- Hotel Check In Settle in to your hotel in sunny Phoenix
- Director's Meeting Join us for your Director’s Meeting where you’ll go over the event itinerary for the week and meet fellow band directors.
12/29/2016 - 01/01/2017
Performance in the National Bank of Arizona Fiesta Bowl ParadeNational Band Championship Field Show CompetitionAwards Ceremony
Your Fiesta Bowl Parade package includes:
- Performance in the Fiesta Bowl Parade
- Participation in the National Band Championship field show competition at Chase Field, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks
- Awards ceremony, dinner, and dance
- One free base package for every 50 participants
- Quality hotel accommodations
- Director’s preview trip summer prior to travel
- Academic credit opportunities for students and free professional development for directors
- Commemorative plaque
- Medical, accident, and liability insurance coverage
Your Adventure, Day by Day
- Fuel for the Day Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before heading out for the day.
- National Band Championship The National Band Championship is back! Go head to head with bands from across the country in this popular field show competition hosted at Chase Field, home to the Arizona Diamondbacks. This event has attracted talented bands of all sizes!
- Breakfast Eat breakfast at the hotel before heading downtown. It’s Parade Day!
- Fiesta Bowl Parade Enjoy the sunshine as you march this incredible parade route through downtown Phoenix. Keep an eye out for the throngs of spectators, big balloons, television crews, and more!
- Awards Ceremony Tonight ring in the New Year at your Awards Ceremony ! It's time to celebrate the field show competition winners, share parade experiences with your fellow musicians, and have a blast!
- Cruise to the Canyon After a good night’s rest, enjoy Phoenix a bit more before heading home! Or, extend your stay and see more of Arizona, including Grand Canyon National Park (optional).