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2020 ICCA Lineup: Full List Of US Competitors Announced

Each year, contemporary a cappella gets just a little better.

We see the emergence of new groups, new risks in the music performed and new developments that shape the overall culture. And if you don't believe us, look no further than the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA). Where college hoops fans have March Madness, the a cappella community has the ICCA.

There's no better place to see up and coming talent and an elite level of musicianship, all wrapped around a competition series. It's edgy, exciting, and gives the ultimate champion a thrilling tale to remember forever!

The 2019 competitor lineup for the US officially dropped this weekend, drawing us closer to the start of competition season. While we have to wait a while longer for the announcement of groups selected as UK competitors, we can begin looking ahead to January and what the events might offer attendees. 

While much of the competition format remains similar to what took place last year, such as a 9 region format and 12 minute set, there is a rather grand shakeup to the Southwest region.
To accommodate an influx of competitors in this region, sets have been reduced to 11 minutes, two quarterfinals will take place on the same day, and the inclusion of both a San Diego and Nebraska Quarterfinal.

Once again, this is sure to be another amazing competition season! 

A full list of US competitors can be seen below.

ICCA Central Region

January 25th, 2020 at Binghamton University
Harpur Harpeggios | Binghamton University
Hooked On Tonics | SUNY Oneonta
Mic Drop A Cappella | Duquesne University
Midnight Ramblers | University of Rochester
Note to Self | Binghamton University
Pitch Slapped | SUNY Oneonta
Premium Blend | Ithaca College
The Accidentals | Ithaca College
The Class Notes | Cornell University
The Rhythm Method | Binghamton University

January 25th, 2020 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Partial Credit A Cappella | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Pitch Please Acapella | University at Albany (SUNY)
Serendipity | SUNY Albany
The Buffalo Chips | SUNY at Buffalo
The Girls Next Door | The College of Saint Rose
The Golden Notes | The College of Saint Rose
The Rensselyrics | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
The Rusty Pipes | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Trillers A Cappella | Queen’s University
Understaffed | Clarkson University

February 1st, 2020 at University of Pittsburgh
C Flat Run | University of Pittsburgh
Counterpoint | Carnegie Mellon Univeristy
None of the Above | Penn State
Pitches & Tones | University of Pittsburgh
Pittch Please | University of Pittsburgh
Soundbytes | Carnegie Mellon Univeristy
Sounds Like Treble | University of Pittsburgh
The Pitt Pendulums | University of Pittsburgh
The Songburghs | University of Pittsburgh
The Treblemakers | Carnegie Mellon Univeristy

February 15th, 2020 at Rochester University
A Sharp Arrangement | SUNY Potsdam
Encore | Rochester Institute of Technology
PitchSlapped | McMaster University
Premium Blend | SUNY Fredonia
Proof of Purchase | Rochester Institute of Technology
Stay Tuned | SUNY Potsdam
The MacaFellas | McMaster University
The Potsdam Pitches | SUNY Potsdam
The Potsdam Pointercounts | SUNY Potsdam
Tributones | Monroe Community College

February 22nd, 2020 at University of Waterloo
Equivox | University of Western Ontario
In Full Colour | University of Waterloo
Noteworthy | Wilfrid Laurier University
Repercussions | Western University
Ryenamics | Ryerson University
Surround Sound | University of Toronto
The AcaBellas | The University of Waterloo
The Unaccompanied Minors | University of Waterloo
The Water Boys | University of Waterloo
Tunes Beats Awesome | University of Toronto

ICCA Great Lakes Region – Dates/Locations/Assignments for this region will be posted in the next few days. Below is a list of all the accepted groups. 
58 Greene | University of Michigan
7Days A Cappella | University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Acafellaz | Illinois State University
Amazin’ Blue | University of Michigan
Basses Wild | University of Minnesota
Capital Green | Michigan State University
Carthachords | Carthage College
Central Harmony | Central Michigan University
Clef Hangers | Illinois State University
Convocadence | Augsburg University
Counterpoint Acapella | Loyola University Chicago
DJs A Cappella | University of Michigan
Downtown Voices | University of Illinois at Chicago
Euphoria | Grand Valley State University
Fish N Chips | Central Michigan University
Fundamentally Sound | University of Wisconsin-Madison
Gold Vibrations | Oakland University
Ladies First A Cappella | Michigan State University
Maize Mirchi A Cappella | University of Michigan
Melodytroit  | Wayne State University
No Comment  | University of Illinois
No Strings Attached | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Nova | Alverno College
On the Brink of Normal | Illinois State University
One Note Stand | North Central College
Paravox | Northern Illinois University
Perfectly Authentic | Carthage College
Pitches & Notes | University of Wisconsin-Madison
Purple Haze a Cappella | Northwestern University
RCAHppella | Michigan State University
Secondary Dominance | Illinois State University
Silence Interrupted | Illinois Wesleyan University
Sonata Problem | North Central College
State of Fifths | Michigan State University
The Enchantments | University of Minnesota
The Expressions | Macomb Community College
The Harmelodics | Northern Illinois University
The Illinois Rip Chords | The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Marquette Naturals | Marquette University
The Meladies | Marquette University
The Ransom Notes | The University of Chicago
The Sopranos | University of Michigan
The Undertones | Northwestern University
The Xtension Chords | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Touch of Class | Illinois Wesleyan University
Unaccompanied Women | The University of Chicago
Under A-Rest | University of Wisconsin-Madison
Urban Sound A Cappella Ensemble | University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Voices | University of Chicago
Z minor | Illinois Institute of Technology

