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State Open Class Marching Band Contest

State Open Class Marching Band Contest

Open Class Contest

Schedule

2023 2A/4A/6A Contests: October 30, 31, November 1 (Contest Pending, Site To Be Determined)

Session 1: Monday, October 30 : 6A Prelims (morning, afternoon, evening)
Session 2: Tuesday, October 31: 2A Prelims (morning), 6A Finals (afternoon)
Session 3: Tuesday, October 31: 2A Finals (evening)
Session 4: Wednesday, November 1: 4A Prelims (morning and afternoon)
Session 5: Wednesday, November 1: 4A Finals (evening)

Performance schedules will be posted by 3:00 PM on Sunday, October 22.

2023 1A/3A/5A Contests: November 6, 7, 8 (Contest Confirmed, Alamodome)

Session 1: Monday, November 6 : 5A Prelims (morning, afternoon, evening)
Session 2: Tuesday, November 7: 1A Prelims (morning), 5A Finals (afternoon)
Session 3: Tuesday, November 7: 1A Finals (evening)
Session 4: Wednesday, November 8: 3A Prelims (morning and afternoon)
Session 5: Wednesday, November 8: 3A Finals (evening)

Performance schedules will be posted by 3:00 PM on Sunday, October 29.

Ticket Information

Single Session Tickets: To be determined
Double Session Tickets: To be determined

Double Session Ticket Options: Sessions 1 and 2, Session 2 and 3, Sessions 4 and 5

Spectators are encouraged to arrive early to avoid congestion at the doors. The Box Office will open 75 minutes prior to first performance of the day and doors will open 45 minutes prior to the first performance in each session.

Tickets are available at the Alamodome box office or through Ticketmaster

Alamodome Clear Bag Policy

Media

Media Information for Marching Band State Contest

Spectator Parking

A limited amount of on-site spectator parking will be available in Lot B. The parking fee, as set by the City of San Antonio, is to be determined (CARD ONLY). There are no re-entry privileges. Spectator overflow parking will be available off-site. 

Spectator Parking Options

Photography

Jolesch Enterprises has contracted with UIL to provide photography for the event. To access the Jolesch Enterprises site for photos of the event, please click here.

Live Stream

The National Association of State High School Associations (NFHS) Network has contracted with UIL to provide live streaming for the event. To access the NFHS Network, please click here.

Authorized UIL Merchandise

https://www.uiltexas.org/music/resources-forms

Adjudicators

To be determined

Future Dates

November 4, 5, 6, 2024: 1A/3A/5A Contests (dates tentative and site tbd)
November 11, 12, 13, 2024: 2A/4A/6A Contests (dates tentative and site tbd)

November 3, 4, 5, 2025: 2A/4A/6A Contests (dates tentative and site tbd)
November 10, 11, 12, 2025: 1A/3A/5A Contests (dates tentative and site tbd)

November 2, 3, 4, 2026: 1A/3A/5A Contests (dates tentative and site tbd)
November 9, 10, 11, 2026: 2A/4A/6A Contests (dates tentative and site tbd)

November 1, 2, 3, 2027: 2A/4A/6A Contests (dates tentative and site tbd)
November 8, 9, 10, 2027: 1A/3A/5A Contests (dates tentative and site tbd)

October 30, 31, November 1, 2028: 1A/3A/5A Contests (dates tentative and site tbd)
November 6, 7, 8, 2028: 2A/4A/6A Contests (dates tentative and site tbd)