• In 2013, the BC Accordion Society will host an exciting International Accordion Orchestra Competition which will be held just prior to the beginning of the CIA Coupe Mondiale events. The competition will be held in two rounds, with Round I being held on Saturday, August 17th and the final Round featuring the top four orchestras on Sunday, August 18th as part of a Gala Orchestra Concert. An orchestra is defined as a group of 9 and more players.
  • An accordion orchestra predominantly consists of acoustic accordions and might be supported by a digital accordions (or amplified accordions) and rhythm section.
  • This category has no age restrictions.
  • An Entry Form (.pdf format) will be available here soon, please check back to download.
  • Pleae contact the organizer Aleksandar Milojevic:Aleksandar Milojevic, e-mail: coupe2013@gmail.com for additional information.

Round I
  • up to 25 minutes of music, minimum of 3 pieces of free choice
Round II
  • ONLY FOUR ORCHESTRAS PROCEED TO FINAL ROUND - up to 25 minutes of music minimum of 3 pieces of free choice (not played in the First Round)

  • 1st Prize: New V-Accordion FR-7X (value $7,000) + Trophy
  • 2nd Prize: New V-Accordion FR-3X (value $4,000)
  • 3rd Prize: New V-Accordion FR-3X (value $4,000)
  • 4th Prize: $500

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