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Field show bands gear up for 2015 circuit and state championship events

Updated November 22, 2015

Photo Champions will be crowned as field show bands compete in their 2015 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 10, 2015
Farmington H.S.
Farmington, Minnesota
CHAMPIONS: AAA Eden Prairie H.S., MN; AA Rochester Lourdes H.S., MN; A Champlin Park H.S., MN; OVERALL Eden Prairie H.S., MN

Oklahoma Bandmasters Association State Marching Contest
October 10, 2015 (1A/2A/3A at Moore H.S., Moore, Oklahoma)
October 24, 2015 (4A/5A at Mustang H.S., Mustang, Oklahoma)
October 31, 2015 (6A at University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma)
CHAMPIONS: 1A Kiefer 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 17, 2015
Whitewater, Wisconsin
CHAMPIONS: AAAA Oak Creek H.S.; AAA Waukesha North H.S.; AA Greendale H.S.; A Cumberland H.S.

USBands Championships
October 17-November 8, 2015
More than a dozen championship events throughout the East and South

Colorado Bandmasters Association State Marching Band Championships
October 23-24, 2014 (4A/5A at Colorado State University Hughes Stadium, Fort Collins, Colorado)
October 26, 2015 (1A/2A/3A at CSU-Pueblo DeRose Thunderbowl, Pueblo, Colorado)
CHAMPIONS: 1A Estes Park H.S.; 2A D'Evelyn H.S.; 3A Centaurus H.S.; 4A Air Academy H.S.; 5A Legacy H.S.

Musical Arts Conference (MAC) Championships
October 24, 2015
Naugatuck High School
Naugatuck, Connecticut
CHAMPIONS: Class I Jonathan Law H.S.; Class II Bethel H.S.; Class III Naugatuck H.S.; National Class Trumbull H.S.

Mississippi Bandmasters Association State Marching Championships
October 24, 2015 (1A/3A/5A at Pearl H.S., Pearl, Mississippi)
October 31, 2015 (2A/4A/6A at Clinton H.S., Clinton, Mississippi)
2A/4A/6A rescheduled due to weather. Now November 5, 2015 at Pearl H.S., Pearl, Mississippi
CHAMPIONS: 1A Stringer H.S.; 3A Booneville H.S.; 5A Lewisburg H.S.

Nebraska State Marching Contest
October 24, 2015
Two "festival" sites: Seacrest Field, Lincoln, Nebraska and Hastings College, Hastings, Nebraska
One "competition" site: Millard South High School, Omaha, Nebraska
CHAMPIONS: Competition Site - AA Bellevue West H.S.; A Skutt Catholic H.S.; C Logan View H.S.; Other sites ratings only.

Pennsylvania Interscholastic Marching Band Association (PIMBA) Championships
October 24, 2015
Gateway High School
Monroeville, Pennsylvania
CHAMPIONS: A Blackhawk H.S.; AA Deer Lakes H.S.; AAA Gateway H.S.; AAAA Kiski Area H.S.

Utah Music Educators Association (UMEA) Red Rocks State Marching Band Championship
October 30, 2015
Dixie State University
St. George, Utah
CHAMPIONS: 1A Payson H.S.; 2A Pleasant Grove H.S.; 3A Lone Peak H.S.; 4A Lehi H.S.; 5A American Fork H.S.

Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) State Marching Band Championship
October 31, 2015
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky
CHAMPIONS: A Beechwood H.S.; AA Estill County H.S.; AAA Adair County H.S.; AAAA Grant County H.S.; AAAAA Madison Central H.S.

Lakeshore Marching Band Association (LMBA) Championships
October 31, 2015
Erie Veterans Stadium
Erie, Pennsylvania
CHAMPIONS: OPEN Cochranton H.S.; AAA North East H.S.; AA Girard H.S.; A Maplewood H.S.

Louisiana Marching Band Circuit (LMBC) Championships
October 31, 2015
Rescheduled due to weather. Now November 14, 2015 at same location.
Vandebilt Catholic High School
Houma, Louisiana

South Carolina Band Directors Association (SCBDA) Class 1A-4A State Championships
October 31, 2015
2A/4A at Spring Valley High School, Columbia, South Carolina
1A/3A at Batesburg-Leesville High School, Batesburg, South Carolina

Tennessee Division I State Marching Band Championship
October 31, 2015
Riverdale High School
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
CHAMPION: Adamsville Jr./Sr. H.S.

