I.P.A. Festival Ad Book and Well Wishers

Please support the I.P.A. by purchasing an ad to congratulate the award winners and Hall of Fame inductees. Additionally, you can honor  loved ones who are no longer with us but are still in your loving memory. Advertising your business is another great way to support the IPA as well.…

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Next General Meeting of the International Polka Association

Our next general meeting of the I.P.A.  will be held as follows: Date:  June 30th, 2019 Time: 1:15 p.m. Location: Hammond Mohawks Club 4040 Calumet Ave Hammond, IN   We will be discussing all topics pertaining to upcoming I.P.A. sponsored events as well as other necessary functions regarding our organization. Please…

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2018 Song of the Year Submissions

The International Polka Association’s Hall of Fame Committee would like to share the “Song of the Year” candidates for 2018. * * * * * * * * * * The “Song of the Year” awards will be presented at the 51st Annual I.P.A. Festival and Convention in Buffalo, NY.…

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I.P.A. Polka Music Awards Submission Process

    IPA Polka Music Awards Notice Please follow the links below to submit nominations for the various International Polka Association music award categories:   I.P.A. Music Awards Eligibility Requirements   I.P.A. Music Awards Submission Forms    

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2019 Joe Jozwiak Award Winner: Sally Rzeszutko

Many years ago, the late Joseph Jozwiak, a director of the IPA, proposed an award be bestowed upon an individual or group of individuals who made a significant contribution or endeavor to enhance the promotion of polka music. Originally named the Special Achievement Award, the International Polka Association voted to…

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2019 I.P.A. Calendar Raffle

Don’t miss your chance to win part of the $5,200 in prize money we will be awarding in the 2019 I.P.A. Calendar Raffle! The first drawing of names will be at our 50th Annual IPA Festival of Bands on Sunday, January 20, 2019.    So the sooner you get your tickets…

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“Here’s A Gift” Slideshow and FREE Download

The  International  Polka  Association Releases  Historic  Recording   As the International Polka Association prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary, the organization is proud to announce the release of a historic recording: “Here’s a Gift”.  All Hall of Fame Inductees were invited to participate in this project, and the result included…

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2018 Hall of Fame Inductees and 2017 Award Winners

The International Polka Association Announces 2018 Polka Hall of Fame Inductees and 2017 Music Award Winners! On behalf of the International Polka Association Board of Trustees and Hall of Fame Committee, the IPA Officers and Directors are proud to announce the 2017 award winners and Hall of Fame inductees for 2018.…

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Purchase “Special I.P.A. 50th Anniversary” Items Here!

  Please check out the I.P.A. ‘s “Pop-Up” store to purchase special 50th Anniversary Merchandise!  < < < Click here for the CafePress Store > > >  Happy Shopping!  * * * * * Note:  All purchases/returns/refunds made from this site are handled directly by Cafepress and not the responsibility of the International Polka…

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2018 Joe Jozwiak Award Winner – Norb Ciesla

      Many years ago, the late Joseph Jozwiak, a director of the IPA, made a suggestion that an award be bestowed upon an individual or group of Individuals who have made a significant contribution or endeavor to enhance the promotion of polka music. After much discussion, the International…

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I.P.A. T-shirt Clearance Sale!

Show your I.P.A. pride by wearing one of our colorful T-Shirts! Red, Green, and Blue are still available in limited sizes and quantities. Act quickly before its too late!! Click here to Purchase!

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2017 Hall of Fame Inductees and 2016 Award Winners

On behalf of the International Polka Association Board of Trustees and Hall of Fame Committee, the IPA Officers and Directors are proud to announce the 2106 award winners and Hall of Fame inductees for 2017. The IPA Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, September 2,…

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