1. A preliminary round will be setup for each section/age group with 25 or more contestants
2. Performance time for each categories are as follow:
Preliminary round - 2 minutes,
Final round of solo, duos, trios, and small ensemble - 6 minutes
Final Round of Large ensemble and orchestra and other items - 8 minutes
2. A maximum of ten contestants in each section will advance to the final round.
3. A section will be cancelled if there are less than five contestants registered except Ensemble and Orchestra.
4. APHF reserves the right to adjust the above-mentioned time limits according to number of contestants in each section.