Registration Information:


1. Online registration is closed but you can still register by calling (626) 279-1700.


2. Registration Fees:  (See SPECIAL OFFERS below for Directors)



We are happy to announce we have been given a grant to help with your registration fees. If you register by June 1st, you pay $50.00 a person. Take advantage of this generous opportunity and register today!


3. Important Dates

May 1, 2017: $50 Downpayment due in order to guarantee your registration for Mariachi Nationals

July 1, 2017: Deadline for those Vocal Workshop participants wanting to compete at Mariachi Nationals to submit their YouTube video link to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . (See additional details below under #5.)

July 10, 2017: Last day to register and submit payment  so that we may prepare materials accordingly. REGISTRATIONS WHICH COME IN AFTER JULY 10 MAY BE ACCEPTED HOWEVER A FULL SET OF MATERIALS MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE. BE SURE TO CALL THE OFFICE AT 626.279.1700 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.


4. Certificates will be provided to each and every participant.  The names AS PROVIDED ON THE REGISTRATION FORM will be the source of the spelling.  Reprints are not provided.


5. Participants who want to compete for Best Overall Vocalist must submit a video to be considered for participation in the Finals in California. Please upload your video to YouTube then email the link to Mariachi Nationals at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The winner in this category will be chosen on August 5, 2017. The deadline date to provide the YouTube link is July 1, 2017It is highly recommended that you follow-up with a subsequent email to ensure that the link was indeed received. Maestro Hernandez and a panel of judges will review each entry. You will be notified no later than July 15, 2017, if you have been accepted to perform in the Finals for this category.  You need not be registered to submit your video, however you must be registered by July 1, 2017 in order for your video to be viewed.


6.  Ensembles should be prepared to perform at least one each of the following styles within a 15 minute window. Participants must be registered and attend all classes.

  • Ranchera (Valseada or Lenta)
  • Son Jalisciense
  • Huapango

Popurris are acceptable.


7.  The 15 minute window begins the moment the first ensemble member steps onto the the stage and concludes when the last member exits. All ensemble performances will be timed. Ensembles going over their performance time will not be considered for an award so please plan appropriately (allow for applause, etc.).


8.  Directors of ensembles competing at Mariachi Nationals are not permitted to perform with their ensemble.


9. Recommended number of performers in a competing ensemble (as opposed to showcasing ensemble) is  fifteen (15).



  • Special Director Registration Fee:  $99.00 Each
  • Directors who bring a minimum of fifteen (15) participants will have the Director’s Registration Fee waived.


11.  Registration fees may be made via check, money order or credit card (call our office directly at 626-279-1700 if you have any questions).


12.  Registration fees are non-refundable.


13.  T-shirts sizes cannot be changed on site.


14.  Classes are open to paid participants and paid Directors only. Parents, siblings and miscellaneous friends  and other family members are not permitted in the instructional classrooms.


15.  Once registered for a specific level, participants will not be able to change levels as specific materials are ordered accordingly to meet the need of each level.


16.  For further information, contact us at 626-279-1700 or via email at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it









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