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M-AD Northern Division Convention Information

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04/09/03 -- New version of Map and list of restaurants added to the Documents download section - Click.

Intro. and General Information

The site is to provide information regarding the 2003 convention/contest of the the Northern Division of the Mid-Atlantic District of S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A. It is expected that information will change and develop over time. Changes to site to keep up are also expected to be frequent.


The convention is scheduled for Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3, 2003.

The Friday night, quartet contest is scheduled to take place in the main ballroom of the Bridgewater Marriott located across from the Bridgewater Commons Mall and just off of Route 22 near the insections of Rt. 202/206 and 287. Mic testers for the event will be Good Times.

The Saturday activities will take place a few miles away at the Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School ( formerly known as Bridgewater-Raritan High School East ).

Advance registration for the convention is $25 for access to all events.  ( Advance order form )  This all events registration is required for all competitors. Registrations for individual events is expected to also be available for $15 per event. For further information contact: Bill Vander Haar, 973-476-3760, egoshado@optonline.net

There is a special rate of $84.00/night at the Bridgewater Marriott - 908-541-5000.

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What Name Phone Address and/or Email and/or Web
Headquarters Hotel
and Venue for some events
Bridgewater Marriott 908-541-5000
700 Commons Way,
Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807
some info on the web
small closeup map
slighty smaller scale map
Additional Venue Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School   Merriwood Dr.,
Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807
Area Information Somerset County, New Jersey   Website
Convention Chairman Win Winter 908-755-1089 18 Hillcrest Blvd.
Warren, NJ. 07059

Registrations Chairman Bill Vander Haar 973-476-3760 2467 Hwy 10E, Bldg. 43 Apt. 5A
Morris Plains, NJ 07950

Housing Chairman Win Winter 908-755-1089 winkat1130@aol.com
District Mid-Atlantic District of SPEBSQSA   http://www.harmonize.com/mad/
DVP-Events Bob Thau   rlthau@cablespeed.com
DVP-Contest & Judging Phil Stern   phil_stern@hotmail.com
Host Chapter The SomerTones
Win Winter, President
Website Info. Hal Wolverton   thetwoinc@att.net

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Downloadable Documents

  1. 2003ConvAdBookOrder.xls - 27k - MS Excel Spreadsheet - Form for placing Ads in the program
  2. ConvMADTicketReservation.doc - 28k - MS Word Doc. - Form for ordering registrations
  3. ConvMADIntroLetter.doc - 48k - MS Word Doc. - 2/5/03 Convention Intro letter
  4. ConvFlier1BWsm.jpg - 100k - 576 x 756 - Black and white info. flyer
  5. ContestFlyer.jpg - 140k - 612 x 792 - Color version of information flyer
  6. AreaMapB5.jpg - 585k - 1890 x 1440 - 8 1/2 by 11 area map with venues marked, etc.
  7. MapRestList2.doc - 52k - MS Word Doc - List of restuarants keyed to the above map and meant to be printed landscape on the back of the same piece of paper as the map

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Where are things ?

Host Hotel
Marriott Bridgewater,
700 Commons Way,
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

A close up map to the Marriott

Another version pulled back some

The Area
Map of the larger area with the venues marked, etc. This should show more points of interest as we get closer to the event. This map was meant for printing landscape on 8 and a half by 11 inch paper. It's 1890 by 1440 and 585k.

Click to download map

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Date Time Event
Fri., April 4   Program Advertisements Deadline
Thurs., April 3   Competitor sign up dead line
Mon., April 7 7:30 p.m. Appearance order draw at the SomerTones rehearsal ( Somerville, NJ )
Fri., April 11   Program Patron Ad Deadline
Fri., April 25   Registrations purchased in advance with payment received by Friday, April 25 will ensure a reserved seat at each event.
????? ????? 2nd Mailing to Registrants ?
Fri., May 2 07:00 p.m. Quartet Competition, Bridgewater Marriott Hotel
Mic testers: Good Times
Sat., May 3 10:30 a.m. Chorus Competition, Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School
Sat., May 3 07:30 p.m. Jamboree, Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School
Sat., May 3 ~10:00 p.m. Afterglows, etc. at Bridgewater Marriott Hotel

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