The Pride of Branson Bands was proud to present:

The 7th Annual Branson Marching Invitational

Branson High School

October 16th, 2021

Link to Schedule

Link to Livestream

Pirate Stadium at Branson High School boasts a 3,000+ seat spectator area, turf field, and an unrivaled performance venue with spectacular view of the Ozark Mountains.

Competition will take place in a Prelims-Finals format with the top-8 scoring bands, regardless of class, making finals. Class winners who do not place in the top-8 scores on the day will perform in exhibition during finals.

Initial entry into the festival will be limited to 20 ensembles: this is due to lot restrictions at the High School. Once the initial 20 spots are filled we will begin a wait-list; If space is available, more schools will be added. All schools are hosted on the High School campus!


*Note: if the COVID-19 pandemic is still ongoing, changes will be made in order to ensure safety and performance opportunity for all students. The date will not change.

Judges

Announcing Soon!

 

2021 Participating Bands

- Hollister High School | Hollister, MO
- Bixby High School | Bixby, OK
- Charles Page High School | Sand Springs, OK
- Mountain Home High School | Mountain Home, AR
- Houston High School | Houston, MO
- Seymour High School |Seymour , MO
- Kickapoo High School | Springfield, MO
- Republic High School | Republic, MO
- St. James High School | St. James, MO
- Mountain Grove High School | Mountain Grove, MO
- Willow Springs High School | Willow Springs, MO
- Strafford High School | Strafford, MO
- Ozark High School | Ozark, MO
- Shiloh Christian School | Springdale, AR
- Mount Vernon R5 High School | Mount Vernon, MO

Branson also provides world-class entertainment, shopping, and dining options for all ensembles to enjoy. If you are considering having you ensemble stay in Branson, please feel free to contact Daniel Jarrett and he can give you options of hotels near the festival location.

 

The Pride of Branson Bands was proud to present:

The 6th Annual Branson Marching Invitational

Branson High School

October 10th, 2020

Link to Registration

The Pride of Branson Bands is excited to present the 5th Annual

Branson Marching Invitational!

DATE CHANGE TO OCT. 3RD FROM OCT. 10TH

Due to the current climate, the format will be changed to host both non-competitive (ratings only) and competitive formats, with a clinic provided for each ensemble after their performance if they desire.

Pirate Stadium at Branson High School boasts a 3,000+ seat spectator area, turf field, and an unrivaled, spectacular view. Admission prices are $ per adult, $ per student K-12. Concessions will be provided, as well as the chance for family and students to send Airgrams to those performing

BMI 2020 Schedule | BMI 2020 Results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Pride of Branson Bands was proud to present:

The 5th Annual Branson Marching Invitational

Branson High School

October 12th, 2019

Link to Registration

Prelims | Finals

The Pride of Branson Bands is excited to present the 5th Annual

Branson Marching Invitational!

Pirate Stadium at Branson High School boasts a 3,000+ seat spectator area, turf field, and an unrivaled, spectacular view. Admission prices are $8 per adult, $5 per student K-12. Concessions will be provided,

as well as the chance for family and students to send Airgrams to those performing after performance.

Ensemble entry fee is $250 per ensemble. Competition will take place in a Prelims-Finals format with the

top-12 scoring bands, regardless of class, making finals. Class winners who do not place in the top-12 scores

on the day will perform in exhibition during finals.

A full 8-member judging panel will be supplied: Music Ensemble & Individual; Visual Ensemble & Individual; Music Effect & Visual Effect; and Percussion & Guard.

- Note: Percussion and Guard scores are not factored into the final score.

 

Prelims Awards will be presented for Outstanding Music, Visual, Effect, Percussion, and Guard for each class, as well as 1st/2nd place trophies for each class. 3rd Place will be presented if a class has five or more ensembles.

Finals Awards will be presented for Outstanding Music, Visual, Effect, Percussion, and Guard, as well as 1st-12th place trophies for all competing Finals ensembles.

We are initially limiting entry into the festival to 20 ensembles due to space restrictions at the High School. Once the initial 20 spots are filled, a wait-list will be made; If space is available, more schools will be added.

Judges

- Mark Martin - St. Louis, MO

- Cole Williams - Tulsa, OK

- Bill Thomas - Overland Park, KS

- Danielle Welch - St. Louis, MO

- Dennis Kerr - Wichita, KS

- Bill Castillo - St. Louis, MO

- Patrick McCarty - Olathe, KS

- Kent Lineberry - Blue Springs, MO

 

2019 Participating Bands - 8 Spots Left!

- Charles Page High School - Sand Springs, OK
- Carthage High School - Carthage, MO
- Van Buren High School - Van Buren, AR
- Prairie Grove High School - Prairie Grove, AR
- Hollister High School - Hollister, MO
- Ozark High School - Ozark, MO
- Smith-Cotton High School - Sedalia, MO
- Forsyth High School - Forsyth, MO
- Seneca High School - Seneca, MO
- Republic High School - Republic, MO
- Nixa High School - Nixa, MO
- Monett High School - Monett, MO

Branson also provides world-class entertainment, shopping, and dining options for all ensembles to enjoy. If you are considering having you ensemble stay in Branson, please feel free to contact Daniel Jarrett and he can give you options of hotels near the festival location.

