Show Choir, Jazz Choir, and Jazz Band Festivals

Registration Deadline:     December 1, 2021
Penalty Deadline: December 8, 2021
Festival Date: January 24, 2022 (Jazz Band, North – All Classes: in-person)
  January 29, 2022 (Jazz Band, South – All Classes: in-person)
  January 31, 2022 (Show Choir, All Classes: in-person)
  February 7, 2022 (Jazz Choir, All Classes: in-person)
Registration Fee: Show Choirs/Jazz Bands: in-person – $150.00; Jazz Choirs: in-person – $125.00
Admission Fee: Adult – $7.00; Seniors (62+) – $5.00; Student – $3.00

Registration Forms:

Sample Adjudication Forms (No longer needed due to the use of

IHSMA Jazz Band Festival North/South Split Info:

IHSMA Jazz Band Festival is set up with a north/south format:

  • Monday of Week 30 (Monday, January 24, 2022) is the date for the IHSMA Jazz Band Festival, North – all classes.
    The Monday festival will begin between 3:30 and 4:00 PM and conclude ~ 9:00 PM.
  • Saturday of Week 30 (Saturday, January 29, 2022) as the date for IHSMA Jazz Band Festival, South – all classes.
    The Saturday festival will begin at 8:00 AM and conclude ~ 5:00 PM.

Counties assigned to the north date include: Allamakee, Benton, Black Hawk, Boone, Bremer, Buchanan, Buena Vista, Butler, Calhoun, Carroll, Cerro Gordo, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Clay, Clayton, Crawford, Delaware, Dickinson, Dubuque, Emmet, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Greene, Grundy , Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Howard, Humboldt, Ida, Jackson, Jones, Kossuth, Linn, Lyon, Marshall, Mitchell, Monona, O’Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Plymouth, Pocahontas, Sac, Sioux, Story, Tama, Webster, Winnebago, Winneshiek, Woodbury, Worth, and Wright.

Counties assigned to the south date include: Adair, Adams, Appanoose, Audubon, Cass, Cedar, Clarke, Clinton, Dallas, Davis, Decatur, Des Moines, Fremont, Guthrie, Harrison, Henry, Iowa, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Lucas, Madison, Mahaska, Marion, Mills, Monroe, Montgomery, Muscatine, Page, Polk, Pottawattamie, Poweshiek, Ringgold, Scott, Shelby, Taylor, Union, Van Buren, Wapello, Warren, Washington, and Wayne.

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