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32nd Annual

Pioneerland Band Festival

Benson, Minnesota

Friday, June 14, 2019
6:30 PM

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Pioneerland Band Festival
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Email: Brock Duncan, Benson Band Director

Mail: Pioneerland Band Festival
PO Box 133
Benson, MN 56215

Phone: 320-843-2710 (School)

Community Info: BensonAreaChamber.com
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Pioneerland Band Festival The Pioneerland Band Festival parade is held annually on June 14 in celebration of Flag Day. The early June date serves as a traditional kickoff for many bands competing in the active summer parade circuit across Minnesota. In 2019 the event will celebrate its 32nd year.

Benson's 32nd Annual Pioneerland Band Festival will feature many of Minnesota's finest high school bands competing for cash prizes beginning at 6:30 PM on Friday, June 14. The parade route begins along Highway 12 west, then turns north on 14th Street and ends at the high school. The judges stand is located on 14th Street next to the Benson Armory near Wisconsin Avenue.

2019 Parade Order

Updated May 20, 2019
Pioneerland Band Festival
1. Benson - Host
2. Litchfield - A
3. The Patriots - AAA
4. Alexandria - AA
5. Champlin Park - AAA
6. Solar Sound - AAA
7. Bemidji - AA
8. KMS (Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg) - A
9. Sartell - AA
10. Dassel-Cokato - A
11. Maple Grove - AAA
12. Fergus Falls - A
13. Richfield - AA
14. Foley - A

2019 Participating Bands


Benson Marching Band - Host
Alexandria Marching Band
Bemidji Marching Band
Champlin Park Marching Rebels
Dassel-Cokato Marching Chargers
Fergus Falls Marching Band
Foley Falcon Marching Band
KMS Marching Saints
Litchfield Marching Dragons
Maple Grove Marching Band
Patriots Marching Band
Richfield Marching Spartans
Sartell-St. Stephen Marching Sabres
Solar Sound Marching Band

2018 Results


GRAND CHAMPION
83.6 Waconia

CLASS A
77.8 Litchfield
73.6 Dassel-Cokato
71.6 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg
64.8 Fergus Falls

CLASS AA
68.2 Alexandria
65.7 Bemidji
63.6 Sartell-St. Stephen
61.0 Hutchinson

CLASS AAA
78.9 Mankato 77 Lancers
72.3 Maple Grove
70.8 The Patriots

EXHIBITION
Benson

PERCUSSION: Waconia
WIND SECTION: Waconia
COLOR GUARD: Waconia

Related Events

• The awards ceremony will be held at the high school football field immediately following the parade. The ceremony will be broadcast live over KSCR Radio 93.5 FM.

Future Dates

Friday, June 14, 2019
Sunday, June 14, 2020
Monday, June 14, 2021
(Always held on Flag Day, June 14)

For More Information

Email: Brock Duncan, Benson Band Director
Mail: Pioneerland Band Festival, PO Box 133, Benson, MN 56215
Phone: 320-843-2710 (School)
Community Info: BensonAreaChamber.com



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