Regionals – November/December 2014

Regional Marching Band Events

A listing of marching events: major competitions, shows and conferences, by region. From November 2013 to January 2014.

West

Marching Band Open Series

Nov 15—Las Vegas, NV—Sierra Vista HS
Nov 15—Chino Hills, CA—Championships

Tradeshows

Jan 7-10—Albuquerque, NM—New Mexico MEA
Jan 22-25—Anaheim, CA—NAMM, the International Music Products Association
Jan 28-31—Colorado Springs, CO—Colorado MEA

Miscellaneous

Nov 22—Huntington Beach and Westminster, CA—CA State Band Championships
Nov 22—Location TBA—SCSBOA Championship
Nov 22-23—Fresno and Clovis, CA—WBA Championships

Midwest

Bands of America

Nov 12-15—Indianapolis, IN—Grand National Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium

Tradeshows

Nov 19-22—Indianapolis, IN—Percussive Arts Society International Convention
Dec 17-20—Chicago, IL—Midwest Clinic
Jan 15-17—Fort Wayne, IN—Indiana MEA
Jan 28-31—Peoria, IL—Illinois MEA

Northeast

Tournament of Bands

Jan 10—Birdsboro, PA—TIA Indoor Education Day
Jan 17—Pittsburgh, PA—Evaluation Day at Baldwin HS
Jan 24—Lancaster, PA—Evaluation Day at Lampeter-Strasburg HS
Jan 31—Allentown, PA—Salisbury HS

USBands

Nov 15—East Rutherford, NJ—Open Class National Championships

Tradeshows

Dec 4-7—Rochester, NY—NYSSMA

South

Tradeshows

Nov 21-24—Baton Rouge, LA—Louisiana MEA
Jan 14-17—Tampa, FL—Florida MEA
Jan 22-24—Montgomery, AL—Alabama MEA
Jan 29-31—Savannah, GA—Georgia MEA

Miscellaneous

Nov 22—St. Petersburg, FL—FMBC Championships
Jan 24—Atlanta, GA—Honda Battle of the Bands

Blending Band & Guard

By necessity or by design, marching organizations are breaking down the barriers between band and guard. Open the show with a mellophone solo. Dance. Dance ...