The 26th Annual Capital City Marching Festival


NEW DATE: Saturday, September 29th 2018

NEW FORMAT: Preliminaries, Judges’ Critique, Finals

MORE FEEDBACK! Judges’ Critique – band directors can meet with each judge for feedback after the preliminaries

REGISTRATION PRIORITY: Bands that register first get latest performance time in their class for the preliminaries

LIMIT: 18 bands

REGISTRATION: Starts on Monday, Feb 26th


Five size classes, based on band size – not school size

Finals will include the winner of each class

Audience interaction with attendees and online guests through Facebook live streaming provide feedback for the “People’s Choice Award” in each class

Audio recording of judges’ comments and video of your band’s performances

Hosted at Austin ISD Burger Stadium – site of Region 18 UIL competition

Assignment of a dedicated Cap City host to each band

Onsite water, medical, and instrument repair stations

Plenty of free parking for bands and visitors

Low cost compared to BOA for both band registration and ticket prices

To see a list of all the bands that have participated in the Capital City Marching Festival since its beginning in 1993 through 2013, click here.