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Bands of America Grand National Championships

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November 8-11, 2017

Lucas Oil Stadium
Indianapolis, Indiana

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39 W. Jackson Place - Suite 150
Indianapolis, IN 46225

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Bands of America Grand National Championships The Bands of America Grand National Championships is recognized as the premier marching band event in the nation. Bands from across America compete, including some of the finest, most progressive bands in the activity today. The annual event also features exhibition performances by outstanding college bands from across the country. A total of 110 marching bands from 23 states are registered to perform during the 2017 event.

The 2017 field competition will feature 100 bands in preliminary competition on Thursday and Friday, with up to 36 bands advancing to semi-finals during the day on Saturday. Twelve bands advance to finals on Saturday evening. Special exhibition groups appearing in 2017 include the Marian University Marching Knights, Bowling Green State University Marching Band, University of Alabama Marching Band and United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps. All performances take place in Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis.

   View 2017 Bands of America Grand National Championships Semi-Finalist Photos

The event kicks off on Wednesday night with the Indianapolis Marching Band Tournament, featuring six local bands in competition. The event also includes an Expo of more than 100 booths, the Student Leadership Workshop with Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser, and other special events and clinics.

The Bands of America Grand National Championships creates an aura of excellence that fosters healthy competition and student and professional development, all in an atmosphere of celebration for the entire band program, students, teachers, parents and fans.

2017 BOA Results


Bands of America Grand National Championships action photos FINALS RESULTS
97.500 Carmel H.S., IN
96.925 Broken Arrow H.S., OK
96.475 Avon H.S., IN
95.700 Marcus H.S., TX
95.625 Flower Mound H.S., TX
92.725 Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
91.825 The Woodlands H.S., TX
91.200 Castle H.S., IN
91.175 Blue Springs H.S., MO
91.025 Union H.S., OK
89.800 Marian Catholic H.S., IL
89.625 Round Rock H.S., TX

Music: Broken Arrow H.S., OK and Carmel H.S., IN - TIE
Visual: Carmel H.S., IN
Effect: Carmel H.S., IN

Esprit de Corps Award: Mililani H.S., HI
2019 Tournament of Roses Parade Invitation: Flower Mound H.S., TX


SEMI-FINALS RESULTS
Class A
1 Adair County H.S., KY
2 Norton H.S., OH
3 Beechwood H.S., KY
Music: Adair County H.S., KY
Visual: Adair County H.S., KY and Norton H.S., OH - TIE
Effect: Adair County H.S., KY

Class AA
1 Marian Catholic H.S., IL
2 North Hardin H.S., KY
3 Bassett H.S., VA
Music: Marian Catholic H.S., IL
Visual: Marian Catholic H.S., IL
Effect: Marian Catholic H.S., IL

Class AAA
1 Castle H.S., IN
2 Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
3 Fort Mill H.S., SC
Music: Castle H.S., IN
Visual: Castle H.S., IN
Effect: Castle H.S., IN

Class AAAA
1 Carmel H.S., IN
2 Broken Arrow H.S., OK
3 Avon H.S., IN
Music: Broken Arrow H.S., OK
Visual: Carmel H.S., IN
Effect: Carmel H.S., IN

Get complete results and event coverage at www.MusicForAll.org.

Related Events

• Student Leadership Workshop with Tim Lautzenheiser. Friday, November 10.
• Grand National Expo, featuring more than 100 exhibit booths. November 9-11, Lucas Oil Stadium concourse.

Ticket Information

• Tickets are available online at MusicForAll.org or by phone at 800.848.BAND (800.848.2263).
• Online tickets must be ordered at least two weeks prior to the event.
• Tickets are also available at the gate on the day of the show.

Photo and Video Policy

• Video or audio recording equipment are not allowed in the stadium.
• Any still type camera may be used. Family, friends and fans may take still photos of BOA events for personal use only. The images may not be sold or otherwise distributed, without the written permission of Bands of America (or Music for All). Any still camera (making film or digital still pictures) is allowed into and may be used from the spectator seating area of any venue. Cameras (of any kind) may not be used on the field. People with field passes or name badges must go into the stands to take digital or film pictures. Tripods or other similar equipment that may obstruct the view or path of travel of others in seating areas are also not allowed.

Future Dates

November 8-11, 2017
November 7-10, 2018
November 13-16, 2019

For More Information

Bands of America Web: www.MusicForAll.org

Email: Music for All Office
Mail: Music for All, 39 W. Jackson Place - Suite 150, Indianapolis, IN 46225
Phone: 800-848-2263 or 317-636-2263

Also view information about Bands of America Regional Championships

Music For All Bands of America is a program of Music for All. Since 1975, MFA, through its Bands of America and Orchestra America programs, has been a destination and set the standard for scholastic music ensemble performance and student and teacher education. A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization, MFA uses its national profile programming to model, showcase, recognize and provide individual, teacher and organizational examples of music performance excellence and achievement. MFA's programs include 20 annual events, including the Bands of America Grand National Championships and Regional Championships for marching band; the Music for All Summer Symposium camp for students and teachers; and the Music for All National Festival for concert bands, orchestras and percussion ensembles. Music for All's programmatic model is designed to mirror and supplement the classroom and performance model adopted in most American scholastic settings. Music for All values and promotes societal recognition of music education and active music making as essential and core parts of every student's educational development.


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