Indiana Marching Band State Finals

The Indiana Marching Band State Finals is a competition for marching bands governed by the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA). ISSMA has sanctioned the event annually since 1981; from 1973 until 1980 the top bands from the NISBOVA and ISSMA circuits met in the All-State Marching Band Contest.

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Indiana Marching Band State Finals - Scheduling
... From 1983 through 2007, State Finals was typically scheduled for either the seventh or eighth Saturday after Labor Day (depending on how early in September Labor Day fell), with Regionals being the Saturday prior ... however, no such weekend was allotted between Regionals and State Finals due to the difficulty of securing venues for the final two stages of competition ... Beginning in 2008, State Finals was pushed back to the first Saturday in November, on the ninth Saturday after Labor Day ...

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