Contest Setup European Barbershop Convention 2025

Quartet Contest

We want to open up the possibility for non-SNOBS quartets to sing 2+2 songs, to get a chance to qualify for the Internationals 2025. This means that to win EBC 2025, a quartet needs to sing 4 different songs –  2 songs in the semi finals and 2 songs in the final (if qualified).

Semi finals

All eligible EBC quartets sing 2 songs
Top 3 quartets in each category (Men, Mix, Women) qualify for the final
In addition any quartet scoring 75 points or higher will qualify for the final.

Finals

One EBC champion quartet will be appointed in each category (Men, Mix, Women).
Medals will be awarded the top 3 quartets in each category.
One EBC Grand Prix Quartet (trophy) will be appointed (the highest scoring quartet regardless of category).

Chorus Contest

The chorus contest will consist of one single round – the final.
All eligible EBC Choruses sing 2 songs.

One EBC champion chorus will be appointed in each category (Men, Mix, Women).
Medals will be awarded the top 3 choruses in each category.
One EBC Grand Prix Chorus (trophy) will be appointed (the highest scoring chorus regardless of category).