|Festival of Champions - University of Central Missouri|
$13 general admission - all day pass (will also allow entry for indoor events)
For 39 years, the UCM Bands are proud to host some of the most outstanding band programs in the region for its annual marching band competition, the Festival of Champions. Beginning as the Missouri Music Bowl in 1978, this competition has grown to showcase over 30 of the best bands from Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, Nebraska, and Illinois each year. The competition is set up as a prelim/finals format. Immediately after the preliminary round, the UCM Marching Mules will perform in exhibition. UCM Marching Percussion performs immediately after the finals round.
TBA - Only 28 field bands will be accepted this year.