1.A preliminary round will be setup if any of the class exceed 25 contestants/groups. A maximum of
10 contestants/groups will advance to the final round.
2.The committee reserves the right to reduce the performing time in response to large number of
contestants/groups in any of the classes.
3.Contest will be cancelled or just set Golden,Silver awards for a class if it receives less than 5
contestants/groups. Excluding small and large ensembles.
4. In the competition of tremolo solo, chromatic solo and 10 hole solo, the participants are allowed
to participate for once int the same category, the same group
5.In the Duet,Trio,Chamber Music, ensemble, orchestra, participant can only participate for once in the same
categery. For example, participants A and B and C participate in the trio. Then A can no longer participate in the
trio with D and E, but A can still participate in the duet and chamber music.
6.In the same team, if the age exceeds two groups, before the public group, such as the preschool ,Junior,
Youth groups, belong to the elder group, should compete in the higher age group, while the other age
leapfroggers should be combined in the Open group.
7.no age limit for accompaniment and command, not as the competitor.
8.no age limit for Creative,at least one person plays harmonica and as the main instrument.
9.no age limit for open group solos, but his only choose his group solo or open group solo for the same categary
Pre-school – Contestant must be 6 years or younger (born between august 2007 to august 2014)
Children – Contestant must be aged between 6 to 13 (born between August 2007 to August 2014)
Youth – Contestant must be aged between 12 to 18 (born between August 2002 to August 2008)
Open – This group opens to contestants at any age.
a constent is just allowed to register for his age group or open group
for the same solo Catagory）
Mid-age – Contestant must be aged between 40 to 59 (born between August 1960 to August 1980)
Seniors – Contestant must be aged over 60 (born before August 1960)
Creative – This group opens to contestants at any age
Tremolo Solo with accompaniment
Students - Contestant must be 18 years or younger (born after August 2002)