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2015 BOA St. Louis Super Regional draws marching bands from 15 states

Two-day event takes place in Edward Jones Dome October 16-17

Bands of America Regional Championships ST. LOUIS (Oct. 15, 2015) — The first Bands of America "Super Regional" of the 2015 season takes place this weekend at the Edward Jones Dome in downtown St. Louis. Sixty-four bands will perform in preliminary events on Friday and Saturday, with the top 14 bands advancing to the finals contest on Saturday evening.

The Murray State University Racer Band from Murray, Kentucky, will perform in exhibition at 4:15 PM Saturday at the conclusion of the preliminary contest.

With bands coming from 15 states, the St. Louis event features the most diverse lineup of this year's 19 Bands of America regional and super regional events. Only the BOA Grand National Championships is a bigger draw, with bands from 21 states (including Alaska and Hawaii) currently registered for the event to be held November 11-14 in Indianapolis. Bands performing in St. Louis represent Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas.

2015 Bands of America St. Louis Super Regional Performance Schedule

Friday, October 16
10:45 AM Parkway North H.S., MO
11:00 AM Rockwood Summit H.S., MO
11:15 AM Fort Zumwalt East H.S., MO
11:30 AM Francis Howell Central H.S., MO
11:45 AM Van Buren H.S., AR
12:00 PM Belleville East H.S., IL
12:15 PM Lafayette H.S., MO
12:30 PM Bixby H.S., OK
12:45 PM Parkway Central H.S., MO
1:00 PM Rock Bridge H.S., MO
1:15 PM Timberland H.S., MO


2:15 PM Nordonia H.S., OH
2:30 PM Wentzville Holt H.S., MO
2:45 PM Fort Zumwalt North H.S., MO
3:00 PM Fox Senior H.S., MO
3:15 PM Paragould H.S., AR
3:30 PM Parkway South H.S., MO
3:45 PM Bellevue West H.S., NE
4:00 PM Normal Community H.S., IL
4:15 PM Lindbergh H.S., MO
4:30 PM Blue Valley H.S., KS
4:45 PM Normal West H.S., IL


6:00 PM Camdenton H.S., MO
6:15 PM Odessa H.S., MO
6:30 PM O'Fallon Township H.S., IL
6:45 PM Washington H.S., MO
7:00 PM Union H.S., OK
7:15 PM Air Academy H.S., CO
7:30 PM Jefferson City H.S., MO
7:45 PM Potosi H.S., MO
8:00 PM East Peoria Community H.S., IL
8:15 PM Irondale H.S., MN
8:30 PM Kickapoo H.S., MO

Saturday, October 17
7:15 AM Reitz Memorial H.S., IN
7:30 AM Union City H.S., TN
7:45 AM David H. Hickman H.S., MO
8:00 AM Willard H.S., MO
8:15 AM Neosho H.S., MO
8:30 AM Eastview H.S., MN
8:45 AM Mustang H.S., OK
9:00 AM Coweta H.S., OK
9:15 AM Grain Valley H.S., MO
9:30 AM Lincoln H.S., SD


10:30 AM Timber Creek H.S., TX
10:45 AM Rosemount H.S., MN
11:00 AM Marshall H.S., MN
11:15 AM Fayetteville H.S., AR
11:30 AM Jackson Academy, MS
11:45 AM Ozark H.S., MO
12:00 PM Choctaw H.S., OK
12:15 PM Olathe East H.S., KS
12:30 PM Bentonville H.S., AR
12:45 PM Bartlesville H.S., OK


1:45 PM Nixa H.S., MO
2:00 PM Eden Prairie H.S., MN
2:15 PM Blue Springs H.S., MO
2:30 PM DeSoto Central H.S., MS
2:45 PM Campbell County H.S., KY
3:00 PM Haltom H.S., TX
3:15 PM Mountain Home H.S., AR
3:30 PM Edmond Memorial H.S., OK
3:45 PM Blue Valley West H.S., KS
4:00 PM Broken Arrow H.S., OK
4:15 PM Exhibition: Murray State University, Murray, KY
4:30 PM Presentation of Awards

6:30 PM National Anthem
7:15 PM First Performing Finalist Band
10:45 PM Finals Competition Ends
11:00 PM FINALE: Presentation of Awards

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 day pass to both. Children ages 10 and under are free for general admission seats. A $5 off any general admission ticket (individual preliminaries, finals or full day 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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