OCT 11: Youth In Music Championships
celebrates its 10th year of competition.
OCT 4: Sioux Falls Festival of Bands
featured 40 bands from five states. Results >>
OCT 4: Champlin Park Rebel Classic
draws some of the region's elite bands.
SEP-NOV: Bands of
America hosts 18 BOA Regional Championships
including four Super Regionals.
Tri-State Band Festival Results
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Bands gear up for championship events
Champions will be crowned as field show bands compete in their 2014 circuit and state championships. View dates and locations of major events across the United States. Full story >>
Photo Feature: 2014 DCI World Championships
View images of all 37 drum and bugle corps from the DCI World Championships prelims held August 7 in Indianapolis, Indiana. View gallery >>
Competition: How important is it?
Competition is part of a well-rounded marching experience that also includes teamwork and friendship. Rob Stein of Standing 'O' Marching Arts Specialists explains the pitfalls of making winning your ultimate goal. Full story >>
How to make flags and influence people
Design a flag well and it will work for you the entire time it is in view. But what makes a great flag truly great?
Shape, color, size, fabric ... these are some of the aspects to consider when attempting to create the perfect flag. Full story >>
Photo Feature: 2014 WGI Percussion World Championships
View galleries featuring World, Open and A Class ensembles from the WGI Championships held April 10-12 in Dayton, Ohio. View gallery >>
Photo Feature: 2014 WGI Color Guard World Championships
View galleries featuring 100 World, Open and A Class color guards from the WGI Championships held April 3-5 in Dayton, Ohio. View gallery >>
Tips on Selecting an Indoor Show for your Winter Drum Line
Wayne Downey polled some of the brightest minds in indoor percussion to determine the important factors for selecting a winter drum line show. Full story >>
Photo Essay: A day in the life of a Macy's Parade marching band
Go behind the scenes and experience an up-to-the-minute account of what bands experience at one of America's great parades.
Full story >>