Marching Band Competitions

The band programs of the North Carolina Bandmasters Eastern District are proud to offer the following marching band competitions this year for directors, in-state or out-of-state, to enter their band in for competition. The following competitions are listed from earliest to latest in the year.

SCREAMING EAGLE INVITATIONAL - September 30, 2017

Rob Parker

Ashley High School

555 Halyburton Memorial Parkway

Wilmington, NC 28412

Phone: 910-518-0367

Email: robert.parker@nhcs.net

REGISTRATION FEE: $75

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 1, 2017

REGISTRATION FORM: CLICK HERE

STATE SANCTIONED: Yes


WEST CRAVEN BAND CLASSIC - September 29, 2018

Cory Lipsky

West Craven High School

2600 Streets Ferry Rd.

Vanceboro, NC 28586

Phone: 252-244-3206

Fax: 252-244-3207

Email: cory.lipsky@cravenk12.org 

REGISTRATION FEE:Register before September 1 $75. After September 1 $100

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 14, 2017

REGISTRATION FORM: CLICK HERE

STATE SANCTIONED: Yes


MONARCH INVITATIONAL - October 6, 2018

Colleen Hulihan

Northside High School

365 Commons Drive South

Jacksonville, NC 28546

Phone: 910-455-4868

Fax: 910-455-4987

Email: colleen.hulihan@onslow.k12.nc.us

REGISTRATION FEE: $75

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 24, 2018

REGISTRATION FORM/INFORMATION: CLICK HERE

STATE SANCTIONED: Yes


43rd Annual PEANUT FESTIVAL BATTLE OF THE BANDS - October 6, 2018

Lynn Dale

John A. Holmes High School

600 Woodard Street

Edenton, NC 27932

Phone: 252-482-8426

Fax: 252-482-2010

Email: ldale@ecps.k12.nc.us

REGISTRATION FEE: $100

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 14, 2018

REGISTRATION FORM: CLICK HERE

STATE SANCTIONED: YES


WHITE OAK BAND CLASSIC - October 13, 2018

Perry Ditch/Kevin Day

White Oak High School

1001 Piney Green Rd.

Jacksonville, NC 28546

Phone: 910-455-1541

Fax: 910-455-1078

Email: perry.ditch@onslow.k12.nc.us

REGISTRATION FEE: $75

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 14, 2018

REGISTRATION FORM/INFORMATION: CLICK HERE

STATE SANCTIONED: Yes


GREENE CENTRAL BAND DAY - October 20, 2018

Chris Tkacik

Greene Central High School

140 School Dr.

Snow Hill, NC 28580

Phone: 252-747-3814

Email: christophertkacik@greene.k12.nc.us 

REGISTRATION FEE: $75

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 20, 2018

REGISTRATION FORM/INFORMATION: CLICK HERE

STATE SANCTIONED: Yes

                                                                                                                                                          

TOPSAIL HIGH SCHOOL PIRATE CLASSIC - October 20, 2018

Jake Wentzek

Topsail High School

245 N. St. Johns Church Road

Hampstead, NC 28443

Phone: 910-270-2755

Fax: 910-270-9290

Email: jake_wentzek@pender.k12.nc.us

REGISTRATION FEE: $75

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 30, 2018

REGISTRATION FORM/INFORMATION: CLICK HERE

STATE SANCTIONED: Yes


PANTHER BAND CLASSIC - October 20, 2018

John Russell

Pasquotank County High School

1064 Northside Road

Elizabeth City, NC 28909

Phone: 252-337-6880

Email: jrussell@ecpps.k12.nc.us

REGISTRATION FEE: $75

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 21, 2018

REGISTRATION FORM/INFORMATION: CLICK HERE

STATE SANCTIONED: YES


CRYSTAL COAST BAND CLASSIC - November 4, 2017

Jorge Benitez

Havelock High School

101 Webb Blvd.

Havelock, NC 28532

Phone: 252-444-5117

Email: jorge.benitez@cravenk12.org

Prelims/Finals Format, Top 8 bands go to finals

REGISTRATION FEE: $75

Registration Opens June 1st

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 21, 2017 (or when they reach 20 bands)

REGISTRATION FORM/INFORMATION: CLICK HERE

STATE SANCTIONED: Yes

Exhibition Performance: East Carolina University Marching Pirates