The 29th Annual Capital City Marching Festival

DATE : Saturday, September 24th, 2022

FORMAT : Preliminaries, Judges’ Critique, Finals

  • Five size classes based on band size – not school size
  • Top 10 scores in finals with winner of each class offered exhibition
    slot if not in top 10.


Judges’ Critique – band directors can meet with each judge for feedback after the preliminaries. Audio recording of judges’ comments online before the critique, and video of your band’s performances.

LIMIT : 20 bands (18 participating bands + 2 Host Bands)

You can reserve a spot for your band here. Your place in the competition will not be assigned, however, until payment is received.  Performance time in class is determined by completed registration date.


  • Hosted at Austin ISD Burger Stadium – site of Region 18 UIL competition
  • Assignment of a dedicated Cap City host to each band
  • Onsite water and medical 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 2019, click here.

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