Practice-A-Thon 2018-19 
Stay tuned for Registration


Win prizes like an apple watch or cineplex gift cards, have fun and support an important non-profit organization (Calgary Performing Arts Festival). Join a team or sign-up as an individual.


Upload videos and pictures of you practicing using the hashtags
#watchmeyyc #makesomenoise #practicepracticepractice #cpafestival


Getting Started

  1. Once you have reviewed your TOOLKIT, artists & performers of any age can then
     SIGN-UP ONLINE and create a profile. We encourage musicians, speech art students, dancers, choirs, singers, pianists etc. If you love to perform, we'd love you to join our campaign to raise funds for the Calgary Performing Arts Festival and important programming initiatives in our community!


  2. Once registered, it's easy! Start fundraising by practicing for dollars and tracking with your progress sheet which is included in your TOOLKIT. Ask family and friends to SPONSOR them to help raise money for CPAF.

  3. Let your friends and family know you'll be making some noise for the Calgary Performing Arts Festival by practicing every day for 21 consecutive days between March 1st and April 20th 2018.

  4. YOU COULD WIN PRIZES and feel great about giving back to the community!

  5. Birdies For Kids will match up to 50% of monies raised for CPAF.

  6.  SHARE ON SOCIAL, OR TAG US FOR EVEN MORE GREAT PRIZES BY USING HASHTAGS #makesomenoise #practicepracticepractice #cpafestival


presented byAltaLink

Birdies For Kids (BFK) is a non-profit program run by the Calgary Shaw Charity Classic Foundation.

The Calgary Performing Arts Festival is proud to be a community partner with BFK.

When you #MAKESOMENOISE for the performing arts, you are earning even more dollars through BFK as 
all donations through BFK are matched up to 50%!



Make some noise by contacting us anytime at info@cpafestival.ca. 




Teachers are the core of this fundraiser as they will be the leaders and motivators for their students and parents to get involved. We developed this fundraiser to encourage students with a 'positive' association to practicing their respective disciplines. We truly appreciate your involvement and hope you have a lot of fun with encouraging your studetns to #makesomenoise for a great cause.

Create a team by REGISTERING ONLINE and share both the name of your team and the link to registration with your students. All team captains will be entered into a draw to win a $100 Visa Gift Card. We will also be featuring studios/schools/ensembles on social media throughout the practice-a-thon!  Please ensure your school has the appropriate social media release forms and remind your students that by participating in this fundraiser they may be seen on social media if you choose to post a picture or video of your class practicing. 

Your TEAM will be registered to win prizes while raising funds for performing arts initiatives in YYC. 

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