|Festival of Bands USA|
|Sioux Falls SD|
Wristbands can be purchased in advance at all Lewis Drug locations in Sioux Falls and Brandon beginning Saturday, September 18.
On the day of the Festival, wristbands can be purchased from volunteers at the Parade and Howard Wood Field.
Howard Wood Field
The Festival is an exciting day featuring bands from South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Minnesota competing for superior honors in parade and field competition categories.
The event is hosted each year by five local high school bands who also perform in Field Exhibition: Washington, Roosevelt, Bishop O’Gorman, Lincoln, and Jefferson High Schools from Sioux Falls, SD.
Bands compete, according to their enrollment, in 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A Classifications in the Field Competition. Superior trophies and caption certificates including Drumline, Hornline, Guard and Drum Major, are awarded in the Field competition in each classification.
The Parade Competition will be held adjacent to Covell Lake, one of the City of Sioux Falls’ most scenic areas and close in proximity to the field competition at Howard Wood Field. The Parade will start on W. Madison and turn onto N. Lake Avenue in Sioux Falls adjacent to Covell Lake and the baseball fields. The Parade judging platform will be located on N. Lake Avenue behind the Boy Scouts Headquarters. The parade will end at the corner of N. Lake Avenue and West Avenue.
FIELD COMPETITION SCHEDULE: Festival of Bands USA (10/02/21)
2:00 PM CLASS A/AA AWARDS
5:30 PM Augustana University, SD (Exhibition)
5:45 PM CLASS AAA/AAAA Awards
10:00 PM FINALS AWARDS
PARADE COMPETITION, CLASS AAA
Overall Grand Champion: Waseca High School