IHCA University Eligibility

Participation in the University Division is restricted to hornists born between August 15, 1986 and August 15, 1996. Contestants must be enrolled as full-time students at an organized institution, and may not have performed professionally under full-time contract, or have been previously offered such employment by virtue of winning a full-time professional audition.

University contestants must be prepared to furnish the following at the competition site:

  • Verification of contestant's age by showing a valid driver's license, birth certificate, or passport
  • Proof of status as a full-time student by showing a current student ID or letter of University acceptance for new students. ┬áSpring graduates are eligible to compete in the University Division, provided that they meet all of the above requirements.