All teachers who submit students in the festival must volunteer at least 3.5 hours of time or have a senior student or parent do so on their behalf. Teachers must submit a Volunteer form in order for students to be eligible to participate.

Teachers may select to pay $50 in lieu of volunteering

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If teachers fail to submit the form or money to Calgary APTA Festival by January 20th 2024, their student’s registrations will be canceled and their money refunded.

Only one 3.5 hour commitment or $50 is required per teacher, regardless of the number of entered students.

There are many duties during the festival, as well as leading up to and following the festival.

These are jobs for which you may volunteer:

  • Greeter at the main doors
  • Secretary for the adjudicator
  • Festival showcase MC
  • Festival showcase set-up and cleanup
  • Proofreading festival program
  • Photographer (Classes, Showcase Concert)

First come, first served in order to be given the volunteer position you desire.

Training can be provided on all positions, so this could be a great opportunity to meet people and learn some new skills. 

If you require more information, please e-mail Calgary APTA Festival at Thank you.


Registration for 2023 is now closed enjoy festival 2024!