The Pride of Branson Bands was proud to present:

The 4th Annual Branson Marching Invitational

Branson High School

October 13th, 2018

The original 20 spots are filled! Any bands that register now will be put on a wait list: we will evaluate the space needed for the registered bands and may open up extra spots in the festival. Please register below or email Daniel Jarrett at jarrettd@branson.k12.mo.us if you are interested in participating in the festival.

Link to Registration

The Pride of Branson Bands is excited to present the 4th Annual

Branson Marching Invitational!


We hope to welcome back returning and new bands for another year of top-tier performances, renown judging panel, detailed feedback & evaluation, and superb performance venue in the beautiful Ozark Mountains.

Pirate Stadium at Branson High School boasts a 3,000+ seat spectator area, turf field, and an unrivaled, spectacular view. Ensemble entry fee is $250 per ensemble. Admission prices are $8 per adult, $5 per student K-12. Concessions will be provided, as well as the chance for family and students to send Airgrams to those performing.

This year we will be limiting the initial entry into the festival to 20 ensembles*: this is purely due to space restrictions at the High School. If space is available, more schools will be added.
 

Bands will be grouped together according to total members of the performing ensemble, from Class 1-5.
Class 1: 1-35
Class 2: 36-70
Class 3: 71-100
Class 4: 101-140
Class 5: 141+

Competition will take place in a Prelims-Finals format with the top-12 scoring bands, regardless of class, making finals. Class winners who do not place in the top-12 scores on the day will perform in exhibition during finals. Directors will have a chance to speak with judges after Prelims to receive comments and suggestions on their performance.

 

A full 8-member judging panel will be supplied: Music Ensemble/Individual; Visual Ensemble/Individual; Music Effect/Visual Effect; and Percussion/Auxiliary.

Judges

- Mark Martin - St. Louis, MO
- Clif Walker - Kansas City, MO
- Bill Thomas - Overland Park, KS
- Scott Tomlinson - Ft. Smith, AR
- Bill Castillo - St. Louis, MO
- Patrick McCarty - Olathe, KS
- Kent Lineberry - Blue Springs, MO

 

2018 Participating Bands (Wait-list Available)
- Van Buren High School - Van Buren, AR
- Bentonville West High School - Bentonville, AR
- Monett High School - Monett, MO
- Willow Springs High School - Willow Springs, MO
- Carthage High School - Carthage, MO
- Hollister High School - Hollister, MO
- Mountain Home High School - Mountain Home, AR
- Nevada High School - Nevada, MO
- St. Charles High School - St. Charles, MO
- Lee's Summit High School - Lee's Summit, MO
- Forsyth High School - Forsyth, MO
- El Dorado Springs High School - El Dorado Springs, MO
- Camdenton High School - Camdenton, MO
- Trenton High School - Trenton, MO
- St. James High School - St. James, MO
- Ozark High School - Ozark, MO

- Waterloo High School - Waterloo, IL

- Republic High School - Republic, MO

- Skiatook High School - Skiatook, OK

- Cotter High School, Cotter, AR

Branson also provides world-class entertainment, shopping, and dining options for all ensembles to enjoy. If you are considering having you ensemble stay in Branson, please feel free to contact Daniel Jarrett and he can give you options of hotels near the festival location.

Important Information:

       Director Information

       Volunteer Information

      Student Volunteer Information

 

 

Updated 8/19/18

The Pride of Branson Bands was proud to present:

The 3rd Annual Southwest Missouri Regional

Branson High School

October 14th, 2017

2017 Performing Ensembles:

Below you can find all information pertaining to the 2nd Annual SWMO Regional.

The Pride of Branson Bands was proud to present:

The 2nd Annual Southwest Missouri Regional

Branson High School

October 8th, 2016

Prelims RecapFinals Recap

Participating Bands

  • Houston High School - Houston MO

  • Bolivar High School - Bolivar MO

  • Parkview High School - Springfield MO

  • Forsyth R-3 High School - Forsyth MO

  • Hillcrest High School - Springfield MO

  • Hollister High School - Hollister MO

  • Bentonville West High School - Centerton AR

  • Joplin High School - Joplin MO

  • Monett High School - Monett MO

  • Willow Springs High School - Willow Springs MO

  • Carthage High School - Carthage MO

  • Fair Grove High School - Fair Grove MO

  • Republic High School - Republic MO

  • Aurora R-8 High School - Aurora MO

  • Ava High School - Ava, MO

  • Rolla High School - Rolla, MO

  • Fort Zumwalt East High School - St. Peters MO

  • Salem Senior High School - Salem MO

  • Cassville High School - Cassville MO

  • Logan-Rogersville High School - Rogersville MO

  • Cabool High School - Cabool MO

  • Laquey High School - Laquey, MO