Bands of America Grand National Championships

presented by Yamaha

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November 14-16, 2019
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN

Music for All’s Bands of America Grand National Championships, presented by Yamaha, is America’s premiere national marching band event.

First and foremost, Grand Nationals is an educational performance opportunity. Grand Nationals is also a spectacular music and pageantry event, one that band fans from across the nation and around the world travel to for the exciting and creative performances.

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 Dates:

  • November 12-14, 2020
  • November 11-13, 2021
  • November 10-12, 2022

Student Scholarships

The Music for All Marching Band Scholarships were established to create opportunities and contribute to the future of music and music education in America. The scholarships honor graduating seniors nominated by the directors of bands performing at a Bands of America Regional, Super Regional, or Grand National Championship.

Event Details

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Bands in Exhibition

Learn more about the performances you will see in exhibition at the 2019 Bands of America Grand National Championships.

Grand National Championships Expo

Companies with products and services targeting teens, music students and teachers, parents and families, music fans, colleges, organizations like drum and bugle corps and membership associations. Do you have a product or service we’ve not had yet at the Expo? Surprise us!

Rehearsal Information

All competing and exhibition bands are offered the opportunity to request indoor rehearsal time and space through the joint partnership of Music for All, Music Travel Consultants, and the Indiana Convention Center. Music for All is dedicated to maintaining and operating a transparent system, that keeps our participants informed.

Future Music Educators' Experience

Calling all music education students: Learn how you can attend the Bands of America Grand National Championships and the Drum Corps International World Championships for FREE!

Student Leadership Workshop

Work with the man who is the author of this powerful leadership program. It is hard-hitting, based on life-skills, and certain to make a measurable contribution to the health and welfare of your band. The emphasis of the session is about self-development in order to properly lead others to a higher level of group attainment.