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35th Annual

Pioneerland Band Festival

Benson, Minnesota

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
6:30 PM

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Pioneerland Band Festival
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Email: Brock Duncan, Benson Band Director

Mail: Pioneerland Band Festival
PO Box 133
Benson, MN 56215

Phone: 320-843-2710 (School)

Community Info: BensonArea Chamber.com
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Pioneerland Band Festival The Pioneerland Band Festival parade is held annually on June 14 in celebration of Flag Day. The early June date serves as a traditional kickoff for many bands competing in the active summer parade circuit across Minnesota. In 2022 the event will celebrate its 35th year.

Benson's 35th Annual Pioneerland Band Festival will feature many of Minnesota's finest high school bands competing for cash prizes beginning at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, June 14. The parade route begins along Highway 12 west, then turns north on 14th Street and ends at the high school. The judges stand is located on 14th Street next to the Benson Armory near Wisconsin Avenue.

2021 Results

Pioneerland Band Festival Note: As bands emerged from the pandemic, the 2021 festival featured ratings of "Good / Excellent / Superior" rather than placements and scores.

Benson - Host - Excellent
Fergus Falls - Excellent
Mankato 77 Lancers - DQ (Timing penalty)
Litchfield - Excellent
KMS - Excellent
Bemidji - Excellent
Montevideo - Excellent
Dassel-Cokato - Excellent
Waconia - Excellent
Alexandria - Excellent
Champlin Park - Excellent

Related Events

• The awards ceremony will be held at the high school football field immediately following the parade. The ceremony will be broadcast live over KSCR Radio 93.5 FM.

Future Dates

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Friday, June 14, 2024
(Always held on Flag Day, June 14)

For More Information

Email: Brock Duncan, Benson Band Director
Mail: Pioneerland Band Festival, PO Box 133, Benson, MN 56215
Phone: 320-843-2710 (School)
Community Info: BensonAreaChamber.com