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.

This week at BOA!

Grand National Championships

The Bands of America Grand National Championships, presented by Yamaha

Countdown to the Grand Nationals








Be Part of BOA!

Schedule & Tickets

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

Director Behind the Scenes Tour

The Directors’ Behind-the-Scenes- Tours at the 2019 Bands of America Super Regional in St. Louis (new this year!) and the Grand National Championships gives band directors and booster leaders who are considering participating in a Bands of America Championship for the first time a look at the event flow procedures for the bands.

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!

Future Music Educators Experience

Attention NAfME Collegiate Members and students currently majoring in music education:

Bands of America invites you to attend the 2019 BOA Grand National Championship event for FREE!


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

Student Leadership Workshop

Get the most of your Grand National Championship experience with Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser.

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