• Leadership Academy 2021

    Leadership Academy 2021

    February 6, 2021, 9:30am Pacific, 10:30am Arizona  ZOOM Web Conference The Far Western District Leadership Academy is open to all members who are chapter leaders or are thinking about becoming a chapter leader. Whether you are new at the job Read More
  • Spring 2021 House of Delegates Meeting

    Spring 2021 House of Delegates Meeting

    The Far Western District House of Delegates is the supreme legislative and governing body of the Far Western District and consists of (a) the duly designated delegate (typically the Chapter President or an alternate) from each duly chartered District chapter; Read More
  • MAP & SCHEDULE for the FWD Hospitality Suite

    MAP & SCHEDULE for the FWD Hospitality Suite

    The Far Western District is hosting one of the largest hospitility suites at the BHS Virtual Midwinter Convention, January 28-31. The "VMW" is SO MUCH MORE than a Zoom meeting; it is an incredible virtual experience that is super-easy to Read More
  • 2021 Fall Cruise

    2021 Fall Convention at Sea

    Fall Cruise RESCHEDULED for 2021 DEPOSIT REFUND DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 3, 2021 The Far Western District Fall Convention at Sea has been RESCHEDULED for October 15-18, 2021 (Friday-Monday) aboard a NEWER ship, the Carnival Radiance, that is currently is undergoing a Read More
  • Joe Salz

    Remembering Joseph "Joe" A. Salz

    Joseph A. Salz, age 90, known far and wide for his good humor and his pure singing voice, passed away Oct. 25, in Gilbert, Arizona. Joe was a loving husband to Jean for 62 years, until her death in 2014. Together they Read More
  • 139th Street Quartet

    Legacy Quartet Champion: 139th Street Quartet

    Perhaps the best-known quartet that never won the coveted gold medal was 139th Street Quartet, which won eight International medals during its 1976-1996 International contest career. But on August 31, 2020, that all changed. Voters made 139th Street winner of Read More
  • Gordon

    Gordon "Mongo" Bergthold inducted into Hall of Fame

    On July 1, 2020, long-time barbershopper Gordon "Mongo" Bergthold was inducted into the esteemed FWD Hall of Fame. The ceremony, typically held at Spring Conventions, was held on a ZOOM conference. Chuck Hunter and Richard Lund joined Mongo at his Read More
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 Virtual Midwinter 2021 Demo


  • ALL SPRING 2021 CONVENTIONS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED, including the FWD Spring Prelims & NE/NW Divisions, Arizona Division, and SE/SW Divisions.
  • The FWD Fall Convention Cruise is presently still a GO for October 15-18.
  • The Spring HOUSE OF DELEGATES will be held via ZOOM meeting on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 7:00 PM Pacific, 8:00 PM Arizona.
  • Quartets & Choruses wishing to compete at this year’s International in Cleveland may do so by submitting video; details of those procedures are forthcoming.
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