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Field show bands gear up for 2014 circuit and state championship events

Updated November 23, 2014

Photo Champions will be crowned as field show bands compete in their 2014 circuit and state championship events throughout October and November. Dates and locations of major championships across the United States are listed in chronological order. Visit the individual websites for detailed schedules.

Check this page often as the champion bands will be posted after each event.

Youth In Music Marching Band Championships
October 11, 2014
Farmington H.S.
Farmington, Minnesota
CHAMPIONS: AAA Rosemount H.S., MN; AA Chippewa Falls H.S., WI; A Hastings H.S., MN

Oklahoma Bandmasters Association State Marching Contest
October 11, 2014 (1A/2A/3A at Moore H.S., Moore, Oklahoma)
October 25, 2014 (4A/5A at Tulsa University, Tulsa, Oklahoma)
November 1, 2014 (6A at Broken Arrow H.S., Broken Arrow, Oklahoma)
CHAMPIONS: 1A Community Christian H.S.; 2A Perry H.S.; 3A Berryhill H.S.; 4A Fort Gibson H.S.; 5A Coweta H.S.; 6A Broken Arrow H.S.

Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) State Marching Band Championships
October 18, 2014
Whitewater, Wisconsin
CHAMPIONS: AAAA Oak Creek H.S.; AAA Waukesha North H.S.; AA Greendale H.S.; A Baldwin-Woodville H.S.

USBands Championships
October 18-November 15, 2014
More than a dozen championship events throughout the East and South

Lakeshore Marching Band Association (LMBA) Championships
October 25, 2014
Erie Veterans Stadium
Erie, Pennsylvania
CHAMPIONS: OPEN McDowell H.S.; AAA North East H.S.; AA Cochranton H.S.; A Saegertown H.S.

Nebraska State Marching Contest
October 25, 2014
Two "festival" sites: Seacrest Field, Lincoln, Nebraska and University of Nebraska at Kearney
One "competition" site: Millard South High School, Omaha, Nebraska
CHAMPIONS: Competition Class Bellevue West; Other classes ratings only.

South Carolina Band Directors Association (SCBDA) Class 1A-4A State Championships
October 25, 2014
2A/4A at Spring Valley High School, Columbia, South Carolina
1A/3A at Batesburg-Leesville High School, Batesburg, South Carolina
CHAMPIONS: 1A Chesterfield H.S.; 2A Powdersville H.S.; 3A Chapin H.S.; 4A Fort Mill H.S.

Colorado Bandmasters Association State Marching Band Championships
October 25, 2014 (4A/5A at US Air Force Academy Falcon Stadium, Colorado Springs, Colorado)
October 27, 2014 (1A/2A/3A at Sports Authority Stadium, Parker, Colorado)
CHAMPIONS: 1A Cedaredge H.S.; 2A D'Evelyn H.S.; 3A Centaurus H.S.; 4A Air Academy H.S.; 5A Legacy H.S.

Tournament of Bands (TOB) Atlantic Coast Championships
October 25, 2014 (Group 2-A/Group 4-A at Central Dauphin Stadium, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)
October 26, 2014 (Group 2/Group 4 at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania)
November 1, 2014 (Group 1-A/Group 3-A at West Shore Stadium, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania)
November 2, 2014 (Group 1/Group 3 at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania)
CHAMPIONS: 1-OPEN Biglerville H.S.; 1-A Perryville H.S.; 2-OPEN Deptford H.S.; 2-A Eastern Regional H.S.; 3-OPEN West Deptford H.S.; 3-A Sparta H.S.; 4-OPEN Spring-Ford H.S.; 4-A Penncrest H.S.

New York State Field Band Conference (NYSFBC) Championships
October 26, 2014
Carrier Dome, Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York
CHAMPIONS: NATIONAL West Genesee H.S.; SS1 New Hartford H.S.; LS2 Jamestown H.S.; SS2 Phoenix H.S.; LS3 Huntington H.S.; SS3 Union Endicott H.S.

Utah Music Educators Association (UMEA) State Championship
October 31, 2014
Dixie State University
St. George, Utah
CHAMPIONS: 1A Cheyenne H.S., WY; 2A Alta H.S., UT; 3A Provo H.S., UT; 4A Mountain Crest H.S., UT; 5A American Fork H.S., UT

Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) State Marching Band Championship
November 1, 2014
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, Kentucky
CHAMPIONS: A Williamstown H.S.; AA Garrard County H.S.; AAA Russell County H.S.; AAAA Madisonville-North Hopkins H.S.; AAAAA Madison Central H.S.

Louisiana Marching Band Circuit (LMBC) Championships
November 1, 2014
Southeastern LA University
Hammond, Louisiana
CHAMPIONS: A Port Allen H.S.; AA South Lafourche H.S.; AAA Destrehan H.S.; AAAA Central Lafourche H.S.

Michigan Competing Band Association (MCBA) Championships
November 1, 2014
Ford Field
Detroit, Michigan
CHAMPIONS: Flight I Plymouth Canton Ed. Park; Flight II Reeths-Puffer H.S.; Flight III Byron Center H.S.; Flight IV Godwin Heights H.S.

