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37th Annual

Pioneerland Band Festival

Benson, Minnesota

Friday, June 14, 2024
6:30 PM

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Pioneerland Band Festival
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Web: PBF Website

Email: Brock Duncan, Benson Band Director

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

Phone: 320-843-2710 (School)

Community Info: BensonMN.org
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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 2024 the event will celebrate its 37th year.

Benson's 37th Annual Pioneerland Band Festival will feature many of Minnesota's finest high school bands competing for cash prizes beginning at 6:30 PM on Friday, 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.

For complete information and the online program featuring information about each of the participating bands, visit the official Pioneerland Band Festival Website.

2024 Results

Pioneerland Band Festival
GRAND CHAMPION
77.7 Litchfield

CLASS A
65.4 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg
61.9 Albany
56.8 Montevideo

CLASS AA
70.5 Sartell
66.1 Alexandria
58.4 Fergus Falls

CLASS AAA
71.7 Patriots
64.0 Bemidji

EXHIBITION
Benson

PERCUSSION: Litchfield
WIND SECTION: Litchfield
COLOR GUARD: Litchfield
PEOPLE'S CHOICE: Litchfield

2024 Parade Order

As of May 20, 2024

1. Benson - Host
2. Fergus Falls - AA
3. Patriots - AAA
4. Sartell - AA
5. Albany - A
6. Litchfield - AAA
7. KMS (Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg) - A
8. Bemidji - AAA
9. Alexandria - AA
10. Montevideo - A

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

Friday, June 14, 2024
Saturday, June 14, 2025
Sunday, June 14, 2026
(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: BensonMN.org