ICCA Mid-Atlantic Region

January 25th, 2020 at George Washington University
Extreme Measures | Christopher Newport University
Mason Some Noise | George Mason University
No Ceiling | William & Mary
Patriot Pitches | George Mason University
Ramifications  | Virginia Commonwealth University
Take Note | Christopher Newport University
Take Note A Cappella | The Catholic University of America
The GW Pitches  | The George Washington University
The GW Vibes | The George Washington University
The One Note Stand  | The University of Mary Washington

February 1, 2020 The College of New Jersey
Casual Harmony | Rutgers University
Lafayette Chorduroys | Lafayette College
Rutgers RAAG | Rutgers University
Sea Sharps | Monmouth University
Soulfege A Cappella | Lafayette College
The Deaftones | Westminster Choir College
The Rolling Tones | Rider University
The Trentones | The College of New Jersey
Til Further Notes | Rider University
WillHarmonics | William Paterson University

February 8th, 2020 Johns Hopkins University
Cleftomaniacs | University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Exit 245 | James Madison University
Mama’s Boys | University of Maryland, Baltimore County
MelUDees | University of Delaware
PandemoniUM a Cappella | University of Maryland College Park
Squawkappella | Salisbury University
The Octopodes | Johns Hopkins University
The Stilettos | University of Maryland, Baltimore County
The Treblemakers | University of Maryland College Park
Vocal Chords | Johns Hopkins University

February 15th, 2020 West Chester University
Chromatic Expansion | Millersville University of PA
Harmonic Combustion | Susquehanna University
High Street Harmonix | West Chester University
Lehigh Melismatics | Lehigh University
Lehigh’s Off The Record | Lehigh University
Rhapsody | York College of Pennsylvania
Rowan Vocals (RoVo) | Rowan University
Stockapella | Stockton University
The YChromes | University of Delaware
Under A Rest | West Chester University

February 23rd, 2020 Drexel University
8 to the Bar | Drexel University
Drexel Cleftomaniacs | Drexel University
Drexel TrebleMakers | Drexel University
LiaChorus | Temple University
Melica | Elizabethtown College
Pitch, Please | Temple University
Singchronize | Temple University
The Supernovas | Villanova University
Untitled | Towson University
Vocal Point | University of Delaware

ICCA Midwest Region

January 25th, 2020 Case Western University
AcousChicks | Bowling Green State University
Case in Point | Case Western Reserve University
Dhamakapella | Case Western Reserve University
Flash Harmony  | Kent State University
New Chords on the Block | Ohio University
Scots In Harmony  | The College of Wooster
SŌL | Baldwin Wallace University
Ten40 Acappella  | Bowling Green State University
The Kent Clarks | Kent State University
Tonal Eclipse A Cappella | Bowling Green State University

February 8th, 2020 Washington University
Astha A Cappella | Saint Louis University
Bare Naked Statues | Saint Louis University
Beyond All Reason | Saint Louis University
Decadence A Cappella | Saint Louis University
Dissonance | Millikin University
Mosaic Whispers | Washington University in St. Louis
RainbowTones | Universiy of Central Missouri
Six Eight Christian A Cappella  | Saint Louis University
Sur Taal Laya A Cappella | Washington University in St. Louis
Sweet Nothings | Truman State University

February 22nd, 2020 Ball State University
Eastern Euphonics | Eastern Illinois University
Just Duet | Miami University
Miami University TrebleMakers | Miami University
Note to Self | Ball State University
On a Side Note | Indiana-University-Purdue-University-Indianapolis
Purdue Soundtracks Acapella | Purdue University
Sedoctave | Ball State University
The Parallels A Cappella | Ball State University
UC Avocalypse  | University of Cincinnati
UC Vocaholics | University of Cincinnati

February 22nd, 2020 Centerville High School
Audio Pilots | University of Dayton
Flying Solos | University of Dayton
Majors & Minors | The Ohio State University
Ransom Notes | Kenyon College
Remedy | University of Dayton
Rhythm & Roos A Cappella | The University of Akron
Scarlet and Grace Notes | The Ohio State University
Sound of Science A Cappella | The Ohio State University
The Ohio State of Mind | The Ohio State University
Underscore | University of Dayton

