The University of Illinois Bands is proud to present the 49th annual Illinois Marching Band Championships! The Illinois Marching Band Championships provides participating marching bands with feedback from the activity’s finest adjudicators, relevant and educational evaluation rubrics, and the thrill of performing in historic Memorial Stadium on the campus of the University of Illinois! Participation is open to the first 42 Illinois high school marching bands that are divided into six classifications based on school enrollment.
2021 admission policies and ticket information has not yet been confirmed.
Local bands confirmed to participate in 2021 include Champaign Central High School, Unity High School, and Monticello High School.
(Previous info, from 2019)
Tickets are $10.00 for all day admission, $5.00 for Students and Senior Citizens, and children 5 and under are admitted free. No advance ticket sales will take place. Tickets can be purchased outside of Memorial Stadium in the Ticket Booths.
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