Female Choirs
age limit min. 16 years
number of singers category A1 min. 12
number of singers category A2 min. 10
number of singers category A3 min. 10
number of pieces 4
maximum duration of programme 20 minutes (pure singing time)
pieces with instrumental accompaniment max. 1
instrumental amplification not allowed

Category B

Level of difficulty II

  • B1 – Mixed Choirs
  • B2 – Male Choirs
  • B3 – Female Choirs
age limit min. 16 years
number of singers unlimited
number of pieces 3
maximum duration of programme 15 minutes (pure singing time)
pieces with instrumental accompaniment max. 3
instrumental amplification not allowed

Category G

Children’s and Youth Choirs without compulsory piece

  • G1 – Children’s Choirs (16 years and younger) [(S,(S),A,(A)]
  • G2 – Youth Choirs of equal voices
    (girls’ choirs: 19 years and younger; young male choirs: 25 years and younger)
  • G3 – Mixed Youth Choirs (up to 25 years)
age limit G1 16 years and younger
age limit G2 girls' choirs: 19 years and younger;
young male choirs: 25 years and younger
age limit G3 up to 25 years
number of singers unlimited
number of pieces 3
maximum duration of programme 15 minutes (pure singing time)
pieces with instrumental accompaniment max. 2
instrumental amplification not allowed

Category S

Sacred Choral Music

age limit unlimited
number of singers unlimited
number of pieces 3
maximum duration of programme 15 minutes (pure singing time)
pieces with instrumental accompaniment -
instrumental amplification not allowed

Category F

Folklore

age limit unlimited
number of singers unlimited
number of pieces unlimited
maximum duration of programme 15 minutes (pure singing time)
pieces with instrumental accompaniment no limit
instrumental amplification not allowed

Category P

Pop

age limit unlimited
number of singers unlimited
number of pieces 3
maximum duration of programme 15 minutes (pure singing time)
pieces with instrumental accompaniment no limit
instrumental amplification possible

Category J

Jazz

age limit unlimited
number of singers unlimited
number of pieces 3
maximum duration of programme 15 minutes (pure singing time)
pieces with instrumental accompaniment no limit
instrumental amplification possible