Show Choir, Jazz Choir, and Jazz Band Festivals

Registration Deadline:     December 4, 2019
Penalty Deadline: December 11, 2019
Festival Date: January 27, 2020 (Jazz Band, North – All Classes)
February 1, 2020 (Jazz Band, South – All Classes)
February 5, 2020 (Show Choir, All Classes)
February 10, 2020 (Jazz Choir, All Classes)
Registration Fee: Show Choirs/Jazz Bands – $150.00; Jazz Choirs – $125.00
Admission Fee: Adult – $7.00; Seniors (62+) – $5.00; Student – $3.00

Registration Forms:

Adjudication Forms:

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 21, 2019) 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 26, 2019) 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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