Qualification for European Barbershop Convention 2025

SNOBS Groups

  • All champs from European Championship 2021+1 are automatically qualified
  • Top three quartets from SNOBS 2024 qualifies: 3 Men’s + 3 Women’s + 3 Mixed
  • Top three choruses from SNOBS 2024 qualifies: 3 Men’s + 3 Women’s + 3 Mixed

Groups From Other European Organizations

  • All champs from the European Championship 2021+1 are automatically qualified
  • Quartets nominated at each organization’s own discretion: 3 Men’s + 3 Women’s + 3 Mixed
  • Choruses nominated at each organization’s own discretion: 3 Men’s + 3 Women’s + 3 Mixed

Video Qualification

In addition to the qualification rules above, European quartets and choruses can qualify via video qualification.

Slots for video qualification:

  • 3 Men’s + 3 Women’s + 3 Mixed Quartet slots available (in total)
  • 3 Men’s + 3 Women’s + 3 Mixed Chorus slots available (in total)

Recording requirements:

  • The video must consist of two songs sung consecutively, live.
  • Video and audio must be live and not altered
  • The performance has to be in front of a live audience

Submission and evaluation:

  • Video has to be submitted to the committee no later than August 31st 2024 (email: info@snobs.org).
  • Evaluation and ranking of submitted videos will be performed by certified BHS judges according to BHS competition rules.
  • Groups will be notified of qualification no later than September 30th 2024.