2014 Marching Contest Schedule

2014 Marching Contest Schedule

Check out this year's Marching Contest Schedule page for dates, locations, applications, and scores.

2013-2014 OPA and CAA Awards

2013-2014 OPA and CAA Awards

The middle and high school recipients of the 2013-2014 SCBDA Outstanding Performance Awards and Concert Achievement Awards are now available.

Archiving Our History

Archiving Our History

COMING SOON: Preserve your band's rich history through our new photo archive. Submit your images to Tom Finigan.



  • Registrations now OPEN

    Region Band registrations AND All-State Jazz registrations are now open. REMEMBER THAT YOU CANNOT REGISTER YOUR STUDENTS FOR ANY SCBDA EVENTS UNTIL YOU UPDATE YOUR PROFILE. Be sure to review your registrations carefully before clicking the Submit button and contact the events chairmen if you have any questions. More

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All the Latest South Carolina Band News

  • 10.20.14 | SCBDA Director Awards

    The SCBDA encourages directors to recognize their peers who have demonstrated outstanding service to the profession and the association. There are two awards for which candidates will be considered; the SCBDA HALL OF FAME and the new BAND DIRECTOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD. Please look in the Discussion Board for more details on the requirements for one of these awards and how to nominate a deserving director. More

  • 10.9.14 | 2014-15 All-State Etude Recordings now available

    The 2014-15 all-state etude recordings and comments by USC faculty are now finished and posted on the USC School of Music site, under "community events." These recordings are streaming only: in part because of copyright issues, and cannot be downloaded. The comments, however, are in downloadable PDF format. More

  • 8.15.14 | President’s Letter

    Check out the newest letter from SCBDA President, Les Hicken. More

  • 8.15.14 | Winter Ensemble Host Form

    Directors are encouraged to apply to Host the Winter Guard Championships this spring. More

  • 8.12.14 | Nominations sought

    Directors who wish to nominate their students for the US Army All-American marching band are urged to do so. Simply click the link. More

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