Regionals – November 2017 to January 2018

Regional Marching Band Events
A regional listing of marching events: major competitions, shows and conferences. From November 2017 to January 2018.

WEST

WGASC
Dec 2—Santa Ana, CA—Director/Student Academy

Tradeshows
Jan 10-13—Albuquerque, NM—New Mexico Music Educators Association
Jan 24-27—Colorado Springs, CO—Colorado Music Educators Association
Jan 25-28—Anaheim, CA—The NAMM Show

Miscellaneous
Dec 2—Los Angeles, CA—Los Angeles Unified School District Band and Drill Team Championships

MIDWEST

Tradeshows
Dec 20-23—Chicago, IL—Midwest Clinic
Jan 11-13—Fort Wayne, IN—Indiana Music Education Association
Jan 24-27—Peoria, IL—Illinois Music Education Association

NORTHEAST

Tournament of Bands
Jan 27—TBD, NJ—CoMotion Region 1 Preview
Jan 27—Allentown, PA—Salisbury HS
Jan 27—Pittsburgh, PA—Mt. Lebanon HS Region 8 Preview

Tradeshows
Nov 30-Dec 3—Rochester, NY—New York State School Music Association

SOUTH

Tradeshows
Jan 10-13—Tampa, FL—Florida Music Education Association
Jan 18-20—Birmingham, AL—Alabama Music Educators Association
Jan 25-27—Athens, GA—Georgia Music Educators Association

Miscellaneous
Jan 27—Atlanta, GA—Honda Battle of the Bands

BOWL GAMES AND EVENTS

Dec 16—Atlanta, GA—Celebration Bowl
Dec 16—New Orleans, LA—R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Dec 16—Orlando, FL—AutoNation Cure Bowl
Dec 16—Las Vegas, NV—Las Vegas Bowl
Dec 16—Albuquerque, NM—Gildan New Mexico Bowl
Dec 16—Montgomery, AL—Raycom Media Camellia Bowl
Dec 19—Boca Raton, FL—Boca Raton Bowl
Dec 20—Frisco, TX—Frisco Bowl
Dec 21—St. Petersburg, FL—Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl
Dec 22—Nassau, Bahamas—Bahamas Bowl
Dec 22—Boise, ID—Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Dec 23—Birmingham, AL—Birmingham Bowl
Dec 23—Fort Worth, TX—Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
Dec 23—Mobile, AL—Dollar General Bowl
Dec 24—Honolulu, HI—Hawaii Bowl
Dec 26—Dallas, TX—Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl
Dec 26—Detroit, MI—Quick Lane Bowl
Dec 26—Phoenix, AZ—Cactus Bowl
Dec 27—Shreveport, LA—Walk On’s Independence Bowl
Dec 27—New York, NY—New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Dec 27—Santa Clara, CA—Foster Farms Bowl
Dec 27—Houston, TX—Texas Bowl
Dec 28—Annapolis, MD—Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman
Dec 28—Orlando, FL—Camping World Bowl
Dec 28—San Diego, CA—San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl
Dec 28—San Antonio, TX—Valero Alamo Bowl
Dec 29—Charlotte, NC—Belk Bowl
Dec 29—El Paso, TX—Hyundai Sun Bowl
Dec 29—Nashville, TN—Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
Dec 29—Tucson, AZ—Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl
Dec 29—Arlington, TX—Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
Dec 29-30—Pasadena, CA—Tournament of Roses Bandfest presented by Remo
Dec 30—Jacksonville, FL—TaxSlayer Bowl
Dec 30—Memphis, TN—AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Dec 30—Glendale, AZ—PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
Dec 30—Miami, FL—Capital One Orange Bowl
Jan 1—Tampa, FL—Outback Bowl
Jan 1—Atlanta, GA—Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Jan 1—Orlando, FL—Citrus Bowl
Jan 1—Pasadena, CA—Rose Parade presented by Honda
Jan 1—Pasadena, CA—Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual
Jan 1—New Orleans, LA—Allstate Sugar Bowl
Jan 6—San Antonio, TX—U.S. Army All-American Bowl
Jan 8—Atlanta, GA—College Football Playoff National Championship

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