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2020 OMEA State Conference and All-State -

Eugene, Oregon January 16 - 19, 2020

Conference Chair- Jeremy Zander

All-State Co-Chairs - Branden & Megan Hansen

Applications for presentations and performances will open May 1st and close June 30, 2019


Concert Hour Performance Application (must be a current member of NAfME/OMEA to apply)

In State Conference Session Application (must be a current member of NAfME/OMEA to apply)

Out of State Conference Session Application


Exhibitor Application

Advertising Opportunities


Dates & Deadlines

6/01/2019 → 2020 All-State Audition Materials Posted on-line

6/30/2019 → Deadline to submit session and concert hour applications for the 2020 Conference


8/31/2019 → Deadline to submit Fall 2019 Journal Advertisements and articles

9/1/2019 → All-State audition and applications open on Opus online

10/1/2019 → All-State audition and applications close at 11:59:59 PM

10/1/2019 → Conference registration opens online through OpusEvents

10/18/2019 → Notify teachers and parents of audition/placement results

11/8/2019 → Deadline for students to complete registration and payment online through Opus

11/15/2019 → Drop date for unpaid applicants

12/6/2019 → All-State Managers mail folders to teachers' school(s)

12/31/2019 → Final day to register for the conference with complimentary banquet ticket

1/1/2020 → Conference registration rate increases (no banquet ticket option available)

1/16/2020 → HS Jazz Band and MS rehearsals begin

1/16/2020 → Conference registration table opens in the evening

1/17/2020 → Conference sessions begin

1/17/2020 → All remaining All-State ensembles check-in and begin rehearsals

1/17/2020 → MS All-State Concerts

1/18/2020 → Elementary All-State Choir and HS All-State Jazz Band Concerts

1/19/2020 → HS All-State Concerts

1/19/2020 → Last day of conference

1/19/2020 → Winter OMEA Board Meeting at The Graduate Eugene Hotel


OMEA Board Meetings

9/14/2019       Full Board, Plus Conference Planning Team - 8:30 - 3:30 - Roth's Event Center -    1130 Wallace Road; Salem, Oregon 97304 

1/19/2020      Full Board - 8:30 - 3:30 - The Graduate Eugene Hotel -                                                    66 E 6th Ave, Eugene, OR

4/25/2020       Full Board - 8:30-3:30 - Wilsonville Old Church McMenamins -                                30340 SW Boones Ferry Rd, Wilsonville, OR 97070

Oregon Music Educator Journal

Submit articles for the Journal
Fall Submissions            Deadline-9/1, Scheduled Mailing Date-10/30
Spring Submissions       Deadline-3/1, Scheduled Mailing Date-4/30

Journal Guidelines

State Small Chamber Ensemble Contest

Registration Deadline March 2020

Friday, May 1, 2020, Pacific University

OMEA Chair- Dan Judd


OSAA State Solo Contest

Results Deadline - March 2020

Director Info Deadline - March 2020 by 4:00 PM

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Pacific University

OMEA Chair- Tom Muller
OSAA Solo Administrator- Kyle Stanfield

OSAA Choir Championships

Registration Deadline- TBA

OMEA Chair- Matt Strauser
OSAA Choir Administrator- Kelly Foster

OSAA Band/Orchestra Championships

Registration Deadline- TBA

OMEA Chair- Chuck Bolton
Band/Orchestra Administrator- Cindy Simmons


OMEA State Jazz Competition

Cut-off date for qualifying scores and recordings: May 2020

Saturday, May 30, 2020, Mt Hood Community College
Webpage Link

OMEA Jazz Chair: Dan Davey


OSAA Activities Page

Important Links:

Program Standards for Administrators





OMEA Policies and Procedures

Oregon Band Directors Association Website

Oregon Choral Directors Association Website

Elementary Music Teachers