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Bands of America Grand National Championships

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November 14-16, 2024

Lucas Oil Stadium
Indianapolis, Indiana

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Bands of America Grand National Championships
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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

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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 19 states performed during the 2023 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 2023 included the Indiana University Marching Hundred, North Carolina A&T State University Blue & Gold Marching Machine, University of Alabama Million Dollar Band, and The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps Drumline. 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 Leadership BLAST! with Fran Kick and friends, 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.

2023 BOA Results

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2023 FINALS RESULTS
97.475 Avon H.S., IN
97.275 Carmel H.S., IN
95.700 Hebron H.S., TX
95.075 Blue Springs H.S., MO
95.025 The Woodlands H.S., TX
94.350 William Mason H.S., OH
91.800 Pearland H.S., TX
90.625 Round Rock H.S., TX
90.450 Bentonville H.S., AR
90.200 Keller H.S., TX
89.350 Brownsburg H.S., IN
88.900 Fishers H.S., IN

Music: Hebron H.S., TX
Visual: Avon H.S., IN
Effect: Avon H.S., IN

Esprit de Corps Award: William Mason H.S., OH
2025 Tournament of Roses Parade Invitation: The Woodlands H.S., TX


2023 SEMI-FINALS RESULTS
Class A
1 Bourbon County H.S., KY
2 Marian Catholic H.S., IL
3 Estill County H.S., KY
Music: Bourbon County H.S., KY
Visual: Bourbon County H.S., KY
Effect: Bourbon County H.S., KY

Class AA
1 Kiski Area H.S., PA
2 Morton H.S., IL
3 Lake Hamilton H.S., AR
Music: Kiski Area H.S., PA
Visual: Kiski Area H.S., PA
Effect: Kiski Area H.S., PA

Class AAA
1 Blue Springs H.S., MO
2 Homestead H.S., IN
3 Walled Lake H.S., MI
Music: Blue Springs H.S., MO
Visual: Blue Springs H.S., MO
Effect: Blue Springs H.S., MO

Class AAAA
1 Carmel H.S., IN
2 Avon H.S., IN
3 The Woodlands H.S., TX
Music: Hebron H.S., TX
Visual: Avon H.S., IN
Effect: Carmel H.S., IN

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

Related Events

• Leadership BLAST! with Fran Kick and friends. Friday, November 10, four session options.
• Grand National Expo, featuring more than 50 exhibit booths. Lucas Oil Stadium concourse.

Ticket Information

• Tickets can only be purchased online at marching.musicforall.org.
• Tickets can be ordered at anytime and also on the day of the event online.

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 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.