Bands of America Championships Registration
School Area Code/Phone
School Enrollment Grades 10-12
Classification is determined by School Enrollment in Grades 10-12
Band Director Information
Band Director Title
This is the email address to which all Bands of Championship participation information will be sent.
I give permission to text event schedule info, changes and alerts to my cellphone. Standard text messaging rates apply.
Assistant Director(s) Information
Assistant Band Directors as defined for Bands of America events are certified teachers who are hired by the school as full-time classroom band directors and are teachers of record for the marching band.
Booster President Information
Band Secretary Information
We will send you an acknowledgment mailing at a later time requesting further detailed information about program, copyright, script information, and parking.
Student Participant Estimate
Estimate the number of students who will participate in your band at this event. Music for All will use this information for event planning. You will be asked to verify the information and upload a student roster at a later time.
You will be required to provide copyright documentation before you will be allowed to perform at the event. Carefully review Bands of America’s copyright guide and begin the process for Permission to Arrange as early as possible. You will be required to complete your Copyright Form before you will be allowed to perform. You will receive a link to the online Copyright Form at a later time.
Yes, I've read and understand my copyright obligations.
For which Championship would you like to register?
– Welcome Stadium – September 22, 2018
– Veterans Memorial Stadium – September 22, 2018
– Grande Communications Stadium – September 22, 2018
– Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex – September 29, 2018
Bowling Green, OH
– Bowling Green State University – September 29, 2018
– Austin Peay State Univ. (Site Tentative)– September 29, 2018
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
– Stadium To Be Determined – October 6, 2018
– Jacksonville State University – October 6, 2018
– Woodforest Bank Stadium – October 6, 2018
– Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium – October 13, 2018
– Camping World Stadium (Site Tentative) – October 13, 2018
– Stadium To Be Determined – October 13, 2018
– BB&T Stadium (Site Tentative) – October 13, 2018
– Site To Be Determined – October 20, 2018
– Stadium To Be Determined – October 20, 2018
St. George, UT
– Dixie State University – October 27, 2018
Powder Springs, GA
– McEachern H.S. – October 27, 2018
– Stadium To Be Determined – November 3, 2018
Indianapolis, IN (Super Regional)
– Lucas Oil Stadium – October 19-20, 2018
St. Louis, MO (Super Regional)
– The Dome at the America's Center – October 26-27, 2018
San Antonio, TX (Super Regional)
– Alamodome – November 2-3, 2018
Indianapolis, IN (Grand Nationals)
– Lucas Oil Stadium – November 7-10, 2018
Add: Sunday Director Clinic - $275
Input Only Classification?
Evaluation, ratings, and private scores only; ineligible for awards or advancement to finals.
We prefer a Friday performance Day
We understand that this Championship
Requires The Use of Bands of America Housing Bureau is required.
If you are interested in renting convention center space for Grand National Championships information will be sent to you along with your performance times this spring.
2018 Fall Housing Bureau Information will be sent to you by Feb 15th. Policies and sample housing information is available at http://www.musicforall.org/what-we-do/boa-marching-championships/grand-national-championships/housing-bureau?highlight=WyJob3VzaW5nIl0=
Bands 325 Miles or further from Indianapolis:
Bands of America recognizes that the travel distance for some bands will necessitate missing one to two days of school just for travel time. Bands from schools more than 325 miles (one way) from Indianapolis
MUST SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
Please enter my band into the regular random draw with the majority of bands. I understand that this may give me a performance time in Prelims 1 on Thursday, or Prelims 2 on Friday.
Please enter my band into the Prelims 2 "Bye" draw. I understand that this draw will be for times within the first performance times in Prelims 2 on Friday (beginning at 7:30 a.m.) and I must be located more than 325 miles from Lucas Oil Stadium.
Check here if you would like to volunteer your band to perform in Prelims 1 on Thursday
To add another regional, please choose the "Register for another Championship" above
The following consent form must be completed and signed by both the band director and the principal or superintendent for application to be completed:
If accepted for competition, the
band will appear at the Bands of America Event on (dates) chosen above. With the signatures below, we indicate that we have read, understand and agree to the terms of this application and what is required of our band to participate in the event. If selected to advance past the preliminary competition, we will participate, unless we have marked the Festival Rating only classification box. In consideration of being accepted as a participating band, we hereby irrevocably grant to Bands of America (BOA), Music for All, Inc., and their respective agents or designees, the right to use in any media our name, likeness, photographic prints and any reproduction of ourselves, our student performers and others participating with us while attending the Bands of America and Music for All event, for any purpose including promotion, advertising or otherwise. With the use of these rights, we hereby release and indemnify, on behalf of ourselves and our participants, Music for All, Inc., its officers, members, directors, employees, and agents from any and all claims, liabilities and/or damages which now or in the future may arise from such use. We understand and further agree that our participation is voluntary and that, except when or unless caused by the gross negligence or willful misconduct of Music for All, neither Music for All, Inc., Bands of America nor each of the respective venues and their respective officers, directors, agents and employees shall be nor later become, liable or responsible in any way for any death, injury, damage, delay or irregularity which may occur while participating in the Music for All sponsored event(s) for which we have enrolled. We also agree to provide Music for All with written releases to arrange and perform copyrighted music, visual programs, and/or make special musical arrangements from the owners of those rights. We understand that bands unable to provide such release(s) will not be permitted to perform and are entitled to a refund only pursuant to BOA’s established refund policies. We also certify that the school enrollment (grades 10-12) indicated on this application is correct. We understand that, except where Bands of America changes an event date, or location (by more than 150 miles), Participation Cooperative Fees are not transferable from one event to another. Bands that withdraw from an event will not receive cooperative tickets and shall only be entitled to a refund per Music for All’s refund policy.
I have read, understand, agree to and accept the foregoing and the Terms of Application on this application form, including Housing Bureau, parking fees (at certain events), scheduling and refund policies.
*An e-signature will be required upon submission of this form.
for applications submitted by 3/31 only:
A deposit will be accepted with complete applications submitted prior to March 31, 2018. All balances must be paid in full by May 15, 2017. Bands that have not paid full fees by May 15, 2018 will forfeit their performance draw. If fees are not paid by May 31, 2018, the application will be canceled without refund.
For applications submitted after March 31, 2018,
the deposit option is not available, and the full fee must be submitted.
Your cooperative tickets and a final packet will be sent only after your balance is paid in full.
All cancellations must be made in writing on official school or band letterhead. If you cancel prior to March 31, 2018, you will forfeit half of your deposit. If you cancel after March 31, but prior to May 15, 2018, you will forfeit the entire Deposit Option amount. If you cancel, for any reason, after May 15, the full fee is due, and there is NO REFUND. All refunds under this policy will be made by December 31, 2018. Monies cannot be “held over” for future years except in the case of event date changes made by BOA. Bands with balances due for prior years may not enroll in future BOA events until such balances are paid.Participation Cooperative Fees are not transferable from one event to another. Bands that withdraw from an event will not receive cooperative tickets or passes.
Complete registrations received on or before the designated postmark date of January 31 are eligible for the initial random draw. After January 31, performance times, if available, will be based on the postmark of application, with the earlier postmark receiving the later performance time. A complete registration consists of an application, a signed consent form, and payment.
I would like to:
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Pay Deposit Only
Amount to Pay:
I would like to:
Pay Online via Credit Card
Pay Offline via Check
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