|Southwest Iowa Band Jamboree (68th Annual)
|Location - State
Clarinda High School Football Stadium, Clarinda IA
Clarinda’s longest running event is co-sponsored by the Clarinda Chamber of Commerce, Clarinda Community Schools and the City of Clarinda. Every year it draws over 50 High School and Middle School bands from Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska which are judged in both parade & field marching in the daylong competition. The free parade starts at 9:00 a.m. around the Clarinda Downtown Square. The afternoon field shows begin at 12:45 p.m. with the flag raising ceremony conducted by the American Legion Sergy Post No. 98 at the Clarinda High School Football Stadium. In addition, the Clarinda High School band will perform an exhibition show followed by the afternoon field competition. Northwest Missouri State University Bearcat Marching Band (NWMSU) is scheduled to perform their exhibition show prior to the field competition award ceremony.
|Elaine Farwell, Executive Director Clarinda Chamber of Commerce