The 2013 National Show Choir Championships is a competition in which the top 16 show choirs of the Show Choir Championships compete to become the National Champions. The New DirectionsThroat Explosion, The Amazonians, the Rust-Belters, Thunder Show-Cats, Vicious Harmony and ten other show choirs competed during Nationals.

The New Directions finish second, which results in Sue closing the glee club down for good, as they required a win at Nationals to continue for another year. 



The Amazonians

Throat Explosion

New Directions


Name Place
Throat Explosion 1st
New Directions 2nd
The Amazonians 3rd
Vicious Harmony 4th

Voting Table

Choir/Judge Marlee Matlin Jackée Harry Johanna Rohrback Audience Total
Throat Explosion 4 4 3 3 14
New Directions 3 2 4 4 13
The Amazonians 2 3 2 2 9
Vicious Harmony 1 1 1 1 4


  • This is the first National Competition shown in which less than the typical 50 show choirs (one per state) participate.



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