In 2014, AAF offered financial support to the following competitions

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To arrive at this selection, the following procedure was followed

At the end of 2013, there were 156 AAF member competitions and organisations.
108 competitions were scheduled to take place in 2014.
Several competitions could not or preferred not to be considered for the AAF support (e.g. for organisational reasons), while also quite many could neither be considered as they had already received AAF's offer of support in the previous years.

Thus, 59 AAF member competitions were included in the first draw.
From these 59, seven were randomly chosen by Mr. Rang.

The Pianale Competition and Academy in Schlitz (Germany) will also keep AAF's offer of support, as the event could not be held in 2013.

Mr. Rang selected two more competitions from another group of international piano competitions, which were not AAF members. To be considered, a few additional conditions had to be fulfilled.

Messages were sent to the organisers, asking whether they would like to be considered, but not all of them reacted.

Go to the top of this page to see the list of the ten lucky competitions.

Mr. Rang also selected four more AAF competitions, in case some of the first selected ones are unable to organise the AAF reception.

These "runners-up" are, in order of their selection:
1. the Chopin Competition in Szafarnia (Poland) [May 2014]
2. the Liszt Competition, Weimar (Germany) [October 2014]
3. the International Chopin Piano Competition for Children, Jelenia Góra (Poland) [November 2014]
4. the Piano Concerto Competition, Hastings (England) [March 2014]

and an additional one from among the remaining eligible non-member competitions:
1. the International Luciano Luciani Piano Competition in Cosenza (Italy) [May 2014]