The AGO sponsors three performance competitions each one operating on a two year cycle. All applications are submitted online.
The National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance stretches back more than 50 years. The competition promotes the highest level of organ performance and is intended as a spring board for young artists.
The AGO/Quimby Regional Competitions for Young Organists are sponsored by each of the seven regions of the AGO. Their purpose is to encourage young organists to gain musical excellence and performance experience.
The National Competition in Organ Improvisation seeks to further the art of improvisation by recognizing and rewarding superior performances in the field.