Bands of America Championships

presented by Yamaha

Positively Life-Changing

Music for All’s Bands of America (BOA) marching band championships are the premier events for marching band in the nation. BOA’s marching band shows offer positively life-changing experiences for the students, teachers, and parents of the bands who participate, as well as fans and spectators.

Countdown to the Season








Be Part of BOA!

Schedule & Tickets

See which schools will be participating in a Bands of America Championship this fall.

BAND the Mobile App

Earn a full scholarship to the 2020 Music for All Summer Symposium and get a chance to win a VIP experience at the Bands of America Grand Nationals or a Super Regional Championship of your choice. 

Enroll Your Band in Grand Nationals

There are still spots available for bands to enroll in the 2019 Bands of America Grand National Championships, presented by Yamaha. If you’ve wanted to perform at Grand Nationals but haven’t yet applied, now is the time. This is your year to perform on the grandest stage in marching band!

George N. Parks Leadership in Music Education Award

The George N. Parks Award honors an exemplary music educator who embodies the characteristics and leadership that Mr. Parks showed his students every day.


Interested in volunteering at a Bands of America Regional, Super Regional, or Grand National Championship event? Find out how!

Patrick John Hughes Parent/Booster Award

The Patrick John Hughes Parent/Booster Award annually recognizes the extraordinary commitment, dedication, support and sacrifice of music parents and boosters around the world by shining a spotlight on an individual who exemplifies these qualities.

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