February 29th, 2020 Missouri State University
A Cub Bella | Missouri State University
After Dark | Washington University in St. Louis
Miner Key | Missouri University of Science and Technology
Minor Detail | Truman State University
Mizzou Forte | University of Missouri – Columbia
Redhawk Rhythm | Southeast Missouri State University
The Beartones | Missouri State University
The Hibernotes | Missouri State University
The Naturelles | University of Missouri
The Sensasians | Washington University in St. Louis

ICCA Northeast Region

February 8th, 2020 University of Hartford
Cadence of Yale | Yale University
HartAttack A Cappella | University of Hartford
Hawkward | Roger Williams University
L’Shir A Cappella | University of Hartford
Notes Over Storrs | University of Connecticut
Purposeful Dissonance | Champlain College
The AcaBellas | Central Connecticut State University
The Legends A Cappella | Quinnipiac University CT
Triple Major | Wesleyan University
Vocal Pride | Springfield College

February 15th, 2020 Berklee College of Music
Acappellics Anonymous  | Emerson College
Alabaster Blue | University of New Hampshire
Boston University Allegrettos  | Boston University
Distilled Harmony | Northeastern University
Pitch, Please! | Northeastern University
The CharlieChords | Berklee College of Music
The Dear Abbeys | Boston University
The Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones | Harvard University
The Hawkettes | UMass Lowell
Treble Threat | Berklee College of Music

February 29th, 2020 Berklee College of Music
Boston University Treblemakers | Boston University
BosTones | Boston University
FenHarmonics | Emmanuel College
Hawkapella | University of Massachusetts Lowell
On The Vox | Berklee College of Music
PowerChords | Olin College of Engineering
The Chorallaries of MIT | Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Harvard LowKeys | Harvard University
The Sirens | Simmons University
The Unisons | Northeastern University

March 7th, 2020 New York Society for Ethical Culture
Cleftomaniacs | New York University
FREQUENCY | Pace University
Hawkappella | Hunter College
The Audiophiles | Worcester Polytechnic Institute
The F Sharps | Fordham University
The Macaulay Triplets | Macaulay Honors College at CUNY
The Mixtapes | New York University
The Vocaholics | New York University
Tonal Recall | Pace University
Vocollision | New York University

March 14th, 2020 Hofstra University
Absolut A Cappella | State University of New York at New Paltz
Knightingales | Manhattanville College
Makin’ Treble | Hofstra University
Satin Dolls | Fordham University
Sigma’cappella  | Hofstra University
Sons of Pitches | College of the Holy Cross
The CrescendBros | Manhattanville College
The Fordham Hot Notes | Fordham University
The Hofbeats | Hofstra University
Vocal Synergy | Wagner College

ICCA South Region

January 25th, 2020 The University of Tennessee
Ascension  | East Tennessee State University
ETSU Swashbucklers | East Tennessee State University
Greyscale | East Tennessee State University
Harmonium | East Tennessee State University
Resonance | University of Memphis
reVOLution | The University of Tennessee Knoxville
The Volatiles | The University of Tennessee Knoxville
UT Singers | The University of Tennessee Knoxville
VOLT | The University of Tennessee Knoxville
VOLume | The University of Tennessee Knoxville

February 1st, 2020 The Carolina Theater
Acappology | North Carolina State UNiversity
Grains of Time | North Carolina State University
Ladies in Red | North Carolina State University
Offbeats | High Point University
Rhythm & Blue | Duke University
Tar Heel Voices | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Tarpeggios | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Toccatatones | High Point University
Vital Signs | Elon University
Wolfgang A Cappella | NC State University

February 8th, 2020 The Morton Theatre
Beyond Measures A Cappella | University of Alabama at Birmingham
Codachrome | University of North Carolina at Charlotte
General Admission | Washington and Lee University
Harmonic Notion | Vanderbilt University
Lochs & Keys | Clayton State University
Nothin’ but Treble | Georgia Institute of Technology
Pitchmen | Belmont University
The Accidentals | University of Georgia
The Beltones | Belmont University
Vandy Taal | Vanderbilt University

Dates TBA, 2 Florida Area Quarterfinals
[wavelength] | Tulane University
All-Night Yahtzee | Florida State University
Cockappella | University of South Carolina
Gemini Blvd. | University of Central Florida
HEARTbeats | Florida International University
KeyHarmony | University of Central Florida
Mixed Mode | University of Central Florida
No Southern Accent | University of Florida
Phoenyx | University of Miami
Rocky’s Angels | University of South Florida
Scarlette Fever | The University of Tampa
Standing Room Only | University of Florida
Tampa Tones | The University of Tampa
The Acaphiliacs | Florida State University
The EnsemBull | University of South Florida
The Riff Tides | Nova Southeastern University
The Sedoctaves | University of Florida
Tone Def A Cappella | University of Florida
Tones of Gold | University of South Florida
Vox | Florida State University

