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Bands of America Grand National Championships

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November 9-12, 2016

Lucas Oil Stadium
Indianapolis, Indiana

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

Phone: 800-848-2263 or 317-636-2263

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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 112 marching bands from 20 states are registered to perform during the 2016 event.

The 2016 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 scheduled to appear in 2016 include the Marian University Marching Band, Ohio University Marching 110, University of North Alabama Pride of Dixie Marching Band and The Ohio State University Marching Band. All performances take place in Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis.

The event kicks off on Wednesday night with the Indianapolis Marching Band Tournament, featuring eight 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.

2016 BOA Results


Bands of America Grand National Championships action photos FINALS RESULTS
97.45 Carmel H.S., IN *
97.45 Avon H.S., IN *
96.55 William Mason H.S., OH
95.70 Tarpon Springs H.S., FL
95.30 Cedar Park H.S., TX
94.65 Leander H.S., TX
91.85 Ronald Reagan H.S., TX
91.50 Wando H.S., SC
91.30 Claudia Taylor Johnson H.S., TX
91.05 Castle H.S., IN
91.00 Homestead H.S., IN
90.05 Marian Catholic H.S., IL
89.45 Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN

*Tie broken based on highest General Effect score.

Music: Avon H.S., IN
Visual: Avon H.S., IN
Effect: Carmel H.S., IN

Esprit de Corps Award: Vista Murrieta H.S., CA
2018 Tournament of Roses Parade Invitation: Ronald Reagan H.S., TX


SEMI-FINALS RESULTS
Class A
1 Adair County H.S., KY
2 Williamstown H.S., KY
3 Archbishop Alter H.S., OH
Music: Adair County H.S., KY
Visual: Adair County H.S., KY
Effect: Adair County H.S., KY

Class AA
1 Tarpon Springs H.S., FL
2 Marian Catholic H.S., IL
3 North Hardin H.S., KY
Music: Tarpon Springs H.S., FL
Visual: Tarpon Springs H.S., FL
Effect: Tarpon Springs H.S., FL

Class AAA
1 Leander H.S., TX
2 Cedar Park H.S., TX
3 Castle H.S., IN
Music: Leander H.S., TX
Visual: Leander H.S., TX
Effect: Cedar Park H.S., TX and Leander H.S., TX - TIE

Class AAAA
1 Avon H.S., IN
2 Carmel H.S., IN
3 William Mason H.S., OH
Music: Avon H.S., IN
Visual: William Mason H.S., OH
Effect: Avon H.S., IN

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

Related Events

• Student Leadership Workshop with Tim Lautzenheiser. Friday, November 11.
• Grand National Expo, featuring more than 100 exhibit booths. November 10-12, 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 9-12, 2016
November 8-11, 2017
November 7-10, 2018

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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