Mississippi Bandmasters Association State Marching Championships
November 1, 2014
1A/4A/5A at Pearl H.S., Pearl, Mississippi
2A/3A/6A at Clinton H.S., Clinton, Mississippi
CHAMPIONS: 1A Stringer H.S.; 2A Union H.S.; 3A Booneville H.S.; 4A Columbia H.S.; 5A Lewisburg H.S.; 6A Hernando H.S.

Musical Arts Conference (MAC) Championships
November 1, 2014
Bridgeport Central High School
Bridgeport, Connecticut
CHAMPIONS: Class I East Haven H.S.; Class II Bethel H.S.; Class III Naugatuck H.S.; Class V Brien McMahon H.S.; National Class Norwalk H.S.

Pennsylvania Interscholastic Marching Band Association (PIMBA) Championships
November 1, 2014
Penn-Trafford High School
Harrison City, Pennsylvania
CHAMPIONS: A Blackhawk H.S.; AA Mars H.S.; AAA Gateway H.S.; AAAA Norwin H.S.

South Carolina Band Directors Association (SCBDA) Class 5A State Championships
November 1, 2014
Irmo High School
Columbia, South Carolina
CHAMPION: 5A Summerville H.S.

Tennessee Division I State Marching Band Championship
November 1, 2014
Riverdale High School
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
CHAMPION: Gibson Co. H.S.

Tennessee Division II State Marching Band Championship
November 1, 2014
Stewarts Creek High School
Smyrna, Tennessee
CHAMPION: Fred J. Page H.S.

New England Scholastic Band Association (NESBA) Championships
November 2, 2014
Event postponed until November 9, 2014 due to inclement weather
Lawrence Veterans Stadium
Lawrence, Massachusetts
CHAMPIONS: DIV 1 Billerica H.S.; DIV 2 North Middlesex H.S.; DIV 3 Oakmont Regional H.S.; DIV 4 Everett H.S.; DIV 5 Dartmouth H.S.

UIL Texas 4A/6A State Marching Band Contest
November 3-4, 2014
San Antonio, Texas
CHAMPIONS: 4A Argyle H.S.; 6A Marcus H.S.

Cavalcade of Bands Championships
November 8, 2014 (Liberty A/Open and American A/Open at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania)
November 9, 2014 (Independence A/Open and Patriot Open at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania)
November 9, 2014 (Yankee A/Open and Patriot A at Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania)
CHAMPIONS: Liberty A South Western H.S.; Liberty Open New Oxford H.S.; American A Great Valley H.S.; American Open East Pennsboro H.S.; Yankee A Upper Dublin H.S.; Yankee Open Marple Newtown H.S.; Independence A Sissonville H.S.; Independence Open Pittston H.S.; Patriot A Red Lion H.S.; Patriot Open Spring-Ford H.S.

Mid-States Band Association (MSBA) Championships
November 8, 2014
A at Norwood High School Shea Stadium, Norwood, Ohio
AA at Northmont High School, Clayton, Ohio
AAA at Kings High School, Kings Mill, Ohio
AAAA/OPEN at Mason High School, Mason, Ohio
CHAMPIONS: A Archbishop Alter H.S., OH; AA Taylor County H.S., KY; AAA Bourbon County H.S., KY; AAAA Dixie Heights H.S., KY; OPEN Mason H.S., OH

Bands of America Grand National Championships
November 12-15, 2014
Lucas Oil Stadium
Indianapolis, Indiana
CHAMPIONS: Grand National Champion Tarpon Springs H.S., FL; A Adair County H.S., KY; AA Tarpon Springs H.S., FL; AAA Kennesaw Mountain H.S., GA; AAAA Broken Arrow H.S., OK; IMBT A Crispus Attucks H.S., IN; IMBT B Arsenal Technical H.S., IN

Arizona Band & Orchestra Directors Association (ABODA) State Marching Championship
November 15, 2014
Glendale Community College
Glendale, Arizona
CHAMPIONS: DIV I Sandra D. O'Connor H.S.; DIV II Deer Valley H.S.; DIV III Mesquite H.S.

Florida Marching Band Coalition (FMBC) State Finals
November 22, 2014
Tropicana Dome
St. Petersburg, Florida
CHAMPIONS: 1A Hialeah H.S.; 2A Seminole Ridge H.S.; 3A Jupiter H.S.; 4A Buchholz H.S.; 5A Park Vista H.S.

Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association (SCSBOA) Field Championships
November 22, 2014
1A/4A at Warren High School, Downey, California
2A/5A at Ramona High School, Riverside, California
3A/6A at Chino High School, Chino, California

Western Band Association (WBA) Combined Grand Championships
November 22-23, 2014
1/2/3A Class Championships on November 22 at Fresno State Bulldog Stadium, Fresno, California
4/5A Class Championships on November 22 at Buchanan H.S. Veteran's Stadium, Clovis, California
WBA Grand Championships on November 23 at Fresno State Bulldog Stadium, Fresno, California

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