As a sanctioned event of the Colorado Bandmasters Association, all CBA Rules and Regulations can be found on the CBA Marching Affairs website:
Festival PhilosophyWe strive to provide the highest quality performance opportunity possible for students. Utilizing a diverse and highly qualified panel, our goal is to provide a State Championships atmosphere for all participating ensembles.
EligibilityAny marching bands whose director has a current CBA membership.
JudgesPanel will consist of 3 Out-of-State and 4 In-State Judges. The panel will be published once finalized.
Entrance FeesThe entry fee to participate is $350.00.The deadline for both the form and payment is Friday, September 7, 2018.- Cancellations on or after September 21 will not receive reimbursement and payment will still be requiredPlease Note: Spots will likely fill before the deadline date. It is encouraged to send in registration as soon as possible to reserve a spot, though no spots are guaranteed until payment is received. Groups will be given priority scheduling on a first-come/first-served basis. Please make sure to note potential conflicts, including ACT, as this is a typical testing day. If you have homecoming or another scheduling conflict, please describe it on the registration form.
Ticket InformationTicket prices are as follows:Preliminary Competition – Adults: $12 Students/Seniors/Military: $7Finals Competitions – Adults: $12 Students/Seniors/Military: $7Preliminary/Finals Combo: Adults: $20 Students/Seniors/Military: $12Children under the age of 5 are admitted for free.Tickets will be available at the gate or can be pre-ordered (will be in packets when checking in)
Contest FormatThis will be a Preliminary and Finals contest, with 13 bands qualifying for Finals. There will be up to 5 spots reserved for 1A, 2A, and 3A bands. Should there be a lack of 1-3A bands registered for the event, those spots will be awarded to 4A and 5A bands. Finals details will be available in the Director Packet sent out at least three weeks before the contest so that bands can plan accordingly.
Band Director – Harrison High SchoolKeith Bisaillon719email@example.com