Tournament of Bands (TOB) Atlantic Coast Championships
October 31, 2015 (1-A/3-A at West Shore Stadium, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania)
November 1, 2015 (1-OPEN/3-OPEN at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania)
November 7, 2015 (2-A/4-A at Central Dauphin Stadium, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)
November 8, 2015 (2-OPEN/4-OPEN at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania)
CHAMPIONS: 1-OPEN Biglerville H.S.; 1-A Oakcrest H.S.; 3-OPEN Brick Memorial H.S.; 3-A Metuchen H.S.

New England Scholastic Band Association (NESBA) Championships
November 1, 2015
Lawrence Veterans Stadium
Lawrence, Massachusetts
CHAMPIONS: DIV 1 Case H.S. and Billerica H.S. (Tie); DIV 2 North Middlesex H.S.; DIV 3 Norwood H.S.; DIV 4 Plymouth H.S.; DIV 5 Dartmouth H.S.

New York State Field Band Conference (NYSFBC) Championships
November 1, 2015
Carrier Dome, Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York
CHAMPIONS: NATIONAL Victor H.S.; SS1 East Syracuse-Minoa H.S.; LS2 Jamestown H.S.; SS2 Central Square H.S.; LS3 West Seneca H.S.; SS3 Roslyn H.S.

UIL Texas 1A/2A/3A/5A State Marching Band Contest
November 2-3, 2015
San Antonio, Texas
CHAMPIONS: 1A Ropes H.S.; 2A New Deal H.S.; 3A Whitesboro H.S.; 5A Cedar Park H.S.

Michigan Competing Band Association (MCBA) Championships
November 7, 2015
Ford Field
Detroit, Michigan
CHAMPIONS: Flight I Plymouth Canton Ed. Park; Flight II Reeths-Puffer H.S.; Flight III Lakeshore H.S.; Flight IV Ferndale H.S.

Mid-States Band Association (MSBA) Championships
November 7, 2015
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 La Salle H.S., OH; AAAA Dixie Heights H.S., KY; OPEN Mason H.S., OH

South Carolina Band Directors Association (SCBDA) Class 5A State Championships
November 7, 2015
Irmo High School
Columbia, South Carolina

Tennessee Division II State Marching Band Championship
November 7, 2015
Stewarts Creek High School
Smyrna, Tennessee
CHAMPION: Fred J. Page H.S.

Bands of America Grand National Championships
November 11-14, 2015
Lucas Oil Stadium
Indianapolis, Indiana
CHAMPIONS: Grand National Champion Broken Arrow H.S., OK; A Adair County H.S., KY; AA Marian Catholic H.S., IL; AAA Harrison H.S., GA; AAAA Hebron H.S., TX

Arizona Band & Orchestra Directors Association (ABODA) State Marching Championship
November 14, 2015
Glendale Community College
Glendale, Arizona
CHAMPIONS: DIV I Desert Vista H.S.; DIV II Mesa H.S.; DIV III Mesquite H.S.

Cavalcade of Bands Championships
November 14, 2015 (American A/Open and Patriot Open at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania)
November 14, 2015 (Independence A/Open and Patriot A at Kottmeyer Stadium, Downingtown, Pennsylvania)
November 15, 2015 (Liberty A/Open at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania)
November 15, 2015 (Yankee A/Open at Kottmeyer Stadium, Downingtown, Pennsylvania)
CHAMPIONS: Liberty A Daniel Boone H.S.; Liberty Open Hatboro Horsham H.S.; American A Northampton H.S.; American Open Sun Valley H.S.; Yankee A Kennett H.S.; Yankee Open Marple Newtown H.S.; Independence A Sissonville H.S.; Independence Open Blue Mt. H.S.; Patriot A Downingtown West H.S.; Patriot Open Upper Moreland H.S.

Florida Marching Band Coalition (FMBC) State Finals
November 21, 2015
Tropicana Dome
St. Petersburg, Florida
CHAMPIONS: 1A Hialeah H.S.; 2A Seminole Ridge H.S.; 3A Gainesville H.S.; 4A Jupiter H.S.; 5A Park Vista H.S.

Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association (SCSBOA) Field Championships
November 21, 2015
1A/4A at Warren High School, Downey, California
2A/5A at Ramona High School, Riverside, California
3A at Colony High School, Ontario, California
6A at East Los Angeles College, Monterey Park, California

Western Band Association (WBA) Combined Grand Championships
November 21-22, 2015
1/2/3A Class Championships on November 21 at Buchanan H.S. Veteran's Stadium, Clovis, California
4/5A Class Championships on November 21 at Fresno State Bulldog Stadium, Fresno, California
WBA Grand Championships on November 22 at Fresno State Bulldog Stadium, Fresno, California

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