Host Family Application Form

Thank you for applying to be a host family for the 2019 11th USA International Harp Competition taking place July 3-13, 2019! We look forward to receiving your application. Please do not hesitate to be in touch with us if you have any questions. If for any reason you are unable to complete the online application, please contact for a paper form.

There will be two informational meetings before the start of the Competition. Specific information will be sent a few weeks in advance. We hope you will be able to attend.

Please note: all adult members of the host family household are required to complete a background check prior to approval. Required documents and instructions to complete the background check will be sent to you after you have submitted this form.

Hosting Address *
Hosting Address
Home Phone Number
Home Phone Number
Host 1 *
Host 1
Cell Phone Number *
Cell Phone Number
Host 2
Host 2
Cell Phone Number
Cell Phone Number
Note: By providing your email address you are giving permission to add you to our mailing list.
Mailing Address (if different than hosting address April 1 - July 14, 2019)
Mailing Address (if different than hosting address April 1 - July 14, 2019)
**Please Note: All adult members (aged 18+) of the applicant's household will be subject to a background check prior to being permitted to host a contestant**
Is anyone in your family a harpist? *
Does anyone living in the home smoke? *
Would you host a smoker? *
Would you be willing to accommodate a harpist who is vegetarian/vegan or has other dietary requirements? *
Note: USAIHC will provide a free shuttle running daily from 7:30am to 9:30pm during the Competition for local transportation exclusively for candidates, however transportation needs will exceed the availability of the shuttle.
Do you have space for, and are you willing to allow the harpist to bring her/his harp into your home? *
Do you have extra parking, should your harpist have a car? *
Have you ever been convicted of a crime other than a minor traffic violation? *
Signed *
I certify that all information provided in my application material is true. I understand that any false statement made herein is sufficient reason for rejection of this application. Disclosure of convictions within this application does not automatically disqualify me from hosting; however, information obtained from the background check will be used in the review process. I have carefully read and understand this statement and, by my signature below, note such.
Date *