NSBA - Nebraska State Bandmasters Association

Upcoming Dates

8th Grade All-State - January 15, 2022
Convention - March 3-5, 2022
State Concert Band Festival - April 6, 2022
State Jazz Festival - April 8-9, 2022



2021 State Marching Band Results

2021-2022 NSBA Events

We are pleased to announce events for the 2021-2022 school year!

State Marching Contest: Saturday, October 23, 2021 - Kearney High & Seacrest Field (Festival), Buell Stadium (Competition)
8th Grade All-State: January 15, 2022 - Kearney High School
Convention: March 3-5, 2022 - Embassy Suites by Hilton Lincoln & University of Nebraska at Lincoln
State Concert Band Festival: April 6, 2022 - Kearney High School & Online
State Jazz Festival: April 8-9, 2022

You must be a member to participate in these events. Join/renew your NSBA membership here.

60th NSBA Convention Information HERE!

Click on the link above for information about the 60th NSBA Convention that was held Saturday, March 6.

Convention schedule and available handouts are on the Convention page.

Click here to go to the Members Dashboard to access convention materials. (Login required).

2021 NSBA Awards Playlist

Click here for the 2021 NSBA Awards hosted by Awards Chair Carrie Jensen. Congratulations to all the awards recipients!

Registration open for the 2021 NSBA Marching Season

Click here to register for the 2021 NSBA State Marching Contest & Sanctioned Shows.

2021 NSBA Sanctioned Shows

Saturday, September 18 - The Wildcat Classic (at Millard South's Buell Stadium)

Saturday, September 25 - The Titan Invitational (at Papillion-LaVista South HS)

Saturday, October 2 - The Capitol City Band Championships (at Seacrest Field, Lincoln)

Saturday, October 9 - The Chieftain Invitational (at Bellevue East HS)

Saturday, October 16 - The Omaha Marching Invitational (at Burke HS)

Saturday, October 23 - NSBA State Marching Contest

  • Competition Site at Buell Stadium
  • Festival Site East at Seacrest Field
  • Festival Site West at Kearney High School

Entries due Saturday, September 11. Enter your band today!

Renew Your Membership or Become a Member Today!

Renew your NSBA Membership or join NSBA by clicking here. Membership runs March 1, 2021 - February 28, 2022.

Active Members: $65

Collegiate Members: Free

First-time Members: Free

Retired Members: Free

Remember, you must be an NSBA member to attend the 60th Annual Convention (Virutal), the Virtual StateConcert Band Festival, the Virutal State Jazz Festival, have students audition for 8th Grade All-State, participate in the NSBA State Marching Contest and/or Sanctioned Shows.

Renew or join today!

Aerosol Study Third Release of Preliminary Results available NOW! 

The third release of preliminary results of the aerosol study are available here. These results are strictly for general consideration. Guidance information will be available soon!

NSAA COVID-19 Resources

The Nebraska Schools Activities Association published a list of COVID-19 resources here. Click on General Information. NSAA partnered with NSBA, NMEA, Nebraska Choral Directors Association (NCDA), and the Nebraska Music Teachers Association (affiliated with the Music Teachers National Association - MTNA) for this list of resources.

Brian Anderson Inducted into NMEA Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Anderson who joins prestigious company in the Hall of Fame!

Read more about Brian, an NSBA Past President and his career here.

2019 State Marching Band Results