Special Events

Band Day Parade Competition

DATE: Monday, September 16  

LOCATION: The Circle

Come and watch as high school, mid-high and junior high school bands and its drum lines, drum majors, mascots, twirlers, and color guard teams from across the state compete for cash awards and trophies during the 72nd Annual Oklahoma State Fair Band Day Parade Competition!

  • Cash awards and trophies
  • No entry fees
  • Oklahoma Schools only
  • Win up to $850 for your band program
  • 6 divisions: band, color guard, drum line, drum major, twirling & mascot


Entry Information

Band Day Registration

  2024 Competition Guidelines



Large Band Grand Champion

Pauls Valley High School


Mascot Champion

Laverne High School


Small Band Grand Champion

Sayre High School


Free Workshops

All color guard, drum line teams and aspiring twirlers will want to make their way to the Bandshell Lawn by 1 p.m. to participate in this year's FREE workshops:

  • Enid Twirling Academy will host the Learn 2 Twirl workshop!
  • Color guard and drum line workshops. A color guard team and drum line will teach some new techniques to move students toward a higher level of proficiency. 


Twirling Champion

Chisholm High School


Drum Line Champion

Pauls Valley High School


Color Guard Grand Champion

Elk City High School


Drum Major Grand Champion

Pauls Valley High School

Special Thanks

Thank you to Southern Nazarene University’s Band Program for providing snacks for all the participating students and allowing their students to coordinate and run the parade competition on event day. Thanks to the Enid Twirling Academy for providing the twirling judge and Learn 2 Twirl workshop year after year.


Robyn Holly