NOV 12-15: BOA Grand National Championships
features 109 marching bands from 22 states. View Finals Results >>
NOV 22: Chicago's Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade
illuminates Michigan Avenue.
The spectacular Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
kicks off the holiday season in style.
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Seen and Heard at BOA 2014
Columnist DJ Corchin shares his annual Top 20 Most Hilarious Things Seen or Overheard at the 2014 Bands of America Grand National Championships! Full story >>
Marching ensembles set to perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
View the musical selections that marching bands will perform during the 88th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 27, 2014. Full story >>
Meet '13th Chair' author DJ Corchin in Marching.com booth at BOA Grand National Championships Expo
Humorous and inspiring author DJ Corchin is unveiling the latest book in his popular "13th Chair" series at the 2014 BOA Championships Expo. Corchin and illustrator Dan Dougherty will be featured guests in the Marching.com booth all three days of the Expo which runs November 13-15 in Lucas Oil Stadium. Full story >>
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 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>