Ankeny has a long tradition and heritage of outstanding marching bands. The Mid-Iowa Band Championship is one of Iowa’s premier competitions, showcasing the the talents of outstanding bands from across the midwest.
The Mid-Iowa Band Championship is held at Ankeny Stadium. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for K-12 Students. Children 5 and under are admitted for free. A $2 discount is also available for seniors 55+.
For 2017, the featured band in exhibition will be the University of Northern Iowa Panther Marching Band! Directors can register for the 2017 Mid-Iowa Band Championship here. The date for 2017 is Saturday, October 14.