Tri-State Marching Championships

Welcome to the Tri-State Marching Championships!
This years dates are still being determined, but we are looking at October 16th or 23rd, 2021 as possible performance dates. We hope to lock in these dates asap.

The Tri-State Marching Championship is one of the biggest and best marching contests in the Tri-State area! Students get to perform in the 30,000 seat Joan C. Edwards stadium for a panel of expert adjudicators.  Don’t miss out on this great performance opportunity for your students.

This year we are pleased once again to offer you and your students the opportunity to perform in the beautiful Joan C. Edwards Stadium. We will continue to have four competitive classes with two awards ceremonies throughout the day. We are also excited to continue to bring in world-class judges from around the country to provide you with feedback on your students’ performance.

2021 Performance Schedule – TBD
Spectator Guide
Director’s Resources
2019 Scores and Recap

All New Awards

This year we are excited to bring to you THREE new awards! The award goes to the highest scorer from their state.

We will continue to partner with CompetitionSuite to offer you a more streamlined approach to scoring and judges commentary. CompetitionSuite is an online program used by DCI, WGI, Bands of America, and many other competitions that puts all of your information in one place. You will be able to access your judge’s commentary within minutes of your performance, and all scoring tabulation will be handled directly through the software, eliminating any chance for human error. This information will stay online and only accessible by you, so you don’t have to worry about keeping up with a CD or losing your score sheets. We will send out more information about how to create your profile closer to the event.
Register for the Tri-State Marching Championships and secure your position in your class. Filling out this form and submitting it earlier will reserve your band in the later performing position of your class. Order of performance within each class is determined by application postmark. Earliest postmark performs last in class. The submission of the $50 entry fee will lock that position in place!

Upcoming Wind Band Performances

All concerts can be found on our YouTube Channel here.

April 15th – The Wind Symphony presents their final performance of the season, “Concert of Soloists.” Thank you all for attending.
You can watch the concert again here.

Thursday, April 22nd – Symphonic Band presents their final performance of the season, “Air, Land, and Sea.”

You can watch the concert again here.


Marching Thunder Events

Fall 2021 Performance Schedule
This schedule is subject to change over the course of the summer
at MU unless otherwise noted)


11 Leadership Day Camp
12 Band Camp Begins
20 Freshman March (Drum Line Only)
21 Friends and Family Performance

11 vs N.C. Central
28 Kanawha Gazette-Mail Band & Majorette Festival Exhibition
18 vs East Carolina

9 vs Old Dominion
16 Tri-State Marching Championships
24 vs FIU (Possible Homecoming)

13 vs UAB
27 vs Western Kentucky

4 C-USA Championship (TBA)
Post-season Bowl Game (location/Date TBA)