|2012 Midwest Regional Championship|
|Venue:||The April Rhodes Civic Pavilion|
Melva Texon White
Mr. Hob Bandols
|Episode:||On My Way|
2011 Western Ohio Sectional Championship
2012 National Show Choir Championship
The 2012 Midwest Regional Championship was a competition between the New Directions, the Dalton Academy Warblers and The Golden Goblets. It took place at William McKinley High School. The winner of this competition proceeded to the 2012 National Championships in Chicago.
The theme of the competition was "Inspirational Songs".
The judges were Svengoobles, Mr. Hob Bandols and Melva Texon White. Coming in second place, the Warblers performed Stand by Lenny Kravitz and Glad You Came by The Wanted. In third place, The Golden Goblets sung She Walks In Beauty by Eric Barnum (composer). Coming in first place, the New Directions sung Fly/I Believe I Can Fly by Nicki Minaj featuring Rihanna/R. Kelly, What Doesn't Kill You (Stronger) by Kelly Clarkson (sung by the The Troubletones as the New Directions), and Here's to Us by Halestorm.
|The New Directions||1st|
|The Golden Goblets||3rd|
- The first and only time at Regionals that Kurt was on the winning team.
- Svengoobles, one of the judges in the competition, was portrayed by one of Glee's co-writers, Ian Brennan.