• Welcome to Region 13

    We are a diverse group of women from AK, ID, MT, OR and WA who sing, perform, and champion a cappella music!
  • Find a Chorus

    Join the chorus! Join the fun! With chapters in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington, one is near you.
  • Meet our Quartets

    Tenor, lead, baritone, bass. All it takes are four voices and a love of harmony to make beautiful music together.
  • Education Opportunities

    Sweet Adelines International is all about education! See what workshops, classes and opportunities are in the works.
  • Experience Us

    Some of our favorite chapter and quartet performances! Enjoy these YouTube videos.

Welcome to North by Northwest Region 13


2016 Region 13 Convention News

   •   Quartet Contest Videos
   •   Chorus Contest Videos 
   •   Show of Champions

CONGRATULATIONS to our new Region 13 winners, shown below. You can see complete scores here: Chorus Scores / Quartet Scores / Contest Summary


   •   1st: Wink (616)
   •   2nd: Sunbreak (593)
   •   3rd: Fourcast (591)
   •   4th: Pepper (585)
   •   5th: Vocalocity (564)

   •   Audience Choice Quartet: Takin' A Chance
   •   Most Improved Quartet: Spin Cycle (+44)
   •   Novice Quartet: Esprit


   •   1st: Alaska Sound Celebration, directed by Peggy Benton (634)
   •   2nd: a cappella Joy, directed by Nikki Blackmer (630)
   •   3rd: Spirit of Spokane, directed by Mike Elliott (602)
   •   4th: Jet Cities, directed by Ken Potter (598)
   •   5th: Northwest Harmony, directed by Nancy Kurth (582)

Division AA (31-60 singers)

   •   1st: Alaska Sound Celebration, directed by Peggy Benton
   •   2nd: a cappella Joy, directed by Nikki Blackmer 
   •   3rd: Spirit of Spokane, directed by Mike Elliott 

Division A (15-30 singers)

   •   1st: Rolling Hills, directed by Lucy Heinkel
   •   2nd: Blue Mountain, directed by Darlene Filla
   •   3rd: Sound Harmony, directed by Judy Cooper MacLaren

   •   Audience Choice Chorus: Song of Seattle, directed by Paula Davis
   •   Most Improved Chorus: Jet Cities, directed by Ken Potter (+49)

How proud we are...

...of our 2016 Sweet Adelines International Competition super stars!

  • Frenzy Quartet; 2016 SECOND PLACE!
  • Alaska Sound Celebration Chorus; 2016 13th Place Chorus
  • PrimeTime Quartet; 2016 12th Place

And congratulations to PepperSoundFX, and The Four Get Me Nots on their contest performances as well. We know we'll be seeing you onstage again soon!



Featured Events

Aug 5 2016 - 7:00pm to Aug 7 2016 - 12:00pm
Featured quartet: LoveNotes! Plus special faculty Betty Clipman, Stacey St. John, Patty Cobb-Baker... more
Aug 20 2016 - 5:00pm to Aug 21 2016 - 8:00pm
Sing Tags all night long, eat gourmet food, take a dip in the hot tub, see details in the flyer... more
Aug 25 2016 - 6:30pm to Aug 28 2016 - 12:00pm
Save the date!  Special faculty: Lori Lyford and Jana Gutenson of Scottsdale Chorus. More info to... more

Recent news

July 20, 2016 - 12:39pm
 So, you want to sing, now what do you do? Well, let's see.      Listen to music to find what you like -... more
June 1, 2016 - 12:29pm
The following CAL members were recognized at regional convention for 50 years of membership in SAI: Ruth... more
June 1, 2016 - 12:26pm
I always like to give a shout out to our CAL members who performed at contest or who helped on the Convention... more

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Our Mission Statement

North by Northwest Region 13 is a cutting-edge group of diverse women singing, performing, and championing a cappella music.

Contact us

North by Northwest Region 13
E-mail: communications@sairegion13.org