Regionals – October 2015 to January 2016

Regional Marching Band Events
A listing of marching events: major competitions, shows and conferences, by region. From November 2015 to January 2016.

West

National Association of Music Parents
Jan 22-24—Anaheim, CA—National Music Parent Symposium

World Drum Major Association
Jan 31—Temple City, CA—Los Angeles County Seminar

Tradeshows
Jan 6-9—Albuquerque, NM—New Mexico MEA
Jan 21-24—Anaheim, CA—NAMM, the International Music Products Association
Jan 22-25—Colorado Springs, CO—Colorado MEA

Miscellaneous
Nov 21—Huntington Beach, CA—California State Band Championships
Nov 21-22—Fresno and Clovis, CA—WBA Championships

Midwest

Tradeshows
Dec 16-19—Chicago, IL—Midwest Clinic
Jan 14-16—Fort Wayne, IN—Indiana MEA
Jan 27-30—Peoria, IL—Illinois MEA

Northeast

Tournament of Bands
Jan 16—Pittsburgh, PA—Baldwin HS
Jan 23—Bedford, PA—Bedford Preview
Jan 30—Lancaster, PA—Lampeter-Strasburg HS Preview
Jan 30—Allentown, PA—Salisbury HS
Jan 30—Pittsburg, PA—Mt. Lebanon HS
Jan 30—Mill Hall, PA—Central Mountain HS Preview

Tradeshows
Dec 3-6—Rochester, NY—NYSSMA

South

National Association of Music Parents
Jan 8-9—Palm Beach Gardens, FL—National Music Parent Symposium

Tradeshows
Nov 19-23—Baton Rouge, LA—Louisiana MEA
Jan 13-16—Tampa, FL—Florida MEA
Jan 21-23—Montgomery, AL—Alabama MEA
Jan 28-30—Athens, GA—Georgia MEA

Miscellaneous
Nov 21—St. Petersburg, FL—FMBC Championships
Jan 30—Atlanta, GA—Honda Battle of the Bands

Bowl Games

Dec 19—Atlanta, GA—Celebration Bowl
Dec 19—Orlando, FL—Cure Bowl
Dec 19—Albuquerque, NM—Gildan New Mexico Bowl
Dec 19—Las Vegas, NV—Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl
Dec 19—Montgomery, AL—Raycom Media Camellia Bowl
Dec 19—New Orleans, LA—R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Dec 21—Miami, FL—Miami Beach Bowl
Dec 22—Boise, ID—Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Dec 22—Boca Raton, FL—Marmot Boca Raton Bowl
Dec 23—San Diego, CA—San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
Dec 23—Mobile, AL—GoDaddy Bowl
Dec 24—Nassau, Bahamas—Popeyes Bahamas Bowl
Dec 24—Honolulu, HI—Hawaii Bowl
Dec 26—St. Petersburg, FL—St. Petersburg Bowl
Dec 26—El Paso, TX—Hyundai Sun Bowl
Dec 26—Dallas, TX—Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl
Dec 26—Bronx, NY—New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Dec 26—Shreveport, LA—Camping World Independence Bowl
Dec 26—Santa Clara, CA—Foster Farms Bowl
Dec 28—Annapolis, MD—Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman
Dec 28—Detroit, MI—Quick Lane Bowl
Dec 29—Fort Worth, TX—Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
Dec 29—Orlando, FL—Russell Athletic Bowl
Dec 29—Tucson, AZ—NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl
Dec 29—Houston, TX—AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl
Dec 29-30—Pasadena, CA—Tournament of Roses Bandfest
Dec 30—Birmingham, AL—Birmingham Bowl
Dec 30—Charlotte, NC—Belk Bowl
Dec 30—Nashville, TN—Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
Dec 30—San Diego, CA—National University Holiday Bowl
Dec 31—Atlanta, GA—Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Dec 31—Arlington, TX—College Football Playoff at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
Dec 31—Miami Gardens, FL— College Football Playoff at the Capital One Orange Bowl
Jan 1—Tampa, FL—Outback Bowl
Jan 1—Orlando, FL—Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl
Jan 1—Glendale, AZ—Fiesta Bowl
Jan 1—Pasadena, CA—Rose Bowl Parade presented by Honda and Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual
Jan 1—New Orleans, LA—Allstate Sugar Bowl
Jan 2—Jacksonville, FL—TaxSlayer Bowl
Jan 2—Memphis, TN—AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Jan 2—San Antonio, TX—Valero Alamo Bowl
Jan 2—Phoenix, AZ—Cactus Bowl
Jan 9—San Antonio, TX—U.S. Army All-American Bowl
Jan 11—Glendale, AZ—College Football Playoff National Championship Game

crossword puzzle

Crossword: Get Well Soon

A musical-themed crossword puzzle, created exclusively for Halftime Magazine. The March/April 2012 issue provides “a musician’s guide to staying healthy.”