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UIL State Marching Band Contest Information

Media Contact: Logan Lawrence
Phone: 512-471-5883

Date: Oct 26, 2023
Category: Music


AUSTIN, TX — Bands from across the state will compete for top honors at the 2023 UIL State Marching Band Championships to be held October 30-November 1 for conferences 2A, 4A, and 6A, and November 6-8 for conferences 1A, 3A, and 5A at the Alamodome in San Antonio.


Monday, October 30
8:30 a.m.                      6A Prelims

Tuesday, October 31
8 a.m.                          2A Prelims
2 p.m.                          6A Finals
8 p.m.                          2A Finals

Wednesday, November 1
9 a.m.                          4A Prelims
7 p.m.                          4A Finals

Monday, November 6
Morning                       5A Prelims

Tuesday, November 7
Morning                       1A Prelims
Afternoon                     5A Finals
Evening                       1A Finals

Wednesday, November 8
Morning, Afternoon      3A Prelims
Evening                       3A Finals
Exact start times not yet available

*Performance order for 2A, 4A, and 6A are available on the UIL Website.

Tickets are $20 per person per session and $35 for double session tickets.

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 also available in advance through. Click Here Be advised that a Ticketmaster-imposed service charge will apply.

Access to a live video feed will be provided through NFHS Network.

Conference 2A participants include the following high schools: Anson, Bangs, Bogata Rivercrest, Charlotte, Clarksville, Ganado, Hale Center, Honey Grove, Lockney, Louise, Mason, Panhandle, Ralls, Rosebud-Lott, Santo, Shiner, Sundown, Tenaha, Valley Mills

Conference 4A participants include the following high schools: Alice, Alvarado, Anna, Bridge City, Burnet, Canton, Canyon, Canyon Randall, Canyon West Plains, Celina, China Spring, Comal Davenport, Corpus Christi Calallen, Floresville, Frisco Panther Creek, Gatesville, Lumberton, Paris, Paris North Lamar, Pecos, Raymondville, Rio Grande City Grulla, River Oaks Castleberry, Robinson, Robstown, Sulphur Springs

Conference 6A participants include the following high schools: Austin Lake Travis, Austin Vandegrift, Austin Westlake, Bridgeland, Cedar Park Vista Ridge, Conroe The Woodlands, Conroe The Woodlands College Park, Coppell, Cy-Fair, Cypress Woods, Dickinson, Dripping Springs, El Paso Coronado, El Paso Pebble Hills, Friendswood Clear Brook, Galena Park North Shore, Haltom City Haltom, Hurst Bell, Katy Seven Lakes, Katy Tompkins, Keller, Keller Timber Creek, Klein Oak, Laredo Alexander, Laredo United, Lewisville Flower Mound, Lewisville Hebron, Lewisville Marcus, Midland, Odessa Permian, Pearland, Pearland Dawson, Prosper, PSJA Early College, Richardson Berkner, Round Rock, Round Rock Westwood, San Antonio Johnson, San Antonio Reagan, Tomball Memorial, Waxahachie, Wylie, Wylie East

*Conferences 1A, 3A, and 5A will be released on the UIL Website when qualifying is complete.

Media outlets planning to cover the UIL State Marching Band should submit an online media credential request starting Thursday, October 26 until 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 29 for conferences 2A, 4A, and 6A. Conferences 1A, 3A, and 5A media credentials can be applied for starting Thursday, Nov. 2, and will end at 5 p.m., November 5 . The Marching Band Media Credential Request form can be found online at:

UIL State
is the official mobile app for all UIL State Championships. The app features spectator information, schedules, team profiles, and live stats. It is free and available for immediate download in the App Store and Google Play.

For more information, or to see results during the contests, please refer to the UIL Music website:

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