UpStagedAID: One World, Every Student Voice”—the biggest virtual college a cappella championship in history. Over 5,000+ college a cappella groups from around the globe applied to compete for $10K for their teams and for their social justice charity of choice. Fan votes determined the regional champions who competed in the “Ultimate Octet” round.
The Regional Champions facing off in the Ultimate Octet were:
Northeast Region #2 seed Rutgers RAAG Competing for the Equal Justice Initiative vs.
New England Region #2 seed Harvard Opportunes Competing for NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund
Mid Atlantic Region #2 seed University of Pennsylvania Penn Masala Competing for Black Men Heal
Midwest Region #2 seed University of Illinois No Comment competing for the Equal Justice Initiative
Southeast Region #3 seed Florida State University All-Night Yahtzee Competing for For the Gworls vs.
South Region #1 seed The Melodores Vanderbilt University Competing for the Tennessee Education Association
Southwest Region #2 seed Vocal Point Brigham Young University Competing for the NAACP vs
West Region #1 seed SCATTERTONES University of California, Los Angeles Competing for the Lebanon Red Cross
We are thrilled to announce our 4 NCPA Semi-Finalists: the Closing Quartet:
- #2 Seed The Opportunes – Harvard University
- #2 Seed Penn Masala – University of Pennsylvania
- #1 Seed The Melodores – Vanderbilt University
- #2 Seed Vocal Point – Brigham Young University
Congratulations to the finalists. Stay tuned for next week when our select industry judges announce the winners in the All-American Encore Final Round and for the NCPA 2020 A Capella Champions!