Hastings College to host 33rd annual Nebraska bandmasters band competition

It’s the culmination of early morning marching sessions, focused rehearsals and weekends on the road: the Nebraska State Bandmasters Association (NSBA) Marching Band Contest. Now in its 33rd year, the field show competition provides high school marching bands across Nebraska an opportunity to claim the title of best band in their class.

On Saturday, October 24, 2015, Hastings College’s Lloyd Wilson Field will serve as one of three NSBA competition sites. Omaha’s Buell Stadium and Lincoln’s Seacrest Field are the other sites.

Admission to the event, which is open to the public, will be $8 for adults and $5 for students.

The schedule is as follows:

  • 2:00 pm – Chambers
  • 2:15 pm – St. Cecilia
  • 2:30 pm – Kearney Catholic
  • 2:45 pm – Gibbon
  • 3:00 pm – Hershey
  • 3:15 pm – Fillmore Central
  • 3:30 pm – break
  • 3:45 pm – Minden
  • 4:00 pm – Pierce
  • 4:15 pm – Holdrege
  • 4:30 pm – Adams Central
  • 4:45 pm – Aurora
  • 5:00 pm – Wayne
  • 5:15 pm – Hastings College Exhibition
  • 5:30 pm – Class B, C Awards
  • 6:15 pm – Alliance
  • 6:30 pm – Northwest
  • 6:45 pm – break
  • 7:00 pm – North Platte
  • 7:15 pm – Lexington
  • 7:30 pm – Kearney
  • 7:45 pm – Norfolk
  • 8:00 pm – Columbus
  • 8:15 pm – Grand Island
  • 8:30 pm – Hastings
  • 8:45 pm – Hastings College Exhibition
  • 9:00 pm – Class A, AA Awards

 

Founded in 1882, Hastings College is a private, four-year institution located in Hastings, Nebraska, that focuses on academic and extracurricular achievement. With 64 majors and 15 pre-professional programs, Hastings College has been named among “Great Schools, Great Prices” by U.S. News & World Report, a “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review and a “Best Bang for the Buck” school by Washington Monthly.

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