Participating Director Information

Welcome to your Bands of America resource hub, where you will find all logistical information before your band takes the field this season. All of the information below will be communicated via email as well.

Not sure what you’ve submitted? View the Director’s Checklist.

Join the BAND app for the 2022 Bands of America Championship Season.

If your head director has changed since enrollment, please update us by completing the following form.

2022 Deadlines & Forms Will Be Available This Summer

You MUST complete the following forms before your band can take the field at a Bands of America Championship.

  • Copyright Report
  • Information Form
  • Director Name Badge & Additional Credentials Form
  • Student Roster Submission Form
  • Bus/Truck Parking Pass Request Form
  • Enrollment Verification Form
    *The Enrollment Verification Form will be sent directly to your principal.
  • Program Book & Script Form

Register by January 31, 2022 to be eligible for the initial draw for preliminary performance times.

You can still register after January 31 if space is available. Performance times available on a first-come, first-served basis.

All high school bands are eligible to enroll in Bands of America Championships. Bands may choose competitive or INPUT ONLY participation. Applications must be signed by both the director and the school principal or superintendent and must be accompanied by at least a minimum of the deposit of the Participation Cooperative Fee to be considered a complete registration.

Housing Bureau

All competing and exhibition bands and their boosters groups utilizing hotel accommodations during Bands of America Grand Nationals and Super Regional Championships and REQUIRED to make their hotel reservations through the BOA Housing Bureau.

Important Information for All Participating Schools

Important flyers and policies that apply to all Bands of America Championships.

Copyright Resources

Music for All is committed to full compliance with the copyright laws of the United States and requires all enrolled bands to comply with copyright laws including: arrangements of copyrighted music, use of copyrighted visual images and other materials, use of copyrighted audio or spoken text, and display of copyrighted words and images.

BOA Adjudication Handbook

The handbook contains three parts: the Bands of America Championships Procedures, Official Performance Procedures, and the Adjudication Handbook. Samples of scoresheets and judging criteria are located in the appendix.

Fall Final Packets

Download important information for your championship such as schedules, stadium maps, stadium flow, and more as they become available


These informational sessions are presented as an optional addition to the Regionals and are designed for directors and staff to analyze your performance video with BOA adjudicators in a positive and constructive atmosphere.

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