Baker University 1A-5A Marching Festival

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 | Liston Stadium

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Baker University and the Baker University Bands will host the 17th annual Baker University 1A-5A Marching Festival at Liston Stadium on the Baker University campus. The Baker University Band Department and Meyer Music will sponsor this year's festival.

Marching bands, color guards and drum lines are invited to participate in this KSHSAA- and MSHSAA-approved event. Each ensemble will receive a rating and comments (written and audio) from each judge. In addition, each group will receive a participation plaque and a DVD of its performance. The Jeremy Frye Grand Championship Trophy will be awarded to the highest-scoring band in the festival. Ensembles may choose to participate for "comments only" and receive no rating.

The festival will consist of two sessions:

  • Afternoon 1:30 - 5 p.m.
  • Evening 5 - 8 p.m.

Registration is now closed and will reopen August 5, 2016.

Entry deadline: September 21, 2016

Each director will receive an official Marching Band Festival packet (schedule, map, and so on) one to two weeks before the festival.

Entry fees: Marching band $110 | Color guard $55 | Drum line $55

Entry fees are not refundable after deadline date.

Performance Schedule

1:30 - 8 p.m. pdfperformance schedule available in October.

Download a pdffestival program available in October.

Admission Price

Free to all spectators. Bring a friend!

Judging Panel

The judging panel will be announced in the fall.

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