picture of Varsity Vocals' 2017 Aca Open

Sep 23, 2017
 

Varsity Vocals, home of the ICCA and ICHSA, has announced a new competition without age group or size limits and a grand prize of $25K!


The first-ever Aca Open Finals will be held at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Saturday, Sept. 23.

  1. #MondayMornings: Women Of The World!

    #MondayMornings: Women Of The World!

    Sep 25, 2017

    This #MondayMorning, we want to celebrate Varsity Vocals' inaugural Aca Open winner: Women of the World!

  2. Why You Should Care About The Aca Open

    Why You Should Care About The Aca Open

    Sep 23, 2017

    There have been many a cappella competitions throughout the years. Some have endured, while others have not.

  3. NoVI: Varsity Vocals' Aca Open International Finalists

    NoVI: Varsity Vocals' Aca Open International Finalists

    Aug 15, 2017

    NoVI stands for "New, Original, Vocal, and Innovative," and the London-based a cappella group is delivering on its namesake with a unique fusion of contemporary performance, classic ensemble, and cutting-edge technology.
  4. Vocalight Wins Midwest Aca Open By A Mile

    Vocalight Wins Midwest Aca Open By A Mile

    Aug 7, 2017

    Varsity Vocals' Aca Open is providing an amazing performance platform for groups of all ages and types. It's serving as a launchpad for young groups like Vocalight and giving one group$25,000 for touring, content creation, and/or whatever else they want.
  5. Transit Takes The DC AcaOpen

    Transit Takes The DC AcaOpen

    Aug 6, 2017

    With only four members, you may think Transit Vocal Band would sound sparse, but that wasn't the case at the Varsity Vocals' Mid-Atlantic AcaOpen Semifinal in College Park, MD, on Saturday night.
  6. Backtrack Wins NY AcaOpen By A Hair!

    Backtrack Wins NY AcaOpen By A Hair!

    Aug 6, 2017

    Backtrack punched its ticket to the AcaOpen Finals after winning the New York Semifinal on Saturday by the closest margin of any qualifier so far in Varsity Vocals' inaugural competition.
  7. How To Win Any Vocal Competition

    How To Win Any Vocal Competition

    Aug 5, 2017

    With two AcaOpen semifinals coming up later today, it's a great time to talk what it takes to win (or at least place) at a competition.
  8. JANE Wins First Aca Open Semifinal

    JANE Wins First Aca Open Semifinal

    Jul 9, 2017

    JANE just won the first #AcaOpen Semifinal at the Rialto Theater in Tacoma, WA. They will be representing the Northwest Region at Varsity Vocals' Aca Open International Finals at Carnegie Hall in New York City on September 23, 2017.
  9. Aca Open Semifinals Begin Today!

    Aca Open Semifinals Begin Today!

    Jul 8, 2017

    Nine of the top a cappella groups in the country are set to compete at the Open Northwest Semifinal in Tacoma, WA, tonight for a bid to the International Championship of A Cappella Open Finals in New York City on September 23.