Bands from across the Mid-South are welcome to attend! Bands from Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Kentucky, as well as any other state will be extended an open invitation to compete.

Any high school band that is a member of its state band association & is in good standing is eligible to compete. The competition is not open to college/university bands, or to ensembles organized by private clubs and civic organizations.

Students competing must be academically eligible as determined by the band's state eligibility guidelines.