Aug. 25 - Sep. 4, 2023


Aug. 25 - Sep. 4, 2023

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2023 Marching Band

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Calling all high school marching bands! Join more than 70 Nebraska bands marching in step to the hottest, latest songs of the fall. Band performance slots available daily.

Registration opens Wednesday, March 1 and closes Saturday, July 1.

Printable Registration (PDF)

School Information

Summer Contact Information

Packets will be sent in August. Unless noted otherwise below, packets will be sent to your school address. If you prefer for it to be mailed to a different address, please provide that address below.

Date & Time Preferences

Please select the box next to the dates you are available.

Please select the box next to the times you are available.

Are you interested in Marching in the Daily Celebration parade* at 6pm m-f or 2pm on sat?

*Please note the parade is separate from the marching band program.

Preferred Marching Route

Please select the box next to your preferred performance stops. (Reference the enclosed map below)

To help our staff better prepare in providing your admission wristbands and bus parking passes, please provide us with accurate attendance and vehicle numbers below. Please notify us immediately if any information on this registration changes.

We will make every effort to accommodate your date and time preferences. Because of the large number of groups who participate, each entry will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Thank you!

2023 Performance Schedule

Friday, August 25th

  • 10:00 a.m- Giltner High School
  • 10:15 a.m- SEM Public Schools 
  • 10:30 a.m- Archbishop Bergan Catholic School
  • 10:45 a.m- Fillmore Central Public Schools
  • 11:00 a.m- Hampton High School
  • 11:30 a.m- Hastings High School 

Saturday, August 26th

  • 10:00 a.m- Broken Bow High School
  • 10:30 a.m- Central City High School
  • 10:45 a.m- Cedar Bluffs Public Schools
  • 11:00 a.m- Elkhorn Valley
  • 11:15 a.m- Kearney Catholic School
  • 11:30 a.m- Sandhills & Thedford High School
  • 12:00 p.m- Northwest High School
  • 12:15 p.m- Verdigre Public Schools
  • 12:30 p.m- Stapleton High School

Monday, August 28th

  • 10:00 a.m- Ravenna Public Schools 
  • 10:15 a.m- Fairbury High School
  • 10:30 a.m- Dorchester Public Schools
  • 10:45 a.m- Ord Public Schools

Tuesday, August 29th

  • 10:00 a.m- Amherst Public Schools
  • 10:15 a.m- Focus Homeschool
  • 10:30 a.m- Neligh Oakdale Marching Band
  • 11:00 a.m- Brady Public Schools
  • 11:15 a.m- Southwest Public Schools
  • 11:30 a.m- Ainsworth Community Schools

Wednesday, August 30th

  • 10:00 a.m- Palmer Public Schools
  • 10:15 a.m- McCool Junction Public Schools
  • 10:30 a.m- Alma High School
  • 10:45 a.m- St. Edward Public Schools
  • 11:00 a.m- Hershey High School
  • 11:15 a.m- Exeter- Milligan Public Schools
  • 11:30a.m- Fort Calhoun High School 
  • 11:45 a.m- Arlington Public Schools
  • 2:15 p.m- Fort Calhoun High School

Thursday, August 31st

  • 10:00 a.m- Friend Public Schools
  • 10:30 a.m- Sandy Creek High School
  • 11:30 a.m- Centura High School

Friday, September 1st

  • 10:00 a.m- Lincoln Christian School
  • 10:30 a.m- Gibbon Marching Band
  • 11:00 a.m- Lewiston Consolidated School
  • 11:45 a.m- Doniphan-Trumbull Marching Band 


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