ICCA Southwest Region

January 25th, 2020 The University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Audacity A Cappella | Kansas State University
Bathtub Dogs | University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Boots & Cats | University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Cadence A Cappella | Kansas State University
Creightones | Creighton University
Crimson and Blues | University of Kansas
Genuine Imitation | University of Kansas
Pitch Please | University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Shockappella | Wichita State University
The High Howlers | The University of South Dakota
The Red Keys | University of Nebraska – Lincoln

February 2nd, 2020 Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts
Amplified | University of Arizona
ASU Pitchforks  | Arizona State University
CatCall a Cappella | University of Arizona
Devil Clefs | Arizona State University
Enharmonics A Cappella | University of Arizona
Harmonic Thunder | Grand Canyon University
Law Cappella | Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Noteriety | University of Arizona
Priority Male | Arizona State University
The TEMPEtations | Arizona State University

February 8th, 2020 University of Texas, Austin (Groups will receive additional information soon about which show – Matinee or Evening – they will be assigned to. Please read the note at the top of this post for more information)
Beauties and the Beat | The University of Texas at Austin
Empire A Cappella | Texas Tech University
Fuse A Cappella | The University of Texas at Austin
HardChord DynaMix | Texas A&M University
Here Comes Treble | Texas Christian University
Noteworthy A Cappella | The University of Texas at Austin
One Note Stand A Cappella | The University of Texas at Austin
OneSound | Collin College
Overly Chromatic | The University of Texas at San Antonio
RISE | The University of Texas at Arlington
Techtones A Cappella | Texas Tech University
Texas Songhorns | The University of Texas at Austin
The Horned Tones | Texas Christian University
The Purple Pitches | Stephen F. Austin State University

Date TBA, San Diego (1 Group Advances to Semifinals)
Daughters of Triton | University of California, San Diego
Duly Noted | University of California, San Diego
SoundWave | San Diego State University
The Beat @ UCSD | University of California, San Diego
The Tritones | UCSD

Date TBA, Utah Valley University
Beyond Measure | Brigham Young University
Business Casual A Cappella | University of Utah
In the Buff | University Of Colorado Boulder
In the Stairwell | United States Air Force Academy
Legacy | Various
One Note Stand | University Of Colorado Boulder
Rifftide | Brigham Young University
Vocal Iron | University of Northern Colorado
VOX | Utah Valley University

ICCA West Region

January 25th, 2020 Elsinore Theater
Blue Light Special | Linn-Benton Community College
Divine | Oregon State University
Divisi | University of Oregon
Headband | Willamette University
Hilltop Harmony | Corban University
Outspoken | Oregon State University
Power Chord | Oregon State University
The Green Note | Portland State University
The Sirens | Linn-Benton Community College
Up Top | Willamette University

February 1st, 2020 Pomona College
AweChords A Cappella | UCLA
Fermata Nowhere | Mt San Antonio College
Not So Sharp Acapella | University of California, Riverside
Pitch, Please!  | UCLA
Random Voices | University of California, Los Angeles
Resonance | UCLA
That’s the Key | Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
The Cleftomaniacs | University of California, Davis
The Spartones at SJSU | San Jose State University
UnderSCore A Cappella  | University of Southern California

February 8th, 2020 Rialto Theater
Big Bing Theory | Gonzaga University
Eh? Cappella | University of British Columbia
Furmata | University of Washington
HERmonic | Pacific Lutheran University
Pacific Note West | Western Washington University
PLUtonic  | Pacific Lutheran University
The Northwest Collective | University of British Columbia
The Trill Seekers | University of British Columbia Okanagan
Trebled Acaholics | University of British Columbia Okanagan

February 22nd, 2020 Fox Theater
Artists in Resonance | UC Berkeley
Cloud 9 | University of California Santa Cruz
Dil Se  | UC Berkeley
Drawn to Scale | UC Berkeley
Fortefied | Diablo Valley College
Men’s Octet | University of California Berkeley
Mouth Noise | Diablo Valley College
Stanford Mendicants | Stanford University
The Liquid Hotplates | University of California, Davis
The Spokes | UC Davis

Date TBA, Southern California
Aerodynamix Acappella | University of California Irvine
Circle of Fifths | University of California, Irvine
Clair de Lune A Cappella | University of California, Irvine
Dynamix | Moorpark College
Queercappella | Chapman University
Simply Vocale | Chapman University
The ChapTones | Chapman University
Uniting Voices | University of California, Irvine
Vermillion Vocalists | University of California, Irvine
Vocal Percussion Radio (VPR) | California State University, Northridge

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