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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Festival held?

The Lacombe & District Performing Arts Festival will have the Festival Office, as well as most disciplines in the Lacombe Memorial Centre, Lacombe.  Both Junior and Senior Piano will be at the College Heights Seventh-Day Adventist Church.  Strings and Orchestra, Musical Theatre and Band will be held in the St. Andrew’s United Church.

Where is the Festival office?

The Festival Office will be situated in the County Room at the east end of the Lacombe Memorial Centre (LMC).


How do I register?

Registration takes place online.  Find registration forms on the website and submit along with payment before March 1st. 


When does registration open?

Registration opens on February 2nd and closes at midnight on February 16 


What is the Festival deadline for registrations?

All entries MUST be received BEFORE midnight on February 16tt.

What if I can't find an appropriate class for my selection?

For guidance in finding an appropriate class, please send an inquiry via email to It is best to do this earlier rather than at the last minute. 


What is the admission cost for audience members?

Admission is by donation.  The festival is a non-profit organization and depends on the support of the community. All donations are gratefully accepted and appreciated.

How can I volunteer?

Volunteers are crucial to the success of the Festival.  Please contact the festival at to volunteer.  The Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch with you to find the best way for you to assist.

How do I become a Festival supporter?

Supporters of the festival may contact to offer their support.  This may be by physical involvement on the planning committee or at the Festival itself.  It may also be by financially supporting the festival with a donation.  Income-tax deductible receipts are available. 

How can I become a Sponsor for a Festival award?

Sponsors for the Festival or for specific awards may be made by emailing Sponsors are recognized with certificates as well as in the program booklets and are integral to the success of the Festival each year. 

How can I become a Committee member?

Volunteers may join the Festival Planning Committee  by emailing any time, or by talking to any of the Committee members at the Festival.  Committee members may be recognized by the Festival lanyards they will be wearing. 


What if I am self-taught or my parent teaches me? 

When the parent creates the profile, they should select both the “entrant’s parent” and “entrant’s teacher” boxes to complete their profile. If the entrant is over age 18, they may also select both the “entrant” and “entrant’s teacher” options.

What if I have not received my profile confirmation?

Check your junk folder. Music Festival Suite emails sometimes end up there. Once you have found this email, please add the sender to your contacts so that no future festival communications end up in the same place.

What if I have multiple children/family members sharing the same email address?

Participants can use the same email address to create a profile, however it is the password that differentiates the accounts, so be sure to write down somewhere each family member’s name and password so as to avoid confusion (It also works to use their Profile ID to login instead of email address to avoid confusion.)

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