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Field show bands gear up for 2022 circuit and state championship events


Updated September 2, 2022

Champions will be crowned as field show bands compete in their 2022 circuit and state championship events throughout October and November. Dates and locations of major championships across the United States are listed in chronological order. Visit the individual websites for detailed schedules.

Check this page often as the champion bands will be posted after each event.

Is your state or circuit championship event missing from this list? Please send us an email with information about your event date and website address.
The Woodlands High School (Texas) earned a spot among the elite top 12 finalists at the 2021 Bands of America Grand National Championships.


Youth In Music Marching Band Championships
October 8, 2022
U.S. Bank Stadium
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Iowa High School Music Association (IHSMA) State Marching Band Festival
October 8 and 15, 2022
Multiple locations, Iowa

Oklahoma Bandmasters Association State Marching Contest
October 8, 2022 (1A/2A/3A at Putnam City North H.S., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
October 8, 2022 (4A at Edmond Santa Fe H.S., Edmond, Oklahoma)
October 22, 2022 (5A at Owasso H.S., Owasso, Oklahoma)
October 29, 2022 (6A1/6A2 at Broken Arrow H.S., Broken Arrow, Oklahoma)

Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) State Marching Band Championships
October 15, 2022
UW-Whitewater
Whitewater, Wisconsin

Wyoming High School Activities Association (WHSAA) State Marching Band Festival
October 15, 2022
Casper Events Center
Casper, Wyoming

Kansas Bandmasters Association Marching Band Championship
October 15, 2022 (1234A at Washburn University Yager Stadium, Topeka, Kansas)
October 22, 2022 (Open Class at University of Kansas Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, Kansas)

Illinois Marching Band Championships
October 22, 2022
University of Illinois
Champaign, Illinois

Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Scholastic Class State Finals
October 22, 2022
Franklin Central High School
Indianapolis, Indiana

Nebraska State Marching Contest
October 22, 2022
Two "festival" sites: Seacrest Field, Lincoln, Nebraska and Kearney H.S., Kearney, Nebraska
One "competition" site: Millard South High School Buell Stadium, Omaha, Nebraska

Pennsylvania Interscholastic Marching Band Association (PIMBA) Championships
October 22, 2022
Norwin High School
North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

Mississippi Bandmasters Association State Marching Championships
October 22, 2022 (6A at Northwest Rankin H.S., Flowood, Mississippi)
October 29, 2022 (1A/2A/5A at Pearl H.S., Pearl, Mississippi)
October 29, 2022 (3A/4A at Germantown H.S., Madison, Mississippi)

Colorado Bandmasters Association State Marching Band Championships
October 28-29, 2022 (4A/5A at U.S. Air Force Academy Falcon Stadium, Colorado Springs, Colorado)
October 31, 2022 (1A/2A/3A at Stocker Stadium, Grand Junction, Colorado)

Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) State Marching Band Championship
October 29, 2022
Eastern Kentucky University Roy Kidd Stadium
Richmond, Kentucky

Lakeshore Marching Band Association (LMBA) Championships
October 29, 2022
Erie Veterans Stadium
Erie, Pennsylvania

Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) State Marching Band Finals
October 29, 2022 at Hilliard Bradley High School, Hilliard, Ohio
October 30, 2022 at Piqua High School, Piqua, Ohio
November 5, 2022 at Medina High School, Medina, Ohio
November 6, 2022 at Piqua High School, Piqua, Ohio

South Carolina Band Directors Association (SCBDA) State Championships
October 29, 2022 (1A/3A at Westwood High School, Blythewood, South Carolina)
October 29, 2022 (2A/4A at Spring Valley High School, Columbia, South Carolina)
November 5, 2022 (5A at Irmo High School, Columbia, South Carolina)

New England Scholastic Band Association (NESBA) Championships
October 30, 2022
Reading Memorial High School
Reading, Massachusetts

