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Registration for 10/13 Shows- Last Chance!

The busiest weekend of the year!

Registration for all October 13 shows will end next week! October 2 is the last day to register for any of the following great events that will take place during Week 5 of the 2012 USBands season.

We start down south this week in Texas with our first weekend with four contests. Lehman HS will host the Central Texas Regional in Kyle, TX, and the Southwest Texas Regional will be held in Laredo. They USBands Cypress Showcase and Groesbeck Showcase will also be held during Week 5.

This is also a huge weekend for our Carolina and Virginia area bands. With the help of Princess Anne HS, we will host the Southeast Virginia Regional at the Virginia Beach Sports Complex. Highlighting another great venue down south, Wake Forrest University will host their second DeMoulin Challenge in Winston- Salem, NC.  

Last but certainly not least on October 13 we will host the Yamaha Cup at MetLife Stadium! An annual favorite, this event has been full since early summer. More information about the Yamaha Cup show, including a schedule will be announced later this week.

Other local shows in the Northeast to check out of you are not attending Yamaha Cup:

  • Brick Township HS (held at Brick Memorial HS)
  • Broadneck HS - MD
  • Central Bucks South HS- PA
  • Nazareth Area HS - PA
  • North Brunswick HS - NJ
  • Norwich Free Academy (Day Show)
  • Watkins Mill HS - MD
  • Westminster HS – MD
  • Northern Highlands HS – NJ (Sunday 10/14)
  • Manhasset HS- NY (Sunday 10/14)


Registration for the October 13-14 shows will close next Tuesday October 2. This week is also the last week to register for Nationals! Make sure to reserve your spot for either the A or Open Class National Championship competitions on November 10-11 this week. Reminder that the new adjusted classifications are below:

Saturday November 10 – MetLife Stadium

Open Class Groups 3, 5 & 6

Sunday November 11 – Met Life Stadium

Open Class Groups 1, 2, 4  and 6A’s

Saturday November 10 – Navy Marine Corps Stadium

A Class Groups 2, 4 & 5

Sunday November 11 – Navy Marine Corps Stadium

A Class Groups 1, 3 and Festival 


Questions about registration? Contact any member of the USBands team - Melissa Reese at, Jon Swengler at Jonathan@YEA.orgor Rich Hammond at


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