2019 Bands of America Championships Registration

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School Information







Classification is determined by school enrollment in grades 10-12.

Band Director Information




This is the email address to which all Bands of America Championship participation information will be sent.





Assistant Director 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.




Principal Information




Booster President Information




Band Secretary Information




We will send you an acknowledgement mailing at a later time requesting further detailed information about your program, copyright, script information, parking, etc.

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Copyright

Early Season Regionals
Sept. 21 - 28 - $700

Regular Season & Super Regionals
Oct. 5 - Nov. 9 - $875

Grand National Championships - $975
Bands of America Championships



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Evaluation, ratings, and private scores only; ineligible for awards or advancement to finals.


Grand National Championships Preferences




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Consent Form

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.


*An e-signature will be required upon submission of this form.
DEPOSIT OPTION for applications submitted by 3/31 only:
A deposit will be accepted with complete applications submitted prior to March 31, 2019. All balances must be paid in full by May 15, 2019. Bands that have not paid full fees by May 15, 2019 will forfeit their performance draw. If fees are not paid by May 31, 2019, the application will be canceled without refund. For applications submitted after March 31, 2019, 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. 

REFUND POLICY: 
All cancellations must be made in writing on official school or band letterhead. If you cancel prior to March 31, 2019, you will forfeit half of your deposit. If you cancel after March 31, but prior to May 15, 2019, 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, 2019. 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.

SCHEDULING: 
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. 

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Payment Information






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