New Jersey Marching Band Directors Association (NJMBDA) State Championships
October 30, 2022
The College of New Jersey (TCNJ)
Ewing Township, New Jersey

New York State Field Band Conference (NYSFBC) Championships
October 30, 2022
JMA Wireless Dome, Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York

Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association (ASBOA) State Marching Contest
October 31-November 1, 2022
Location TBA

UIL Texas 1A/2A/4A State Military Marching Band Contest
November 1, 2022
Baylor University McLane Stadium
Waco, Texas

Utah Music Educators Association (UMEA) Red Rocks State Marching Band Championship
November 4, 2022
Crimson Cliffs High School
Washington, Utah

Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Open Class State Finals
November 5, 2022
Lucas Oil Stadium
Indianapolis, Indiana

Michigan Competing Band Association (MCBA) Championships
November 5, 2022
Ford Field
Detroit, Michigan

Mid-States Band Association (MSBA) Championships
November 5, 2022
A at Simon Kenton High School, Independence, Kentucky
AA at Miamisburg High School, Miamisburg, Ohio
AAA at West Clermont High School, Cincinnati, Ohio
AAAA at Kings High School, Kings Mill, Ohio
AAAAA at Mason High School, Mason, Ohio

Northwest Association for Performing Arts (NWAPA) Championships
November 5, 2022
University of Oregon Autzen Stadium
Eugene, Oregon

Tennessee Division I State Marching Band Championship
November 5, 2022
Henry County High School
Paris, Tennessee

Tennessee Division II State Marching Band Championship
November 5, 2022
Stewarts Creek High School
Smyrna, Tennessee

Tournament of Bands (TOB) Atlantic Coast Championships
November 5, 2022 (4-OPEN/2-OPEN at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania)
November 6, 2022 (3-OPEN/1-OPEN at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania)
November 12, 2022 (4-A/2-A at Central Dauphin Stadium, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)
November 13, 2022 (3-A/1-A at Central Dauphin Stadium, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)

USBands National Championships
November 5, 2022 (Open Class at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey)
November 5, 2022 (A Class Groups I, II, V at J. Birney Crum Stadium, Allentown, Pennsylvania)
November 6, 2022 (A Class Groups III, IV at J. Birney Crum Stadium, Allentown, Pennsylvania)

Virginia Marching Band Cooperative State Championships
November 5, 2022
Liberty University
Lynchburg, Virginia

Maryland Marching Band Association (MMBA) State Championship
November 6, 2022
Towson University
Towson, Maryland

UIL Texas 2A/4A/6A State Open Class Marching Band Contest
November 7-9, 2022
Alamodome
San Antonio, Texas

Bands of America Grand National Championships
November 10-12, 2022
Lucas Oil Stadium
Indianapolis, Indiana

Cavalcade of Bands Championships
November 12, 2022 (Independence A/Open at Hatboro Horsham High School, Horsham, Pennsylvania)
November 12, 2022 (Liberty A/Open and Yankee A/Open at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania)
November 13, 2022 (American A/Open and Patriot A/Open at Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania)

Arizona Band & Orchestra Directors Association (ABODA) State Marching Band Championship
November 19, 2022
Glendale Community College
Glendale, Arizona

Northern California Band Association (NCBA) - Lincoln Review of Champions
November 19, 2022
Lincoln High School
Stockton, California

Northern California Band Association (NCBA) - Tournament of Champions
November 19, 2022
Rodriguez High School
Fairfield, California

Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association (SCSBOA) Field Championships
November 19, 2022
Multiple locations, California

Florida Marching Band Championships (FMBC) State Finals
November 19-20, 2022
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Western Band Association (WBA) Class and Grand Championships
November 19-20, 2022
1/2/3A at Chaffey H.S., Ontario, California
4A/5A at So Cal Area TBA

Is your state or circuit championship event missing from this list? Please send us an email with information about your event date and website address.

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