Navan Choral & Instrumental Festival

Rules and Regulations 2024


An Ensemble consists of 4 to 15 members,

excluding the Conductor.

ü  The closing date for applications is 31st March 2024.  Late applications will not be accepted. Validity of an entry is the responsibility of the entrant. A separate entry form must be completed for each competition. In the event of insufficient entries, the Board of Directors of Navan Choral & instrumental Festival reserves the right to cancel that competition.


ü  Appropriate music representation to be presented to the Adjudicators.

ü  Competitors will be informed through the website of the time and venue for the various competitions.


ü  Competitors are advised to comply with copyright guidelines. The Board of Directors will not accept responsibility for any action taken later.


ü  Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of all rules and regulations.


ü  The Board of Directors wishes to indicate that the responsibility for the welfare of underage competitors remains with the Parent/Guardian/Teacher/ while attending the Festival.


ü  The Board of Directors of Navan Choral & Instrumental Festival reserves the right to photograph, broadcast live and/or record for subsequent reproduction and /or broadcast, on radio/television/internet, any performance, without payment. All material will be used for promotional purposes only.  It is the duty of all Teachers/Guardians/Choir Directors with members under 18 years of age to ensure that informed consent is sought from young people and their parents/guardians in this regard.


ü  The decision of the Adjudicator is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding their decision.


ü  The decision of the Board of Directors is final in all other matters.


ü  No pre-recorded or electronic support is allowed for this competition.


ü  Ensemble competitions will be held at both  Beginner/Junior  level and Intermediate level.   The spirit of these competitions is to give a platform for an ensemble to gain the experience of performing in public; to hear others perform and to get a critique from the adjudicators that will help the ensemble performances going forward.


ü  In all Ensemble competitions, a conductor is allowed.