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Bands of America Grand National Championships

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November 10-12, 2022

Lucas Oil Stadium
Indianapolis, Indiana

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Bands of America Grand National Championships
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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. Marching bands from 20 states performed during the 2021 event.

The field competition features approximately 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 in 2021 included Rutgers University, Murray State University and United Sound. All performances take place in Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis.

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The event also includes an Expo of more than 50 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.

2021 BOA Results


2021 FINALS RESULTS
98.250 Broken Arrow H.S., OK
97.050 Carmel H.S., IN
96.650 Avon H.S., IN
96.200 The Woodlands H.S., TX
95.400 Flower Mound H.S., TX
93.275 Marcus H.S., TX
92.700 Claudia Taylor Johnson H.S., TX
91.950 Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
91.450 Ronald Reagan H.S., TX
90.350 Blue Springs H.S., MO
90.200 William Mason H.S., OH
89.900 Vista Ridge H.S., TX

Music: Flower Mound H.S., TX
Visual: Broken Arrow H.S., OK
Effect: Broken Arrow H.S., OK

Esprit de Corps Award: Mustang H.S., OK
2023 Tournament of Roses Parade Invitation: Vista Ridge H.S., TX


2021 SEMI-FINALS RESULTS
Class A
1 Murray H.S., KY
2 Archbishop Alter H.S., OH
3 Bourbon County H.S., KY
Music: Murray H.S., KY
Visual: Archbishop Alter H.S., OH
Effect: Murray H.S., KY

Class AA
1 Norwin H.S., PA
2 Marian Catholic H.S., IL
3 Jenison H.S., MI
Music: Norwin H.S., PA
Visual: Norwin H.S., PA
Effect: Marian Catholic H.S., IL

Class AAA
1 Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
2 Blue Springs H.S., MO
3 Castle H.S., IN
Music: Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
Visual: Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
Effect: Blue Springs H.S., MO

Class AAAA
1 Broken Arrow H.S., OK
2 Carmel H.S., IN
3 Avon H.S., IN
Music: Avon H.S., IN and Marcus H.S., TX - TIE
Visual: Broken Arrow H.S., OK
Effect: Broken Arrow H.S., OK

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

2021 BOA Grand National Championships Prelims Schedule

As of November 2, 2021
Bands of America Grand National Championships action photos
Thursday, November 11
8:45 AM John Hardin H.S., KY
9:00 AM Meade County H.S., KY
9:15 AM Clinton-Massie H.S., OH
9:30 AM Norton H.S., OH
9:45 AM Walter E. Stebbins H.S., OH
10:00 AM St. Clairsville H.S., OH
10:15 AM Springboro H.S., OH
10:30 AM Warren Local H.S., OH
10:45 AM Milton-Union H.S., OH
11:00 AM Archbishop Alter H.S., OH

11:15 AM Indianapolis Public Schools Music Showcase

11:45 AM Bentonville H.S., AR
12:00 PM Davenport Central H.S., IA
12:15 PM Bishop Fenwick H.S., OH
12:30 PM Christian County H.S., KY
12:45 PM Boyle County H.S., KY
1:00 PM Columbus North H.S., IN
1:15 PM Fairborn H.S., OH
1:30 PM Christian Academy of Louisville, KY
1:45 PM Indian Hill H.S., OH
2:00 PM Hamilton H.S., OH
2:15 PM Hardin Valley Academy, TN
2:30 PM Miamisburg H.S., OH
2:45 PM Lake Hamilton H.S., AR

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM Tippecanoe H.S., OH
3:45 PM Easley H.S., SC
4:00 PM Central Crossing H.S., OH
4:15 PM Homestead H.S., IN
4:30 PM Greenon Jr./Sr. H.S., OH
4:45 PM Dobyns-Bennett H.S., TN
5:00 PM Plymouth-Canton Ed. Park, MI
5:15 PM Monrovia H.S., IN
5:30 PM Marcus H.S., TX
5:45 PM Castle H.S., IN
6:00 PM Piqua H.S., OH
6:15 PM Chattahoochee H.S., GA
6:30 PM Nixa H.S., MO
6:45 PM William Mason H.S., OH

7:00 PM BREAK

7:30 PM Center Grove H.S., IN
7:45 PM Lawrence Township, IN
8:00 PM Avon H.S., IN
8:15 PM Huron Valley, MI
8:30 PM Carmel H.S., IN
8:45 PM Talawanda H.S., OH
9:00 PM Fishers H.S., IN
9:15 PM Lakota East H.S., OH
9:30 PM Pinecrest Academy of Nevada Cadence, NV
9:45 PM O'Fallon Township H.S., IL
10:00 PM Carroll H.S., OH
10:15 PM Wando H.S., SC
10:30 PM Claudia Taylor Johnson H.S., TX

10:45 PM Thursday Competition Concludes


Friday, November 12
7:00 AM Logan Elm H.S., OH
7:15 AM Estill County H.S., KY
7:30 AM Ronald Reagan H.S., TX
7:45 AM Blue Springs H.S., MO
8:00 AM Rosemount H.S., MN
8:15 AM Signal Mountain H.S., TN
8:30 AM Vista Ridge H.S., TX
8:45 AM Broken Arrow H.S., OK
9:00 AM Flower Mound H.S., TX
9:15 AM DeSoto Central H.S., MS
9:30 AM Neosho H.S., MO
9:45 AM Mark Twain H.S., MO
10:00 AM Mustang H.S., OK

10:15 AM BREAK

10:45 AM The Woodlands H.S., TX
11:00 AM Nordonia H.S., OH
11:15 AM Collinsville H.S., IL
11:30 AM Rockford H.S., MI
11:45 AM Lebanon H.S., OH
12:00 PM Greendale H.S., WI
12:15 PM Greenfield Central H.S., IN
12:30 PM Central Hardin H.S., KY
12:45 PM Mount Pleasant H.S., MI
1:00 PM University H.S., IL
1:15 PM Northmont H.S., OH
1:30 PM Russell Independent H.S., KY
1:45 PM Cleveland H.S., NC

2:00 PM BREAK

2:30 PM Hollister H.S., MO
2:45 PM Morton H.S., IL
3:00 PM Munster H.S., IN
3:15 PM Danville H.S., IL
3:30 PM Beechwood H.S., KY
3:45 PM Brownsburg H.S., IN
4:00 PM Round Rock H.S., TX
4:15 PM East Clinton H.S., OH
4:30 PM Centerville H.S., OH
4:45 PM Pulaski County H.S., KY
5:00 PM Lake Central H.S., IN
5:15 PM Marian Catholic H.S., IL

5:30 PM BREAK

6:00 PM Murray H.S., KY
6:15 PM Jenison H.S., MI
6:30 PM Grayson County H.S., KY
6:45 PM Collinsville H.S., OK
7:00 PM Owen County H.S., KY
7:15 PM Carlisle H.S., OH
7:30 PM Bourbon County H.S., KY
7:45 PM Anderson County H.S., KY
8:00 PM Milford H.S., OH
8:15 PM Norwin H.S., PA
8:30 PM Franklin H.S., TN

8:45 PM Prelims Competition Concludes
Exhibition: Murray State University Marching Racer Band & United Sound

9:00 PM Prelim Awards Ceremony & Announcement of Semifinalists

Related Events

• Grand National Expo, featuring more than 50 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 10-12, 2022
November 9-11, 2023
November 14-16, 2024
November 13-15, 2025

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.