These dates are provisional and may change

Application deadline: 31 March 2025
Deadline for applications together with payment and recording, to be received by the Competitions Secretary (applicants must have been born after 19 July 1992)

17 April 2025
All applicants notified of the results of the Preliminary Recorded Round

23 June 2025
Deadline to supply information on free-choice works

3 July 2025
Arrival in St Albans for preliminary practice (Some flexibility may be possible by arrangement)

5 July 2025
Registration for all Competitors in St Albans

7–11 July 2025
Quarter-final Rounds; Including Peter Hurford Bach Prize round on 7 & 8 July

12–16 July 2025
Semi-final Rounds

17 July 2025
Improvisation Final, St Albans Cathedral

18 July 2025
Interpretation Final, St Albans Cathedral

19 July 2025
Presentation of Prizes, St Albans Cathedral