Lucas Oil Stadium hosts Carmel High School at the Super Regional Marching Band Competition Oct. 24-25


Outstanding high school marching bands from throughout Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Ohio and Tennessee will compete in one of the nation’s most prominent championships, Music for All’s Bands of America Super Regional Championship at Indianapolis, presented by Yamaha, at Lucas Oil Stadium (500 South Capitol Avenue) in Indianapolis, on Oct. 24-25. For a list of participating bands, visit:

The championship event, hosted by Fishers High School, will feature 64 high school marching bands in the preliminary competition, all of which will be evaluated by a panel of nationally recognized music educators and marching band experts. The top 14 bands will advance to the evening finals competition, which will ultimately name the Super Regional Champion. Paige’s Music will be the Official Music Store of the event.

“Bands of America Championships are a program of Music for All, which has a mission to create, provide and expand positively life-changing experiences through music for all,” according to Eric L. Martin, President and CEO of Music for All. “Active participation in music and arts is a vital part of a meaningful educational experience. The thousands of students who will perform at this championship showcase the dedication, teamwork and mastery required and fostered through music and arts education.”

The preliminary competition begins at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, October 24 and will conclude at approximately 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 25. Gates will open for the finals at 6:15 p.m. with performances beginning at 7:15 p.m. Ohio University will perform in exhibition at the conclusion of Preliminary Competition and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will perform in exhibition at the conclusion of finals. All times are tentative pending the final schedule of performing bands. Current times will be listed at

The Carmel High School band will perform at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 25.

Ticketing and schedule information is available online at or by calling 800.828.2263. Tickets will also be available at the gate. Standard general admission is $17 for preliminaries on Friday and $19 for preliminaries on Saturday, $23 for finals or $48 for a day pass to both. Children ages 10 and under are free for general admission seats. A $5 off any general admission ticket (individual preliminaries, finals or full day passes) discount will be available at the gate for college students, spectators 11-18 years of age, military members and spouses (military ID required) and spectators age 62 and over.

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