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2015 BOA Indianapolis Super Regional draws 66 marching bands from nine states


Five of last year's Grand National finalists in the lineup

Updated Oct. 24: Finals schedule added below

Bands of America Regional Championships INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 22, 2015) — The second Bands of America "Super Regional" of the 2015 season takes place this weekend at Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis. Sixty-four competing bands will perform in preliminary events on Friday and Saturday, with the top 14 bands advancing to the finals contest on Saturday evening.

Two exhibition bands will also perform during the event. The University of Toledo Rocket Marching Band will perform at 4:15 PM Saturday at the conclusion of the preliminary contest. The University of Alabama-Birmingham Marching Band will perform at 10:45 PM Saturday at the conclusion of the finals contest.

Bands performing in the Indianapolis Super Regional represent Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas. Among the lineup are five bands that earned a place in last year's Grand National Championship finals: Avon, Carmel, Homestead and Lawrence Township from Indiana, plus Marian Catholic from Illinois.

Some of the bands performing in this weekend's Super Regional will come back in three weeks for the BOA Grand National Championships, which has bands from 21 states (including Alaska and Hawaii) currently registered for the event to be held November 11-14.

2015 Bands of America Indianapolis Super Regional Performance Schedule


Update: Finals Schedule for Saturday, October 24
7:15 PM Lake Central H.S., IN
7:30 PM Lawrence Township, IN
7:45 PM Blue Springs H.S., MO
8:00 PM Carmel H.S., IN
8:15 PM Columbus North H.S., IN
8:30 PM Ben Davis H.S., IN
8:45 PM Carroll H.S., IN
9:00 PM O'Fallon Township H.S., IL
9:15 PM Marian Catholic H.S., IL
9:30 PM Homestead H.S., IN
9:45 PM Franklin H.S., TN
10:00 PM Avon H.S., IN
10:15 PM Castle H.S., IN
10:30 PM Center Grove H.S., IN


Friday, October 23
10:45 AM South Point H.S., OH
11:00 AM Firestone H.S., OH
11:15 AM Monrovia H.S., IN
11:30 AM Lewis Cass H.S., IN
11:45 AM Norwell H.S., IN
12:00 PM NorthWood H.S., IN
12:15 PM Tupelo H.S., MS
12:30 PM Terre Haute North Vigo H.S., IN
12:45 PM Plainfield North H.S., IL
1:00 PM Columbus North H.S., IN
1:15 PM Conner H.S., KY

BREAK

2:15 PM Brownsburg H.S., IN
2:30 PM Pendleton Heights H.S., IN
2:45 PM Edgewood H.S., IN
3:00 PM Greenfield-Central H.S., IN
3:15 PM Plainfield H.S., IN
3:30 PM William Henry Harrison H.S., IN
3:45 PM Terre Haute South Vigo H.S., IN
4:00 PM Paoli Jr/Sr H.S., IN
4:15 PM Crawford County H.S., IN
4:30 PM Floyd Central H.S., IN
4:45 PM Lafayette Jefferson H.S., IN
5:00 PM O'Fallon Township H.S., IL

BREAK

6:15 PM Avon H.S., IN
6:30 PM Limestone Community H.S., IL
6:45 PM Ben Davis H.S., IN
7:00 PM Monticello H.S., IL
7:15 PM Carmel H.S., IN
7:30 PM Greenwood Community H.S., IN
7:45 PM Center Grove H.S., IN
8:00 PM Orleans H.S., IN
8:15 PM Lawrence Township, IN
8:30 PM Franklin Central H.S., IN
8:45 PM Decatur Central H.S., IN

Saturday, October 24
7:30 AM Bellbrook H.S., OH
7:45 AM Illinois Valley Central H.S., IL
8:00 AM Forest Park H.S., IN
8:15 AM Lindbergh H.S., MO
8:30 AM Lakota East H.S., OH
8:45 AM Lake Central H.S., IN
9:00 AM Lincoln-Way East H.S., IL
9:15 AM Concordia Lutheran H.S., IN
9:30 AM Castle H.S., IN
9:45 AM Homestead H.S., IN

BREAK

10:30 AM Naperville Central H.S., IL
10:45 AM Richland H.S., TX
11:00 AM Herscher H.S., IL
11:15 AM Blue Springs H.S., MO
11:30 AM Penn H.S., IN
11:45 AM Franklin H.S., TN
12:00 PM Carroll H.S., IN
12:15 PM Prospect H.S., IL
12:30 PM Rock Island H.S., IL
12:45 PM Naperville North H.S., IL

BREAK

1:45 PM Tell City H.S., IN
2:00 PM Lemont H.S., IL
2:15 PM Victor J. Andrew H.S., IL
2:30 PM Bloomington H.S., IL
2:45 PM Mahomet-Seymour H.S., IL
3:00 PM Jefferson City H.S., MO
3:15 PM Lockport Township H.S., IL
3:30 PM Western H.S., IN
3:45 PM Munster H.S., IN
4:00 PM Marian Catholic H.S., IL
4:15 PM Exhibition: University of Toledo Rocket Marching Band
4:30 PM Presentation of Awards

6:45 PM National Anthem
7:15 PM First Performing Finalist Band
10:45 PM Exhibition: University of Alabama-Birmingham Marching Band

Tickets will be available at the gate. Standard general admission is $18 for preliminaries on Friday and $20 for preliminaries on Saturday, $24 for finals or $51 for a super ticket pass to both days of prelims plus finals. Children ages 10 and under are free for general admission seats. A $5 off any general admission ticket (individual preliminaries, finals or super ticket passes) discount will be available at the gate for college students, spectators 11-18 years of age, military members and spouses (military ID required) and spectators age 62 and over.

RELATED: Full schedule of BOA Regional Championships

Music For All logo About Music for All: Celebrating its 40th Anniversary in 2015, Music for All (MFA) is one of the nation's largest and most influential organizations in support of active music making. 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 music education advocacy. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization, MFA's mission is to create, provide and expand positively life-changing experiences through music for all. MFA's vision is to be a catalyst to ensure that every child in America has access and opportunity for active music-making in their scholastic environment. 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, the Music for All National Festival for concert bands, orchestra, jazz and percussion ensembles and national honor bands and orchestras.

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