Regionals – November/December 2011

Regional Marching Band Events

A listing of marching events: major competitions, shows and conferences, by region. From November 2011 to January 2012.



Jan 4-7—Albuquerque, NM—New Mexico MEA
Jan 12-15—Eugene, OR—Oregon MEA
Jan 19-22—Anaheim, CA—NAMM, the
International Music Products Association
Jan 25-28—Colorado Springs, CO—Colorado MEA


Nov 19—Thousand Oaks and Santa Barbara, CA—Western Band Association Championships
Nov 19—Huntington Beach, CA—California State Band Championships
Nov 25—Honolulu, HI—Waikiki Holiday Parade
Dec 3—Location TBA—Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association Championship
Dec 10—Los Angeles, CA—Los Angeles Unified School District Championship



Bands of America

Nov 5—Indianapolis, IN—Super Regional—Lucas Oil Stadium
Nov 9-12—Indianapolis, IN—Grand National Championships—Lucas Oil Stadium


Nov 9-12—Indianapolis, IN—Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC)
Dec 14-17—Chicago, IL—Midwest Clinic
Jan 19-21—Fort Wayne, IN—Indiana MEA
Jan 25-28—Peoria, IL—Illinois MEA

Nov 5—Detroit, MI—Michigan Competing Band Association Championship Contests
Nov 5—Various Locations, OH—Mid-States Band Association Championships



Tournament of Bands

Oct 30 and Nov 6—Hershey, PA—Atlantic Coast Championship

U.S. Scholastic Band Association

Nov 5—Bridgeport, CT—USSBA New England State Championships
Nov 5—Various Locations, NJ—USSBA NewJersey State Championships
Nov 5—West Chester, PA—USSBA Pennsylvania State Championships
Nov 11-13—Allentown, PA—USSBA National Championships A Class


Dec 1-4—Rochester, NY—New York State School Music Association


Nov 11-12—Hershey, PA—Cavalcade of Bands Championship
Nov 12—Bridgeport, CT—Musical Arts Conference Championships
Nov 24—New York, NY—Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade



Bands of America

Nov 4-5—San Antonio, TX—Super Regional—Alamodome

U.S. Scholastic Band Association

Nov 5—Sykesville, MD—Century HS
Nov 5—Irving, TX—North Texas State Championship
Nov 5—Shenandoah, TX—USSBA South Texas Championship
Nov 5—Chattanooga, TN—USSBA Southern States Championships
Nov 5—Glen Allen, VA—USSBA Virginia State Championship
Nov 11-13—Annapolis, MD—USSBA National Championships Open Class


Nov 3-4—Hot Springs, AR—Arkansas MEA
Nov 10-13—Winston-Salem, NC—North Carolina MEA
Nov 17-21—Baton Rouge, LA—Louisiana MEA
Jan 11-14—Tampa, FL—Florida MEA
Jan 19-21—Montgomery, AL—Alabama MEA
Jan 26-28—Savannah, GA—Georgia MEA


Nov 18—Orlando, FL—Florida Classic Battle of the Bands
Nov 19—St. Petersburg, FL—Florida Marching Band Coalition State Finals

To list your event, please Contact Us with the subject line “Regionals.”

About author

A photo of Killian Weston.

Strong and Accountable

As I write this column, staff and students are in a holding pattern, trying to figure out how to move forward when we don’t know ...