The 8th Annual Big Band Review
The Annual Big Band Review will take place Opening Day - Wednesday, October 3 at The Big Fresno Fair at 1:00 p.m. Junior High and High School Marching Bands throughout California will compete for $15,000 in cash prizes and trophies - plus, let’s not forget bragging rights! Categories include Parade, Auxiliary, Drum Major and Percussion. The award ceremony will take place at 5 p.m.
Click here for the 2018 Big Band Review application that has more details!
For questions, call (559) 650-3227.
The High School Sweepstakes Band winner will receive $2,000 and the Jr. High School Sweepstakes Band winner will receive $1,500. Then second place in both will get $500 and third place in both will get $250. Additionally, the first 20 bands to register were guaranteed a minimum of $500 each in prize money just for participating and showing their school pride.
Last year, Central High School walked away as the High School winner collecting $2,00 with Sunnyside High School taking 2nd place and Lemoore High School taking 3rd place. Clark Intermediate won the title of the Jr. High School winner collecting $1,500 with Reyburn Intermediate taking 2nd and Pioneer Middle School taking 3rd.
Photos of Past Big Band Review Competitions