Document Centre

This is the page to find category descriptions, contest rules and other really interesting information about contests and judging.

If you are looking for contest briefing notes, go to the Contests page instead.

Contest Material

Contest rules v11.1, applicable from 1 November 2019

From October 2014, the Guild is adopting the revised category descriptions of the Barbershop Harmony Society. Click here to see the new descriptions and supporting documentation.

General Resources

Pocket judging system. (All you need to know about the judging system on two A4 pages) *** Updated to include Performance Category ***

Scoring level descriptors – updated with Performance category information

Apply to join the Guild

Guild Handbook 7.8

BABS Expenses Form Jan 2020 V4

Expenses Policy 2017

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