Florida Federation of Music Clubs

FFMC Junior Convention

Bess Stallings, FFMC President
Vickie Stake, FFMC Junior Counselor
Lisa Smith, FFMC Junior Festivals Chairman
Lisa Moore, FFMC Federation Cup Awards Chairman
2016-2017 Junior Officers
Alicia Hou
Brianna Howard
Kelsey Zhu
John Pfingsten
Neeraja Chandrasekhanan
Vice President

FFMC Junior Convention

We look forward to FFMC Junior Convention 2017

Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6, 2017

Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm each day (approx.) Check-In begins: 7:30 am

1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville (directions to UNF)


SCHEDULE 2017 - pending (Please be patient)


= > Please review checklist: see Junior Procedures Manual page 6-8 Download: PDF version

Please refer to FFMC Junior Division Procedures for important information regarding audition rules.


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Carefully read the Junior Procedures Manual and review checklist on pages 6-8. Teachers are responsible to follow the directives.
Note: some events have a set time limit for performance during the preliminary round to determine the finalists.

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Email attachments and metered postmarks will NOT be accepted. No certified mail allowed. ALL POSTAGE MUST BE HAND-CANCELLED BY THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE. Mistakes $5 each - PLEASE proofread carefully!

Junior Counselors: For confirmation that application has been received, include with the application a self-addressed, stamped postcard which will be initialed by the FFMC official and returned through U.S. Postal Service.

Schedule Requests: We cannot accommodate special requests for certain students' schedule requirements.

Parents and students: if you have questions, please allow your teacher or counselor to contact Lisa Smith, the FFMC State Festivals Chair, on your behalf. Thank you.

A concert featuring the 2016 Scholarship Recipients and presentation of special awards will be held at 7:30 P.M. in Lazzara Theatre on both Friday and Saturday evenings. Teachers, encourage your students to all attend the Awards Assembly and Performances. Inspiration from this event may be instrumental in the goals for the upcoming year. Following the concert, audition winners will be announced. If you cannot be present, please appoint someone to pick-up your students’ trophies or ribbons.

Friday’s results will be posted on-site on Saturday; all results will be uploaded to the FFMC website approximately two days after the convention has completed. Please do not call or e-mail Lisa Smith for this information.

For those who are not able to stay for the evening ceremonies or make other arrangements to obtain their awards, please contact Lisa Smith at lisa.ffmc.jrconvention@outlook.com with your requests. The cost for shipping/handling is $15 per trophy and $5 per ribbon. All checks are to be made payable to FFMC, Inc. Mail to: Lisa Smith P.O. Box 56977, Jacksonville, FL 32241-6977. Please include the student's name, event/level won, shipping address, (street address, city, zip) and phone number.

In the auditions schedule, audition rooms are designated A, B, C, etc. At the Junior Convention there will be signs indicating in which rooms the A, B, C etc. auditions will be held.

PARKING FEE: $5 for Friday and $5 for Saturday (CASH ONLY) is required to park on campus. Please allow extra time for the issue of permits. There is a parking garage and plenty of open parking next to the Fine Arts Building.

JUNIOR CONVENTION REGISTRATION WILL BE IN THE FINE ARTS BUILDING. All students must register prior to auditioning. Each student will receive a convention schedule and convention booklet. Teachers, please send your students with the following information: event, class, audition room assignment, and time of audition. Teachers: pick up certificates for your students when registering. Certificates will NOT be given to Juniors.


Four Points by Sheraton
8520 Baymeadows Road
Jacksonville, FL 32256

1 (904) 562-4920
1 (800) 368-7764

Reservations must be made by April 27th
Reference "FFMC" group block:  $99
Includes Classic Continental Breakfast 6am-10am

Book room online: click link

Embassy Suites by Hilton
9300 Baymeadows Road
Jacksonville, FL 32256

TEL: 1 (904) 731-3555
FAX: 1 (904) 448-6933

Online reservations: link - Embassy Suites
Limited availability.  Book by April 4th.

Hampton Inn
4681 Lenoir Avenue South
Jacksonville, Florida 32216

Tel: 1 (904) 281-2600
Fax: 1 (904) 281-1166

Book by April 6th to reserve your room!

Book room online: click link - - - Click on "Book a room"

Wyndham Garden Hotel
4660 Salisbury Road
Jacksonville, Florida 32256
Reservations: 904-281-0900

Mention "Florida Federation of Music Clubs" for special group rate.

$65.00 for double room or king bedded room
Breakfast included


2016 Audition results

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2014 Audition results

2013 Audition results

2012 Audition results

2011 Audition results

2010 Audition results

2009 Audition results

2008 Audition results

2007 Audition results

2006 Audition results


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(Updated Sunday, February 5, 2017)