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SING OUT IN MONTRÉAL 2006!
The 1st World Outgames Montréal 2006 invites you and your choral ensemble to register now. Perform to a full house and enjoy everything there is to enjoy. Quality venues, quality sound, great voices from the world over and much, much more.

 
 Choral
 Festival
 

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OVERVIEW

Are you a member of a chorus that would like to participate in the largest LGBT sporting and cultural event with over 16,000 participants?
Join the many choruses coming from around the globe (the Americas, Europe, Oceania, Africa) already registered for the Outgames Choral Festival. Concerts will be presented from 1 to 3 August 2006 in a hall of 845 seats specially designed for music and voice, providing an equally excellent acoustic for choral ensembles with less than 12 members and choral ensembles boasting more than 100 members. The Mass Choruses rehearsals will take place from 29 July to 4 August. The Mass Choruses performances will take place 3 and 4 August 2006. You are eligible for a rebate on registration if your ensemble has 10 members or more.

Sing Out Strong at the 1st World Outgames Montréal 2006
You’re not part of a chorus but you can sing? Your chorus isn’t participating in the 1st World Outgames? Your chorus is participating but you want to maximise your pleasure?

DATES AND SCHEDULE
The Choral Festival will take place from 29 July to 5 August 2006 according to the following schedule:

Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  The competition will be divided into 3 categories:
Small ensemble: 12 singers or less
Ensemble: 13 to 40 singers
Large ensemble: More than 40 singers
  Judgement criteria:
Voice accuracy
Rhythmic precision
Performance within one’s ensemble
Level of difficulty
Nuances
Variety of repertoire
Pronunciation and articulation of lyrics
Public appreciation
  Composition of jury:
1 member of GALA Choruses
1 member of Legato
1 member of the Alliance des choruses du Québec
1 member of the Outgames organisation
1 chorus director (non-participating)
2 singers (non-participating)

ACCREDITATION
During the accreditation, participants from Canada will be required to show government-issued identification with a photo. For athletes from all other countries, a passport will be the preferred form of identification. Furthermore, every participant will be required to provide his or her participant number.


MEDALS
Each participant in the 1st World Outgames Montréal 2006 event will receive a participation medal. Members of the winning choruses in the competitive programme will also receive bronze, silver and gold medals, which will be awarded for each of the categories listed above.

This concert hall is directly connected to the métro (Berri-UQAM); it is in easy walking distance to and from the Square Viger, the hub for Outgames participants and visitors, as well as Montréal’s Gay Village, whose reputation is already well-established!

REGISTRATION FOLLOW-UP
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st World Outgames Montréal 2006 participating cities.



REGISTRATION

FULL REGISTRATION PACKAGE*
  • One event (sport or culture)
  • Participation at the Opening Ceremony
  • Participation at the Closing Ceremony
  • One métro/bus pass
  • A participation medal
  • Free admission as a spectator to your selected sport/cultural activities
  • Reduced admission fee to all other sports (as a spectator)
  • Participant Souvenir Bag which includes: city and transit maps, official games programme, souvenir poster and Montréal and Québec tourist information brochures
  • Rebate of $100 CAD for the International Conference
  • 20% discount for the games' souvenir book
  • Over a week of friendship, fun and discoveries!

*Note :

- Subject to change without notice.

- Additional sports/cultural activity (maximum 3) at $75 CAD.

- Offer valid for new registration. Subject to availability as some   events (sport or culture) may close before the deadline.

 I want to register now >>
 For more information, please visit the Registration page.

À LA CARTE PROMOTION*
  • One event (sport or culture)
  • A participation medal
  • Free admission as a spectator to your selected sport/cultural activities
  • Participant Souvenir Bag which includes: city and transit maps, official games programme, souvenir poster and Montréal and Québec tourist information brochures
  • Over a week of friendship, fun and discoveries!

*Note :

- Subject to change without notice.

- Additional sports/cultural activity (maximum 3) at $75 CAD.

- Offer valid for new registration. Subject to availability as some   events (sport or culture) may close before the deadline.

 I want to register now >>
 For more information, please visit the Registration page.

 

 
 
 

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