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19th Annual

Youth In Music Marching Band Championships

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Saturday, October 14, 2023
U.S. Bank Stadium

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Class Championships and Minnesota State Championship
7:00 AM-5:00 PM

Youth In Music Championship 7:00-11:00 PM

Youth In Music Marching Band Championships
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Youth In Music Marching Band Championships The Youth In Music Championships have quickly become one of the premier marching band events in the Midwest. The 2022 field contest was the biggest in the event's history, with 37 high school and university bands from Minnesota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Iowa, North Dakota and Nebraska. The YIM Championships will be held in the new U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis. Join us on Saturday, October 14, 2023 for the nineteenth annual event.

As in past years, special guest units will perform in exhibtion throughout the contest. The 2022 guest lineup included the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugold Marching Band, the Minnesota State University-Mankato Maverick Machine and the North Dakota State University Gold Star Marching Band.

2022 Results

88.20 Rosemount (AAAA)
87.60 Sioux Falls Lincoln (AAAA)
85.00 Brandon Valley (AAA)
84.70 Millard West (AAA)
83.60 Eastview (AAAA)
79.50 Irondale (AAA)
78.60 Eden Prairie (AAAA)
77.30 Grand Rapids (AAA)
76.90 Lakeville South (AA)
72.80 Hastings (A)

66.85 Hastings
66.75 Blaine
65.75 Anoka
63.10 Harrisburg
61.40 Mankato Area 77 Lancers
61.35 Lourdes
59.85 Coon Rapids
59.50 Minnetonka
58.70 Andover
55.60 Maple Grove
52.90 Osseo
52.40 Hutchinson
Exhib Hudson
Exhib St. Croix Central

77.95 Lakeville South
75.85 Waseca
73.65 Champlin Park
73.30 Brookings
70.60 Sioux Falls O'Gorman
69.40 Sioux Falls Roosevelt
66.25 Baldwin-Woodville

85.65 Millard West
84.75 Brandon Valley
80.45 Irondale
79.25 Grand Rapids
78.80 Davenport Central
76.75 River Falls
75.80 Farmington
74.75 Waukee Northwest

89.35 Rosemount
88.55 Sioux Falls Lincoln
85.35 Eastview
81.45 Eden Prairie
78.95 Marshall

Minnesota State University-Mankato Maverick Machine, MN
North Dakota State University Gold Star Marching Band, Fargo, ND
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugold Marching Band, WI

Ticket Information

• Ticket sales begin in September. Advance purchase reserved tickets and group tickets will be available online at

Photo, Video and Bag Policy

• STADIUM BAG POLICY: Youth In Music will abide by the U.S. Bank Stadium bag and camera policy. Please view the link to be familiar with the stadium policy that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into the stadium.
• VIDEO RECORDING EQUIPMENT: VIDEO NEWS MEDIA passes will be issued by YIM to qualified broadcast television news media. No video or audio recording devices are allowed into the stadium, including those with "band videographers." Credentialed television news crews and YIM-pre-approved professional filmmakers are the only exceptions. Any camera person wishing to enter the stadium for any other purpose, including documentary filmmakers, must have pre-approval in writing from YIM.
• PHOTOGRAPHY: Use of cameras of any kind are NOT ALLOWED on the field (stadium floor) for any YIM event, except for Varsity Photos, the Official Photographer of YIM, and official news media with credentials. Still cameras (digital or film, point and shoot, nothing longer than 6 inches, nor detachable) are allowed into the stadium and may be used from stadium seating, but not on the field. Tripods or other similar equipment that may obstruct the view or path of travel of others in seating areas are not allowed.

Related Events

Youth In Music prides itself on providing a unique experience for participating band members and band directors.
• Band directors enjoy a complimentary dinner along with skybox seating during the competition.
• Band members have a great time interacting with members of other bands during the dinner break while they play on the field level listening to live music.

Future Dates

Saturday, October 14, 2023
Saturday, October 12, 2024
The event date is determined by the stadium availability schedule. Whenever possible, the intent is to hold the Youth In Music Championships on the second weekend of October.

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Email: Brent Turner, Youth In Music President